Professor and Doctorial Tutor of Department of Education Science
School Change and Regional Education Reform, Instructional Theory, Education Modernization in China, Education Equity Issues in China, China’s studies in education, philosophy and culture, Research Method in Education
1.Yang, X. W. (2012). Transformation: The Tendency of Present School Reform. Jiangsu: Jiangsu Education Press.
2.Yang, X. W., & Liu, L. H. (2011). Methodology on the School Transformation Change. Beijing: Education Science Press.
3.Yang, X.W. (2010a). An Introduction to Pedagogy. Hubei: Central China Normal University Press.
4.Yang, X. W. (2010b). Principles & Methods of Education Research. Hubei: Central China Normal University Press.
5.Yang, X.W. (2009). Reconstruction of Classroom Instruction with Multi-Value: The Case Study for Instruction. Jiangsu: Jiangsu Education Press.
6.Yang, X. W. (2008). Theory & Methods of Education Research. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
7.Yang, X. W., & Zhang, T. B. (2007). Didactics. Beijing: People’s Education Press.
8.Yang, X. W. (2004a). Transformation and Change鈥?the Methodology on School Reform and Development. Hubei: Hubei Education Press.
9.Yang, X. W. (2004b). Modern Didactics. Shanxi: Shanxi (Taiyuan) Education Press.
10.Yang, X. W. (2004c). School Change during the Globalization. Shanghai: East China Normal University Press.
11.Yang, X. W. (2003a). On the Optimization of Education. Hubei: Central China Normal University Press.
12.Yang, X. W. (2003b). Transformation and Reconstruction: On School Change. Hubei: Hubei Education Press.
1.Yang, X. W. (2016). Re-understanding and Re-Departure of Teaching Quality Improvement. Curriculum, Teaching Material and Method, (7).
2.Yang, X. W. (2015). Three Questions on the Core Indicator of Education Modernization Evaluation System. Educational Science Research, (7).
3.Yang, X. W. (2015). Investigating Indicators towards Education Process Equity. Exploration and Free Views, (5).
4.Yang, X. W. (2014). Pathway Selection for China’s Education Modernization. People Education, (20).
5.Yang, X. W. (2014). Exploring the New Mechanisms of Balanced High Quality Development of Regional Compulsory Education: An Example of Collective School Running. Research in Educational Development, (24).
6.Yang, X. W. (2013). Lifelong Learning Society: The Value Measure of Education Basis in China Development. Research in Educational Development, (11).
7.Yang, X.W. (2013). Lifelong Learning Society: The Value Measure of Education Basis in China Development. Journal of Huazhong Normal University (Humanities and Social Sciences), (4).
8.Sun, Y., Yang, X. W., & Xu, D. Q. (2013). A Study on Indicator System of Education Equity in China. Educational Research, (10).
9.Yang, X. W. (2011). On “Practical Complex” of Pedagogical Research. Educational Research, (2).
10.Yang, X. W. (2011). Seek for “a Turning Point” in the “Crisis” of China’s Pedagogy Development. Global Education, (7).
Research Projects(Since 2000):
1.PI, Key Education Project of National Social Sciences Foundation of China (Project No.:AFA130001), “Monitor System and Policy Strategies of Education Modernization”, (2013-2015).
2.PI, Key Projects of National Humanities and Social Sciences Key Institute Fund (Project No.:11JJD880031), “Research on Policy Options for the Balanced Regional Development of Compulsory Education in China”,(2011-2014).
3.PI, Key Projects of National Humanities and Social Sciences Key Institute Fund (Project No.: 08JJD880242), “Research on the Regional Strategy for Promoting Quality Education under the Context of School Transformation”, (2008-2011).
4.PI, Key Research and Creative Project of Shanghai Education Committee(SHEC) (Ref. No.: SHEC 51), “Research on School Administration Reform and Leadership Transformation”, (2008-2010).
5.PI, Key Education Project of National Social Sciences Foundation of China during the11th Five-Year Plan in 2007 (Project No.: BHA070038), “Research on School Reform and Regional Development from the Prospective of Life-Long Education”, (2007-2010).
6.Co-I, Survey Project of Quality Education Funded by the Ministry of Education in China, “The Research on Quality Education Implementation and School Integral Reform”, (2005).
7.Co-I, Major Key Research Project of Humanities, Social Science Foundation Funded by Ministry of Education, “National Education Reform and Reconstruction of Chinese Education Theory”, (2004-2007).
8.Co-I, Key Project of National Philosophy and Social Sciences Foundation during the 10th Five-Year Plan, “Research on Strategies of Promoting New Curriculum in High School”, (2002-2003).
9.Co-I, Key Project of National Philosophy and Social Sciences Foundation during the 10th Five-Year Plan, “Evaluation for the National Standard of Curriculum in Basic Education”, (2002-2003).
10.PI, Key Projects of National Humanities and Social Sciences Key Institute Fund, (Project No.: 02JAZJD880007), “Research on School Moral Education Reform and School Moral Education Environment Reconstruction under the Context of Value Diversity”, (2002-2005).
11.PI, Key Project of National Educational Research Foundation Funded by Ministry of Education during the 10th Five-Year Plan, “Methodology for the School Change”, (2001-2005).
Selected Leadership/Membership in Professional Associations:
1.Hubei Chutian Scholar Chair Professor, Hubei University, since 2010.
2.Adjunct Professor, China Educational Policy Academy.
3.Associate Director, Council of Educational Experiment, the Chinese Society of Education, since 2000.
4.Associate Director, Council of Instruction Theory, the Chinese Society of Education, since 1994.
Selected Editorial Board:
5.Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Schooling Studies [Jichu Jiaoyu], China, since 2010.
6.Editorial Board Member, Journal of East China Normal University (Educational Sciences) [Huadong Shiafan Daxue Xuebao (Jiaoyu Kexue Ban)], since 2009.
1.A 6 month visiting scholar for the Teachers college of Columbia University(1990-2000)