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Dr. Xuejun (Ryan) Ji
Member, Language Sciences Steering Committee / PhD Student
Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education
Faculty of Education
Evolving Language in an Information Economy, Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism
Xuejun (Ryan) Ji is a current Ph.D. student in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM). Prior to coming to UBC, he obtained his first Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (Language and Literacy) from Texas A&M University - College Station. His research focuses on diagnostic classification modeling, measurement validity, large-scale assessments and learning analytics. And parallel applied research homes in on: differential diagnosis and intervention of reading problems, literacy acquisition across languages, validation of reading theoretical models across languages, and the impacts of ecological, socioemotional, and cognitive factors on child development.
Language assessment, literacy acquisition, quantitative methods