Contributors to this Issue
Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching
K. Her thesis was on second language acquisition and learning. She taught advanced ESL speaking and writing classes at Northern Virginia Community College in the USA and now is the head of Department of English at Da-Yeh University in Taiwan. Her research interest is on language learning strategy use. She currently devotes most of her time in running service-leaning implemented courses of teaching English to underprivileged elementary school pupils in rural area of central Taiwan. Chuah, Kee
... Kee Man Chuah holds a bachelor's degree in TESL and a master's degree in cognitive sciences. His research interests include the integration of ICT in language learning, instructional science and language teaching methodology. Hubert, Michael Michael Hubert is an assistant professor of Spanish at Washington State University where he teaches courses in Spanish language, linguistics, and translation, as well as courses in foreign language pedagogy. His research interests include second language acquisition, second and foreign language writing, and learner avoidance strategies. Kwok, Linda Linda Kwok is a language instructor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is interested in English language teaching and research on learner autonomy and teaching effectiveness. Lo, Ya-Fen Ya-Fen Lo is an Assistant Professor at National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Tai-wan. Her research and teaching focus on EFL reading and writing, content-based instruction and autonomous learning. Her previous publications include studies of critical thinking in reading-to-write tasks and task designs for autonomous learning. Currently, her research interests lie primarily in reading and writing for academic purposes, process and products for integrated tasks, and writing assessment. Machida, Sayuki Sayuki Machida is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne. She has taught English as second language in Japan, and Japanese as a foreign language at universities in USA and Australia. Her research interest lies in Second Language acquisition and Language and Culture. Her publication encompasses test anxiety, interlanguage development, reading comprehension, and teaching methodologies in SL. Current research includes text comprehension, translation, and kanji learning.