Directory » SHIFANG TANG
shifangtang03@exchange.tamu.edu
EPRC 201C EPRC
Department
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Afilliations
Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition

SHIFANG TANG
Coordinator of Project LISTO
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar Profile:
Education
Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University (2018)
M.A., Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, HuaZhong University of Science and Technology (2007)
COURSES TAUGHT
BIED610. HISP BILING ASSESS/MONIT
2019A
EDCI614. ESL INTERNAT CULT SET
2020A
EPSY631. PROGRAM EVAL
2020C
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
Tang, S., Irby, B., Tong, F., & Lara-Alecio, R. (accepted). The effects of the cooperative/collaborative/peer-tutoring strategies on English learners’ reading and speaking proficiency in an English-medium context: A research synthesis. Sage Open. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 1.356]
Tang, S., Tong, F., Irby, B, Lara-Alecio, R. (2021). Bilingual teachers’ application of the cooperative/collaborative/peer-tutoring strategies in teaching cognitive content in a randomized control study. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 4.159]
Tang, S., Wang, Z., & Sutton-Jones, K. (2021). A multi-level analysis of upper elementary students’ performance on the STAAR reading exam: Comparing growth trajectories of rural and non-rural school districts. Educational Studies. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 1.19]
Lara-Alecio, R., Tang, S., Sutton-Jones, K., Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Jimenez, D., & Villarreal, E., (2021). The Impact of Virtual Professional Development on Teachers’ ESL Pedagogical and Content Knowledge. International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 11(1), 64-86. [indexed in SCOPUS, Cite Score: 1.0].
Tang, S., Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Guerrero, C., (2020). Fidelity of implementation in a randomized controlled trial study: The effect of virtual professional development on bilingual teachers. Bilingual Research Journal, 43(1), 111-124. [Indexed in SCOPUS, Cite Score: 2.0].
Tong, F., Wang, Z., Min, Y., & Tang, S. (2020). A systematic literature synthesis of 18 years of post-secondary Chinese-English bilingual education in mainland China: Where does the academic discourse stand?. Sage Open, 10(2), 2158244020926510. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 1.356].
Tong, F., Tang, S., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Guerrero, C., (2020). The determination of appropriate coefficient indices for inter-rater reliability: Using classroom observation instruments as fidelity measures in large-scale randomized research. International Journal of Educational Research, 99, 101514. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 1.976].
Tong, F., Tang, S., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Guerrero, C., & Lopez, T. (2019). A process for establishing and maintaining inter-rater reliability for two observation instruments as a fidelity of implementation measure: A large-scale randomized controlled trial perspective. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 62, 18-29. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 1.953].
Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Guerrero, C., Tang, S., & Sutton-Jones, K. L. (2018). The impact of professional learning on in-service teachers’ pedagogical delivery of literacy-infused science with middle school English learners: A randomized controlled trial study in the US. Educational Studies, 45(5), 533-553. [SSCI, 2020 Impact Factor: 1.19].
Book Chapters
Tong, F. & Tang, S. (2017). English-medium instruction in Chinese university science classroom: An observation study. In Q. Dixon, J. Zhao, & Y. Sun (Eds.), English-medium instruction in Chinese Universities. Routledge.
Irby, B. J., Abdulrahman, N., Tang, S., Yang, P., Phuong, T., Tong, F, & Lara-Alecio, R. (2017). Science achievement among economically challenged students in the United States: A scoping analysis. In S. Markic, & S. Abel (Eds.), Science education towards inclusion. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc. ISBN: 978-1-63485-381-1
SERVICE
Reviewer, International Journal of Educational Research (since 2019)
Reviewer, Studies in Educational Evaluation (since 2019)
Reviewer & Article Editor, Sage Open (since 2020)
Secretary/Treasurer, Classroom observation SIG, American Education Research Association (AERA), 2019-2021
CERTIFICATION
What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Group Design Standards Version 4.1 Certified Reviewer, Institute for Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, August 2021
What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Single Case Design Standards Version 4.1 Training, Certificate of Completion, Institute for Education Sciences (IES), U.S Department of Education, October, 2021