Chang, Sharon C. (scc2168)

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Chang, Sharon
Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Arts & Humanities

351C Macy

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Educational Background

Ph.D. in Multicultural Education, University of Washington

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington

B.Ed. in Education, National Taiwan Normal University

Scholarly Interests

Socio-cultural perspectives of language pedagogy and learning

Chinese languages and linguistic diversity

Bilingual/Multicultural Teacher Education

Selected Publications

Chang, S. & Martínez-Roldán, C. (In Press). Multicultural Lessons Learned from a Chinese Bilingual After-School Program: Using Technology to Support Ethnolinguistic Children’s Cultural Production. Multicultural Education Journal, Winter 2018

Martínez-Roldán, C., Chang,ā€‹ ā€‹Sā€‹. & Torres-Guzmán, M. (forthcoming). Using the Change Laboratory Method to Support Pre-Service Teachers in their Becoming a Student of Teaching. Journal: Learning, Culture and Social Interaction.

Chang, S. & Yip, C-L. (2012). A Survey of Mazu Dialect: General Discussion on Co-articulation. Proceeding in Taipei Chang-Le Benevolent Association Periodical [In Chinese].

Chang, S. (2011). A case study of the Establishment of Confucius Institute at the University of Washington, Seattle. Studies of Overseas Chinese [In Chinese].

Biographical Information

Dr. Sharon Chang is a Lecturer and Student Teaching/Practicum Coordinator in the Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program, Teachers College, Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington. Working with ethnolinguistic communities has urged Dr. Chang to be a cultural broker and an advocate for historically marginalized and underrepresented students, making bilingual education and teacher preparation more equitable. Her scholarly interests are sociocultural perspectives of language pedagogy and learning, Chinese languages and linguistic diversity, Bilingual/Multicultural Teacher Education. Her research focuses on how languages (attitudes/ideologies), cultures, and ethnicities interact with the social process of racialization that influence students’ identities and their learning experiences, shaping teachers’ pedagogical practices and their dispositions.

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