Professional Activities




    Teaching (Courses at USQ)

    • Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching
    • Methodology in Teaching a Second Language
    • Teaching Languages to Young Learners
    • Experiencing Language Learning
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    • Computer-Assisted Language Learning
    • Internet-Based Language Instruction
    • Principles of Second Language Learning
    • Language Program Management
    • Syllabus Design and Materials Writing
    • Technology and Language Learning
    • The Nature of Language
    • Directed Study in Teaching Second Languages
    • Supervised Project in Teaching and Learning of Second Languages
    • Dissertation A
    • Dissertation B
    • Secondary Curriculum IA & IB (LOTE)
    • Secondary Curriculum IIA & IIB (LOTE)
    • Secondary Curriculum IIIA & IIIB (LOTE)


    Higher Degree Research Supervision

    [Completed]
    • Huston, E. (2021). Emotional attachment for informal synchronous online language learning, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Supervisor
    • Philpott, A. (2020). Examining EFL studentsí motivation and attitudes toward a gamified course using leaderboards and Quests at a Japanese University, Doctor of Philosophy, Principal Supervisor
    • Harper, A. (2020). Effects of teaching pedagogies on the attitudes, motivation, orientation and self-identity of Japanese students of English as a foreign language, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Jones, C. (2019). Exploring the use of metacognitive strategies in the technology-enhanced classroom: The beginner language learner experience, Doctor of Education, Associate Supervisor
    • Pinto, M. (2019). Constructing the self: EFL teacher narratives, Doctor of Education, Associate Supervisor
    • Wongsa, M. (2019). Effects of drama-based activities and Facebook on Thai secondary school students' English speaking skills, Doctor of Philosophy, Principal Supervisor
    • Ray, T. (2018). Emirati student and expatriate teacher views on problem-based learning, Doctor of Education, Associate Supervisor
    • Bates, J. (2017). Simplified pictorial representations in explicit foreign language vocabulary learning, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Kamita, H. (2015). An investigation of the relationship between Japanese university students' English syntactic awareness and their use of cognitive and metacognitive reading strategies, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Dami, R. (2015). Integrating mobile phones in English language classrooms to alleviate language anxiety and enhance oral interaction skills of Malaysian undergraduate learners: A mixed methods study, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Supervisor
    • Johnson, M. (2014). An examination of EFL learning motivation in Japanese engineering students, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Shin, C. Y. (2014). Native English-speaking teachers' perspectives on Korean university students' learning of English as a foreign language, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Levak, N. (2014). Using Second Life and Skype for facilitating the development of listening comprehension in second language learners, Doctor of Philosophy, Principal Supervisor
    • Mohd Khaja, F. N. (2014). Enhancing pre-service ESL teachers' computer competency in an online learning environment: A web portfolio approach to learning and assessment in Malaysia, Doctor of Philosophy, Principal Supervisor
    • Webster, T. (2011). Doing 'what works': A substantive grounded theory of teacher perceptions and uses of technology in a Korean university general English department, Doctor of Philosophy, Principal Supervisor
    • Chetchumlong, S. (2010). The effect of Web-based formative assessment on students' achievement and attitudes in a large enrolment tertiary English course, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Supervisor
    • Wilson, J. (2008). An examination of the relationships of interaction, learner styles, and course content on student satisfaction and outcomes in online learning, Doctor of Education, Associate Supervisor
    • Park, C. N. (2008). A study of factors affecting the implementation of computer-assisted language learning in the EFL classroom, Master of TESOL (Honours), Principal Supervisor
    • Crawford, M. J. (2008). An investigation into the effectiveness of online dictation exercises for teaching English reduced forms to Japanese learners of English, Master of Applied Linguistics (Honours), Principal Supervisor
    • Shin, H.-J. (2005). Teacher perceptions on the use of the Internet for teaching English as a foreign language: A survey of secondary school teachers in Korea, Master of Applied Linguistics (Honours), Principal Supervisor
    • Liang, Q. (2003). Learner autonomy and learning beliefs of EFL students at the tertiary level in China, Master of Applied Linguistics (Honours), Associate Supervisor

    [In Progress]
    • Young, A. An investigation of interaction in synchronous online communication modes in the second language classroom, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Cosgriff, S. An investigation of online collaboration for reflection of native English-speaking TESOL teachers in South Korea, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Johnston, A. Promoting language development through an audience response system among English as foreign language learners, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Yovanovich, M. Exploring language teaching strategies for young learners in computer-assisted language learning environments, Doctor of Education, Principal Supervisor
    • Doeur, B. Cambodian University EFL Teachersí Perceptions of Communicative Language Teaching and Classroom Practices, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Supervisor
    • Sowter, A. Using design-based research to enhance project-based learning for Japanese university students of English, Doctor of Education, Associate Supervisor
    • Tokue, T. Improving content learning of Japanese second language learners: Language-oriented graphic organizers and content learning tasks, Doctor of Education, Associate Supervisor


    Other Service

    • January 2021 - date
    Chair, APACALL Webinar Series
    • May 2010 - date
    Editorial Board Member, Computer Assisted Language Learning
    • January 2003 - date
    Series Editor, APACALL Book Series
    • November 2015 - September 2017
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2017
    • October 2014 - November 2015
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2015
    • December 2013 - October 2014
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2014
    • October 2012 - November 2013
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2013
    • October 2011 - October 2012
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2012
    • December 2010 - October 2011
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2011
    • July 2010 - December 2015
    Co-Editor, CALL-EJ
    • December 2009 - December 2010
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2010
    • November 2008 - December 2009
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2009
    • April 2008 - June 2010
    Editorial Board Member, CALL-EJ Online
    • November 2007 - November 2008
    Co-Chair, GLoCALL 2008
    • July 2007 - May 2014
    Co-Editor, International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning (IJPL)
    • July 2007 - March 2010
    Research Committee Member, Faculty of Education, USQ
    • December 2006 - November 2007
    Co-Chair, Globalization and Localization in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (GLoCALL) Conference 2007
    • November 2006 - June 2009
    ICT Research Committee Member, USQ
    • August 2006 - December 2006
    Program Management Committee Member, Faculty of Education, USQ
    • January 2005 - December 2006
    International Cooperation Committee Member, The Applied Linguistics Association of Korea (ALAK)
    • January 2005 - December 2010
    Advisor, Asian EFL Journal
    • July 2004 - December 2006
    Coordinator of Applied Linguistics & TESOL Programs, USQ
    • January 2004 - December 2006
    Principal, Brisbane Korean Language School
    • March 2002 - February 2004
    Chair, OPACS Research Committee, USQ
    • July 2001 - December 2004
    Editor-in-Chief & Web Production Editor, Second Language Learning & Teaching
    • January 2001 - March 2003
    Coordinator, Intensive TESOL Program (ITP), CLLT, USQ
    • April 2000 - February 2004
    Webmaster, Centre for Language Learning and Teaching (CLLT), University of Southern Queensland (USQ)


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