Detailed Information for SuHua Huang

SuHua Huang 
Education and Reading
 » Associate Professor
Office Location
Ferguson Hall 119 
Voice: (940) 397-4763
Fax: (940) 397-4694

Contact Information

My Websites



Academic Interests

  • Reading Education
  • Reading Motivation
  • Reading Diagnosis
  • Vocabulary instruction
  • New Literacy-Integrated technology
  • Multicultural Education/literature
  • Children/Adolescent literature

Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2015 READ3013  180  Child & Adolescent Literature    McCoy Engineering Hall 205

Thursdays: 4:30 pm-7:20 pm

Details Fall 2015 EDUC 5893-  170  5893-Languag e Development for First and Second Language Learner    McCoy Engineering Hall 205


Mondays 4:30 pm-7:20 pm (Hybrid)


MY 205


(We meet five times on campus over the course of the semester: August 24, September 28, Oct.19, November 16, and December, 7)

Details Fall 2015 READ4223  101  Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties     Ferguson Hall 202

Mondays and Wednesdays: 12:30 pm-2:20 pm

Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
The University of Oklahoma PhD Dec 14 2007 12:00AM 

Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 The University of Oklahoma  Teaching Assistant& Research Assistant   January 2005  December 2007
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor  January 2009  Present

Research and Publications



Huang, S. H. (2012). A Faithful Reading Partner. Bloomington, IN: Author House.

Huang, S. H. (2010). Reading Motivation of Chinese Middle School Students in Taiwan: A mixed method research study in social contexts,

                                   cultural practice, and instructional sources. Belize, Germany: VDM



Huang, S. H., Stewart, T., & Blacklock, J. (2014). African American High-School Students’ Motivational,

                Behavioral, and Literacy Strategies across Content Areas . in R. Morisson (Ed.), Motivation:

               Psychology, Strategies and Impact on Performance (pp.69-92).  New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.


Refereed JOURNALS   


Huang, S. H. (2015). The Mixed-Method Research on Learning Vocabulary through

                  Technology Reveals Vocabulary Growth in Second Grade Students.  Reading Psychology,36(1), 1-30.

Capps, M., & Huang, S. H. (2015). Reading Habits of Education Majors:  Literacy Information and

                Computer Education Journal, 6(3).

Huang, S. H. Ruan, J., & Capps, M (2015). What Sociocultural factors Influence Chinese Middle School Students’ Reading Motivation in 

                  Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies, 3(2), 55-76.

Huang, S. H., Capps, M., Blacklock, J., & Garza, M. (2014). Reading Habits of College Students in USA.

                      Reading Psychology, 35(5), 437-467.

Huang, S. H, & Kowalick, M.  (2014). The Use of Multicultural Literature to Support Literacy Learning and Cultural Literacy.

                     Literacy Learning: the Middle Years: Australian Literacy Educator’s Association, 22(1), 16-22. 

 Huang, S. H. (2013 ). Factors Affecting Chinese Middle School Students’ Reading Motivation. Reading Psychology, 34(2), 148-181   

Huang, S. H. (2013).  The Use of Literacy Bags to Promote Parental Involvement in Chinese Children’s Literacy Learning in the English 

                      Language. Journal of Language Teaching Research 17(2), 251-268.

                   *** This article has been nominated to receive the International Reading Association's Dian Feitelson Research Award.

Huang, S. H., & Capps, M. (2013). Impact of Online Social Network on American

                         College Students’ Reading Practices: The College Quarterly Journal, 16, (1).

Huang, S. H., Clark, N., & Wedel. W. (2013). The Use of an iPad to Promote Kindergartners’ Alphabet Recognition and Letter Sound

                         Correspondence. Practically Primary:  Australian Literacy Educators’ Association, 18(1), 24-26.

Huang, S. H., Clark, N., & Wedel, W.  (2013). The Use of an iPad to Promote Kindergartners' Alphabet

                        Recognition and Letter Sound Correspondence. the Undergraduate Research Highlights Session:

                      The Council on  Undergraduate Research Quarterly (CUR), 34(1), 24 

Orellan, P.,&  Huang, S. H. (2013).  A comparative study of the reading habits of Adolescent Chileans and Americans. 

                     The Journal of Argentina National Conference of Children’s and Youth Literature, 2, 21-32.

Huang, S. H. (2012). A Mixed Method Study of the Effectiveness of the AR Program on Middle School Students’ Reading Achievement

                    and Motivation.  Reading Horizon, 51(3), 229-246. 

Huang, S. H. (2008). The Vocabulary- Enriched classroom. The Oklahoma Reader, 43(2), 24-28.

Hardre’, P. L., Huang, S. H., Chen, C. H.; Chiang, C. T., Jen, F. L., & Warden, L. (2006).High School Teachers’ Motivational Perceptions

                    and Strategies in an East Asian Nation. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 34(2), 199-221.    

Hardré, P. L., Huang, S. H., Chen, C. H., Chiang, C. T. Jen, F. L. & Warden, L. (2006). Factors Affecting High School Students’ Academic

                       Motivation in Taiwan. Asia-Pacific Journal of Education, 26(2), 189-207.



Huang, S. H. (2013). A research article titled “ Exploring Changing Reading Habits of American College

                 Students, “was highlighted in the Wichitan on February, 6. 2013, in an article. “Students still read, study shows.”

Huang, S. H. (2013). A research article titled “Reading Habits of College

                  Students in the United States,” was highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education on May 1,

                  2013 in an article, “Students May Be Reading Plenty, but not for Class.”


Huang, S. H., Whisnand, L., Cobb, S., & Curry, L.,(2015, In Press ). Organize an

                  effective intervention  program for struggling readers. Literacy Learning: the Middle Years: Australian Literacy  

                   Educator’s Association



Huang, S. H.,  Orellan, P., & Capps, M. (2015- Second Round Revise and Resubmit  ). U. S. and Chilean College Students’ Reading

                        Practice: A Cross-Cultural  Perspective. Reading Research Quarterly.  

Huang, S. H. (2015). The Culturally Responsive Classroom Supports Students’ Literacy Skills and Cultural

                          Understanding. International Journal of Multicultural Education.

Huang, S. H. (2015). Reading practice of Pre-Service Teachers. Journal of Teacher Education.

Huang, S. H. (2015). Children's Picture Book for Language and Literacy Development. The Reading Teacher.

Hardre’, P. L., Huang, S. H., & Chen, C. H. (2015). A  Systemic Perspective on Motivation, Education and Development in Taiwan High

                      Schools. Journal of Educational Research