Presentation

2017       “The Development of Epistemic Stance in Heritage Language Blogs”, 15th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 16 -21.

2017       “The development of epistemic modality in heritage language writing”, American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2017 Conference, Portland, Oregon March 19-21.

2016       “Technology-enhanced Assessments in Learning Chinese as a Second Language.” Annual Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language, CLTA Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 18-20.

2016       “Learning Strategies and Cognitive Complexity in Chinese Online Writing Tasks.” American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2016 Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 9-12.

2016       “Individual Differences and Complexity of Chinese Online Writing Tasks.” 2016 CLTA Second International Symposium on Chinese Teaching and Learning, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. April 1-3.

2015       “Individual Differences and Learning with Technology-enhanced Activities.” Annual Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language, CLTA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, Nov. 20-22.

2015       “Individual Differences, Writing Engagement, and Task Complexity in Chinese Online Writing Tasks.” The Sixth International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT 2015), Leuven, Belgium, Sept. 16-18.

2014       “Technology Enhanced Writing Activities: Design, Practice, & Assessment.” Annual Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language, San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 21-23.

2014       “Information Retrieval by L2 Writers: Factors Affecting Computer-assisted Second Language Writing Performance.” American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Portland, Oregon, Mar. 22-25.

2014       “Social Networks and Research in Accelerated Writing Instruction.” Southeast Conference of Association of Asian Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC, Jan. 17-19.

2013       “Incorporating Mobile Technology and Social Networks in Chinese Writing Instruction.” CLTA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov. 21-24.

2013       “Anxiety, Identity, and Writing Activity in Chinese Heritage Language Classroom.” 32nd Second Language Research Forum, Provo, Utah, October 30-Nov. 2.

2012       “Written Learner Corpora - Construction, Analysis, and Pedagogical Application.” CLTA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 15-18.

2012       “Empowering Students’ Interactivity and Proficiency Through Technology-Enhanced Activities.” Annual Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language, Philadelphia, PA, Nov.15-18.

2012       “Developing a Learner Corpus of Online Writing - at the Crossroads of Language Teaching and Linguistics Research.” The Third Annual Chinese Language Education Forum (CLEF), San Francisco, California, Nov. 10-11.

2012       “A Chinese Heritage Learner Corpus of Online Writing.” The Sixth Heritage Language Research Institute, UCLA

2012       “Discourse Markers in Chinese Conversational Narrative.” The 24th North American Conference of Chinese Linguistics, San Francisco, June.

2012       “Developing a Learner Corpus of Online Writing: at the Crossroads of Language Teaching and Linguistics Research.” Chinese Language Teachers Association of California, Spring Conference, San Francisco

2011       “Extensive Online Writing in Chinese Heritage Language Classes - Pedagogical Application and Learner Corpus Research.” Chinese Language Teachers Association of California, Fall Conference, San Francisco, October

2010       “Enhancing Chinese Writing Skill through Blogging: Empirical Research and Application.” Chinese Language Teachers Association Annual Conference, Boston, Nov.

2010       “Teaching Pragmatic Strategies with Film Clips.” Clipping the Curriculum: Integrating Clips into the Foreign Language Classroom, UC Berkeley, June.

2010       “Chinese Heritage Language Writing Anxiety: Research, Application and Impact.” The Fifth UC Language Consortium Conference on Theoretical & Pedagogical Perspectives (in Partnership with the East Coast Language Consortium), UC San Diego, April.

2010       “Diversity and Difference: Identity Issues of Chinese Heritage Language Learners from Dialect Backgrounds.” First International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages, UCLA, Feb.

2009       “Development of Chinese Discourse Markers: Diachronic Analysis and Cognitive Account.” 21st North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, Rhode Island, June.

2008       “Chinese Heritage Language Writing Anxiety: Empirical Research and Pedagogical Implication.” Chinese Language Teachers Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Nov.

2005       “Decision-Making in Grammar Teaching - Understanding Learners’ Needs.” The 5th International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Minneapolis, May.

2005       “Pragmatic-focused Approach and Material Development – The Teacher’s Perspective.” Chinese Summer Institute – Pragmatics in CFL Classroom, Honolulu, July.

2002       “A Cognitive Analysis of Comparability of Antonymous Monosyllabic Adjectives.” The Seventh International Symposium on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Shanghai, Oct.