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Title Perspectives on teaching and learning Chinese literacy in China / Cynthia B. Leung, Jiening Ruan, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Multilingual education, 2213-3208 ; v. 2
Multilingual education ; v. 2. 2213-3208
Contents Historical Perspectives on Chinese Written Language and Literacy Education in China / Liqing Tao and Gaoyin Qian -- Literacy in Ancient China: A Culturally and Socially Situated Role in Historical Times / Liqing Tao and Gaoyin Qian -- Foreign Literature Education in China's Secondary Schools from 1919 to 1949 / Hongtao Liu and Jiening Ruan -- Influences of the Cultural Revolution on Chinese Literacy Instruction / Cynthia B. Leung and YiPing Wang -- Chinese Language Pedagogy and Human Dignity: The Special Rank Teacher in the Aftermath of the Cultural Revolution / Po Yuk Ko and Bob Adamson -- Early Literacy Education in China: A Historical Overview / Nancy Pine and Zhenyou Yu -- Chinese Youth Literature: A Historical Overview / Minjie Chen -- Primary School Chinese Language and Literacy Curriculum Reforms in China After 1949 / Jiening Ruan and Lijun Jin -- High School Chinese Language and Literacy Curriculum Reforms / Jiening Ruan and Guomin Zheng -- Chinese Lian Huan Hua and Literacy: Popular Culture Meets Youth Literature / Minjie Chen -- Information and Communication Technologies for Literacy Education in China / Xun Ge, Jiening Ruan and Xiaoshuai Lu -- Family Literacy in China / Cynthia B. Leung and Yongmei Li
Summary This is one of two volumes by the same editors that explore historical, philosophical, and cultural perspectives on literacy in China. This volume focuses on Chinese literacy, while the other volume is on English literacy. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, the country has witnessed a dramatic increase in its literacy rate, but not without challenges. The essays in this volume provide a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary look at changes in Chinese literacy education from ancient times to the modern day. Together, the essays address a wide array of topics, including early Chin
Analysis Education
Applied linguistics
Language and languages
Language Education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chinese language -- Study and teaching -- China.
Literacy -- China.
Form Electronic book
Author Leung, Cynthia B
Ruan, Jiening.
ISBN 9400748213 (acid-free paper)
9400748221 (electronic bk.)
9789400748217 (acid-free paper)
9789400748224 (electronic bk.)