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SHEU, TIAN MING

162 He-Ping E. Rd., Taipei, TAIWAN 106

886-2-77343855 (O) 886-2-23939468 (F)

Email: behappy@ntnu.edu.tw

Web: www.ed.ntnu.edu.tw/~tmshu

                                                                                                                                                                                          

Research Interests

·  School Finance

·  Education Policy Analysis

·  Education Reform

·  Indigenous Education

Education

1989 – 1993                Dept. of Educational Administration
                                 Teachers College, Columbia University                                 Ed.D.

1987 – 1989                Dept. of Educational Administration
                                 University of Utah                                                M.Ed.

1979 – 1983                Dept. of Chinese Literature
                                 National Taiwan University                                                                  B.A.

Eemployment History

2013 – Present            Dean, School of Education, National Taiwan Normal University

2010 – 2013                Chair, Department of Education; Director, Graduate Institute of Educational Policy and Administration; Director, Graduate Institute of Curriculum & Instruction; Director, Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, National Taiwan Normal University

2011 – 2012                President, Chinese Education Association

2006 – Present            Professor, Dept. of Education & Graduate Institute of Educational Policy and Administration, National Taiwan Normal University

2005                            Visiting Scholar, Teachers College, Columbia University

2005 – 2006                Director, Graduate Institute of Education & Graduate Institute of Multicultural Education, National Hualien University of Education

 

2002 – 2006                Professor, Graduate Institute of Education, National Hualien Teachers College

1999 – 2008                Trustee, Hualien Community College

1995 – 1998                Director, Graduate Institute of Education, National Hualien Teachers College

1994 – 2002                Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Education National Hualien Teachers College

1991 – 1994                Chief Editor, New Wave—Educational Research and Development, Cultural Division, TECO in New York.

1989 – 1991                Research Associate, Dept. of Educational Administration, Teachers College, Columbia U.

Publications

A-1. Refereed Papers

Chang, L. C., & Sheu, T. M. (2013). Effective investment strategies on mathematics performance in rural areas. Quality & Quantity, 47, 2999-3017.

Lin, Y. H & Sheu. T. M. (2013). Financial management of Taiwan’s private institutes of technology. Bulletin of Educational Research, 59(1), 113-145.

Sheu, T. M., & Gao, H. R. (2012). Analyzing the problems of educational finance data in Taiwan. Journal of Education of Taipei Municipal University of Education, 41, 1-28.

Sheu, T. M., & Chen, Y, C. (2011). Parental Involvement in School, Family and Community Partnership in Taiwan’s Remote Junior High Schools. Journal of Educational Administration Research, 1(2), 211-242.

Sheu, T. M., & Chiou, Y. H. (2011). A “Blue Ocean Strategy” for the Development of Compulsory Education in Hualien County. Educational Resources and Research, 103, 91-114.

    Yeh, C. L., & Sheu, T. M. (2011).The Vicissitudes of French Priority Education Zone Programs: Lessons and Implications for Educational Policies Related to Taiwan’s Disadvantaged Students. Contemporary Educational Research Quarterly , 19(2), 81-118.

Zhang, L. C., Wang, B. J., & Sheu, T. M. (2010). Evaluating the Adequacy of Meeting Student Performance Standards in the Taipei City Public Elementary Schools. Journal of Education & Psychology, 33(4), 109-136.

Sheu, T. M. (2009). Becoming a World-class University: From the US Universities’ Financial Perspective. Contemporary Educational Research Quarterly, 17(2).103-148.

Sheu, T. M., & Lin, H. L. (2009). School-based Performance Award Program for Public Schools in Taiwan’s Remote Areas. Journal of Research in Education Sciences, 54(4), 115-137. 

Yeh, C. L., & Sheu, T. M. (2008). The Direction and the Ideal Objects of the U. S. Higher Education Reform. Bulletin of the National Institute of Educational Resources and Research, 39, 137-158.

Sheu, T. M., & Liu, C. H. (2008). Educational Quality and Administration from Elementary Schools Self-evaluation. Educational Resources and Research, 81, 153-178.

Sheu, T. M., & Su, M. L. (2007). Researching the Implementation of Educational policy: Promoting Traditional Culture in Aboriginal Schools. Journal of Educational Research and Development, 3(3), 55-82.

Chen, L. M., & Sheu, T. M. (2003). Class-size reduction policy in Taiwan’s compulsory education. Educational Policy Forum, 6(2). 1-20.

Wang, C. H., & Sheu, T. M. (2003). The fragmentation of social services and the integrated-service school for Taiwan aboriginal schools. Journal of Education of Changhua University, 4, 167-192.

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, C. C. (2002). Community-based education for Taiwan’s aboriginal schools, Journal of Educational Research, 48(4), 103-134.

Sheu, T. M., & Sheu, J. C. (2001). School development plan for Taiwan’s elementary and secondary schools. Journal of Educational Research, 47, 155 – 184.

Chang, C. C., & Sheu, T. M. (2001). Community-based education: A research synthesis, Journal of Indigenous Education, 21, 74 – 101.

Sheu, T. M., & Liu, C. L. (2000). Parent and community relationship at an indigenous school — A case study. Educational Policy Forum, 3(2), 99 – 127.

Sheu, T. M. (2000). Taiwan’s school finance structure and needs-based funding formula. Educational Review, 16, 139 – 162.

Sheu, T. M., & Huang, M. L. (2000). Teacher reward programs and their impacts on the indigenous elementary schools in Hualien County, Educational Research & Information, 8(2), 99 – 124.

Liu, C. L., & Sheu, T. M. (1999). The collaboration difficulties between indigenous schools and communities. Journal of National Hualien Teachers College, 9, 285 – 306.

Sheu, T. M., & Liao, M. F. (1998). An evaluation of Taiwan’s Educational Priority Area Program: Hualien County experience, Educational Research & Information, 6(6)100 – 120.

Sheu, T. M. (1998). New school finance system for Taiwan’s compulsory education. Educational Policy Forum, 1(1), 102 – 134.

Richards, C. E., & Sheu, T. M. (1992). The South Carolina School Incentive Reward Program: A Policy Analysis. Economics of Education Review, 11(1), 71-86.

A-2. Other Journal Articles

Sheu, T. M. (2010). On expedients of the implementation of general education. General Education Online, 28, 22-23.

Sheu, T. M., & Liu, L. F. (2008). Factors attracting international students study in Taiwan. The Educator Monthly, 493, 8-13.

Wen, C. S., & Sheu, T. M. (2004). Implementation and accountability of school-based finance in I-Lan county. Journal of Education Research, 124, 33-40.

You. C. S., & Sheu, T. M. (2003). Financing school construction in I-Lan county. Journal of Education Research, 108, 79-90.

Sheu, T. M. (2001). The conditions for successful school-based management. Education Information and Research, 43, 52-55.

Sheu, T. M. (2000). Educational expenditures and educational reform. The Educators, 391, 5 – 10.

Sheu, T. M. (1998). New trends of educational finance. New Wave— Educational Research and Development, 3(1), 9-19.

Sheu, T. M. (1996). Accountability of educational reform. Editorial, Kang-Chai, 22, 8.

Sheu, T. M. (1993). The learning gap. Book Review. The Educators, 311, 34 – 36.

Sheu, T. M. (1993). Inter-governmental grant formulas in American’s public education. New Wave—Educational Research and Development, 6, 19 – 24.

Sheu, T. M. (1992). Faculty in Governance: The role of senates and joint committees in academic decision making. Book Review. The Educators, 303, 8 – 13.

Sheu, T. M. (1992). Keeping college affordable: Government and educational opportunity. Book Review. National Institute of Educational Resources and Research Bulletin, 15, 12 – 16.

Sheu, T. M. (1992). Horace’s schools: Redesigning the American high schools.  Book Review. National Institute of Educational Resources and Research Bulletin, 15,  16 – 19.

Sheu, T. M. (1992). We must take charge: Our schools and our future. Book Review. National Institute of Educational Resources and Research Bulletin, 14, 21 – 24.

Sheu, T. M. (1992). Savage inequalities: Children in America’s schools. Book Review. National Institute of Educational Resources and Research Bulletin, 14, 24 – 27.

Sheu, T. M. (1992). Kindergarten. Book Review. New Wave—Educational Research and Development, 1, 26 –28.

B. Papers & Lectures Presented at Scholarly and Professional Meetings:

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, Y. S. (2013). Rhetoric and reality of 12-year compulsory education: educational finance perspective, paper presented at the 2013 International Conference on Education: Educational Issue and Development of the Digital Era. National Tainan University, Tainan, Taiwan, May 9-10.

Sheu, T. M., Chen, P. Y., Chen, H. C., & Wang, S. Y. (2012). Education opportunity and quality enhancement for disadvantaged students: family-school-community partnerships, paper presented at the International Conference on Prospects for Education 2020. National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 9-11.

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, L. C. (2012). The Moderation of School Academic Optimism Effect on Student Achievement: DIF and Multi-group SEM Analysis, paper presented at the 8th Conference of the International Test Commission, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 3-5.

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, L. C. (2012). Does Location Moderate Academic Optimism? Evidence from Rural and Non-rural Schools in Taiwan, paper presented at Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 2012 Annual Conference, Boston, USA, March 15-17.

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, L. C. (2010). The impact of Educational Resources on Junior High School Student Achievement in Taiwan Rural and Non-rural Area, paper presented at Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) 2010 International Education Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 29 to December 2.

Sheu, T. M., & Gao, H. R. (2010). Is employability the most important to students in higher education?, paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research 2010, Helsinki, Finland, August 25-27. "

Sheu, T. M. (2009). How to become a world-class university? From the financial perspective, paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research 2009, Vienna, Austria, September 28-30.

Ho, H. F., & Sheu, T. M. (2008). The equity issues of financing secondary schools in Taiwan, paper presented in the 52nd annual conference of Comparative and International Education Society, New York, March 17 - 21.

Ho, H. F., & Sheu, T. M. (2007). Fiscal Analysis of Senior High Schools in Taiwan, paper presented in the XIII World Congress of Comparative Education Societies, Sarajevo, Bosnia, September 3 - 7.

Sheu, T. M. (2007). Borrowing ideas from other nations in Taiwan’s educational reform movement: The case of vouchers. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education. Hawaii, January 6-9.

Sheu, T. M. (2003). It takes a village to help aboriginal students. Paper presented at the Educational Forum: How education can help poor students. Taipei Municpal Teachers College. Taipei, Taiwan. November 12.  

Sheu, T. M. (2003). The impact of financial disparity on low SES students. Paper presented at the Educational Forum: Financial disparity and low SES students. National Taiwan Normal University. Taipei, Taiwan. October 31.  

Sheu, T. M. (2002). Education Finance in Taiwan. Paper presented at HKERA 2002 International Conference. Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, Hong Kong, December 20-21.

Sheu, T. M. (2002). Trust and educational reform. Paper presented at the Conference of Education and Philosophy. Taipei Municpal Teachers College. Taipei, Taiwan. November 30.  

Chen, P. C., & Sheu, T. M. (2002). The theory and practice of school-based management: Hualien experience. Paper presented at the Conference on The Future of Educational Reform. Taipei, Taiwan. April, 20-21.

Huang, M. L., & Sheu, T. M. (2001). School reform process of Tali elementary school—A case study. Paper presented at the Conference on The Integrated Curriculum and Multicultural Education. Hualien, Taiwan. December, 6-7.

Sheu, T. M. (2001). Educational finance & educational reform. Paper presented at National Hualien Teachers College Conference. Hualien, Taiwan, May 19.

Sheu, T. M. (2001). The preconditions of successful school-based management. Paper presented at Educational Forum: Global educational reform. Taipei, Taiwan. May 16.

Sheu, T. M. (2001). Reflections on The Schools of the Future in Victoria, Australia. Keynote speech at the Conference on School-based Management: Australia’s Experience and its Implications. Taipei, Taiwan, May 10-11.

Sheu, T. M., & Sheu, J. C. (2000). A study on school development plan. Paper presented at the Conference on School-based management: Theory and Practice. Hualien, Taiwan. October, 19-20.

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, Y. S. (2000). Educational needs and the Basic Educational Law. Paper presented at the Conference on the Basic Educational Law and Educational Reform. Taipei, Taiwan. May 6.

Sheu, T. M., & Chang, Y. S. (2000). Inter-governmental grants for education and the Basic Educational Law. Paper presented at the Conference on the Basic Educational Law and Educational Reform. Hualien, Taiwan. March 24.

Sheu, T. M. (2000). Factors in the success and failure of school-based management: Experiences in other countries. Paper presented at the Conference on Education in Taiwan and Mainland China. Hualien, Taiwan, Jan. 12.

Sheu, T. M., & Liao M. F. (1997). An investigation on the Educational Priority Area Program: The first year implementation. Paper presented at the 1997 Taiwan Educational Researcher Annual Conference, Hualien, Taiwan, Nov. 26-28.

Sheu, T. M. (1997). Educational Reform and educational finance system in the US. Paper presented at the National Science Council Conference on Educational Reform. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Oct. 16-17.

Sheu, T. M. (1996). A study on the incentives for non-governmental organization to manage school education. Paper presented at National Hualien Teachers College Conference, Hualien, Taiwan, Oct. 17.

Sheu, T. M. (1995). Education Finance Reform in Taiwan, Republic of China. Paper presented at the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association 3rd Annual Conference. Chicago, IL, September 22 - 23.

Sheu, T. M. (1994). An investigation on the Subsidy Program for Local Compulsory Education. Paper presented at Conference on Education Reform. Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 17.

Sheu, T. M. (1993). Striving for Equity in the 21th Century: Education Finance in Taiwan's Compulsory Education System. Paper presented at The 1993 Chinese-American Academic & Professional Society Convention. New York, New York, June 26 - 27.

Richards, C. E., Merritt, D., & Sheu, T. M. (1993). Strategic Environmental Fiscal Resources in the Public School. Paper presented at The American Education Finance Association Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 18 - 20.

Richards, C. E., Merritt, D., & Sheu, T. M. (1992). Urban Children and America 2000: Rhetoric and Fiscal Reality. Paper presented at Teachers College Conference on Urban Education. New York, New York, July 6 - 10.

C. Research Monographs and Book Chapters

Sheu, T. M., & Yeh, C. L. (2013). European Union governance in the education sector: lessons from education policies of Europe 2020 strategy. In C. P. Chu (ed.), Governance in the European Union: Policy Analysis and Case Studies. Hualien, Taiwan: European Union Research Centre, National Dong Hwa University.

Sheu, T. M., Dan, J. W., Mao, C. J., & Chen, P. Y. (2008). Strategic foci and implementation of marching toward world-class universities. In S. S. Peng (ed.), Quality Improvement in Higher Education: Retrospective and Prospective. Taipei, Taiwan: Center for Research on Educational Evaluation and Development, National Taiwan Normal University.

Sheu, T. M., & Ho, H. F. (2007). The gap between educational needs and revenues of 12-year compulsory education. In Y. M. Su & Y. C. Fang (eds.), Research on 12-year Compulsory Education. Taipei, Taiwan: Pro-Ed Publishing.

Sheu, T. M. (2004). It takes a village to raise a child: on educational aids for disadvantaged aboriginal students. In Contemporary Education Forum (vol. 11). Taipei, Taiwan: National Institute of Educational Resources and Research.

Sheu, T. M. (2003). New school finance. Taipei, Taiwan: Higher Education Publisher.

Chen, P. C., & Sheu, T. M. (2002). School-based management: Theory and practice. Taipei, Taiwan: Higher Education Publisher.

Chen, P. C., & Sheu, T. M. (2002). Implementation of school-based management in Hualien county. In H. L. Pan (ed.), The future of educational reform. Taipei, Taiwan: Higher Education Publisher.

Sheu, T. M. (2002). School development plan for school-based management. In P. C. Chen & T. M. Sheu (eds), School-based management: Theory and practice. Taipei, Taiwan: Higher Education Publisher.

Zhuang S. H. and Sheu T. M. (2000). A study on the subsidy criteria of the Educational Priority Area Program. Project report. Taipei, Taiwan: Ministry of Education.

Sheu, T. M. (1997) A study of grants-in-aid for compulsory education. Project report, National Science Council.

Sheu, T. M. (1996). A study on the incentives for non-governmental organization to manage school. Project report. Nantou, Taiwan: Taiwan Department of Education.

Wu, C. Y., Wu, T. T., Sheu, T. M., Pu, C. C., Liu, W. Y., & Wang, C. J. (1995). A case study on the educational reform in an indigenous elementary school. Project report. Taipei, Taiwan: Ministry of Education.

Wu, C. Y., Liu, X. C., Sheu, T. M., Li, F. J., Liu, W. Y., & Wang, C. J. (1995). A case study on the educational reform in a public elementary school. Project report. Nantou, Taiwan: Department of Education.

Wu, T. T., Sheu, T. M., & Chou, D. S. (1995). A survey of the socio-economic conditions of indigenous teachers and students. Project report. Taipei, Taiwan: Ministry of Education.

Sheu, T. M. (1994). An investigation on the Subsidy Program for Local Compulsory Education. In Educational Reform, pp. 73 – 98. Taipei, Taiwan: Shi-Da Publisher.

Richards, C. E., Merritt, D., & Sheu, T. M. (1994). Urban Children and America 2000: Rhetoric and Fiscal Reality." In F. L. Rivera-Batiz (ed.) Reinventing Urban Education: Multiculturism and the Social Context of Schooling, pp. 69 - 102, New York, NY: IUME Press.

Sheu, T. M. (1993). School Finance Equity in Taiwan, Republic of China: A Longitudinal Analysis, 1981-1990. Doctoral Dissertation, Teachers College, Columbia University. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI.

 

D. Grants and Funded Research Projects

2012-2014  Principal investigator: Salary premium to attract and retain high-quality teachers to high-need school. National Science Council.

2011-2013  Principal investigator: Teacher salary in public primary and secondary school. National Science Council.

2009-2012  Principal investigator: Impact of educational resource on junior high school student achievement in Taiwan rural and non-rural area. National Science Council.

     2007-2010  Principal investigator: Development of school finance database and website and its related issues.National Science Council.

2006-2008  Principal investigator: Blue ocean strategy for Hualien’s education. National Science Council.

2005-2007  Principal investigator: Private management of public elementary school at I-Lan county -- A case study. National Science Council.

2004 - 2005    Principal Investigator: Private Management of Public School. National Science Council.

2003 - 2004    Principal Investigator: School-based Performance Award Program for Taiwan’s Compulsory Education. National Science Council.

2002 - 2003    Principal Investigator: Implementing Community-based Education in Taiwan’s indigenous schools. National Science Council.

2002      Principal Investigator: Resource Allocation Formula for National Hualien Teachers College. National Hualien Teachers College.

2001      Principal Investigator: Community-based Education in indigenous schools. Ministry of Education.

2001      Researcher: Designing a 5-year project to implement humanity education for Association of Dharma Drum Mountain Cultural & Educational Organizations. Association of Dharma Drum Mountain Cultural & Educational Organizations.

2001       Principal Investigator: The implementation of self-managing schools in Victoria, Australia. National Science Council.

2000 – 2002 Principal Investigator: Designing and implementing school development plan. National Science Council.

1998 – 2000   Co-Chair: School-based management: Theory and Practice under Hualien County’s education context. This is an integrated research project. Dr. Chen, P. C. and I co-chair this integrated research project and six other research projects under the same theme.  National Science Council.

1998 – 2000   Principal Investigator: The study of teacher appointment and finance system in the school-based management schools. National Science Council.

1998 – 1999   Principal Investigator: A study on the subsidy criteria of the Educational Priority Area Program. Ministry of Education.

1997       Principal Investigator: Survey on the educational policy in Hualien County. Hualien County Bureau of Education.

1995 – 1996   Principal Investigator: A study of grants-in-aid for compulsory education. National Science Council.

1995 – 1996   Principal Investigator: A study on the incentives for non-governmental organization to manage school education. Department of Education, Taiwan Province.

1994 – 1995   Researcher: A case study on the educational reform in an indigenous elementary school. Ministry of Education.

1994 – 1995   Researcher: A case study on the educational reform in a public  elementary school. Department of Education, Taiwan Province.

1994 – 1995   Researcher: A survey of the socio-economic conditions of indigenous teachers and students. Ministry of Education.

1989-1991      Research Associate: School site performance incentive systems. Center for Policy Research in Education.

 

E. Honor

2000       National Science Council Outstanding Research (for An evaluation of Taiwan’s Educational Priority Area Program: Hualien County experience).

1995       National Science Council Outstanding Research (for School Finance Equity in Taiwan, Republic of China: A Longitudinal Analysis, 1981-1990).

 

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