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Book

Guo, S., Guo, Y., Beckett, G., Li, Q., & Guo, L. (2012). Teaching under China’s market economy: Five case studies. Brussels: Education International.

Book Chapters

Guo, Y. (2013). Beyond deficit paradigms: Exploring informal learning of immigrant parents. In Guo, S. (Ed.), Transnational migration and lifelong learning Global issues and perspectives (pp. 106-123). London: Routledge. (reprint)

Guo, Y., & Beckett, G. H. (2012). A critical analysis of English language teaching in today’s market economy in China. In Sung, K. & Pederson R. (Eds.), Critical ELT practices in Asia: Key issues, practices, and possibilities (pp. 55-70). Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Guo, Y., & Mohan, B. (2011). Beyond cultural differences: Understanding and negotiating the conflict between Chinese immigrant parents and Canadian teachers. In Z. Bekerman & T. Geisen (Eds.), International handbook of migration, minorities, and education: Understanding cultural and social differences in processes of learning (pp. 301-317). New York: Springer.

Guo, Y., Arthur, N., & Lund, D. (2010). Exploring diversity with pre-service teachers. In S. Roy (Ed.), Emerging social and language issues in Canada (pp. 73-104). Blitzprint. Inc.


Guo, Y. (2006). Between the worlds: Searching for a competent voice. In G. Li & G. Beckett (Eds.), “Strangers” of the academy: Asian female scholars in higher education (pp. 211-232). Sterling, VA: Stylus. 

Guo, Y. (2006). Project-based English as a foreign language education in China: Perspectives and issues. In G. H. Beckett & P. C. Miller (Eds.), Project-based second and foreign language education: Past, present, and future (pp. 143-155). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Refereed Journal Articles

Guo, S., Guo, Y., Beckett, G., Li, Q., & Guo, L. (2013). Changes in Chinese education under globalization and market economy: Emerging issues and debates. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 43(2), 244-264.

Guo, Y. (2012). Diversity in public education: Acknowledging immigrant parent knowledge. Canadian Journal of Education, 35(2), 120-140.

Guo, Y. (2012). Exploring linguistic, cultural, and religious diversity in Canadian schools: Pre-service teachers’ learning from immigrant parents. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, 7(1), 4-23.

Guo, Y. (2012). Teaching English for economic competiveness: Emerging issues and challenges in English education in China. Canadian and International Education, 41(2), 28-50.

Guo, S. & Guo, Y. (2012). Introduction: Teaching under China’s market economy: Emerging issues and challenges, Canadian and International Education, 41(2), 1-7.

Guo, Y. (2011). Beyond deficit paradigms: Exploring informal learning of immigrant parents. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 24(1), 41-59.

Guo, Y. (2011). Perspectives of immigrant Muslim parents: Advocating for religious diversity in Canadian schools. Multicultural Education, 18(2), 55-60.

Guo, S., & Guo, Y. (2011). Multiculturalism, ethnicity and minority rights: The complexity and paradox of ethnic organizations in Canada. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 43(1-2), 60-80.

Guo, Y. (2010). Meetings without dialogue: A study of ESL parent-teacher interactions at secondary school parents’ nights. The School Community Journal, 20(1), 121-140.

Guo, Y. (2009). Racializing immigrant professionals in an employment preparation ESL program. Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry, 1(1), 40-54.

Guo, Y., Arthur, N., & Lund, D. (2009). Intercultural inquiry with pre-service teachers. Intercultural Education, 20(6), 565-577.

Guo, Y., & Mohan, B. (2008). ESL parents and teachers: Towards dialogue? Language and Education, 22(1), 17-33.

Hébert, Y., Guo, Y., & Pellerin, M. (2008). New horizons for research on bilingualism and plurilingualism: A focus on languages of immigration in Canada. Encounters on Education, 9, 57-74.

Guo, Y., & Beckett, G. H. (2007). The hegemony of  English as a global language: Reclaiming local knowledge and culture in China. Convergence, 40(1-2), 117-132.

Guo, Y. (2007). Multiple perspectives of Chinese immigrant parents and Canadian teachers on ESL learning in schools. Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: An International Journal, 1(1), 43-64.

Guo, Y. (2006). “Why didn’t they show up?”: Rethinking ESL parent involvement in K-12 education. TESL Canada Journal, 24 (1), 80-95.

Guo, Y. (2005). An investigation of ESL teachers’ experience of peer consultation. Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, 31(2), 17-36.

Guo, Y. (2003). Dr. Aoki: A department colloquia organizer. Educational Insights, 8 (2). Vancouver: The Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia. [Available: http://www.ccfi.educ.ubc.ca/publication/insights/v08n02/aoki/guo.html]

Monographs

Guo, Y., Lund, D., & Arthur, N. (2009). My culture, your culture: What pre-service teachers say about intercultural competence. Working Paper Series No. WP04-09, Prairie Metropolis Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Archibald, J., Basjutski, K., Guo, Y., Jaques, C., Johnson, C., McPherson, M., Roessingh, H., & Shea, C. (2008). A review of the literature on English as a Second Language (ESL) issues. Alberta Education. [Available at http://education.alberta.ca/media/903123/esl_litreview.pdf]

Non-Refereed Publications

Guo, Y. (October 30, 2012). Why do immigrants need to learn soft skills? The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (May 9, 2012). Current issues in ESL education. Education Letter. Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, 17-19.

Guo, Y. (April 24, 2012). Chinese passport. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (March 20, 2012). Chinese New Year. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (November 22, 2011). Equal opportunity. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (August 3, 2010). Chinese and foreigners. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (February 16, 2010). Myths of second language learning. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (October 20, 2009). There is a lion in the refrigerator. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A. 9.

Guo, Y. (August 22, 2009). “Iron Road”: A vivid history lesson. The Vancouver Singtao Daily.

Guo, Y. (June 16, 2009). The value of language. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A.9.

Guo, Y. (November 4, 2008). Multiculturalism and multilingualism. The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A.15.

Guo, Y. (March 25, 2008). Discrimination against the non-native accent? The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A.9.

Guo, Y. (February, 2008). Can you lose your accent in a week? Languages, Cultures, & Global Perspectives newsletter. Faculty of Education, University of Calgary. [Available  http://www.ucalgary.ca/languagelearning/canyouloseyouraccent]

Guo, Y. (December, 2007). Project-based ESL education: Promoting language and content learning. Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language (ATESL) newsletter. [Available http://www.atesl.ca/cmsms/home/newsletters/december-2007/project-based-esl-education/]

Guo, Y. (November 6, 2007). Why do immigrants need to change their names? The Vancouver Singtao Daily, A.9.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Guo, Y. (April 16, 2012). How do immigrant parents construct and mobilize their knowledge to support their children’s education? Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [Available at aera12_proceeding_527007.pdf]

Guo, Y. (April 15, 2012). The impact of the market economy on English teachers in China. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [Available at aera12_proceeding_527458.pdf]

Guo, Y. (January 7, 2012). Unlearn their privileges: Pre-service teachers learning from immigrant parents. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education (pp. 2073-2092). Honolulu, Hawaii.

Guo, Y. (December 4-7, 2011). Immigration, diversity, and knowledge construction: exploring pre-service learning of teacher candidates in Canada. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning (pp. 715-722). Shanghai, China: East China Normal University.

Guo, Y. (April 8-12, 2011). Knowledge construction and mobilization of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) parents and preservice teachers. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. [Available at aera11_proceeding_445546.doc]

Guo, Y. (June 29, 2009). Exploring informal learning of immigrant parents in Canada. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning. Roskilde, Denmark: Roskilde University.

Guo, S., & Guo, Y. (May, 2009). Spaces/Places: Exploring the possibilities and boundaries of community-based adult education for recent immigrants to Canada. Proceedings of the 28h Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) Annual Conference (pp. 108-114). Ottawa: Carleton University.

Guo, Y. (April 13-17, 2009). Knowledge construction and mobilization of ESL parents. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, California. [Available at aera09_proceeding-217371.pdf]

Guo, Y. (March 27, 2008). Breaking silence: Conditions for intercultural dialogue between immigrant parents and Canadian teachers. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York. [Available at aera2008-proceeding-217371.doc]

Guo, Y., & Beckett, G. (May 10, 2007). The hegemony of English and strategies for reclaiming the local knowledge in the language policy in China. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Policy and Social Engineering (pp. 62-74). Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.

Guo, Y. (January 6, 2007). Communication skills: Perception of adult ESL learners. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education (pp. 2000-2022). Honolulu, Hawaii.

Guo, Y. (2006). Beyond language skills: Challenges for professional immigrants in Canada. In Armstrong, P. (Ed.), Proceedings of the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (SCUTREA): Intercultural Perspectives on Research into Adult Learning- A Global Dialogue (pp. 135-142). Leeds, UK: University of Leeds.

Guo, Y. (2004). Rethinking issues and perspectives of minority parent involvement. In G. Germain, C. Mills, N. Marchand, & M. Rogers (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference of the Western Canadian Association for Student Teaching (WestCAST): Re-Framing Teacher Education - The Changing Landscape (pp. 249-254). Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta.

Guo, Y. (2003). Colliding perspectives of second language literacy. In J. Anderson, M. Kendrick, T. Rogers, S. Smythe, & F. Pirbhai-Illich (Eds.), Proceedings of the Portraits of Literacy Conference: Critical Issues in Family, Community, and School Literacy. http://pkp.ubc.ca/ocs/literacyproceedings/index.php

Guo, Y.  (1996). Don’t ever forget the bridge that you crossed over: Reconciliation between mothers and daughters in Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club. In L. Robson & I. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of the Social Sciences and Humanities Conference (pp. 115-121).  Saskatoon: University of Saskathewan.

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