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Residence

 14005 Calle Elegante
 Bakersfield, CA 93314
 E-Mail: jwang@csub.edu

Jianjun Wang

 Office: EDUC 234/Phone: (661) 654-3048
 California State University, Bakersfield
 9001 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93311

Education

Education  (John Staver@Purdue, Advisor)

Physics (Professor Ping Li @ BNU, Advisor)

 Statistics (Dr. Feyerherm@KSU,Advisor)

          [Passed the 2nd Ph.D. Qualifying Exam in 1993]

 

Experiences

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (1993-Present) –

Hired in 1993;

Early Promotions to Associate & Full Professor in 1997 & 2001, respectively;

Early Tenure in 1998.

  • NSF Noyce Scholarship Grant Evaluation (2009-2014)
  • NSF Information Assurance Grant Evaluation (2013)
  • Chevron REVS-UP Summative Evaluation (2013)
  • Pavilion Foundation Research Grant (10/1/2009 – 3/30/2011: $57,000).
  • Consultant/Evaluator for an ETS project (9/1/2008 – 9/1/2011: $1.4 million).
  • Chair (2002 – 2008), Department of Advanced Educational Studies.
  • Pavilion Foundation Research Grant (9/1/2007 – 9/1/2008: $54,000).
  • Pavilion Foundation Research Grant (9/1/2005 – 9/1/2007: $37,000).
  • NAEP Secondary Data Analysis (2005, U.S. Dept. of Education)
  • Statistical consultant for a validation study of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (2003 – 05)

 

  • External evaluator for the $2.81 million OPTEI project (2000, US DOE)
  • The 1990s: Research grants were sponsored by Spencer Foundation, NSF, NCES, AERA, and California Department of Education.

 

Service for External Grants

Wang, J. (2014).  Summative evaluation of the CSUB Robert Noyce Scholarship Program. (NSF grant report)

Wang, J. (2014).  First 5 Kern Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2012-2013. (Proposition 10 report)

Wang, J. (2013).  Models for Information Assurance Education and Outreach: A Report on Year 1 Implementation.  (NSF grant report)

Wang, J. (2013).  Creative collaboration between Chevron and CSUB: Research Experience Vitalizing Science – University Program.  (Chevron grant report)

Wang, J. (2013).  The Robert Noyce Scholarship Program at CSUB (III). (NSF grant report)

Wang, J. (2013).  First 5 Kern Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2011-2012. (Proposition 10 report)

Wang, J. (2012).  The Robert Noyce Scholarship Program at CSUB (II). (NSF grant report)

Wang, J. (2012).  First 5 Kern Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2010-2011 (Proposition 10 report).

Wang, J. (2011).  The Robert Noyce Scholarship Program at CSUB (I). (NSF grant report)

Smith, T., Gorden, B., Colby, S., & Wang, J. (2005).  An examination of the relationship between depth of student learning and National Board certification status.  Boone, NC: Appalachian State University. (A report for National Board Certification)

Teaching

EDRS680: Educational Statistics

EDRS681: Research Design & Analysis

EPSY 214: Intermediate Statistics (for the doctoral program in Educational Administration)

EPSY 395c: Quantitative Research Design and Methods (for the doctoral program in Educational Administration)

Library Orientation

Publication

Book

Liu, X., Ma, X., Wang, J. & Zhao, X. (1996).  Mathematics and science curriculum change in the People's Republic of China.  Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen. [ISBN 0-7734-8863-4]

Yan, Z., Wu, Z., Wang, J. & Lu, S. (1989). Research in education. Beijing: Spring-Fall Publisher. [ISBN 7-5069-0141-2]

Wang, J. (1987). Alignment of physics curriculum with cognitive development. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Publisher (Book order number 0535564).

Journal Article/Book Chapter

Wang, J. (2014).  A comparative evaluation of STEM education indicators in the era of accountability.  International Journal of Education, 6 (1), 1-20.

 

Bhattacharjee, D., & Wang, J. (2013).  Assessment of facility deprivation in the households of the north-eastern states of India.  Demography India, 40 (2), 35-54.

 

Wang, J. (2013). An assessment of education quality beyond dinner table discussion. International Education Studies, 6 (1), 111-116.

 

Wang, J., Henderson, J., & Harniman, J. (2013). An empirical study of coexisting relationships between area-specific support and early childhood development.  Journal of Social Service Research, 39 (2), 141-158.

Wang, J. (2012).  A comparative study of science achievement and self-concept during a historical transition.  International Education Studies, 5 (1), 137-146. 

Wang, J. (2011).  Re-examining test item issues in the TIMSS mathematics and science assessments.  School Science and Mathematics, 111 (7), 334-344.

 

Wang, J. (2010).  Outsourcing the HSD computing for SPSS application.  InterStat (ISSN 1941-689X).

Wang, J. & Luo, X. (2010).  Toward enhancing scholarship of science education in college teaching.  The Journal of Effective Teaching, 10 (1), 56-64.

Wang, J. (2009). HKKC raw data exports.  In A. Crawford (Ed.), Turning the curve (pp. 56-74). Laguna Hills, CA: CS&O.

Wang, J. (2008).  Effect size and practical importance: A non-monotonic match.  International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 31 (2), 125-132.

Wang, J., Oliver, J. S., & Staver, J. (2008).  Self-concept and science achievement: Investigating a reciprocal relation model across the gender classification in a cross-cultural context.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 45 (6), 711-725.

Wang, J. (2007).  A trend study of self-concept and mathematics achievement in a cross-cultural context.  Mathematics Education Research Journal, 19 (3), 33-47.

Wang, J., Smith, T., & Oliver, J. S. (2006).  An empirical examination of gender stereotype from the result of National Board certification.  Teacher Education & Practice, 19 (3), 365-379.

Wang, J. (2006).  An empirical study of gender difference in the relationship between self-concept and mathematics achievement in a cross-cultural context.  Educational Psychology, 26 (5), 689-706.

Wang, J. (2005).  An analysis of item score difference between 3rd and 4th grades using the TIMSS databaseThe International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 5, 1-17.

Wang, J. (2004).  A comparative study of relationship between mathematics and science achievement at the 8th grade.  The International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 4, 1-11.

Zhao, Y. & Wang, J. (2004).  An empirical study of contextual factors on Chinese female access to higher education.  In M. Pan, J. Lin, & Y. Zhao (Eds.), Inheritance and reform. Xiamen, China: Xiamen University Press.

Wang, J. & Zhu, C. (2003). An in-depth analysis of achievement gaps between 7th and 8th grades in the TIMSS databaseSchool Science and Mathematics, 103 (4), 186-191.

Wang, J. (2002).  Stochastic models of quality control on test misgradingEducation, 122, 609-614.

Wang, J. (2002).  Reliability generalization: An HLM approach.  Instructional Psychology, 29 (3), 213-218.

Ma, X. & Wang, J. (2001).   A confirmatory examination of Walberg’s model of educational productivity in student career aspiration.  Educational Psychology, 21 (4), 443-453.

Wang, J. (2001, August-September).  TIMSS primary and middle school data: Some technical concerns.  Educational Researcher, 17-21.

Wang, J. (2001).  An empirical study of structural relations between science education and student career aspiration. Research in the Schools, 8 (1), 51-60.

Wang, J. (2001).  An application of the mixed-effects model in TIMSS data analyses.  Multiple Linear Regression Viewpoints (MLRV), 27 (1), 53-56.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. (2001).  An examination of relationships between factors of science education and student career aspiration. The Journal of Educational Research, 94 (5), 312-319.

Wang, J. & Ma, X. (2001).  Effects of educational productivity on career aspiration among American high school students.  Alberta Journal of Educational Research, XL VII (1), 75-86.

Li, Y. & Wang, J. (2001).  Exploring relationships between mathematics education and student career aspiration. Research in Middle Level Education Annual, 24, 99-119.

Wang, J. (2000). Relevance of the hierarchical linear model to TIMSS data analyses.  Education, 120 (4), 787-789, & 781.

Wang, J. (1999).  Reasons for Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM): A reminder.  Journal of  Experimental Education, 68 (1), 89-93.

Wang, J. & Zhu, C. (1999).  A videotape study of science teaching in Shenzhen, China.  Proceedings of the 1999 International Conference of Physics Teachers & Educators sponsored/supported by the International Commission on Physics Education (ICPE) and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), p. 209-215 (ISBN 7-5633-3054-2).

Wang, J. (1999). A structural model of student career aspiration and science education.  Research  in the Schools, 6 (1), 53-63.

Wang, J. (1998). A content examination of TIMSS items. Phi Delta Kappan, 80 (1), 36-38.

Wang, J., Greathouse, B., & Falcinella, V. (1998). An empirical assessment of self-esteem enhancement in a CHALLENGE Service Learning Program. Education, 119 (1), 99-105.

Wang, J., Saunders, M., & Kellenberger, L. (1998). An empirical study of the effect of Diagnostic Training and Guided Reading in teacher education. Reading Improvement, 35 (4), 178-183. 

Wang, J. (1998). Toward standardizing standards. The Math‑Science Connector, 28 (4), 3‑4.

Wang, J. (1998). A comparative study of student science achievement between U.S. and China. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 35 (3), 329‑336.

Wang, J. (1997). A contextual examination of school physics in China. Science Education, 81, (3), 333‑354.

Wang, J. (1997). Using SAS PROC MIXED to demystify hierarchical linear model. Journal of Experimental Education, 66 (1), 84‑93.

Wang, J. & Calhoun, G. (1997).  A useful table for assessing the effect of guessing on true-false   and multiple-choice tests.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 57 (1), 179-185.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. (1997).  An empirical study about Chinese adolescent science achievement: gender differences.  Journal of Educational Research, 90 (4), 252‑255.

Wang, J., Greathouse, B., & Kellenberger, L. (1997).  An empirical study of student recruitment in teacher education.  Education, 117 (2), 252-261.

Wang, J., Oliver, S., & Lumpe, A. (1996).  The relationship of student attitudes toward science, mathematics, English and social studies in U.S. secondary schools. Research in Schools, 3 (1), 13-22.  

Wang, J., Wildman, L., & Calhoun, G. (1996).  The relationships between parental influence and student achievement in seventh grade mathematics.  School Science and Mathematics, 96 (8), 395-399.

Wang, J. (1996). 'Solution processes and interpretations of solutions in solving a division-with-remainder story problem: Do Chinese and U.S. students have similar difficulties?': Comment. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 27, 619‑621.

Wang, J. (1996, November).  Re‑assessment of a learning gap.  Phi Delta Kappan, 234-239.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. (1996).  An empirical approach toward the prediction of students' science achievement in the United States and Hubei, China.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 33 (3), 283-301.

Wang, J. (1996).  An empirical assessment of textbook readability in secondary education.  Reading Improvement, 33 (1), 40-45.  

Wang, J. (1995).  Critical values of guessing on true-false and multiple-choice tests.  Education, 116 (1), 153-158.

Wang, J. (1995).  Toward clarification of confusion in the concept of percentile.  Education, 115 (4), 538-540.

Wang, J. & Wildman, L. (1995).  An empirical examination of effect of family commitment in education on student achievement in seventh grade science.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 32 (8), 833-837.

Wang, J. & Wildman, L. (1994).  The effects of family commitment in education on student achievement in seventh grade mathematics.  Education, 115 (2), 317-319, 271.

Wang, J. (September, 1993). Simple and hierarchical model for test misgrading.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 53, 597-603.

Wang, J. (1990). IEA studies and their relevance to the educational research in China. Foreign Educational Research, Changchun, 90(1), 64-68.

Wang, J. (1989). An introduction to the Second IEA Science Study.  Shanghai Educational Research, Shanghai, 89(5), 22-26.

Wang, J. (1988). Pupils’ cognitive development and the reform in exercises.  Educational Research (Beijing), 88(10), 16-19.

Conference Paper

Wang, J., Ortiz, T., & Rodriguez, H. (2013, November).  An examination of partnership building in early childhood education.  Paper presented at the 2013 annual meeting of NAEYC, Washington, DC.  

Wang, J. (2013, October).  A new approach to examine service integration: A hierarchical social network analysis model.  Presentation made at 2013 DPELFS Faculty Research Colloquium, Fresno, California.

Wang, J. (2013, October).  A new approach to examine service integration: A hierarchical social network analysis model.  Presentation made at 2013 DPELFS Faculty Research Colloquium, Fresno, California.

Wang, J. (2013, February).  Types I-IV SS: A comparison of SPSS default changes for data analysts over the past two decades. A Presentation and Public Hearing made at the First 5 Kern Commission.

Wang, J. (2012, February).  Evaluation report of 2010-11 Proposition 10 funding. A Presentation and Public Hearing made at the First 5 Kern Commission.

Wang, J. (2011, April).  A comparative study of science achievement and self-concept during a historical transition.  Paper presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.

Bhattacharjee, D., & Wang, J. (2010, November).  Assessment of facility deprivation in the households of the north eastern states of India.  Paper presented the annual conference of Indian Association for the Study of Population.

Wang, J. (2010, April).  Research tool augmentation: Outsourcing the HSD computing for SPSS users. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Denver, Colorado.

Wang, J., Guaglianone, C., & Kelsey, C. (2010, April).  Assessment of unit operations for the NCATE accreditation. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Denver, Colorado.

Wang, J. (2009, April).  A trend study of self-concept and mathematics achievement in a cultural comparative contest. Paper presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, California.

Wang, J. & Tam, H. P. (2008, March).  A follow-up study of self-concept and mathematics achievement in a cross-cultural context. Paper presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York.

Wang, J. (2007, April).  Research methodology and result interpretation on students' learning in math, science and technology: comparative studies between China and the United StatesSymposium discussant at the 2007 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago.

Wang, J. (2006, April).  A trend study of self-concept and mathematics achievement in a cross-cultural context.  Paper presented at the 2006 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

Wang, J. & Ma, X. (2006, April).  A study of correlation between the NAEP scores and student coursework in science.  Paper accepted for presentation at the 2006 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

Wang, J. (2005, April).  An empirical study of gender difference in the relationship between self-concept and mathematics achievement.  Paper presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Smith, T., Wang, J., & Oliver, J. (2005, April). Gender stereotype investigation: A validity study of the NBPTS certification. Paper presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Wang, J. (2004, April).  Self-concept and mathematics achievement: Modeling the relationship under the language pressure in Hong Kong.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

Wang, J., Oliver, S., & Garcia, A. (2004, April).  An empirical study of relationships between student self-concept and science achievement in Hong Kong.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

Zhao, Y. & Wang, J. (2004, April).  An empirical study of contextual factors on Chinese female access to higher education.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

Wang, J. (2003, April).  An analysis of relationships between mathematics and science achievement in TIMSS and TIMSS-R.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

Wang, J. (2003, April).  An in-depth analysis of achievement gaps between 3rd and 4th grades in the TIMSS database.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

Wang, J. & Santos, S. (2003, April).  A comparative study of relationship between mathematics and science achievement at the 8th grade.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

Wang, J. (2002).  Stochastic models of quality control on test misgrading.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, CA.

Wang, J. (2002).  An in-depth analysis of achievement gaps between 7th and 8th grades.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, CA.

Wang, J. (2001, June).  Secondary analyses of the NCES databases.  An invited presentation at University of California, Santa Barbara (reference: Professor Jules Zimmer).

Briegel, T., Wang, J., et al. (2001, April).  An examination of digital dividing factors on teacher’s access to Internet resources in rural schools.  Paper presented at the 2001 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, Washington.

Wang, J. (2000, April).  Relevance of the hierarchical linear model to TIMSS data analyses.  Paper presented at the 2000 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. (1999, March).  A content examination of the TIMSS science items.  Paper presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Boston, MA.

Wang, J. (1999, April).  A content examination of the TIMSS mathematics and science tests.  Paper presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Wang, J. (1999, April).  An illustration of the Least Median Squares (LMS) regression using PROGRESS.  Paper presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Wang, J. & Turner, D. (1999, April).  An empirical study between student career aspiration and science education.  Paper presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Wang, J., & Zhu, C. (1999, April).  A cross-examination of science teaching in Shenzhen, China.  Paper presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Wang, J. (1998, December 12).  The condition of the U.S. education: A multiculture perspective. An invited speech at Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China. Contact person: Professor Liu Bingsheng, Department of Physics, Nanjing Normal University.

Wang, J. (1998, December 14).  Learning cycle and life-long learning: A review of the constructivist epistemology.  An invited speech at Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China.  Contact person: Professor Liu Bingsheng, Department of Physics, Nanjing Normal University.

Wang, J. (1998, April).  Downplaying TIMSS horse race: An analysis of Apercentage correct responses’ data in the seventh and eighth grades.  Paper presented at the 1998 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

Wang, J. (1997, April 18).  Some contextual observations on the Third International Study of Mathematics and Science (TIMSS). An invited speech at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.  Contact Person: Professor Sandy Damico, Director of the Division of Educational Studies, Emory University.

Wang, J. (1997, April 18). Outliers in multivariate data analyses. An invited speech at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Contact Person: Professor Sandy Damico, Director of the Division of Educational Studies, Emory University.

Wang, J. (1997, March). Demystification of hierarchical linear model using SAS PROC MIXED. Paper presented at the 1997 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.  

Wang, J., Greathouse, B., & Falcinella, V. (1997, March).  An empirical assessment of self‑esteem enhancement in a CHALLENGE service‑learning program.  Paper presented at the 1997 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.  

Wang, J. & Brie, R. (1997, March).  An empirical study of sibling effect on student science achievement in the People's Republic of China.  Paper presented at the 1997 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.  

Wang, J. (1996, April).  A comparative study of gender differences in student achievement between physical and biological sciences in China and the United States.  Paper presented at the 1996 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY.  

Wang, J. (1996, April).  Evolution of school physics in the People's Republic of China.  Paper presented at the 1996 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY.  

Wang, J. (1995, April).  Critical values of guessing on true‑false and multiple‑choice tests.  Paper presented at the 1995 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

Wang, J. (1995, April).  An empirical study about China: Gender equity in science education.  Paper presented at the 1995 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

Wang, J. (1995, April).  An empirical study of student science achievement in the People's Republic of China.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. (1994, April).  An empirical model for prediction of students' science achievement.  Paper presented at the 1994 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. (1994, March).  An empirical approach to explore ceiling effects on students' science achievement in the U.S. and China.  Paper presented at the 1994 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Annaheim, CA.

Rong, R., Wang, J., Oliver, J. S. & Lumpe, A. T. (1993, April).  A Longitudinal Study of American Youth: Students' attitudes toward science, math, English and social studies. Paper presented at the 1993 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Atlanta, GA.

Wang, J. & Staver, J. R. (1993, April).  A comparative study between the U.S. and China: School equity in science education. Paper presented at the 1993 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Atlanta, GA.

Wang, J., Oliver, J. S. & Lumpe, A. T. (1992, March).  The relationship among students' attitudes toward science, math, English and social studies. Paper presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Cambridge, MA.

Lumpe, A. T., Krestan, R. M. & Wang, J. (1992, March).  Gender difference in predicting 10th grade students' attitudes toward science: Results from the Longitudinal Study of American Youth. Paper presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Cambridge, MA.

Lumpe, A. T., & Wang, J. (1991, January).  The attitudes of American youth: A Look at the Longitudinal Study of American Youth (LSAY).  Paper presented at the 1991 annual meeting of the Southwest Association for Education of Teachers of Science. Colorado Springs, CO.