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    DENG Meng Professor
    Institute of Special Education
    Email:mdeng@bnu.edu.cn
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    PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    1. Chair of the Society for Special Education, Wuhan City, China

    2. Chair of the Society for Special Education, Hubei Province, China.

    3. Vice Chairman, Chinese Special Higher Education Society.

    4. Standing Committee Member, International Association for Special Education (in Canada).

    5. Consulting Editor of the Journal of International Association for Special Education.

    6. Member of Editorial Board, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (in the US).

    7. Member of Editorial Board, Educational Research and Experiment (in China).

    8. Invited reviewer, Journal of Asia-Pacific Education Review, Teaching and Teacher Education, Asia-Pacific Educational Researcher.

     

    EDUCATION (From to Institutions attended degrees/diplomas)

    1. January of 2000 - January of 2003, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Ph.D.

    2. September of 1994 - June of 1996, Department of Education, Central China Normal University, Master of Philosophy (Education)

    3. September of 1987 - July of 1991, Department of Education, Beijing Normal University, Bachelor of Education.

     

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Inclusive education, Learning Disability, Autism, Education for Visual Impairment, Identification and Assessment for Students with Disabilities, community support and service for persons with disabilities, research methodology in education.

     

    CAUSES TAUGHT

    Undergraduate: Introduction to special education, theory and practice of inclusive education, Introduction to the Education of learning disability and autism, Orientation and Mobility for the visually impaired, Identification and assessment for students with disabilities, education for mental retardation, education research design.

    Postgraduate: Special education fundamentals, Theory and practice for inclusive education, education research methodology, Community development and rehabilitation for persons with disabilities.

     

    AWARDS OBTAINED

    1. Overseas Faculty Development Grant, Overseas Faculty Development Programs (1997-1998), United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (U.S.), February, 1997.

    2. Excellent Achievement Award in Teaching. College of Education Science, Central China Normal University, China, September of 1999.

    3. Outstanding Presenter Award. Postgraduate Research Conference, The Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong, June of 2002.

    4. Outstanding Youth Government Award of Wuhan City 2008, Hubei Provice, China.

    5. Excellent Personnel Support Plan of Ministry of Chinese Education”in 2010, which has been regarded as one of the top honor in Chinese High Education.

     

    MAJOR ACADEMIC VISITING ACTIVITIES

    1March 2010-June 2010, Visiting Scholar, Royal Institute for Blind and Deaf Children, University of Newcastle, Australia.

    2January of 2008, K.P. Tin Visiting Fellowship in Chinese Education, the University of Hong Kong.

    3August 2006 – July 2007, College of Education, Georgia Southern University, Fulbright Visiting Scholar

     

    WORKING EXPERIENCE

    1. 2011-present, Professor, Deputy Department Head, Department of Special Education, Beijing Normal University

    2. January of 2005 – 2010, Associate Dean, College of Education, and Director of Center for Special Education, Central China Normal University

    3. March of 2003 – December of 2005, Cambridge Education Consultants, National Consultant

    (part time).

    4. February of 2003 – October of 2003, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Research Assistant I and II

    5. June of 2003 – Present, College of Education Science, Central China Normal University, Full Professor.

    6. May of 2001 – June of 2003, College of Education Science, Central China Normal University, Associate Professor.

    7. October of 1996 – May of 2001, College of Education Science, Central China Normal University, Lecturer (Assistant Professor).

    8. September of 1992 – October of 1996, College of Education Science, Central China Normal University, Assistant Lecturer

    9. July of 1991 – September of 1992, College of Education Science, Central China Normal University, Assistant Lecturer on Probation

     

    MAJOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

    1.      Deng, M., & Poon-McBrayer, K. F. (2012). Reforms and challenges in the era of inclusive education: the case of China. British Journal of Special Education, 29 (3), 117-122

    2.      . Deng, M. (2010). 1. Deng, M. (2011). A great leap forward: An Overview of Special Education Development in China. SEN Magazine, 50, 50-52.

    3.      . Deng, M. (2010). Developing inclusive education teaching and learning approaches. In Rose, R. (ed.), Confronting obstacles of inclusive education (pp. 230-240). RoutledgeTayler & Francis Group.

    4.      . Deng, M., & Pei, M. (2009). Instructions for Students with Special Educational Needs in Chinese Mainstream Classrooms: Modifications and Barriers. Asia-Pacific Education Review, 10, 317-325.

    5.      Chance , L., Tharp, B., Parks, F., & Deng, M., (book chapter) (2008). The One-Room School: Unlocking the future from the Past. Crown Publishing Company, Bethel, England.

    6.      Deng, M. (2008). Attitudes of primary school teachers toward inclusive education in rural and urban China. Frontiers of Education in China, 3 (4), 473-492.

    7.      Deng, M., & Holdsworth, J.C. (2007). From unconscious to conscious inclusion: meeting special education needs in West China. Disability & Society, 22 (5), 507–522.

    8.      Deng, M. & Harris, K. (2008). Teacher Training Strategies for Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in Chinese General Education Classrooms: Toward Better Instruction. Teacher Education and Special Education, 4, 195-207

    9.      Lian, M. J., & Deng, M. (2007). Guest Editors’ Introduction. Chinese Education and Society, 40 (4), 3–7.

    10.  Deng, M., & Zhu, Z. Z. (2007). The Chinese “Learning in Regular Class” and Western inclusive education: Comparison and exploration. Chinese Education and Society, 40 (4), 21–33.

    11.  Lei, J., & Deng, M. (2007). Several Relations in the Process of Developing Inclusive Education. Chinese Education and Society, 40 (4), 37–44.

    12.  Deng, M., & Guo, L. (2007). Local special education administrators’ understanding of inclusive education in China. International Journal of Educational Development, 27, 697–707.

    13.  Deng, M. (2005). Modifications and barriers of instructions for students with disabilities in the mainstream classrooms in China. In Hong Kong Red Cross (Ed.), The challenge of diversity: Meeting special educational needs in the era of accountability (pp. 35-42). Hong Kong Red Cross and the University of Hong Kong.

    14.  Deng, M., & Poon-McBrayer, K.F. (2004). Inclusive Education in China: Conceptualisation

    15.  and Realization. Asia-Pacific Journal of Education. 24 (2), 143-157.

    16.  Deng M. (2003). Focus on inclusive policy. Newsletter of Enabling Education Network (U.K.), 6-7.

    17.  Deng, M., et al. (2001). Development of special education in China: A Socio-cultural review.

    18.  Remedial and Special Education, 22 (5), 288-299.

    19.  Deng, M., & Manset, G. (2000). Analysis of “Learning in Regular Classrooms” movement in China. Mental Retardation, 38 (2), 124-130.

     

    MAJOR CHINESE PUBLICATIONS

    I BOOKS

    1.      Deng, M., & Wang, L. (2012). Introduction to special education. Beijing: China Open University Press.

    2.      Liu, Q. L., Deng, M., & Xiong, Q. (2012). Research methodology for special education. North-East Normal University Press.

    3.      Deng, M., & Sun, Y.. M. (2010). Education and development of students with visual impairment (in press). Beijing: Bejing University Press.

    4.      Deng, M., (2009). Inclusive education and “Learning in Regular Classrooms”: Between ideal and reality. Wuhan: Central China Normal University Press.

    5.      Deng, M., Zhu, Z. Y., & & Zhong, J. H. (2008). Theory and practice of Gold-Key education for visual impairment. Beijing: Education Science Press.

    6.      Zhou, J. L., Deng, M., & Yuan, C. (1997). Zhongguo can ji ertong jiaoyu jishi [A summary report on the education for children with disabilities in China].Hubei: Hubei Child Education Press.

     

    II SELECTED CHINESE PAPERS (REFEREED)

    1.      Deng, M., & Jing, S. (2013). From Learning in Regular Classrooms to Equal Regular Education: Reflections on the Localization of Inclusive Education in China. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 8, 3-9

    2.      Deng, M., & Liu, H. L. (2013). Localization of inclusive education from a socio-cultural perspective. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 1, 3-8.

    3.      Deng, M., & Su, H. (2012). Grafting and Regeneration of inclusive education in China: A socio-cultural analysis. Journal of Educational Studies, 1, 83-89

    4.      Deng, M., & Jing, S. (2012). Reflections on the Best Practice and Effectiveness of Special Education. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 9, 3-8.

    5.      Deng, M.,& Lu, Q. (2012). On a Calm Reflection on the Seemingly Hot Issue of the Combination of Medicine and Education. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 1, 4-8.

    6.      Deng, M., & Su, H. (2011). Qualitative research methodology and special education. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 10, 3-8

    7.      Sun, Y. M., & Deng, M. (2010). Effectiveness of social story intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 8, 42-47.

    8.      Li, F., & Deng, M. (2010). From ideal to reality: analysis of inclusive education from a positivistic perspective and its implications for Chinese special education. Educational Research and Experiment, 3,24-26.

    9.      Deng, M. (2010). Individualized Education Plan in the West and its implications for Chinese special education. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 6, 3-7.

    10.  Deng, M., & Xiao, F. (2009). Analysis of special education as a discipline. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 6, 25-30.

    11.  Deng, M. (2009). Theoretical reflection on inclusive education. Social Science Daily of China, December 15th of 2009.

    12.  Deng, M. (2009). Challenges and solutions to teacher education for special education in China. Modern Special Education, 9, 8-11.

    13.  Li, F., & Deng, M. (2009). Postmodernism and inclusive education. Foreign Education Research, 2, 16-20.

    14.  Deng, M. & Xiao, F. (2009). Inclusion and segregation: Paradigm shift in special education. Journal of Huazhong Normal University Humanities and Social Sciences, 4, 134-140.

    15.  Chen, S. Y., & Deng, M. (2009). Case study on extracurriculuar activity organization in Jianan School for Intellectual Disability. Hong Kong Special Education Forum, 4, 23-30

    16.  Deng, M., & Xiao, F. (2008). Philosophical foundation for inclusive education: Criticism and reflection. Educational Research and Experiment, 5, 18-23.

    17.  Deng, M., & Zhu, Z. (2007). A comparative study on inclusive education in the West and Learning in Regular Class in China. Journal of Huazhong Normal University Humanities and Social Sciences, 46, 125-130.

    18.  Sun, Y. M., & Deng, M. (2007). Development and implications of inclusive education in Portugal. Journal of Nanjing Institute of Special Education, 3, 52-58.

    19.  Li, L., & Deng, M. (2007). The Value Notions of Modern Western Disabled People's Social Welfare and the Enlightenment to Its Practice. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 6, 3-9.

    20.  Deng, M., & Guo, L. (2007). Equity in education and special education development in China. Teachers’ Forum, 11, 34-36.

    21.  Deng, M. (2007). Factors and framework for inclusive education. Educational Research and Experiments, 2, 32-35.

    22.  Zhu, Z., & Deng, M. (2007). Whether or not teachers having ideologies of mass education. Chinese Teacher, 3, 5-8.

    23.  Lei, J., & Deng, M. (2007). Language teaching model of children with hearing impairments under inclusive context. Chinese Journal of Special Education, 2, 21-26.

     

    PROJECTS

    1.      During 1994-1999, I undertook the research project: Family education and counseling for children with disabilities, supported by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA, a U.S. organization).

    2.      From 2002 – present, member of the research project: Curriculum reform for special education, sponsored by Basic Education Division of the national Ministry of Education.

    3.      From 2003 to 2005, I have been employed by Cambridge Education Consultants (CEC) as a national consultant for the Gansu Basic Education Project which is sponsored by Department of International Development in the U.K. to conduct its inclusive component and provide consultation on Female Teachers’ Development Research Element in Gansu province.

    4.      I have accomplished a national project “Comparison on implementation of inclusive education between rural and urban China” (BHA030027), which was awarded by the national Ministry of Education during the tenth five-year period in 2003.

    5.      Co-principal investigator of the project “compulsory education structural reform under the era of massive rural migration in China”, supported by the National Social Science Base Key Project Fund in 2004.

    6.      Co-principal investigator of the project “research on the rationality of secondary and primary school-mapping in the West and Middle China”, funded in 2005 by Department of International Development of the UK and Ministry of Education of China.

    7.      Principal investigator of the project “social welfare policy development and community integration of adolescents with disabilities in China”, funded by the National Social Science Fund in 2006.

    8.      Principal investigator of the project “Construction of Chinese special education system in an era of inclusive education in China”, funded by Ministry of Education in 2010,

    9.      Principal investigator of the Project “Investigation of Education and Rehabilitation for Children with Autism in China” funded by Ministry of China, 2013