Meera Shin, Ph.D.

PUBLICATIONS

Clawson, M. A., & Shin, M. (2000). Developing student field experiences through University-Community Collaborations. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.

Honig, A. S. & Shin, M. (2001). Reading aloud to infants and toddlers in childcare settings: An observational study. Early Childhood Education Journal, 28, 3, 193-197.

Honig, A. S. & Shin, M. (2001). What should we do when we read with babies? In Headings of Early Head Start. NEHSA.

Roopnarine, J. L., & Shin, M. (2003). Caribbean immigrants from English-speaking countries: Sociohistorical forces, migration patterns, and psychological issues in family functioning. In L. L. Adler & U. P. Geilen (Eds.), Migration: Immigration and Emigration in International Perspective.

Roopnarine, J. L., Shin, M., Donovan, B., & Suppal, P. (1999). Sociocultural contexts of dramatic play: implications for early education. In K. Roskos & J. F. Christie (Eds.), Play and Literacy in Early Childhood, (pp. 205 – 220). Hillsdale, NJ: LawrenceErlbaum.

Roopnarine, J. L., Shin, M., Jung, K. & Hossain, Z. (2003). Play and early development and education: The instantiation of parental belief systems. In O. Saracho & B. Spodek (Eds.), Contemporary perspetives in early childhood education (p.115 – 132).Information Age Publishing, New York.

Roopnarine, J. L., Shin, M., & Lewis, T. Y. (2003). English-speaking Caribbean immigrant fathers: The tasks of unpacking the cultural pathways to intervention. In J. Fagan & A. T. Hawkins (Eds.), Interventions for Fathers. New York, NY: HaworthPress.

Shin, M. (2002, December). Raising bilingual children. Joong-Ang Daily

Shin, M. (2002). Trends in early childhood education: U.S. vs. Korea. Early Childhood Education, 30, 2, 56- 57.

Shin, M. (2002, April). Understanding toddlers. Joong-Ang Daily. p. A-4.

Shin, M., & Roopnarine, J. (2002, Spring). Devoted mothers vs. Authoritative mothers. In the Society for Cross-cultural Research newsletter. SCCR.

PRESENTATIONS

Honig, A. S., & Shin, M. (2000, July). Reading with Infants in Childcare. Poster presented at the 12th Biannual International Conference on Infant Studies. Brighton, England.

Honig, A. S., & Shin, M. (2000, April). Environmental Factors Related to Reading with Infants in Childcare. Poster presented at the 27th National Head Start Conference. Washington DC.

Honig, A. S., & Shin, M. (1998, December). Behavioral Characteristics of Teachers: Picture Book Reading with Infants. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Zero to Three Conference. Washington DC.

Honig, A. S., & Shin, M. (1998, November). Daycare Reading: How Much and How. Poster presented at the 60th Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

Shin, M. (2006, May). Different child-rearing goals and practices in different cultures vs. mainstream early childhood education theories. Presented at the Infant and Early Childhood Conference, Bellevue, WA.

Shin, M. (2005, January). Transparent children in preschool classroom. Paper presented at the National Association for Bilingual Education 2005 Annual International Bilingual/Multicultural Education Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Shin, M. (2004, March). Transparent children, Paper presented at the 2005 National Association for Bilingual Education International Conference.

Shin, M. (2004, February). Ms. Brown talks to John but not to Jose in her class. Paper presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. San Jose, CA.

Shin, M. (2004, January). Guiding problem behaviors of toddlers. Presented at the Early Childhood Conference, Kean University, Union, NJ.

Shin, M. (2003, April). Direct instruction in literacy education in early childhood. Presented at the Head Start Conference, NJ.

Shin, M. (2003, January). Curriculum for infants and toddlers. Presented at the Early Childhood Conference, Kean University, Union, NJ.

Shin, M. (2003, January). Thematic units, Project approach, and Reggio Emilia. Presented at the Early Childhood Conference, Kean University, Union, NJ.

Shin, M. (2002, January). Talking with babies before they speak. Presented at the Early Childhood Conference, Kean University, Union, NJ.

Shin, M. (2001, November). Factor Analytic Study of PARQ/Control Scale. Poster presented at the 63rd Annual Conference of National Council on Family Relations. Rochester, New York.

Shin, M., Clawson, M. A., & Hyun, J. (2004, February). Ms. Brown talks to John but not to Jose in her class. Paper presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, San Jose, CA.

Shin, M., Clawson, M. A., & Hyun, J. (1998, March). Who Initiates Teacher-Child Interaction?: An Examination of Child Age, Gender, and Language. Poster presented at the Biennial Conference on Human Development, Mobil, AL.

Shin, M., & Roopnarine, J. (2002, February). Devoted mothers vs. Authoritative mothers. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of The Association for the Study of Play in conjunction with the Society for Cross-cultural Research. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

SERVICES WITHIN THE PROFESSORIAL COMMUNITY

Reviewer for Teaching Educational Psychology from 2004-present

Reviewer for Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood (CIEC) for the 2004-present