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Jia Shen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
College of Business Administration
Rider University
Office: Sweigart Hall Room 317
Phone: (609) 895-5535
Fax: (609) 896-5304
Email: jiashen@rider.edu

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Dr. Jia Shen is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at Rider University. She holds the Ph.D. in Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the M.S. in Information Systems from NJIT, and the B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Beijing University of Technology. She was an Assistant Professor at Rider University from 2007 to 2011, and an Assistant Professor at the New York Institute of Technology from 2005 to 2007. Her current research interests include Social Computing, E-Commerce, Human Computer Interaction, Online Learning, and Ubiquitous Computing.   Dr. Shen's teaching interests include Human Computer Interaction, Management Information Systems, E-commerce, and Database Management Systems.  

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Publications

Journal

  • Jia Shen, “Social Comparison, Social Presence, and Enjoyment in the Acceptance of Social Shopping Websites”. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Volume 13, No. 3, pages 198-212, August 2012.
  • Jia Shen and Lauren Eder, "An Examination of Factors Associated with User Acceptance of Social Shopping Websites". International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction 7(1), pages 19-36, January-March 2011.
  • Jia Shen, Lauren Eder, and J. Drew Procaccino, "Social Comparison and Trust in the Acceptance of Social Shopping Websites". International Journal of Electronic Business, Vol. 8, Nos. 4/5, pages 360-375, 2010.
  • Jia Shen and Lauren Eder, "Intentions to Use Virtual Worlds for Education". Journal of Information Systems Education, Volume 20, No. 2, pages 225-234, Summer 2009.
  • Jia Shen and Lauren Eder, "Exploring Intentions to Use Virtual Worlds for Business". Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Volume 10, No. 2, pp. 94-103, May 2009.
  • Jia Shen, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Michael Bieber, "Learning Strategies in Online Collaborative Examinations," IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp. 63-78, March 2008.
  • Jia Shen, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Michael Bieber, "Collaborative Online Examinations: Impacts on Interaction, Learning, and Student Satisfaction," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Volume 36, No. 6, pp. 1045-1053, November 2006.
  • Karen Swan, Jia Shen, and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Assessment and Collaboration in Online Learning," Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp. 45-62, February 2006.
  • Jia Shen, Michael Bieber, and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Participatory Examinations in Asynchronous Learning Networks: Longitudinal Evaluation Results," Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 93-113, October 2005.

Book Chapter

  • Jia Shen, “Understanding User’s Acceptance of Social Shopping Websites: Effects of Social Comparison and Trust.” In Runtong Zhang, Juliang Zhang, Zhenji Zhang, Joaquim Filipe, and Jose Cordeiro (eds.): Enterprise Information Systems ICEIS2011 Revise Selected Papers, LNBIP 102. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012. pp. 366-373 ISBN: 978-3-642-29957-5
  • Jia Shen, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Michael Bieber, "Collaborative Examinations in Asynchronous Learning Networks: Research in Progress." In Bourne, J. and Moore, J. C. (eds.), Elements of Quality Online Education: Engaging Communities, Volume 6 in Sloan-C Series. Needham, MA: Sloan Consortium Publications, 2005.
  • Michael Bieber, Jia Shen, Dezhi Wu and Roxanne Hiltz, "Participatory Learning Approach," Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Caroline Howard, Judith Boettcher, Lorraine Justice, Karen Schenk, Gary Berg and Patricia Rogers (eds.), Idea Group, 2005

Conference

  • Jia Shen, “Exploring Chinese Users’ Acceptance of Social Commerce Sites”, Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government 2013 (EEE'13). Las Vegas, July, 2013. pp: 219-224
  • Jia Shen, “A Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Acceptance of Social Commerce Websites”, Proceedings of the Sixth China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), Beijing, China, June 2012. pp: 1-6
  • Jia Shen and Lauren Eder, "User Acceptance of Social Shopping Sites: Social Comparison and Trust", Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS). Beijing, China. June 8-11, 2011
  • Jia Shen, "A Cross-Cultural Study of The Online Collaborative Examination: A Research Proposal", Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government 2010 (EEE'10). Las Vegas, July 12-15, 2010
  • Jia Shen and Lauren Eder, "Determining Factors in the Acceptance of Social Shopping Websites". Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems 2009. San Francisco, CA. August 6-9, 2009
  • Jia Shen and Lauren Eder, "Intentions to Use Virtual Worlds: An Exploratory Study". Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems. Toronto, Canada. August 14-17, 2008
  • Jia Shen, "User Acceptance of Social Shopping Sites: A Research Proposal". Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems. Suzhou, China, July 3-7, 2008.
  • Jia Shen, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Michael Bieber, " Group Collaboration and Learning through Online Assessments: Comparison of Collaborative and Participatory Online Exams". Human Computer Interaction International (HCII) 2007 Conference, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007
  • Jia Shen and Karen Patten, "Faculty Perspectives of Collaborative Online Examinations: Initial Report." ISOneWorld Conference, April 2005.
  • Jia Shen, Kung-E Cheng, Michael Bieber, and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Traditional In-class Examination vs. Collaborative Online Examination in Asynchronous Learning Networks: Field Evaluation Results." Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems. (New York City, NY, August 5-8), 2004. Best Paper Nomination.
  • Jia Shen, "Utilizing Mobile Devices to Capture Case Stories for Knowledge Management." ACM Computer Human Interaction (CHI) 2003 Proceedings Extended Abstract- Doctoral Consortium (Florida, April 6-10), 2003.
  • Jia Shen and Quentin Jones, "In Situ Data Capture and Mobile Knowledge Management: Helping Technicians Share Case Stories." Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (Florida, August 4-6), 2003.
  • Jia Shen and Quentin Jones, "Pervasive Story Fair: Capturing and Sharing of Stories for Knowledge Sharing." Position paper for the Storytelling and Collaborative Activities Workshop, Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Conference. (New Orleans, November 15-20), 2002.
  • Jia Shen and Xiaojian Shen, "User Requirements in Mobile Systems." Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, (Boston, August 2-5), 2001: pp. 1341-1344.
  • Jia Shen, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Kung-E Cheng, Yooncheong Cho, and Michael Bieber, "Collaborative Examinations for Asynchronous Learning Networks: Evaluation Results." Proceedings of the 34th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA, (Maui, January 3-6), 2001.
  • Jia Shen, Kung-E Cheng, Yooncheong Cho, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Michael Bieber, "Evaluation of an online Collaborative Examination Process." Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, (California, August 10-13), 2000: pp. 1791-1797.

 

 

Teaching

Dr. Shen teaches the following courses on a regular basis at Rider University, and supervises independent studies and CIS co-op/internship courses:

  • CIS325 User-Centered Design
  • CIS385 Management Information Systems
  • CIS340 E-Commerce
  • CIS270 Computer Networking and Telecommunications

Courses taught previously at NYIT (2005-2007) and NJIT (2000-2004)

  • E-Commerce
  • Database Systems Design and Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Computer Security
  • Introduction to MIS
  • Introduction to Information Systems and Productivity Toolware
  • Evaluation of Information Systems (Graduate)

 

 

Recent Awards

  • 2013-2014: Davis Fellowship, Rider University
  • 2011-2012: Research Grant, National Institute of Justice
  • 2010: Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University
  • 2009: Online Teaching and Course Development Grant, Rider University
  • 2009: Summer Development Fellowship, Rider University
  • 2009: Center for International Business Faculty Development Award, Rider University
  • 2008: Online Teaching and Course Development Grant, Rider University
  • 2008: Davis Fellowship, Rider University
  • 2008: Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University
  • 2007: Institutional Support of Research and Creativity Grant, New York Institute of Technology
  • 2004: Best Paper Nomination, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).
  • 2003: Doctoral Consortium Fellowship, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).
  • 2003: Doctoral Consortium, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).
  • 1999-2004: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

 

 

Last Updated: 8/1/2013