Invited Works


2017       “Using Facebook Group to Facilitate Language Production and Interaction.” Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center Symposium, San Francisco, March 9-10, 2017

2017       “Heritage Language Education and Research.” Invited colloquium at “International Forum of Chinese Language Teachers”(“国际汉语教师微信群”学术公众号), Jan. 2017

2016       “edTPA and Teaching Chinese in Secondary Schools.” CLTAC 2016 Fall Workshop Program, San Francisco State University, October 22

2016       “SLA Empirical Research and L2 Classroom Practice.” Part of the Round Table Forum “Reflections on Empirical Studies in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language.” (invited expert), 2016 CLTA Second International Symposium on Chinese Teaching and Learning, April 1-3, 2016, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

2016       “Identity, Anxiety, and Online Writing – Heritage Language Research at the Crossroads of Linguistics and SLA”, invited talk at Asian Languages & Literature Colloquium, University of Washington, Seattle. Feb. 16, 2016

2015       “Differentiated Instruction, Technology, and Classroom-based Research.” Invited pedagogy-training workshop for teachers and language coordinators of Project GO (Global Officers), Funded by Defense Language and National Security Education Office, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, May 21-13,

2014       “L2 Online Writing by Learners of Chinese: Task Complexity and Individual Differences.” Invited colloquium (organizer and speaker), 33rd Second Language Research Forum, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 23-25,

2014       “Anxieties in Chinese Language Learning.” Invited collaboration to St. Olaf College, North Field, Minnesota, Sept. 26-28,

2014       “SMART Technologies in Chinese Language Classrooms.” Invited talk at Middlebury College (Summer Chinese School), Middlebury, Vermont, July.

2013       “Individual Differences in Heritage Language Acquisition.” Invited talk at the College of International Education, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China. Dec.

2013       “Use of Social Networks in Second/heritage Language Teaching and Research.” Invited talk at Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, China, Dec.

2013       “Research of Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition: Study designs, methods, and tools.”  Invited talk at the College of International Cultural Exchange, Central China Normal University, Dec.

2013       “Discourse Makers in Chinese Conversational Narrative.” Invited talk at the College of Language and Literature, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, Dec.

2013       “Exploring Heritage Language Identity and Anxiety.”  Invited talk at the College of Language and Literature, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, Dec.

2013       “Individual Differences and Heritage Language Writing, Linguistics Talks.” Invited talk at the Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina, Apr.

2012       “A Learner Corpus of Online Chinese Writing.” Invited presentation at the Digital Humanities Center Open House, University of South Carolina, Nov.