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Ying Hui-Michael

Horace Mann Hall (HM) 050
(401) 456-8024
yhui@ric.edu

Academic Background

Ph.D. in Special Education, The University of Texas at Austin (2005)
Emphasis: Multicultural/Bilingual Special Education

M.Ed. in Special Education, The University of Texas at Austin (1997)
Emphasis: Multicultural/Bilingual Special Education

Graduate Study, Gallaudet University (1993-1994)
Emphasis: Deaf Education/Multiple Disabilities

B. A. in Educational Administration, Liaoning Province Normal University (1989)
Special Education Diploma, Beijing Normal University (1990)

Courses Taught

SEPD 300: Introduction to Special Education
SPED 412: Assessment, Curriculum and Methodology for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities at Elementary Level
SED 551:  Introduction to Multicultural Special Education
SPED 552 & SPED 651: Dual Language Development and Intervention for English Language Learners with Special Needs
SPED 557 & SPED 653: Assessing English Language Learners with Special Needs & Practicum
SPED 554: Curriculum Design for English Language Learners with Special Needs
SPED 654: Graduate Internship in Urban/Multicultural Special Education

Specializations

  • Assessment and identification for English Language Learners with special education needs
  • RTI (Responsive to Intervention) for English Language Learners
  • Reducing disproportionate representation of linguistically diverse learners in special education
  • Asian American students in special education

Recent Scholarly Activity

Hui-Michael, Y. (2012). Educating Asian American Students with Exceptional Needs. In Obiakor, F. (Ed.). Multicultural education for learners with special needs. Information Age Publisher.

Hui-Michael, Y. & Garcia, S. B. (2009). Teachers’ Perceptions and Attributions of Asian American Students: Implications for Special Education Referral. Journal of Multiple Voices for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learner, 12 (1), 17-35.

2009-2011($114,828) Urban/Multicultural Special Education Project (PI and Grant Administrator)

Sponsor: Rhode Island Department of Education
The grant supported efforts of Title I and Title III schools with a focus on reducing disproportionate enrollments of English Language Learners in special education programs, reaching Annual Yearly Progress, and enhancing school and community/family collaboration.

Hui-Michael, Y. (2012). Assessing English Language Learners with Special Education Needs: A Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Approach. Workshop for Northern Rhode Island ELL Consortium, Rhode Island.

Hui-Michael, Y., Aragon-Hanley, D. & Laramee, S. (Feb. 2011). Promoting Language Acquisition in the Classroom. Presented at National Association for Bilingual Education Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.


Curriculum Vita

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Page last updated: December 12, 2008