Supervision of technology-related Master’s and Doctoral research
|ongoing||Ph.D.||“Plagiarism in the digital era: A study of Australian transnational education in Singapore”|
|ongoing||Ph.D.||“How are role-plays in foreign language teaching perceived by the so-called generation of ‘digital natives’?”|
|ongoing||Ph.D.||“MOOCs 4 Development? Action research into open online learning in Timor-Leste”|
|Ph.D.||“The objectified self(ie): The manifestation of internalised sociocultural body ideals in the visual presentation of self on Facebook”|
|Ed.D.||“Teacher knowledge, information and communications technology, and the teaching of Chinese as a Second Language in Singapore”|
|M.Prof. Eng.||“Application of the ‘Spritz’ mobile reading app to the dynamic presentation of text in project documentation”|
|M.Ed.||“Pre-service teachers’ readiness to use ICTs in schools”|
[pass with Distinction]
|M.Phil.||“Computer-mediated communication: A beneficial tool for modern language learning? German business professionals’ perceptions of and attitudes towards learning English via asynchronous discussion boards”|
Supervision of other Master’s and Doctoral research
|completed 2013 [pass]||Ph.D.||“Language learning, culture and identity: A study of identity development in migrant women of Iranian, Lebanese and Afghan origin”|
|completed 2012 [pass]||Ed.D.||“Third generation migrant children learning their heritage language: Insiders’ perspectives”|
|completed 2011 [pass]||Ed.D.||“Language switching in African song lyrics produced in Perth, Western Australia: A social semiotic approach”|
|completed 2008 [pass]||M.Ed.||“From ‘Problem’ to ‘Resource’: A Place for Singlish in the Language Classroom?”|
|completed 2008 [pass]||M.Ed.||“The Effects of Hong Kong’s Trilingual Policy on Language Learners’ Identities”|
|completed 2007 [pass]||Ph.D.||“Challenges in Cross-Cultural Business Communication: A Study of Linguistic, Cultural and Intercultural Issues in Malaysian-Australian Business Relations”|
|completed 2007 [pass]||Ph.D.||“Evasion in Australian Parliamentary Question Time: The Case of the Iraq War”|
|completed 2007 [pass]||Ph.D.||“Chinese EFL Learners’ Strategies for Vocabulary Acquisition: A Longitudinal Study” [supervision for part of period]|
|completed 2007 [pass]||M.Phil.||“English in the Emirates: Imposition or Empowerment?”|
|completed 2005 [pass]||M.Sc.||“The Marketisation of Higher Education: Chinese Students’ Views of University Marketing in China and in the UK”|
|completed 2005 [pass]||M.Sc.||“Hybridity in Cultural Globalisation: A Case Study of the Positioning of McDonald’s in Chinese Culture”|
|completed 2005 [pass]||M.Sc.||“Levelling Out? The Attitude of ELT Professionals in the Ile-de-France Region, France, towards RP as an Accent Model”|
|completed 2005 [pass]||M.Sc.||“A Chinese Perspective on the UCLES Business English Certificate: How International Is It?”|
(2016). Ph.D. Thesis: Digital storytelling as a means of supporting digital literacy learning in an upper-primary-school English language classroom.
(2015). Ph.D. Thesis: A multiple case study of employees’ informal learning with mobile web 2.0 in the context of foreign investment enterprises in China.
(2014) Ph.D. Thesis: Integrating technology in tertiary level English language programmes: Case studies of Moodle learning environments.
(2005) Ph.D. Thesis: The invisible empire: Border protection on the electronic frontier.
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