Ø Cultural psychology
Ø Formal learning and informal learning
Ø Curruculum and instruction
Ø Design of Learning environment
Ø Technology-based teacher learning
Ø Learning community
Ø Professional / staff development
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Books (or Chapters in Book)
Zhao Jian. (in press)Building Learning Communities. Shanghai Educational Press.
Zhao Jian.(2007). Learning Community: A New Approach to Organize Learning and Teaching. In Gao Wen(eds.) Innovation in Learning Research and Reform of Curriulum and Instruction. (pp.166-196‚ Chapter 6) Guangzhou: Guangdong Education Press.
Zhao Jian. (2005). Learning community：a sociocultural Analysis to learning. East China Normal University Press.
Zhao Jian. (2004).Curriculum‚ Instruction and Network State. In Ding Gang(eds.) China’s Education: Research & Review. Vol 7. pp.131-156. Beijing:Educational Sciences Press.
Zhao Jian‚ Zheng tainian‚ Ren Youqun & Pei Xinning. A Review of Research in Learning Sciences. Open Education Research.Vol.13‚No.2‚ Apr.2007: 15-20.
Zhao Jian. Learning Community and Learning Organization: Knowledge- based organizational development of school. Global Education. Vol.36‚No.2‚ Feb. 2007: 65-69.
Zhao Jian. Building Learning Communities in Classrooms: Introduction the case study of FCL in the U.S. to Chinese Teachers. Modern Teaching. 10 Dec. 2006: 55-56.
Zhao Jian. Training for Complex Cognitive Skill: A Review of the 4-Compenents ID Model. Global Education. Vol.34‚No.5‚ May 2005: 36-39.
Zhao Jian. Development of School Organization Based on Knowledge innovation. Global Education. Vol.36‚No.2‚ Feb. 2005: 72-78.
Zhao Jian. Curriculum and Instruction Design for understanding: A Case Study Focused on the Methmetical Concept of “Symmetry”. Global Education. Vol.33‚No.5‚ May. 2004:37-41.
Pei Xinning & Zhao Jian. Instructional Design in Schooling Situation. Global Education. Vol.33‚No.11‚ Nov. 2004:61-65.
Zhao Jian. Problem‚Context and PBL Design‚ Global Education. Vol.32‚No.11‚ Nov. 2003:26-29.
Zhao Jian. From Learning Innovation to Learning Organization Innovation. Exploring Education Development. Jul. 2004:18-20
Books (or Chapters in Book) translated
Zhao Jian. (2003).Learning to Teach Inductively( by Joyce‚ B & Calhoun‚ E. (1998). Peason Education‚ Inc‚ publishing as Allyn & Bacon). Beijing: Chinese Light Industry Press.
Zhao Jian. (2004). Chapter 4. Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation (by Lave‚J & E.(1991).Cambridge University Press.). Shanghai: East China Normal University Press.
Zhao Jian.(2005). Chapter 10 (Designing Training for Novel Problem-Solving Transfer)‚ Chapter 14 (Research on Media and Learning: Distributed Cognition and Semiotics)‚ Instructional Design: International Perspectives(Volume 1): Theory‚ Research‚ and Models( edited by Tennyson‚R.D.‚ Schott‚F.‚ Seel‚.N.M. & Dijkstra‚S.‚ (1997)New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates‚ Inc.)