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Call for Feedback: Proposed Changes to How ERIC Indicates Peer Review
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Li, Guofang, Ed.; Beckett, Gulbahar H., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2006
No less than other minorities, Asian women scholars are confronted with racial discrimination and stereotyping as well as disrespect for their research, teaching, and leadership, and are underrepresented in academia. In the face of such barriers, many Asian female scholars have developed strategies to survive and thrive. This book is among the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Asian Americans, Pacific Americans, Higher Education
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Guo, Yan – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2015
This chapter examines current issues in English as Second Language (ESL) policies and programs for adult immigrants in Canada from a critical multiculturalism perspective.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, English (Second Language), Language Planning
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Guo, Yan – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2015
This study explores how a group of Caucasian pre-service teachers responded to Muslim immigrant parents' accounts of the marginalization of their faith practices in Canadian public schools. Data were collected through interviews with parents, dialogues between parents and pre-service teachers, online reflections, and focus groups among pre-service…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Muslims, Public Schools, Religious Cultural Groups
Guo, Yan – Canadian Journal of Education, 2012
Immigrant parents bring their values, language, culture, religion, and educational backgrounds to our schools, enriching our educational environments. The literature on immigrant parents, however, uses a deficit model. This study explored the value of and knowledge of immigrant parents on the margins of the public education system. Data were…
Descriptors: Parents, Immigrants, Public Education, Student Diversity
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Zhang, Yan; Guo, Yan – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2015
Guided by post-structural perspectives of identities as processes of becoming and transculturation and transnationalism, this study explores how multilingual students in a Mandarin-English bilingual programme form their sense of identities in a dynamic process. Multiple forms of data are collected, including observations, interviews and documents.…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Multilingualism, Bilingual Education Programs, Observation
Guo, Yan – Multicultural Education, 2011
Immigration is now the primary source of population growth in Canada. For the year 2006, the Canadian Census reported that almost 20 percent of the population was born outside of Canada (Statistics Canada, 2007). Between the years 1991 and 2001 specifically, the number of non-Christians, such as Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Hindus, had more than…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Muslims, Religion, Population Growth
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Guo, Yan – School Community Journal, 2010
Research in home-school communication has incorporated little, to date, about participation by English as a second language (ESL) parents. This article examines the communication processes between recent Chinese immigrant parents and Canadian teachers at secondary school Parents' Nights. Drawing from observations of three annual Parents' Nights,…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Parent Participation, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Cultural Differences
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Guo, Yan – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2007
Interest in home-school communication has paid little attention, to date, to the experiences of English as a second language (ESL) parents. This article examines recent Chinese immigrant parents' and Canadian teachers' perspectives of ESL learning presented at Parents' Night. On the basis of observations of three annual Parents' Nights, interviews…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Study Skills, Immigrants, English (Second Language)
Guo, Yan – TESL Canada Journal, 2006
When I visited Canadian elementary and secondary schools over the past 10 years, many teachers told me that it was difficult to get English-as-a-second language (ESL) parents involved in K-12 education. I was often asked by teachers, "Why don't they show up at school?" The absence of ESL parents from school is often misinterpreted as parents' lack…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, English (Second Language)
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Guo, Shibao; Guo, Yan; Beckett, Gulbahar; Li, Qing; Guo, Linyuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Fuelled by forces of globalisation, China has gradually shifted from a centrally planned economy to the "socialist market economy". This study examines changes in Chinese education under globalisation and market economy, focusing on the teaching and living conditions of teachers. The study reveals that the profound transformation of social and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Faculty Workload, Social Status
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Guo, Yan – Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, 2005
Peer evaluation has been criticized as a threat to academic freedom and has been used, usually erroneously, as a justification for academic reappointment, tenure promotion, and merit pay. In recent years, scholars have recommended that peer consultation, which is primarily designed to improve teaching, be honored, but apart from evaluation. In…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Speech Communication, Academic Freedom, Peer Evaluation
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Guo, Yan; Beckett, Gulbahar H. – Convergence, 2007
English has become the dominant global language of communication, business, aviation, entertainment, diplomacy and the internet. Governments as well as some scholars appear to be accepting such a spread of English uncritically. However, we argue that the increasing dominance of the English language is contributing to neocolonialism by empowering…
Descriptors: Language Dominance, Indigenous Knowledge, International Relations, Foreign Countries
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Guo, Yan-Qing; Tang, Yilang; Rice, Catherine; Lee, Li-Ching; Wang, Yu-Feng; Cubells, Joseph F. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2011
Background: This study screened children in Beijing, China, in order to establish the validity of a Mandarin Chinese translation of the ASSQ. Methods: We recruited children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), childhood-onset schizophrenia (COS) (DSM-IV diagnoses made independently by…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Schizophrenia, Autism, Foreign Countries
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Xiao, Xin; Zhao, Di; Zhang, Qin; Guo, Chun-yan – Brain and Language, 2012
The current study used the directed forgetting paradigm in implicit and explicit memory to investigate the concreteness effect. Event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded to explore the neural basis of this phenomenon. The behavioral results showed a clear concreteness effect in both implicit and explicit memory tests; participants responded…
Descriptors: Memory, Responses, Cognitive Processes, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Sun, Xinying; Guo, Yan; Wang, Sisun; Sun, Jing – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2007
Objective: To test the feasibility and effectiveness of social marketing on the improvement of women's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding iron-fortified soy sauce (FeSS). Design: A community-based intervention was conducted among 4 groups, experimental rural (E[subscript R]), control rural (C[subscript R]), experimental urban…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Intervention, Females
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