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    YANG Mingquan Associate Professor
    Institute of International and Comparative Education
    Yang Mingquan was born in Rizhao City, Shandong province in 1975.He is an Associate Professor of International and Comparative Education Research Institute, Beijing Normal University. He major in comparative education, curriculum and instruction. His research interests includes comparative curriculum and instruction, STS curriculum, integrated practical activity, and school-based curriculum development.

    Dr. Yang was graduated in Shandong Juxian No.1 Middle School in July 1994, and got into Department of Education of Qufu Normal University in September. In 1998, he got into International and Comparative Education Research Institute of East China Normal University, Where he entered the course of Master’s Degree in Comparative Education. In September 2000, he advanced in the phase of study of doctor's degree. In July 2003, he got the Ph.D.
    In August 2003, he became a lecturer of School of Education, Beijing Normal University. Now, he works in the International and Comparative Education Research Institute. He is in charge many research projects, such as ‘STS Curriculum Development in Middle School’, ‘Insurance Curriculum Development in Elementary School’ ,et,al.

    Professional Experience
    2003.8 Lecturer, School of Education, Beijing Normal University.
    2009.6-2010.5, Associate Professor, Institute of Curriculum and Instruction, Beijing Normal University.
    2010.6-, Associate Professor, International and Comparative Education Research Institute, Beijing Normal University.

    Selected Publications: Books and Papers
    1. The Transformative Curriculum Practitioner: Teacher Participate in Curriculum Change (2003). Shanghai: Shanghai Education Publishing House.
    2. The New Perspective in the Curriculum Reform (2004). Beijing: Capital Normal University Publishing House.
    3. The Philosophy of Educational Knowledge (2006). Translated. Shanghai: East China Normal University Publishing House.
    4. Curriculum in Context: Designing Curriculum and Instruction for Teaching and Learning in Context (2007) Translated. Beijing: China Light Industry Press.
    5. Curriculum Theory (2010). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Publishing House.
    6. Curriculum Implement: Meaning, Character, and Orientation. Global Education. 2004, Vol.1.
    7. Reflection and Reconstruction of Research on Instruction. Educational Science Research. 2004, Vol.8.
    8. A Participation Model of Curriculum Practice: Curriculum Change in the Classroom Context. Comparative Education. 2004, Vol.9.
    9. Action Research and Curriculum Innovation. Journal of Teacher Education. 2004. Vol. 4.
    10. Review on the Ninth annual meeting of Instruction. Educational Research. 2004. Vol.9.
    11. Why We Need Project Learning: Inquiring and Proving. Educational Science Research. 2005, Vol.1.
    12. On the Implement of Project Learning. Journal of The Chinese Society of Education. 2005. Vol. 2.
    13. Why We Need Project Learning: Inquiring and Proving. Transfer by Xinhua Digest . 2005, Vol.10.
    14. Institutional Knowledge and the Curriculum. Global Education. 2006, Vol.6.
    15. Education Narrative Inquiry: Life Experience and Meaning seeking in the Story. Global Education. 2007, Vol.4.
    16. The Function of Humanistic Education in STS Curriculum. Educational Science Research. 2007, Vol.7.
    17. Teacher Knowledge: the Practical Wisdom in Teachers’ Professional Life. Journal of Tianjin Normal University. 2007. Vol.2.
    18. STS Curriculum: Type, Character and Direction of Reform. Educational Research. 2007. Vol.8.
    19. Knowledge and Education: the Value of STS Curriculum in Middle School. Global Education. 2008, Vol.6.
    20. The Impact of School Choice On Students’ on Student Performance. Comparative Education. 2008.Vol.10.
    21. The Practice and Inspire of STS Curriculum in Canada. Journal of Foreign Education Study.2008. Vol.8.
    22. Curriculum Politics in Classroom: A Review of Teacher Curriculum Autonomy in Chinese Mainland. Journal of Curriculum Studies (Published in Taiwan). 2009. Vol.12.
    23. Transformation of Curriculum Leadership in the Context of Institutional Innovation. Journal of The Chinese Society of Education. 2010. Vol.2.
    24. The Survey Research of EM.d Curriculum Design in China. Global Education. 2010, Vol.7.
    25. Review on Research and Practice of STS Curriculum in the Main West Countries. Global Education. 2010, Vol.10.