Dr Zhang Limei

Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs /Lecturer

Tel : (65) 6467 5667 #308
Fax : (65) 6467 1278

Email : limei.zhang@sccl.sg

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Educational Background

PhD
National Institute of Education,
Nanyang Technological University

MA
Jilin University

BA
Northeast Normal University

 

Teaching and Research Experience

  • Lecturer, Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
  • Teaching Assistant, National Institute of Education
  • Associate Professor, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
  • Lecturer, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics

Courses Conducted

  • Language Testing: Design, Analysis and Classroom Practice
  • Quantitative Research and Data Analysis
  • Formative assessment and summative assessment
  • Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

Research Interests

  • Language assessment and classroom teaching, assessment literacy
  • Second language acquisition
  • Research methods, bilingualism and biliteracy, theories and practice of translation

Selected Publications

  1. Limei Zhang (2017) Metacognitive and cognitive strategy use and reading comprehension: A structural equation modeling approach. Singapore: Springer.
  2. Zhang, L.M. (2015) Selected Translation of the Travel Notes from the. Beijing: Commercial Press.

  1. Zhang, L.M., & Soh, K.C. (In press) Chinese Language Teachers’ Knowledge of and Training Needs for Assessment Literacy. In Soh, K.C. (Ed.), Teaching Chinese Language in Singapore – Retrospect and Challenge. Springer.
  2. Kunnan, A.J., & Zhang, L.M. (2015) Responsibility in language assessment. In Yang, H. (Ed.), The sociology of language testing (211-231). Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Press.

  1. Zhang, L.M., Chin, C.K., Gong, C., Min, Y., & Tay, B.P. (2016) An Investigation into Strategies Used by Singapore Lower Secondary Students in Chinese Composition Writing. Journal of Chinese Language Education, 1 (14), pp. 19-32. (ISSN: 0219-810X)
  2. Zhang, L.M. (2014) A structural equation modeling approach to investigating test takers’ strategy use and their EFL reading test performance. Asian EFL Journal, 2014 (75).
  3. Zhang, L.M., Goh, C.M.C., & Kunnan, A.J. (2014) Analysis of test takers’ metacognitive and cognitive strategy use and EFL reading test performance: A multi-sample SEM approach. Asian EFL Journal, 11 (1), pp. 76-120.
  4. Zhang, L.M., Aryadoust, V., & Zhang, L.J. (2014) Development and validation of the Test Takers' Metacognitive Awareness Reading Questionnaire. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 23 (1), pp. 37-51.
  5. Zhang, L.M., & Zhang, L.J. (2013) Relationships between Chinese college test takers’ strategy use and EFL reading test performance: A structural equation modeling approach. RELC Journal, 44 (1), pp. 35-57.
  6. Goh, C.M.C., & Zhang. L.M. (2013) Metacognitive theory and research in second language listening and reading: A comparative critical review. Contemporary Foreign Language Studies, 396 (12), pp. 94-110.
  7. Zhang. L.M. (2012) Metacognitive and cognitive strategy use and EFL reading test performance: A study of Chinese college students. SAAL Quarterly, 2012 (98), pp. 14-17.

  1. 黄婉玉, 张丽妹 (2019, July) Literature Review on Application of ICT in Education of Chinese as a Second Language. Paper presented at The 17th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education, Lancaster, UK.
  2. Zhang, L.M., Chin, C.K., Gong, C., Min, Y., & Tay, B.P. (2016, May) The Use of English in the Composing Process of Chinese Essays among Singapore Lower Secondary Students. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Hong Kong: The Hong Kong University of Education.
  3. Zhang, L.M., Chin, C.K., Gong, C., Min, Y., Tay, B.P., Cui, J.Y., Jyi, F-C., & Luo, Y. (2015, September) Investigating the Relationships between. Paper presented at Fourth International Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language, Singapore: SCCL/NTU.
  4. Zhang, L.M., Chin, C.K., Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2015, June) Understanding the Writing Processes and Difficulties in Chinese Narrative Writing among Lower Secondary Students in Singapore. Paper presented at the Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference, Singapore: NIE/NTU.
  5. Zhang, L.M. (2014, May) Investigating the relationships between test takers’ cognitive and metacognitive strategy use and ESL reading test performance. Paper presented at the International Association for Educational Assessment, Singapore.

  1. Zhang, L.M. (2015, November). Formative Assessment and Classroom Teaching. Keynote Address, Singapore Special Assistance Plan School, Singapore.

  1. Limei Zhang (2017, November). Assessment of Literacy of Singapore Primary Chinese Language Teachers. Assessing World Language Conference, Macau.