Associate Professor Jinghe Han

Associate Professor Jinghe Han

Associate Professor,
Centre for Educational Research (SoE)

Biography

Dr Jinghe Han is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Educational Research, School of Education, Western Sydney University. Her teaching and research interests include English Medium Instruction, post-lingual pedagogy, bilingualism, pedagogy for Higher Degree Research education and academic writing. She has supervised a large number of Higher Degree Research students. Jinghe plays a key role in a last standing international collaborative program between China and Australia - Research Orientated School Engaged Teacher Education Program (a partnership program between Western Sydney University, Department of Education, New South Wales, and Ningbo Education Bureau). This program has successfully run for ten years and set a model for China-Australia collaboration in education.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Han.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Centre for Educational Research (SoE)

Contact

Email: J.Han@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 216
Mobile: 0422652972
Location: J.1.01
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Han, J. (2020), 'Theorising Culture: A Chinese Perspective', : Palgrave Macmillan 9783030238797.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2017), 'Pedagogies for Internationalising Research Education: Intellectual Equality, Theoretic-Linguistic Diversity, and Knowledge Chuangxin', : Springer 9789811020643.
  • Han, J. (2017), 'Post-Lingual Chinese Language Learning: Hanzi Pedagogy', : Palgrave Macmillan 9781137598394.

Chapters in Books

  • Salter, P., Halbert, K., Howard, E., Singh, M., Miles, D., Jones, P., Bhati, A., Wong, C. and Han, J. (2018), 'Local connections, global perspectives', The Globalisation of Higher Education: Developing Internationalised Education Research and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan 9783319745787.
  • Han, J. and Singh, M. (2016), 'Localising/internationalising teacher education with Anglo-Chinese theoretic-linguistic characteristics : producing dingtian lidi teacher-researchers', Super Dimensions in Globalisation and Education, Springer 9789811003103.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2015), 'Making Chinese learnable : strategies for the retention of language learners', Chinese Educational Migration and Student-Teacher Mobilities: Experiencing Otherness, Palgrave Macmillan 9781137492906.
  • Han, J. and Wei, Y. (2013), 'A blended learning model for English Medium Instruction in higher education', Research Perspectives on English Medium Instruction in the Globalized Higher Education, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology 9789866975790.
  • Singh, M., Ballantyne, C. and Han, J. (2013), 'Multiliteracies, Asian linguistic engagement and the Australian curriculum', Beyond the Voices: Chinese Learning, I am on My Way, Zhejiang University Press 9787308116053.
  • Han, J. (2010), 'World English speaking students' cosmopolitan experiences: Learning to be an Australian teacher', Education Without Borders: Diversity in a Cosmopolitan Society, Nova Science Publisher 9781617286131.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2008), 'The commoditization of English and the Bologna Process: Global products and services, exchange mechanisms and trans-national labour', Language as commodity: Global structures, local marketplaces, Continuum International Publishing Group 9781847064233.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2008), 'Trans-national mobility, world Englishes and student-tachers: Bologna's interruption of absences in teacher education', Critical readings in teacher education: Provoking absences, Sense Publishers 9789087902896.
  • Han, J. and Zhao, D. (2008), 'Mobilising "Double Knowing": Pedagogical Leadership for Internationalising Higher Education', Changing University Learning and Teaching: Engaging and mobilising Leadership, Quality and Technology, Post Pressed 9781921214387.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2006), 'Quality English Teaching for a Knowledge Producing Society: Inspiring Robust Hope, Creativity and Passion', Only connect : English teaching, schooling and community, Wakefield Press 1862546983.

Journal Articles

  • Han, J. and Schuurmans-Stekhoven, J. (2017), 'Enhancement of higher degree candidates' research literacy : a pilot study of international students', Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, vol 26, no 1-2 , pp 31 - 41.
  • Han, J., Han, Y. and Ji, X. (2016), 'Australian monolingual teacher education in the era of post-monolingualism', Modern University Education, vol 157, no 1 , pp 53 - 58.
  • Han, J., Singh, M. and Liu, Q. (2015), 'Work integrated learning for higher degree research : a pilot study of bilingual teacher-researcher education program', Modern University Education, vol 4 , pp 93 - 97.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2014), 'Educating teachers of "Chinese as a local/global language" : teaching "Chinese with Australian characteristics"', Frontiers of Education in China, vol 9, no 3 , pp 403 - 428.
  • Han, J., Zhang, Z. and Singh, M. (2014), 'Marginalization of non-native English speakers under the dominance of standard English : a case study of non-native English speaking teachers in Australia', Modern University Education, vol 149, no 5 , pp 33 - 37.
  • Han, J. and Schurmanns-Stekhoven, J. (2014), 'Disposition or dislocation? : why do foreign and local students' learning styles differ?', International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, vol 9, no 3 , pp 285 - 297.
  • Yao, J. and Han, J. (2013), 'Bilingual beginning Mandarin teachers' classroom English in Sydney schools : linguistic implications for teacher education', The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, vol 22, no 2 , pp 127 - 136.
  • Han, J. and Yao, J. (2013), 'A case study of bilingual student-teachers' classroom english : applying the education-linguistic model', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol 38, no 2 , pp 117 - 131.
  • Singh, M., Han, J. and Woodrow, C. (2012), 'Shifting pedagogies through distributed leadership : mentoring Chilean early childhood educators in literacy teaching', Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, vol 37, no 4 , pp 68 - 76.
  • Han, J. (2012), 'How critical information literacy challenges Chinese international research students : a content analysis of their literature review documents', Local Global, vol 9 , pp 110 - 126.
  • Han, J. and Yao, J. (2012), 'Reflections on the Teaching of English academic writing: From the perspectives of Critical Information Literacy of Chinese Overseas Graduate Students', Hebei Daxue Xuebao (Shehui Zhexue Ban), vol 37, no 2 , pp 133 - 138.
  • Han, J. (2012), 'Information literacy challenges for Chinese PhD students in Australia : a biographical study', Journal of Information Literacy, vol 6, no 1 , pp 3 - 17.
  • Han, J., Singh, M. and Zhao, D. (2010), 'Safety literacy for speakers of English as a foreign language : educating novice drivers for the public's health', Literacy and Numeracy Studies, vol 18, no 1 , pp 52 - 66.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2010), 'Peer review, Bourdieu and honour : connecting Chinese and Australian intellectual projects', British Journal of Sociology of Education, vol 31, no 2 , pp 185 - 198.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2010), 'Teacher education for world English speaking student-teachers : making transnational knowledge connections for mutual learning', Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education, vol 26, no 0 , pp 1300 - 1308.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2009), 'Engaging Chinese ideas through Australian education research: using chengyu to connect intellectual projects across 'peripheral' nations', Discourse Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, vol 30, no 4 , pp 397 - 411.
  • Han, J. and Singh, M. (2007), 'Getting World English Speaking Teachers to the Top of the Class: Making hope for ethno-cultural diversity in teacher education robust', Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, vol 35, no 3 , pp 291 - 309.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2007), 'World English Speaking (WES) student-teachers' experiences of schools: curriculum issues, transnational mobility and the Bologna Process', Transnational Curriculum inquiry, vol 4, no 1 , pp 65 - 79.
  • Cao, T., Singh, M. and Han, J. (2007), 'Language is Human, Human is Language', Foreign Language Research, vol 5 , pp 8 - 12.
  • Singh, M., Han, J. and Harreveld, B. (2006), 'The impacts of redistributive quantum funding: managing quality education research to extend talent, sustain openness and build toolkits', The Australian Educational Researcher, , pp 175 - 189.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2006), 'Global English and the loss of language communities and their knowledge', Australian Mosaic, vol 13, no 1 , pp 34 - 36.
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2005), 'Globalizing Flexible Work in Universities: Socio-technical Dilemmas in Internationalizing Education', International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, vol 6 .

Conference Papers

  • Liao, J. and Han, J. (2012), 'The discursive construction of literature review : an examination of Chinese PhD students' information behaviour', Australian Association for Research in Education. Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Singh, M. and Han, J. (2012), 'Globalization, languages, knowledge : Australian teacher-researcher education in a China-centered era', Proceedings of the Second Northeast Asia International Symposium on Language, Literature and Translantion, .
  • Zhao, D. and Han, J. (2008), 'Case studies on quality supervision of international research students at Australian universities', AARE 2007 International Education Research Conference Research Impacts: Proving or Improving, Fremantle, WA., Australia.
  • Zhao, D., Singh, M. and Han, J. (2007), 'The development of road safety literacy: Self-reflective study by Chinese learner drivers in Australia', 3rd International road Safety Conference, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Other Publications

  • 2014, 'Internationalizing Education Through English Medium Instruction: Key Theoretic-Pedagogical Ideas', Research Report
  • 2014, 'Making Chinese Learnable: Research Oriented School Engaged Teacher--researcher Education', Research Report

Research Projects:

External

2018-2019: EMI pedagogical development for Chinese academics at Huaqiao University, funded by Huaqiao University, People's Republic of China (Main Investigator, $69,500)

2015-2017: Educating diverse learners: curriculum and pedagogical  frameworks that bring global perspectives from the periphery to the core, funded by Office of Learning and Teaching (Co-investigator, $240,000)

2014-2015: Developing an English Medium Instruction Model: An exploratory Study of Key Theoretic-Pedagogical Ideas, funded by Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology through Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology). (Main investigator, $16,100)

2013-2014: English Medium Instruction: A Collaborative Teacher-Research Project for internationalising education, funded by Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology through Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Co-investigator, $27,045).

2009-2012: Extending the capabilities of "argumentative Chinese students:" Enhancing Australia’s pedagogical capacity for engaging China through internationalising research education funded by Australia Research Council (Co-investigator, $160,000)

Internal

2018-2019: Developing a culturally and linguistically responsive English Medium Instruction (EMI) pedagogy for higher education in China (Funded by School of Education, Western Sydney University)

2010-2011: Advancing the information literacy for International research students: A pathway to completion (the Research Grants Scheme, UWS)

2007-2008: ‘International higher degree research students from Asia and the potential role of their bilingual capabilities in knowledge production’ (CSU Faculty Seed Grant)

2007-2008: ‘From Global to Local: Transitional Experiences, Pedagogic Approaches and Professional Challenges amongst International Academic Staff at CSU’ (CSU internal grant);

2007-2008: ‘Increasing the Presence of Indigenous and non-English Speaking Background People in Teacher Education and the Teaching Profession’ (CSU Discovery Grant Development Fund)

2007-2008: ‘WES student-teachers, their knowledge base and need for knowledge in successfully completing professional experience’ (Education Faculty Funds CSU).

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Han.

Current Projects

Title: Investigating Vietnamese EFL teacher cognition (beliefs and knowledge) about pronunciation and its impact on classroom practices
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Jinghe Han and Christine Jones Diaz
Years: 2018-07-02 - 2021-08-16
ID: P00025207
Title: Equality and quality in education for disadvantaged communities: geography, ethnicity, income and vulnerability
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Michael Singh and Jinghe Han
Years: 2015-10-06 - 2019-10-05
ID: P00022988
Title: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) Approach to the Enhancement of Mechanical Engineering Students' learning in Vietnam
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Jinghe Han
Years: 2016-06-14 - 2020-06-13
ID: P00024512
Title: Teachers' beliefs and current practices of teaching speaking skills to non-English major students at Vietnamese Universities
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Jinghe Han
Years: 2017-03-01 - 2020-02-28
ID: P00023882
Title: Bilingualism: An investigation into English language teaching at tertiary level in Vietnam
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Jinghe Han
Years: 2016-04-04 - 2020-04-03
ID: P00023449
Title: The collaborative development of EMI pedagogy for Huaqiao University academics
Funder:
  • Huaqiao University
Western Researchers: Jinghe Han and Michael Singh
Years: 2018-08-01 - 2020-08-31
ID: P00025138

Previous Projects

Title: A study of service learning in higher education in Vietnam
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Michael Singh and Jinghe Han
Years: 2015-06-01 - 2019-05-31
ID: P00022973

Supervision

Associate Professor Han is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: How Do the Identities of Beginning Mandarin Teachers Impact on their Teaching to Non-Background Speakers in Australian Schools? A Case Study in ROSETE 3
Field of Research: Education
Thesis Title: The Impact of Visual Pedagogy on Students' Learning of Hanyu - A Case Study of a Western Sydney Public School
Field of Research: Education
Thesis Title: A Beginning Teacher's Professional Learning Journey Through Teaching Mandarin in a Western Sydney School
Field of Research: Education Studies
Thesis Title: The Impact of Beginning Mandarin Teachers' Knowledge on Primary Students' Classroom Engagement in Western Sydney Schools
Field of Research: Teacher Education: Primary; Education Studies
Thesis Title: Connecting Australian Students' Prior Knowledge with their Second Language Learning: A Beginning Mandarin Teacher's Exploration of Strategies through Language Transfer.
Field of Research: Curriculum And Education Studies
Thesis Title: Doctoral Candidates' Information Practice through Research Writing: Cases of East-Asian Students in Australian Universities
Field of Research: Teacher Education: Higher Education; Librarianship And Information Management; Other Education
Thesis Title: The Cultural Appropriateness of Communicative Language Teaching: A Case Study of the EFL Program Implementation at a Vietnamese Tertiary Institution
Field of Research: Teacher Education: Higher Education; English As A Second Language Teaching; Curriculum Studies; Other Society And Culture
Thesis Title: An Exploration of Task-Based Approach to Making Chinese Learnable: A Teacher-Researcher Action Project
Field of Research: Curriculum And Education Studies; Other Education; Education Studies
Thesis Title: A Beginning Mandarin Teacher Researcher's Exploration of Her Own Professional Development Through Classroom Teaching - A Self Study
Field of Research: Other Education; Eastern Asian Languages
Thesis Title: A Chinese Teacher's Exploration of Teaching Strategies for Support Class Students: An Action Research in a Western Sydney School
Field of Research: Other Education
Thesis Title: An Investigation of Pedagogical Framework of Chinese Character Teaching for Beginning Learners in Australian Schools - An Action Research
Field of Research: Other Education; Eastern Asian Languages
Thesis Title: An Exploration of Student-Centered Approaches to Making Chinese Learnable for Beginning Learners in Australian Schools: A Bilingual Teacher Action Research Project
Field of Research: Teacher Education: Higher Education; Other Education
Thesis Title: Exploring the Association Memory Method to Make Chinese Learnable for Beginning Learners in Australian Schools
Field of Research: Teacher Education: Primary; Education; Eastern Asian Languages

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