Presentatations 

Conference Presentations

Sun, H. (2019, October). The dynamics of teachers’ questions and comments and bilingual preschooler’s Chinese learning process and outcome in Singapore. Paper presented at 4th CCS Satellite Symposium on Complex Systems and Education, Singapore

Sun, H. (2019, September). How Animated Ebooks Could Help Children Learn their Mother Tongue Better Evidence from An Eye-tracking Study. Paper presented at Asian Festival of Children's Content, Singapore

Goh, S. & Sun, H. (2019, July). Dual language learners: Latent classes of vocabulary growth associate with variation in hyperactivity-inattention. Paper presented at 14th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, London, Britain

Sun, H. (2019, April). Teachers’ questions and comments and bilingual preschooler’s Chinese learning: a complex dynamic system perspective. Paper presented at AERA, Toronto, Canada

 

Sun, H. & Williams, D. (2019, March). What and when individual differences matter: bio-ecological influences in early language and literacy development. Poster presented at The Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, USA

 

Sun, H., Yussof, N., Vijayakumar, P., Lai, G., Ong, Q.H., & O’Brien, B. A. (2019, March). Teacher’s Codeswitching and Bilingual Children’s Mother Tongue Language Learning and Cognitive Switching Flexibility. Poster presented at The Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, USA

Sun, H. (2018, October). The efficacy of animated e-books in fostering Singaporean kindergartener’s Mandarin lexical learning. Presentation at ABC'18: a Showcase of Infancy Research in the Asia-Pacific, Singapore

Sun, H. (2017, July). Bilingual language experience and social-emotional well being:  A cross-sectional study of Singapore preschoolers. Poster presented at 14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Lyon, France

 

Sun, H. (2017, May). Instructional strategies and linguistic features of preschool teacher’s shared book reading: variation, effectiveness and teacher’s characteristics. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference, Singapore

 

Sun, H. (2017, April). Differential effects of internal and external factors in early bilingual vocabulary learning: the case of Singapore. Poster presented at The Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, USA

 

Sun, H. (2017, Feburary). Cognitive and environmental factors in early bilingual vocabulary learning:  the case of Singapore. Paper presented at Association for Reading and Writing in Asia, Hong Kong, China

 

Sun, H. (2016, October). Foreign language learning as a complex dynamic process: A microgenetic case study of a Chinese child’s English learning trajectory. Paper presented at Focus on the learner: Contributions of individual differences to second language learning and teaching, Konin, Poland

 

Sun, H. (2016, September). Individual differences in children’s early English acquisition in China: internal and external factors. Paper presented at 2016 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), New York, United States

 

Sun, H. (2016, May). Individual Differences in Early Foreign Language Development: From Linear and Nonlinear Perspectives. Paper presented at Seminar of National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

Sun, H. (2015, March). Individual differences in very young children’s English acquisition in China: Internal and external factors. Poster presented at The Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, USA

 

Sun, H. (2014, October). English lexical knowledge development of young English learners in China: internal and external predictors. Paper presented at International Conference on Child Foreign Language Acquisition, Vitoria, Spain

 

Sun, H. (2014, June). A multiple case study on the effects of temperamental traits in Chinese preschoolers learning English. Paper presented at the 35th TABU Dag, Groningen, the Netherlands

 

Sun, H., de Bot, K. (2013, June). When English Knocks at Chinese Children’s Mind: Input and English Vocabulary. Paper presented at The 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism, Singapore, Singapore

 

Sun, H. (2013, March). Preschooler’s Speech and Behavior Development in a TPR English classroom. Paper presented at The Anéla/VIOT Juniorendag 2013, Groningen, the Netherlands

Invited Talks

Sun, H. (2019, August). Bilingualism and children’s social-emotional and behavior skills. Invited talk presented at Global Perspectives: Can Early Language Contribute to Mental Health in Singapore & United Kingdom, Singapore

Sun, H. (2018, August). Interactive Book-Reading Strategies at Home and in School. Invited sharing session at Mother Tongue Languages Symposium 2018,  MOE, Singapore.

 

Sun, H. (2018, May). Language and literacy environment, bilingual children’s second language proficiency, and their social-emotional skills. Invited poster presented at HaBiNet, Brussels, Belgium.

 

Sun, H. (2018, May). Teacher’s Questions and Comments in Shared Book Reading, and Bilingual Children’s Language Learning Process and Outcome. Invited poster presented at HaBiNet, Brussels, Belgium.

 

Sun, H. (2018, May). Improve the Efficacy of Electronic Books in Early Education. Invited talk presented at NIE Post-Graduate Fair, Nanyang University of Technology, Singapore.

 

Sun, H. (2018, March). Teacher’s Language in Shared Book Reading and English-Mandarin Preschooler’s Early Literacy Development: The Case of Singapore. Invited talk presented at Brown Bag seminar, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

 

 Sun, H., Au Yong, S.L., Loh, J.Y. (2018, March). How could we use shared book reading to promote early literacy development? Perspectives from teacher’s language and children’s individual characteristics. Invited workshop presented at Sparkle Tots, Preschool by PAP Community Foundation, Singapore.

 

Sun, H. (2018, February). Use share book reading to promote bilingual preschoolers’ language and literacy development. Invited talk presented at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

 

Sun, H. (2017, October). Cognitive Engagement and Electrodermal Activity. Invited talk presented at eduLab, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

 

Sun, H. (2017, September). Animated Electronic Storybook and Mandarin Learning: Tracing the Process and the Outcome. Invited talk presented at Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore.

 

Sun, H. (2015, February). Internal and external factors in early foreign language development. Invited talk presented at LANSPAN Colloquia, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.

 

Sun, H. (2014, April). Temperament and children’s early language learning behavior. Invited talk presented at the symposium of Micro-developmental Research in Educational Studies, Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen.

© SUN He, Sabrina - 2018

SUN He, PhD

Researcher in Early Bilingualism & Second Language Development

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