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Professor Shih-ying Yang (楊世英)

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Yale University, 2000 (Cognitive Psychology); Advisor, Robert J. Sternberg

M.Ed., Harvard University 1994 (School of Education); Advisor, Howard Gardner

B.Ed., National Taiwan Normal University 1989 (Educational Psychology and Counseling)

 

RESEARCH AFFILATION:

Visiting Scholar, School of Business, University of Queensland, 2017; Advisor: Bernard McKenna.

Visiting Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, 2015-2016; Advisor: Michel Ferrari.

Visiting Scholar, Claremont Graduate University, 1999-2000 (Quality of Life Research Center, Peter F. Drucker School of Management); Advisor: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Visiting Scholar, University of Chicago, 1999, (Department of Psychology); Advisor: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

 

EMPLOYMENT:

National Chi Nan University, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, Distinguished Professor (2017-)

National Chi Nan University, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, Professor (2014-)

National Chi Nan University, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, Associate Professor (2008-2014)

National Chi Nan University, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, Assistant Professor (2003-2008)

National Chi Nan University, Graduate Institute of Adult and Continuing Education, Assistant Professor (2000-2003)

Kaohsiung Municipal Tso-ying Junior High School, teacher (Special education and English), 1988-1993

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Research Awards

Research Award, National Chi Nan University (2016)

Research Award, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, National Chi Nan University (2013)

Excellent Researcher Award, National Science Council of Taiwan (2012)

Excellent Researcher Award, National Science Council of Taiwan (2010)

Research Award, National Chi Nan University (2010)

Excellent Researcher Award, National Chi Nan University (2009)

Research Award, National Chi Nan University (2008)

Research Award, National Chi Nan University (2003)

Level-I Research Award, National Science Council of Taiwan (2000)

Teaching Awards

Top 10% Teaching Evaluation Course Award (Introduction to Psychology), National Chi Nan University (2018)

Top 10% Teaching Evaluation Course Award (Psychology and Wisdom in Real Life), National Chi Nan University (2017)

Top 10% Teaching Evaluation Course Award (Social Psychology), National Chi Nan University (2017)

Top 10% Teaching Evaluation Course Award (Psychology), National Chi Nan University (2015)

Top 10% Teaching Evaluation Course Award (Selective Readings on Educational Psychology), National Chi Nan University (2014)

Excellent Teaching Award, National Chi Nan University (2013)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Psychology and Wisdom in Everyday Life, 2016 Fall semester)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2017 Spring semester)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2015 Spring semester)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2014 fall semester)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2013 Spring Semester)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2012)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2011)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Psychology and Wisdom in Real Life, 2011)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2010)

Mentor of Outstanding Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2009)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2008)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2007)

Excellent Teaching Award, National Chi Nan University (2007)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2007)

Excellent Teaching Award, National Chi Nan University (2006)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Educational Psychology, 2006)

Mentor of Excellent Teaching Assistants Award, National Chi Nan University (Human Development and Psychology, 2006)

Honorary Listings:

Who’s Who in the World (2007-)

Fellowships and Scholarships

National Science Council Fellowship for Visiting Scholar (2015 – 2016)

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (1999 – 2000)

John F. Enders Research Funds (1999)

Yale University Dissertation Fellowship (1998 – 1999)

Yale University Graduate Fellowship (1994 – 1998)

 

GRANTS

智慧與生活管理與生命規劃 “Wise Life Management and Wise Life Planning” (MOST- 106-2410-H-260-022-SS2), Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2017-2019

平凡中的光輝:一般人的日常生活智慧“The Little Light of Mine”: Wisdom Manifested by Ordinary People” (MOST 104-2410-H-260-005 –SS2), Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2015-2017

智慧與人生重大經驗學習之東西方比較 “A Comparison of Peoples Responses Related to Wisdom and Learning from Important Life Experience in the East and West” (MOST 104BFA12007), Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2015-2016

人生重要經驗學習與智慧發展 “Transforming Learning from Life Experience into Wisdom” (NSC 101-2410-H-260-031 -SS3), National Science Council of Taiwan, 2012-2015

領導學習重要面向與智慧的關係 “Salient Dimensions of Leadership Learning and Their Relationships with Wisdom”(NSC-99-2410-H-260-006-MY2), National Science Council of Taiwan, 2010-2012

透過領導經驗學習之智慧發展 “Wisdom Developed through Learning from Leadership Experiences” (NSC-97-2410-H-260-005-SS2), National Science Council of Taiwan, 2008-2010

創造力與美好生活:一個台灣華人社群的觀點(II) “Creativity and the Good Life: A Taiwanese Chinese Perspective (II)” (NSC-92-2511-S-260-001-), National Science Council of Taiwan, 2003-2004

創造力與美好生活:一個台灣華人社群的觀點 “Creativity and the Good Life: A Taiwanese Chinese Perspective (I)” (NSC-91-2522-S-260-001-), National Science Council of Taiwan, 2002-2003

台灣華人的智慧要素 “Core Components of Wisdom among Taiwanese Chinese” (89-H-FA01-2-4-2), Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2001-2002

台灣華人的智慧觀 “Conceptions of Taiwanese Chinese”(89-H-FA01-2-4-0), Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2000-2001

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSORAL SOCIETIES:

American Psychological Association (2006-)

Asian Association of Social Psychology (2003-2005, 2007-)

Chinese Psychological Society (2000-)

American Psychological Society (1997-1998)

Member of Kaohsiung Psychological Measurement Association (1989-1992)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Wisdom, Taiwanese Chinese Indigenous Psychology

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Seminar on Wisdom and Leadership (All-English Course),

Seminar on Managerial and Organizational Wisdom (All-English Course),

Wisdom and Educational Leadership (All-English Course),

Psychology and Wisdom in Real Life,

Leadership, Wisdom, Creativity (All-English Course),

Seminar on Leadership and Psychology (All-English Course),

Introduction to Leadership Psychology (All-English Course),

Educational Psychology (All-English Course),

Selective Readings of Educational Psychology (All-English Course),

Advanced Topics of Adult Cognition,

Adult Development and Learning,

Selective Writings on Adult Education,

Seminar on Adult Education,

Human Development and Psychology,

Introduction to Social Psychology,

Indigenous Psychology,

Introduction to Psychology,

Education Research Methods-Quantitative Research Methods,

Qualitative Research,

Thesis Writing,

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Yang, S.-Y. (2018). Transforming leadership learning in higher education into wisdom. In S. Morison (Ed.), Leadership for improvement: Perceptions, influences, and gender differences (pp. 177-214). Nova: New York.
  2. Yang, S.-Y. (2017) The complex relations between wisdom and significant life learning. Journal of Adult Development, 24, 227-238. Doi: 10.1007/s10804-017-9261-1
  3. Yang, S.-Y. (2016) Exploring wisdom in the Confucian tradition: Wisdom as manifested by Fan Zhongyang. New Ideas in Psychology, 41, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.newideapsych.2015.11.001
  4. Liu, C., & Yang, S.-Y. (2015). 教練的智慧觀與團隊競技運動發展[Coaches’ conceptions of wisdom and their influence on the team athletics.] Sports & Exercise Research, 17(2), 127-137. doi: 10.5297/ser.1702.002 (Taiwan-SSCI journal)
  5. Yang, S.-Y. (2014). Wisdom and learning from important and meaningful life experiences. Journal of Adult Development. doi: 10.1007/s10804-014-9186-x (SSCI journal, impact factor 0.522)
  6. Yang, S.-Y. (2014). From personal striving to positive influences: Exploring wisdom in real-life contexts. In M. Ferrari & N. Weststrate (Eds.), The scientific study of personal wisdom: From contemplative traditions to neuroscience (pp. 115-135). New York: Springer.
  7. Yang, S.-Y. (2013). Wisdom and good lives. New Ideas in Psychology, 31, 194-210. doi:10.1016/j.newideapsych.2013.03.001 (SSCI journal, impact factor 1.241)
  8. Yang, S.-Y. (2013). Wisdom for the common good: Tales of three leaders. In J. D. Vanvactor (Ed.), Perspectives in leadership (pp. 177-188). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  9. Yang, S.-Y. (2011). Wisdom displayed through leadership: Exploring leadership-related wisdom. The Leadership Quarterly, 22, 616-632. doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2011.05.004 (SSCI journal, impact factor 2.711journal rank in management : 33/172, in applied Psychology: 12/72)
  10. Yang, S.-Y. (2011). East meets West: Cross-cultural perspectives on wisdom and adult education. In E. J. Tisdell & A. L. Swartz (Eds.), New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education No. 131: Adult education and the pursuit of wisdom (pp. 45-54). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. DOI: 10.1002/ace
  11. Yang, S.-Y. (2009). 智慧與領導智慧與領導:高等教育場域中的經驗學習 [Wisdom and Leadership: Experiential learning in Contexts of Higher Education]. 教育政策論壇[Educational Forum], 12(3), 125-162. (Taiwan-SSCI journal)
  12. Yang, S.-Y. (2008a). A process view of wisdom. Journal of Adult Development, 15(2), 62-75. doi:10.1007/s10804-008-9037-8 (SSCI journal, impact factor 0.522)
  13. Yang, S.-Y. (2008b). Real-life contextual manifestations of wisdom. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 67(4), 273-303. doi:10.2190/AG.67.4.a (SSCI journal, impact factor 0.62)
  14. Yang, S.-Y. 楊世英 (2008c). 智慧的意涵與歷程[Meanings and processes of wisdom]. 本土心理學研究[Indigenous Psychological Research in Chinese Societies], 29, 185-238. (Taiwan-SSCI journal)
  15. Yang, S.-Y. 楊世英 (2008d). 智慧與領導[Wisdom and leadership]. In D.-F. Chang 張鈿富(Ed.), 教育行政理念與創新Educational administration: Ideas and innovation (pp. 221-247). Taipei, Taiwan: Higher Education.
  16. Chen, Y., & Yang, S.-Y. 陳怡心、楊世英 (2008).成年早期女性經營兩性親密關係之經驗學習[What can young women learn from their intimate relationship: A study of adults’ learning from life experiences]. 家庭教育與諮詢學刊 [Journal of Family Education and Counseling],4, 31-56.referee journal
  17. Yang, S.-Y. 楊世英 (2007). 日常生活中智慧的形式與功能[Forms and functions of wisdom in real-life contexts].中華心理學刊[Chinese Journal of Psychology], 49( 2), 47-66. (Taiwan-SSCI journal)
  18. Yang, S.-Y., Chang, D.-F., & Yang, C.-S. 楊世英、張鈿富、楊振昇 (2006). 智慧與領導的關係[Wisdom and leadership: Exploring wisdom accomplished through leadership]. 教育政策論壇[Educational Forum], 9(4), 119-150. (Taiwan-SSCI journal)
  19. Yang, S.-Y. 楊世英 (2005). 當創造與智慧相遇。台灣華人文化中創造力與智慧的關係[When creativity meets wisdom: The relationship between creativity and wisdom in Taiwanese Chinese culture]. 教育資料集刊 [Bulletin of National Institute of Educational Resources and Research], 30, 47-74referee journal
  20. Yeh, L.-C., Dung, C.-C., Yang, S.-Y., Chen, J., & Shiao, F.-H. 葉連祺、董娟娟、楊世英、陳仁海、蕭芳華 (2005). 大學學生評鑑教師教學量表之編制[The development of the university teacher instructional evaluation scale]. 測驗學刊[Psychological Testing], 52, 59-82.Taiwan-SSCI journal
  21. Yang, S.-Y. (2001). Conceptions of wisdom among Taiwanese Chinese. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 32, 662-680. (SSCI journal , impact factor 1.547; journal rank 26/60 in Social Psychology)
  22. Yang, S.-Y., & Sternberg, R. J. (1997a). Taiwanese Chinese people’s conceptions of intelligence. Intelligence, 25(1), 21-36. (SSCI journal, impact factor 2.800; journal rank 12/120 in Personality Psychology)
  23. Yang, S.-Y., & Sternberg, R. J. (1997b). Conceptions of intelligence in ancient Chinese philosophy. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Vol. 17(2), 101-119. referee journal

 

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