Senior Lecturer, Department of Chinese Studies
Activities relevant to the proposed research group
Linda Tsung has been conducting research into Chinese language education, identity and minority education in China. In the past three years she also conducted research into minority education in the post colonial Hong Kong. From her research she has published Minority languages, Education and Communities in China, (Palgrave Macmillan 2009) a book which has a strong focus on language and identity, and education outcome of minority students. She co-edited a book with Dr Ken Cruickshank Teaching and Learning Chinese in Global Contexts (Continuum, 2010). She has been supervising PhD students at the University of Sydney and University of Hong Kong in the area of language and identity.
Publications relevant to the proposed research group
Tsung, L. (2009) Minority languages, Education and Communities in China, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
Tsung, L. and Cruickshank, K. (Eds.) (2010) Teaching and Learning Chinese in Global Contexts. London: Continuum.
Tsung, L.T. & Clarke, M. (2010). Dilemmas of identity, language & culture in higher education in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 30(1), 57-69.
Tsung, L., Zhang, Q., & Cruickshank, K. (2010) 'Access to majority language and educational outcomes: South Asian background students in post colonial Hong Kong', Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: An International Journal. 4 (1) pp.17-32.
Tsung, L. & Cruickshank, K. (2009). Mother Tongue and Bilingual Education in China. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 12(2), first published: 13 March 2009.
Tsung, L., Wang, G., and Zhang, Q. (in press). Bilingual education in China: The case of Yunnan. In G. H. Beckett & G. A. Postiglione (Eds.), Indigenous and Minority Language Education: Identity Reconstruction in a Rising China. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.