In the Classroom

Scholarly Publications

The Impacts of Highly Resourced Vocational Schools on Student Outcomes in China

December 2020

Policymakers in developing countries have prioritized the mass expansion of vocational education and training (VET). Evidence suggests, however, that the quality of VET can be poor.

Examining Mode Effects for an Adapted Chinese Critical Thinking Assessment

October 2020

We examine the effects of computer-based versus paper-based assessment of critical thinking skills, adapted from English (in the U.S.) to Chinese.

Independent Reading in Rural China's Elementary Schools: A Mixed-Methods Analysis

June 2020

Abstract: Independent reading—unassigned reading for personal pleasure—has been shown to be an important driver of reading skills and academic success.