Junmin Xiao

Email: jxiao10@sheffield.ac.uk
Supervisor: Dr Sabine Little, Dr David Hyatt, The School of Education, The University of Sheffield

Qualifications

2015 MA Chinese Teaching for Foreigners (Outstanding Postgraduate Student Award), School of Chinese Language and Literature, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

2012 BA Teaching Chinese as the Foreign Language, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

Programme

PhD

Thesis Title

International Chinese Language Teachers’ Teaching Reflection and Its Potential Influence on Teaching Practices and Professional Development: A Case Study of A Confucius Institute in England.

Research Interests

My research interests include: Chinese as second/foreign language teaching (CSL/CFL teaching); second language acquisition (SLA); teacher reflection; teacher education; professional development (PD).

Research Activities

2014 Oral presentation, Seminar of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Publications

Junmin Xiao (2013). Cultural Reflection on Digital Reading. Publishing Journal, 21(6): 90-95.

Xuefeng Feng & Junmin Xiao (2013). Research on New Linguistic Customs of the Chinese New Year in Contemporary China. Social Science Journal, 209: 48-52.

Junmin Xiao & Ruhua Huang (2011). Analysis of Network Resources in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language. Journal of National Academy of Education Administration, 157: 63-66.