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Faculty

Xia Yang Assistant Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Past research work covered the fields of moral education, curriculum knowledge, and teacher professional development
  • Recent interests include educational values, teaching of values, innovations and reforms in pre-service teacher education, and teacher training curriculum design
Bio: 

Education:

2011-2014

Postdoctoral, Research Institute of Curriculum and Teaching Theory

2003-2006

Ph.D., Language and Literature, Nanjing Normal University

2000-2003

M.A., Language and Literature, Nanjing Normal University

1993-1997

B.A., Language and Literature, Changsha University of Science and Technology

Work Experience:

2010 to Present

Assistant Professor, School of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University Courses include: Teacher Accomplishment, Teacher’s Language Expression, Moral Education, China’s Education Culture

2006-2010

Lecturer, School of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University

1997-2010

Instructor, Teachers' Training School, Liyang, Jiangsu Province Courses include: Chinese, Logic, English, Writing

Professional Affiliation/Membership:

2014 to Present

Member, Higher Education Institute of Jiangsu Province

2012-2013

Convener of Expert Group, Teacher Education Professional Guidance Committee

2006-2008

Member, Poetry Research Association

Awards and Honors:

2014

Third Place, Nationwide Teaching Competition, Xinjiang UygurAutonomous Region Education Department Each year, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Education Department sent a group of bilingual teachers to our school for one year’s training.

2013

“Excellent Teacher (teaching in-ervice teachers from Xinjiang)”,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Education Department

2012

“Outstanding Teacher”, Nanjing Normal University

2012

Selected trainee of the Blue Project, Nanjing Normal University

2011

“Top Ten Teacher” , Nanjing Normal University

2010

“Excellent Female Employee”, Nanjing Normal University

Publications:

Monographs:

  • Teachers’ language application, Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press, 2013.
  • China consciousness and national imagination of literature in the end of QING Dynasty,Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Press, 2012.
  • Teachers’ professional skills, Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Press, 2009.
  • Persistence and resistance: A critical biography of Han Shaogong, Shanghai: Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2005.

Papers:

  • Effects of visualization in teachers’ capability training, Curriculum and Teaching Theory, April, 2013.
  • Political and cultural influences in Chinese calligraphy education, Curriculum and Teaching Theory, April, 2012.
  • The new traditional factors in Chinese literature construction in the twentieth century Journal of Nanjing Normal University, September, 2010.
  • How to avoid the negative influence of news communication education, Media Observation, November, 2009.
  • The construction of teacher education courses focusing on professional abilities Journal of Nanjing Normal University, March, 2007.
  • The construction of a “teacher professional skills training course” for normal university students, the Proceedings of the International Conference on the Integration of Science and Humanities Education and the Cultivation of Multi-skill Teachers, April, 2007.

Research Projects:

  • The  comprehensive  experimental  center  of  teacher  professional  skills The  Jiangsu Provincial Project of Constructing Experimental Demonstration Centers, 2011.9-2013.12
  • The new era of "Chinese" PCK, The Philosophy and Social Science Project of Colleges and Universities ,Jiangsu Province, 2012.9-2014.9
  • Reform and practice of teaching training model of teacher education, The Project of Higher Education, Jiangsu Province, 2013.12-2016.12
  • Research on innovation of the training mode of normal students based on integration of educational resources in university teacher education, The Provincial Education Research Project, Jiangsu Province, 2011.8-2015.8 
  • The construction of outstanding teacher training base, The National Project of Students’Outside-University Teaching Practice Base 2012.12-2015.12