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Researcher: To, VT (Dr Vinh To)

Fields of Research

English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
Early English Languages
Higher Education
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Education
Educational Technology and Computing
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)

Research Objectives

Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Pedagogy
Learner and Learning Achievement
Learner and Learning Processes
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Education and Training Systems
Education and Training
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Learner Development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative study of nominalisation in IELTS writing test papers; International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
An investigation into the syntactic features and the uses of English and Vietnamese negative sentences in literary works; Hue University Journal of Science: Social Sciences and Humanities
Applying Halliday's linguistic theory in qualitative data analysis; Qualitative Research Journal
Conversation as an interview method in research; Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World
Different perspectives on linguistic complexity; Linguistics and language education in new horizons: The link between theory, research and pedagogy
Enhancing student reading engagement through the UTAS Books in Homes Program and Reading Mentor Program; 2017 Australian Association for rhe teaching of English/ Australian Literacy Educators' Association National Conference
Enhancing the educational role of language: Educatorsí perspectives on languages education in Australian and Vietnamese early childhood contexts; 3rd International Pedagogic and Linguistic ERL Conference
Examining interpersonal metaphor of modality in successful primary persuasive texts; 44th International Systemic Functional Congress
Examining interpersonal metaphor of modality in successful primary persuasive texts; 44th International Systemic Functional Linguistic Congress
Exlamatives and exclamatory acts in English and Vietnamese; Internet Journal of Language, Culture and Society
Grammatical complexity of English textbooks: A comparative study of two book levels: Elementary and Pre-intermediate; Australian systemic functional linguistics association conference 2014
Grammatical intricacy in EFL textbooks; International Journal of English Language Education
Lexical density and readability: A case study of English Textbooks; Annual National Conference of the Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association (ASFLA)
Lexical density and readability: A case study of English textbooks; Internet Journal of Language, Culture and Society
Linguistic Complexity Analysis: A Case Study of Commonly-Used Textbooks in Vietnam; Sage Open
Linguistic complexity in English textbooks: A Functional Grammar Perspective; AILA World Congress 2014
Nominalisation in high scoring primary and secondary persuasive texts; Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association (ASFLA) Conference
Nominalisation in high scoring primary and secondary school persuasive texts; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Research Writing: A Systemic Functional Linguistics Perspective; What is Next in Educational Research?
Teaching translation: A functional linguistics perspective; Linguistics and language education in new horizons: The link between theory, research and pedagogy
The metaphors we teach by: A Cumulative and cohesive design for Bachelor of Education English education units; Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association (ASFLA) Conference 2016
Thematic structure in reading comprehension texts in English textbooks; International Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics

Research Projects

An investigation into languages education in Tasmanian primary and secondary schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision