Associate Professor, School of Education
At UCD since:
Interests: Cognitive, Culture/Neighborhood/Society, Family, School
Life Phases: Early Childhood, Infancy, Middle Childhood
Bilingualism, Language and literacy development, Educational television and multimedia.
Uchikoshi, Y. (2014). Development of vocabulary in Spanish-speaking and Cantonese-speaking English Language Learners. Applied Psycholinguistics, 35 (1), 119-153.
Uchikoshi, Y. (2013). Predictors of English reading comprehension: Cantonese-speaking English language learners in the U.S. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 26(6), 913-939.
Leung, G. & Uchikoshi, Y. (2012). Relationships among language ideologies, family language policies, and children’s language achievement: A look at Cantonese-English bilinguals in the U.S. Bilingual Research Journal, 35(3),294-313.
Uchikoshi, Y. & Marinova-Todd, S. (2012). Vocabulary and early literacy skills of Cantonese-speaking English language learners in the U.S. and Canada. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 25(9), 2107-2129.
Hammer, C., Jia, G., & Uchikoshi, Y. (2011). Language and literacy development of bilingual preschoolers growing up in the United States: A call for research. Child Development Perspectives, 5(1), 4-9.
Uchikoshi, Y. & Maniates, H. (2010). How does bilingual instruction enhance English achievement?: A mixed-methods study of Cantonese-speaking and Spanish-speaking bilingual classrooms. Bilingual Research Journal, 33(3), 1-22.
Marinova-Todd, S. & Uchikoshi, Y. (2010). The role of L1 on the oral language development in English: The case of Chinese and Spanish. In A.Y. Durgunoglu & C.Goldenberg (Eds.). Language and Literacy Development in Bilingual Settings. NY: Guilford.
Reyes, I. & Uchikoshi, Y. (2009). Emergent literacy in immigrant children: Home and school environment interface. In E. Grigorenko and R.Takanishi (Eds.). Immigration, Diversity, and Education. Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group.
Uchikoshi, Y. (2008). Effects of television on language and literacy development. In A.G. Bus & S.B. Neuman (Eds.). Multimedia and Literacy Development: Improving Achievement for Young Learners. Oxford: Taylor & Francis.
Uchikoshi, Y. (2006). English vocabulary development in bilingual kindergartners: What are the best predictors? Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 9(1), 33-49.
Uchikoshi, Y. (2006). Early reading development in bilingual kindergarteners: Can educational television help? Scientific Studies of Reading, 10 (1), 89-120.
Uchikoshi, Y. (2005). Narrative development in bilingual kindergarteners: Can Arthur help? Developmental Psychology, 41 (3), 464-78. (This study met the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) evidence standards, resulting in a WWC review)