Principal Chang Shiang-Jiun holds a Ph.D. degree in English Education from University of Georgia in the United States. She is a retired associate professor of Department of Children English Education in National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan. For many years, she has been actively involved in writing children’s English teacher’s resource books and giving English teacher’s training; also, she devotes herself to promoting parental education in teaching children English. She was the chairperson of the Society of Children's Literature, R.O.C during 1993-1997, and was awarded an honor of “Special Contribution to Children’s Books“ by Hsin-Yi Foundations(信誼基金會) in 1997.
Personal Data
Name: Shiang-Jiun, Chang
Title: Principal
Languages: Chinese, English
Office Address: ST. FRANCIS XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL
439, Fuh Shing Road ,
Tao-Yuan, Taiwan R.O.C 33066
Tel: 886-3-2612-100 ext.1111
E-mail: sharonchang@gm.fxsh.tyc.edu.tw
Education

B.A. in English, National Taiwan Normal University, 1982
M.A. in Teaching English as A Foreign Language, Southern Illinois University, U.S.A.,1984
Ph.D. in English Education, University of Georgia, U.S.A.,1990

Professional Experience

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, Asia University, 2004-2007
Associate Professor and Director, Graduate School of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education 1999-2003
Associate Professor, Department of Language Education, National Taipei Teachers’ College 1990-1999
Instructor, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, National Defense University, 1985-1986

Honors

Special Contribution to Children’s Books“ Award, Hsin-Yi Foundations, 1997.
President, the Society of Children's Literature, R.O.C ,1993-1997
Advisory Board of Taiwan Reading Association, 2000-2003

Professional Memberships

Society of Children's Literature, R.O.C
Society of Children's Literature in Mainland China & Taiwan
Taiwan Reading Association
English Teachers’ Association-Republic of China

Consultants

Hi Young Music, Sun Disc Records, Hsin-Yi Foundations, Cat’s Multicultural Bilingual Preschool, Shi-Wang Communication Company, 3&3 International Institute

Reviewers

English textbooks for elementary schools sponsored by National Institute for Compilation and Translation

Editorial Boards

English Teaching & Learning
Young Writers

Classes

Language and Culture, Children’s Books in the Elementary EFL Classroom, Teaching Practice of Children’s English, English Nursery Rhymes in the Elementary EFL Classroom, Teaching Methodology of Children’s English

Research Interests

EFL Teaching Methodology , English Children’s Literature, English Nursery Rhymes, Multiple Intelligences and EFL Teaching

Publications
Books of Chinese Children’s Literature
Creative Teaching in the Primary Classroom through 25 Children’s Books (in Chinese) Tienwei Publishing
Great Ideas in Life Education with Children’s Books (in Chinese)3&3 International Institute
Multiple Intelligences Activities with Children’s Books (in Chinese)Tienwei Publishing
Books of English Teaching
How to Help Your Kids Master English (in Chinese) 3&3 International Institute
New Insights English Teaching for Kindergarteners (in Chinese) East West Publication
My Kid Cannot Speak Chinese (in Chinese) Parenting Source Press
You Say “A”, I Say ” Apple” (in Chinese) Sitak Publication
The Practice of English Teaching in the Primary School (in Chinese) Tienwei Publication
Great Ideas in Teaching 20 English Nursery Rhymes (in Chinese) East West Publication
Top Ideas in Teaching 20 English Songs (in Chinese) East West Publication
100 Instant Ideas in Making English Bulletin Board (in Chinese)East West Publication
Great Ideas in Teaching English Folktales (in Chinese) East West Publication
Talk to Your Students in English (in English) East West Publication
Talk to Your Family in English (in English) East West Publication
Talk to Your Small Kids in English (in English) East West Publication
English Songs and Fun Games with Preschoolers (in Chinese) East West Publication
200 Amazing Children’s Games with Cheap Stuff (in Chinese) Suncolor Publication
101 Quick & Easy English Games in the Primary Classroom (in Chinese) Suncolor Publication
Top Teaching Ideas with 50 Outstanding English Picture Books 1 (in Chinese) Taiwan Mac Educational Co., Ltd
Top Teaching Ideas with 50 Outstanding English Picture Books 2 (in Chinese) Taiwan Mac Educational Co., Ltd
Top Teaching Ideas with 50 Outstanding English Picture Books 3 (in Chinese) Taiwan Mac Educational Co., Ltd
We Sing We Learn 1 (in English) East West Publication
We Sing We Learn 2 (in English) East West Publication
We Sing We Learn 3 (in English) East West Publication
Picture Books of English Nursery Rhymes for Young Learners (Volumes 1-10) (in English) Children Publication
We Draw We Learn (in English) Santa Publication
25 Grammar Mini-books (in English) Santa Publication English Textbooks
Wow English (for primary school students) Volumes 1-12 (in English) Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group
New Wow English (for primary school students) Volumes 1-8 (in English) Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group
Lollipop (for kindergarteners) Volumes 1-6 (in English) Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group
Power Wow (for primary school students) Volumes 1-8 (in English) Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group