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Ying Hong Jiang, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership
Phone: (626) 815-5358
Email: yjiang@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5416
Ying Hong Jiang’s, Ph.D., primary research interest is in multi-variate statistical methods, and application of these tools as structural equation modeling and meta-analysis to examine influential factors of opportunities to learn for diverse student populations. Her other interests include Monte Carlo methods to investigate relationships between influential factors and performance of certain statistical parameters, and generalizability, validity, and reliability study of large-scale alternative assessment. Ying is also interested in investigating innovative usage of statistical approaches to evaluating programs within a solid theoretical framework.

Education

Ph.D. - Urban Education: Educational Psychology - Research, Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.S. - Guidance and Counseling, Fort Valley State University
B.A. - English, Shanghai International Studies University

Department

  • School of Education
    • Educational Leadership

Expertise

  • equation modeling
  • statistical methods

Courses Taught

EDUC 740 – Intermediate Statistics and Data Analysis
EDUC 746 – Advanced Data Analysis
EDUC 747 – Standards-based Assessment
HED 743 – Program Evaluation in Higher Education
EDUC 575 – Educational Research, Statistics, and Program Evaluation

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Presentations
Jiang, Y. H., Chiang, L. H., Bonner, P., & Yau, J. (2008). Comparing Pathways of parental academic autonomy support, self-esteem and academic motivation among Asian and Latino Adolescents. Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, August, Boston.

Bonner, P., Jiang, Y. H., & Frobisher, B. (2008).  Coping Behavior of City School Superintendents.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Jiang, Y. H., Quinn, C., Mendoza F., & Honda, S. (2007) Investigating the Relationship between School Characteristics and Meeting School Wide (SW) and Comparable Improvement (CI) API Targets. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Educational Research Association, Dana Point, California.

Jiang, Y. H., Quinn, C., & Park, H.S. (2007). Investigating the Relationship between School Characteristics and the Passing Rate on the California High School Exit-Examination (CAHSEE). Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Park, H.S., Quinn, C., & Jiang, Y. H. (2007).The Impact of Computer Usage on Language Minority Student’s Academic Achievement: A Comparison between Asian and Hispanic Students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Reimer, K. S.,  Jiang,  Y. H., Clevenger, J. K.,  & Welsh, R. K. (2006) Naturalistic conceptions of moral commitment: Pathways for resiliency in adolescent personality. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 2006 Convention, Division 7, Social and Emotional Development, New Orleans, LA.

McDonald-Hoch, L., Welsh, R. K., Houskamp, B. M., Jiang, Y. H., & Tulleners Lesh, A. (2006, November). The factor structure of the Short Sensory Profile with a Latino population. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference on Early Childhood, Melbourne, Australia.

Jiang, Y. H., Mok, D., & Chiang, L. H. (2006). Exploring Classroom Activities Predicting Third Grade Academic Achievement between General Population and Students from Non-English Speaking Home. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Publications
Jiang, Y. H., Chiang, L. H., & Mok, D. (2005). Comparing predictors of early academic success between general population and ethnic minorities. Journal of Early Childhood Education and Family Review, 13(1), 31-46.

O’Sullivan, S. and Jiang, Y. H. (2004). Can fifth year program influence the attitudes of teacher candidates? Issues in Teacher Education, 13(2), 57-69.

Mok, D., Jiang, Y, Mendoza, J. (2003). Predicting kindergarten success for Head Start children. In The First Eight Years pathways to the future: Implications for Research, Policy and Practice (Summary of Conference Proceedings at the Head Start’s Sixth National Research Conference)(pp. 942-943).

Jiang, Y. H., Mok, D., & Weaver, R.R.., (2003). Predicting Kindergarten Success for Economically Disadvantaged Head Start Children: A Latent Curve Analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED482464)

O’Sullivan, S. and Jiang, Y. H., (2002). Determining the efficacy of the California Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA). Teacher Education, 29(3), 61-72.

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Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Associations, Boards, Committees
American Educational Research Association, Divisions D and H

Office Location

Building One, Room 133, West Campus

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