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    YI Jin Associate Professor
    Institute of Curriculum and Pedagogy
    Email:yij@bnu.edu.cn
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    Education
    MS (July, 2004): Environmental and Development Education
    School of Education, Politics and Social Science, South Bank University, London, UK
    MA (July, 1996): Early Childhood Education,
    Department. of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
    BA (July, 1993): Early Childhood Education
    Department. of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

    Faculty Appointment
    07/2003- Associate Professor, School of Education, Beijing Normal University
    07/1997 – 06/2003 Lecture, Department of Education, Beijing Normal University
    07/1006- 06/1997 Assistant Lecture Department of Education, Beijing Normal University

    Major Professional Membership
    National Association of Research on Chinese Instruction in Elementary School - Vice Secretary-general and Academic Committee Member (since August 2007).

    Research Activities
    Principal Investigator
    Environmental Education for Sustainable Development in Urban Schools
    02/02-12/04, funded by Beijing Education Commission.

    Co-investigator
    1. 2010-, Study on Teaching with the Theory of Variation. Funded by the Haidian Educational Research Institute. (PI: Cong Lixin)
    2. 2010-, Improving Teaching and Learning at Shijingshan District: Elementary School Chinese. (PI: Liang Wei)
    3. 2006-2007, Implementation and Supervision of Educational Equity in China. Funded by the Ford Foundation. (PI: Zheng Xinrong)
    4. 2005-2006, Research on Improving Educational Status of Minorities and Girl Children through Teacher’s Action Studies. Funded by the Canadian Comparative Study Research Program of Strengthening Capacity in Basic Education in Western China, coordinated by the Central Institute of Education through Electric Equipment. (PI: Zheng Xinrong)
    5. 2005. A Survey Study of the Leading Teachers. Funded by the Educational Commission of Xicheng District, Beijing. (PI: Cong Lixin)
    6. 2003-2007, China-UK Collaborate Project for School Improvement. Funded by the Department For International Development, UK. (PI: Shi Jinhuan)
    7. 2002-2006, Assessment and Evaluation of Elementary School Student’ Chinese and Math Learning. Funded by the Chinese Ministry of Education. (PI: Zhang Chunli)
    8. 2002-2004, Development of MEd Coursed for Elementary School Education Major. Funded by the Gansu Basic Education Project (sponsored by the Cambridge Education Consultant, on behalf of the DFID, UK).
    9. 2001-2006, Assessment of the KidSmart Program in China. Funded jointly by IBM, Chinese Ministry of Education, and China Scholarship Council. (PI: Feng Xiaoxia)
    10. 2001-2002, Prevention and Intervention of Injury Incidents of Elementary and Middle School Students. Funded by the Chinese Center of Juvenile Study. (PI: Lao Kaisheng)
    11. 2000-2002, Gender Analysis on Elementary and Secondary Textbooks in China. Funded by the Ford Foundation. (PI: Shi Jinhuan)
    12. 1997-2006, Environmental Education Initiative for China. Funded Jointly by WWF China, BP Company, and Chinese Ministry of Education. (PI: Zhang Lansheng)
    13. 1993-1995, Family Influences and Child Development. Funded by the Chinese Ministry of Public Health. (PI: Dong Qi)

    Teaching Experience
    Graduate Courses
    Special Topics in Elementary School Education
    Case Study in Classroom Management (MEd program)
    Educational Psychology (MEd program)
    Educational English

    Undergraduate Courses
    Child Development
    Curriculum and Instruction of Chinese in Elementary School
    Early Childhood Language Development and Education
    Environmental Education

    Supervision and mentoring
    Master students majoring in Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, BNU
    Undergraduate students majoring education, School of Education, BNU

    Training
    ? Teacher training: Environmental education, Reflective teaching and action research, Assessment of Chinese learning, Teachers’ instruction to young children’s learning with the computer, etc.
    ? Training for college students: Promoting Young Volunteers’ Capacity to Provide Better Service to People at the Remote Areas; Promoting Rural Female College Students’ Competence to Employment (both jointly sponsored by World Bank and All-China Youth Federation)
    ? Faculty of child’s well fare houses: Introduction to child development.

    Selected Publications
    Monographs
    1. Yi, J., Li, C., Wu, P. (2010) Starting Line for Growing Up: Stories in a Kindergarten in Wuxi, Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
    2. Yi, J. et al. (2010) Make Decisions in My Classroom, Beijing: China Light Industry Press.
    3. Yi, J. (2004) An Evaluation Study on a WWF Elementary EEFS Project in Beijing. Unpublished dissertation, South Bank University, London, UK.
    4. Yi, J., & Lin, D. (1999) Language Education in Early Childhood. Beijing: Chinese Labor and Social Security Press.
    5. Yi, J. (1996) Social Support Networks of 4 & 5-year-old Children and Their Relations to Parents’ Supportive Behaviors. Unpublished dissertation, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, P. R. China.

    Translation Works (into Chinese)
    1. Yu, Z. & Yi, J. (2011) Early Childhood Matters: Evidence from the Effective Pre-school and Primary Education Project. Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
    2. Yi, J. et al. (2010) Enquiring Minds: Socratic Dialogue in Education. Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
    3. Yi, J. et al. (2007) Human Development, Vol. 3 of the International Encyclopedia of Education. Hainan Press and Southwest Normal University Press.
    6. Yi, J. (2005) Curriculum Standard of English, State of Victoria, Australia. People’s Education Press.
    7. Yi, J. ( 2002) Students as Researchers: Creating Classrooms That Matter. Beijing: China Light Industry Press.

    Chapters
    1. Yi, J. (2005) Character Education in Chinese Language Teaching. In Collection of Papers of the 7th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research on Chinese Language Instruction in Elementary School, People’s Education Press.
    2. Guo L., Yi, J., Wang, Y. (2003) Evaluation of Educational Software for Young Children. In Chinese Early Childhood Education Society (ed.) For Every Young Child’s Healthily Grow-up: Collection of Papers for the Commemorate Century of Early Childhood Education in China, Jiangsu Education Press.
    3. Lao, K., Cai, Y., Yi, J (2002). The Keynote Report on the Issues and Prevention of Injury of Juvenile Students. In Lao, K & Sun, Y. (eds.) New Focus: A Current Study on Injury of Juvenile Students in China. Beijing Normal University Press.
    4. Yi, J. (2000) Language Teaching and Socialization of Children’s Personality. In Collection of Papers of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research on Chinese Language Instruction in Elementary School, People’s Education Press.
    5. Yi, J. (1999) To Achieve Objectives of Education for Sustainability: Knowledge, in EECs of Beijing Normal University, East China Normal University and Southwest China Normal University (eds.), Education for Sustainability – Manual for Teacher Training. Beijing Normal University Press.
    6. Yi, J. (1997) Educational Evaluation, in B. Zhang & L. Cong (eds) New Thoughts in Education (chap 12). Chinese Railway Press.
    7. Yi, J. (1997) Only One Earth – Environmental Education Movement across the World, in B. Zhang & L. Cong (eds) New Thoughts in Education (chap 17). Chinese Railway Press.

    Paper
    1. Yi, J. (2011) More than Textual Understanding: Learning Language Art with the Text, Elementary School Language and Literature, No.3.
    2. Yi, J. (2011) Questioning for Guiding Learning, Chinese Language Teaching for Primary Schools, No. 1.
    3. Yan, Y. & Yi, J. (2009) Inspiration of Dialogue Theory to Instruction, Teacher’s Journal, No. 19.
    4. Yi, J. (2009) The ‘Coleman Report’ and Monitoring of Educational Equality in China, Educational Science Research, No. 7.
    5. Yi, J. (2009) The Content and Approach of Chinese Language Training, Elementary School Language and Literature, No.6.
    6. Yi, J. & Gu, L. (2008), Considerations of Facilitating Teachers’ Reflections, Educational Science Research, No. 2.
    7. Yi, J. (2007) Problems of and Resolution to Environmental Education For Sustainable Development in Schools, Curriculum of Basic Education, No. 9.
    8. Yi, J. & Wang, Q. (2007) A Dialogue on Teaching of Reading Aloud in Elementary Chinese Classes, Elementary School Language and Literature, No.2.
    9. Yi, J. (2006) The Promotion of the School to Teachers’ Professional Development, Educational Science Research, No. 3.
    10. Zhang, Y., Yi, J. (2005) High School Students’ Acceptance and Expectations of Teachers of Chinese, Chinese Journal of Education, No. 2.
    11. Yi, J. (2005) A Brief Discussion on Children’s Creativity and Language Learning, Subject Education, No 10.
    12. Yi, J. (2004) Teachers’ Role in Learning Assessment: in the Reformed Curriculum, Educational Science Research, No. 9.
    13. Yi, J. (2004) The Objectives of Chinese Language Teaching, Chinese Language Teaching for Primary Schools, No.7-8.
    14. Yi, J. (2003) Brief Analysis on the Organizational Characteristics of Teaching in Primary Schools in UK, Subject Education, No. 12.
    15. Yi, J. (2002) A Discussion on the Reform of Elementary School Social Teaching Materials from the Angle of Gender Analysis, Chinese Education & Society: a Journal of Translations, Sept.-Oct. 2002, Vol. 35, No. 5.
    16. Yi, J. (2002) Issues Confronting Beijing Higher Education Examination, Educational Science Research, No. 7.
    17. Yi, J. (2002) Western Perspectives of the Environment and Development, Journal of Environmental Education, No. 4.
    18. Yi, J. (2001) Analysis on Practice of Environmental Education in Elementary Schools. Journal of Environmental Education, No 4.
    19. Zheng, X.; Yi, J. et al. (2000) A Survey Report on Elementary and Secondary School Students’ Learning and Development. Study on Adolescents, No 1.
    20. Yi, J. (1999) Review on Studies of the Child’s Social Support Network. Journal of Psychological Development and Education, Vol 15(2).
    21. Yi, J. (1998) Infusing Environmental Education in Elementary Chinese Language. Subject Education, No 12.
    22. Yi, J. (1998) Family Theory in Consulting Psychology and Psychotherapy. Journal of Developments in Psychology, Vol 6(1).
    23. Pang, L., Li, L., Yi, J. (1997) Mothers’ Educational Beliefs: Structure and Influencing Factors. Psychological Sciences, No. 3.
    24. Yi, J., Pang, L.(1995). The Relationship between Couple Conflicts and Mothers’ Child Rearing. Journal of Psychological Development and Education, No 4.
    25. Yi, J.(1995). Review of Studies on Interrelationship between Couple Relation and Parent-child Relation. Exploration of Psychology, Vol.15 (1).

    Selected Conference Papers
    1. Yi Jin & Wu Ping, IALEI-project: Climate Change and Sustainable Development: The Response from Education: Report of China. Paper and presentation at The International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes - 2009 International Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 17-19, 2009.
    2. Yi, J. Reading Aloud in Elementary School Chinese Classes. Paper and presentation at 2007 China –US Conference on Literacy. Beijing, July 23-26, 2007
    3. Yi,J., Lin C., Peng B., A Survey Study on Head Teachers’ Research Practices. Paper and presentation at An International Conference:Preparing Teachers for a Changing Context, London, May 3-6 2006.
    4. Yi, J. Enhancement of Children’s Creativity though Expressive Activities. National Conference on Elementary Chinese and Education for Children’s Creativity. Shaoxing, Zhejiang, April 26-28, 2001.
    5. Yi, J., Pang, L., Ye, Z., et al, Young Children’s Prosocial Behaviors and Their Relations to Children’s Self-control. Paper presented at the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD) Beijing Workshop, July 11-15, 2000, Beijing, China.
    6. Pang, L., Yi, J., Li, L. et al, Parenting Educational Belief: Structure and Influencing Factors. Paper presented at The International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD) Beijing Workshop, June 17~21, 1994, Beijing, China.