Yue Bian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Room: UW1-271Q
Phone: 425-352-3560
Box: 358531
bianyue@uw.edu

Education

Ph.D., Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education,
Michigan State University, East Lansing
M.A., Educational Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.A., English, Nankai University, China

Academic Interests

Dr. Bian’s scholarship explores effective teacher education practices that prepare all teachers to be linguistically and culturally responsive to emergent multilingual students in formal and informal learning contexts. As a transnational and bilingual scholar, Dr. Bian also attends to the lived experience of prospective and practicing teachers and teacher educators from transnational and bi/multilingual backgrounds, particularly those who are first-generation immigrants. To learn more about her work, please visit her website.

Teaching Activities

BEDUC 441/541: Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, and Structure of English
BEDUC 442/542: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment in ESOL
BEDUC 443/543: Practicum in ESOL
BEDUC 444/544: Leadership, Advocacy and Program Level Assessment in ESOL

Selected Publications

Li, G., Bian, Y., & Martinez, J. M. (2019). Learning to teach English language learners as “a side note”: TESOL pre-service teachers’ perspectives of their professional preparation. In J. Keengwe & G. Onchiwari (Ed.), Handbook of research on assessment practices and pedagogical models for immigrant students. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dao. V & Bian. Y (2018). International novice teacher educators navigating transitional sel(f)ves in multicultural education teaching. In E. R. Lyle (Ed.). Fostering a relational pedagogy: Self- study as transformative praxis. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Li, G., Bian, Y., & Martinez, J. M. (2018). “I don't have the resources to learn, or… the time to do that”: Teacher educators’ perspectives and practices of preparing pre-service teachers for English language learners. In A. E. Lopez & E. L. Olan (Eds.), Transformative pedagogies for teacher education: Moving towards critical praxis in an era of change. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Li, G., Honojosa, D. M., Wexler, L., Bian, Y., & Martinez, J. M. (2017). Using multimodal modules to address pre-service teachers’ knowledge gap in learning to teach English language learners. Tapestry, 8, article 2.

Selected Presentations

Symons, C., & Bian, Y. (2020, Dec.). Using SFL in linguistically responsive instruction with multilingual youth. Will present at the 70th Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. (virtual meeting).

Bian, Y. (2020, April). "Once upon a time...": Stories of learning to teach emergent bilinguals. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (Conference Canceled).

Gu, Z., & Bian, Y. (2020, April). Teaching others, learning about selves: Collaborative self-study of two international teacher educators. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (Conference Canceled).

Bian, Y., & Gu, Z. (2019, May). Mentoring others, mentoring ourselves: Tension, negotiation, and growth as international teacher educators. Presented at the 15th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign, IL.

Bian, Y. (2019, February). Short stories about a long story: Making sense of teacher candidates’ experiences of learning to teach emergent bilinguals through narrative inquiry. Presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY.

Symons, C., & Bian, Y. (2018, May). Schools cannot do it alone: creating transformative learning spaces for refugee youth. Presented at the 14th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, IL.

Bian, Y. (2018, April). “I’m learning along the way”: How beginning teachers learn to teach ELLs in internship classrooms. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Bian, Y. (2018, March). Culturally and linguistically responsive teacher education: A framework for understanding ELL-related content addressed in methods courses for mainstream teachers. Presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Bian, Y. (2017, December). “我在一边教一边学”: 新手教师在实习课堂中针对双语学生的教与学 (The teaching and learning of intern teachers in the field). Presented at the First Youth Forum, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

Bian, Y., & Martinez, J. M. (2017, April). Literature review on pre-service teacher preparation to teach mathematics in bilingual classrooms. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Li, G., & Bian, Y. (2016, April). Preparing teachers for English language learners: A research synthesis. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

Bian, Y., Li, G., Martinez, J. M., & Li, G. (2015, April). Preparing pre-service teachers for English language learners: Instructors' practices and perspectives. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.