Search results for author:"Yuping Zhang"
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International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 98–109
In China, the National College Entrance Examination (gaokao) is an important gateway to future life outcomes. In this paper, we analyze longitudinal survey data from two waves (2004 and 2009) of the Gansu Survey of Children and Families to examine...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 29, No. 5 pp. 474–486
In this paper, we investigate the gender gap in education in rural northwest China. We first discuss parental perceptions of abilities and appropriate roles for girls and boys; parental concerns about old-age support; and parental perceptions of...
The influence of early linguistic skills and family factors on literacy acquisition in Chinese children: Follow-up from age 3 to age 11
Mengmeng Su; Hugo Peyre; Shuang Song; Catherine McBride; Twila Tardif; Hong Li; Yuping Zhang; Weilan Liang; Zhixiang Zhang; Franck Ramus; Hua Shu
Learning and Instruction Vol. 49, No. 1 (June 2017) pp. 54–63
The present longitudinal study investigated the predictive power of preschool linguistic skills and early family factors on children's comprehensive literacy skills at the end of primary school in 262 Chinese children. The results indicated that a...
Youyi Liu; George K. Georgiou; Yuping Zhang; Hong Li; Hongyun Liu; Shuang Song; Cuiping Kang; Bingjie Shi; Wei Liang; Jinger Pan; Hua Shu
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 82, No. 1 (2017) pp. 75–90
This study examined the contribution of phonological awareness, orthographic knowledge, morphological awareness and rapid naming to word-reading accuracy and fluency in Chinese. We tested 1776 children from Grades 1 to 6. The results of path...