Reading Development in Chinese Children

Reading Development in Chinese Children


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780897898096
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

CATHERINE MCBRIDE-CHANG is Associate Professor of Psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

HSUAN-CHIH CHEN is Professor of Psychology (Chair Professor) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he is also a former Head of the Psychology Department and the founding Director of the Centre for Cognition and Brain Studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Catherine McBride-Chang and Hsuan-Chih Chen

Chinese Reading Development in Some Major Chinese Societies: An Introduction by Him Cheung and Lisa Ng

Component Skills for Reading Chinese in Primary School Children by May Jane Chen

A Longitudinal Study on the Effects of Phonological Awareness and Speed of Processing on Early Chinese Character Recognition by Catherine McBride-Chang and Yiping Zhang

Development of Orthographic Knowledge and Its Relationship with Reading and Spelling among Chinese Kindergarten and Primary School Children by Connie Suk-Han Ho, Pamela Wing-yi Yau, and Agnes Au

The Role of Character Components in Reading Chinese by Hwawei Ko and Chia Feng Wu

Response Errors in Reading Chinese Characters: A Developmental and Sociocontextual Perspective Hui Li

Linguistic Awareness in Learning to Read Chinese: A Comparative Study of Beijing and Hong Kong Children by Lily Chan and Lei Wang

The Role of Character Schema in Learning Novel Chinese Characters by Kuan-Chun Tsai and Terzinha Nunes

Combining Phonological and Semantic Cues in Reading Pseudocharacters: A Comparative Study by Anke W. Blote, Ping Chen, Elis Overmars, and A.H.C. van der Heijden

Beginning Readers' Awareness of the Orthographic Structure of Semantic-Phonetic Compounds: Lessons from a Study of Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language by Nancy Ewald Jackson, Michael E. Everson, and Chuanren Ke

Developmental Characteristics of Eye Movements in Reading Chinese by Hsuan-Chih Chen, Hua Song, Wing Yi Lau, Kin Fai Ellick Wong, and Siu Lam Tang

Metacognitive Beliefs and Strategies in Reading Comprehension for Chinese Children by Carol K. K. Chan and Dois Y. K. Law

The Unitization Effect in the Development of Reading Chinese and English: Evident from Letter/Character-Component Detection by Liang Tao and Alice Healy

Lexical Representation and Processing in Chinese-speaking Poor Readers by Hua Shu, Xiangzhi Meng, and Alice Cheng Lai

Biscriptal Literacy Development of Chinese Children in Singapore by Susan J. Rickard Liow and Tng Siok Keng

Pinyin and Phonotactics Affect the Development of Phonemic Awareness in English-Cantonese Bilinguals by Him Cheung

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