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Researcher: Wang, Y (Dr Isabel Wang)

Fields of Research

Chinese Languages
Higher Education
LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
Education Systems
Language, Communication and Culture
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Language Studies
Educational Technology and Computing
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Education Assessment and Evaluation

Research Objectives

Education and Training
Languages and Literacy
Cultural Understanding
Teaching and Instruction
Education and Training Systems
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Learner and Learning Processes
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Learner and Learning
Learner and Learning Achievement

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Are We Ready? A Case Study of Technology-enhanced, Collaborative Language Learning; World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS)
Collaborative Language Learning; Current Themes in Engineering Technologies
Exploring the potential of learning analytics to measure student participation and engagement: Researchersí experiences from an exploratory study; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Annual Conference
Intercultural awareness: A qualitative study of foreign language students in an Australian tertiary context; The International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
Intercultural Awareness: Theory in Research; AARE
Perceptions of languages education from leaders and educators in Tasmanian primary and secondary schools; 22nd AFMLTA International Languages Conference
Plagiarism and Creativity: Are they Mutually Exclusive?; Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World
Speak the language, understand the culture; International Conference: Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World
Strategies for promoting cultural diversity within student laboratory groups in an engineering degree course at an Australian university; 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference (AAEE 2018)
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language to Beginners in an Australian University Context; The Internet Journal of Language, Culture and Society
Teaching for intercultural awareness through language classroom practice and beyond; Linguistics and language education in new horizons: The link between theory, research and pedagogy
Teaching Materials and Authentic Language: A Report of an Action Research Study; AARE
Teaching, learning and management: A case study of intercultural communication and education; AARE
The World Chinese Language Association Conference 2017; World Chinese Language Association Conference 2017
Views and Attitudes of Academic and Administrative Staff Members torwards the Role of Intercultural Communication in Tertiary Education; AARE 2004 International Education Research Conference

Research Projects

'Big Data' and learning analytics for Australian higher education: second stage of pilot project; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
An investigation into languages education in Tasmanian primary and secondary schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Increasing engagement of online students through well-designed activities, content and instructional design.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Push-pull Factors for Singaporean Students