Jie Zhang

Jie Zhang, Assistant Professor, Chinese Pedagogy and Applied Linguistics

Jie Zhang, Ph.D.

Jie Zhang is Assistant Professor of Chinese Pedagogy and Applied Linguistics in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma. She is broadly interested in second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy, and Chinese as a second/foreign/heritage language. Her current research projects include 1) investigating Chinese second language development using learner corpora; 2) developing dynamic assessment tools to diagnose and support second language listening and reading development; and 3) designing concept-based instruction for Chinese second language learners.

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Select Publications: 
  • Zhang, J. (2016). Understanding Chinese as a foreign language from the perspective of second language acquisition. In J. Ruan, J. Zhang, & C. B. Leung (Eds.), Chinese language education in the United States (pp. 63-82). Berlin: Springer.
  • Ruan, J., Zhang, J., & Leung, C. B. (Eds.). (2016). Chinese language education in the United States. Berlin: Springer.
  • Poehner, M. E., Zhang, J., & Lu, X. (2015). Computerized Dynamic Assessment (C-DA): Diagnosing L2 development according to learner responsiveness to mediation. Language Testing, 32(3), 337-357.
  • Zhang, J. (2014). A learner corpus study of L2 lexical development of Chinese resultative verb compounds. Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, 49(3), 1-24.
  • Zhang, J. (2013). Learner agency, motive, and self-regulated learning in an online ESL writing class. The IALLT Journal for Language Learning Technologies, 43(2), 57-81.    
  • Zhang, J., & Lu, X. (2013). Variability in Chinese as a foreign language learners’ development of the Chinese numeral classifier system. The Modern Language Journal, 97(1), 46-60.