Faculty profile

Ching Hung Hsiao

Adjunct Instructor


264 Marano Campus Center

Office hours

 T/R 1:50-2:30 & by appt


  • Hsiao, C.H. (2014, June). An investigation of Chinese language anxiety. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Harbin, China.
  • Hsiao, C.H. (2014, March). Anxieties and achievement goals: Their relationships in contexts of learning Chinese as a foreign language. Dissertation, University of Rochester.
  • Hsiao, C.H. (2011, July). The application of the anxiety scale of learning Chinese. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Beijing, China.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2010, July). 美国纽约州Jamesville-DeWitt中学汉语教材编写有感. Paper presented at the 2010 International Conference on Chinese Textbook Development, Nanjing, China.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2010, May). Learning experiences and interest in learning about Chinese culture. Paper presented at the 8th New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese, New York.
  • Hsiao, C.H. & Liu, Y. (2010). Achievement goals, language anxiety and learning Chinese     language in the west and the east. In J. Xu,  J. Ma, R, Wang, X. Xiao, Z. Wu, Y. Wu, Q. Li, X. Li, S. Qu, J. Yue, & M. Jiang (Eds.), 第九届国际汉语教学研讨会论文选 [Ninth International Conference of Chinese Teaching Selected Papers] (pp. 641-646). Beijing: Higher Education Press.
  • Hsiao, C.H. & Jiang, L.L. (2009, August). Learning experiences and awareness of China and Chinese culture. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Quilin, China.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2008). Using Angel Learning Management System to promote language teaching and learning. In D.B. Xu, T. Xie, L, Mu, Z. Zhang, J. Da, & J. Chang (Eds.), Collected Essays on Technology and Chinese Teaching in the 21st Century (pp. 113-119). Macau: University of Macau.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2007, August). Self-theories of intelligence, foreign language anxieties, and their relationships to learning the Chinese language. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy and the First International Conference on Teaching Chinese to American Students, Nanjing, China.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2007). Learning strategies and Chinese language acquisition in a web-enhanced course:
  • A case study at the State University of New York. In S. Xin, P. Tsai, X. Wang, Z. Huang, Z. Lin, Y. Lai, P. Wu, S. Yang, & X. Zhan (Eds). 第五屆華文網路教育研討會論文集 [Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Internet Chinese Education] (p. 115). Taipei: Oversea Compatriot Affairs Commission.
  • Hsiao, C. H. & Magyar, C. (2006). The effect of socio-cultural context on conceptualizing autistic disorder in the People’s Republic of China. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 11(1), 51-60.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2005, November). Toward a cross-cultural understanding of word meanings. Paper presented at the 39th American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Hsiao, C. H. (2004, June).  The effect of vocabulary instruction on language ability and theory of mind among high functioning children with autism. Paper presented at the 3rd Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences.

Awards and honors

Kanbur, S. & Hsiao, C.H. (2011). Astrophysics in Taiwan: Connections between east and west, National Science Foundation Grant (#1065093)
Research Award, the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching, 2008.


  • Ph.D., Education and Human Development, University of Rochester, 2014
  • Graduate Certificate, Linguistics/Applied Linguistics, East China Normal University, 2010
  • Graduate Certificate, Autism, State University of New York at Albany, 2003
  • MA, Computer Education, Gonzaga University (Washingtong), 1997
  • MA, Education, National Chengchi University (Taiwan), 1987
  • B.A., Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University (Taiwan), 1984
  • A.A., Music, National Pingtung Teachers College (Taiwan), 1980

Classes taught

CHI 101 TR 11:20-12:40 pm On line  Office hrs: T/R 1:50-2:30 & by appt
CHI 101 TR 2:40-4:00 pm On line