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TLDC Publications and Presentations

  • Hanington, L.M., Pillai, A.D., & Kwah, P.F. (2013). Digital storytelling: Integrating language and content in the training of pre-service teachers. The Asian EFL Journal Special Issue, CLIL in Asian Contexts: Emerging Trends, Special Edition, iIn press.

    Cheung, Y. L. (2013). Exploring first-year undergraduates’ difficulties in writing the discussion section of a research paper: A Singapore study. The English Teacher. In press.

    Hanington L.M., & Ellis M. (2013). Communication skills: a blended learning approach for pre-service teachers. In Edge J. & Mann,S. (Eds.), Innovations in pre-service education and training for English language teachers (pp. 115-130). London: The British Council.

    Cheung, Y. L. (2012). Critical review of recent studies investigating effects of word processing-assisted writing and pen-and-paper writing on the quality of writing and higher level revisions. In Akcamete (Ed.)  Proceedings of 4th World Conference on Educational Sciences. 46, 1047-1050.

    Ellis,M., Hanington,L.M., Ong, C.T. & Wilkinson, M. (2012). Blended is better? A new approach to communication skills for pre-service teachers. In Kabilan,K.K.,Keong,W.K., Widodo, H.P. (Ed.), ICT & ELT: Research & Practices in South East Asia (pp. 72-91). Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia.

    Blackstone, B., & Wilkinson, M. (2011). Blogging for Pedagogical Purposes: A Transformational Methodology for Post-secondary Education. In Ho, M.L.C.,

    Anderson, K.T., & Leong, A. P. (Eds.), Transforming literacies and language: Multimodality and Literacy in the New Media Age.
    Ellis, M. & Pillai, A.D. (2009). Addressing digital literacy in the English language class. Tesl Reporter, 42(1), pp. 50-53

  • Cheung, Y. L. (2013). The applicability of teachers’ motivational strategies in improving undergraduate education. Keynote address in the 2nd Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics, Singapore, 17-18 Jun 2013.

    Macknish, N.K., Wilkinson, M., & Hanington, L.M. (2013, June). Guiding NIE Pre-service Teachers to Think and Re-think Their Learning Using Mobile Technologies and Social Media. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference, Singapore. 

    Hanington,L.M.,Pillai,A.D.,& Kwah, P.F. (2013, May). Integrating Methodology & Language Proficiency in Teacher Education. Paper presented at Innovations in English Language Education: Evolving Policy, Envisioning Curriculum, Empowering Practitioners, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

    Ellis,M., & Hanington,L.M. (2013, May). Is blended better? Paper presented at CELC International Symposium: Alternative pedagogies in the English Language and Communication Classroom, NUS, Singapore

    Cheung, Y. L. (2013). A comparative study of paper-and-pen and computer-delivered assessment modes on students’ writing quality: The Singapore experience. Paper presented at the 22nd Malaysian English Language Teaching Association International Conference, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 28-30 May 2013.

    Cheung, Y. L. (2013). The Use of Motivational Strategies in a Writing Class: The Case of Singapore. Paper presented at the Centre for English Language Communication Symposium, National University of Singapore, 27-29 May 2013.

    Cheung, Y. L. (2013). The Relevance of Teachers’ Motivational Strategies in Enhancing Student Motivation. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference, Dallas, Texas, 16-19 Mar 2013.

    Ellis, M. (2013, March). Maintaining standards in online learning: A study of writing standardization for a pre-service communication skills for teachers course in Singapore. Paper presented at INTED 13:7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain.

    Ellis, M. (2013, February). Using information communication technology in the student-centered English language classroom: Implementation and practice. Paper presented at 1ST TEFL International English Applied Linguistics Seminar and Workshop. "Positioning the students at center stage: How can educators help students learn English optimally?", Ciamis, Indonesia.

    Ellis, M. (2012, July). How students cope with information in the digital age: A study of Chinese students' research process. Paper presented at Edulearn 12:4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona

    Wilkinson, Mark J., & Kwah, P.F. (2012, February). Multimedia projects for language development. Paper presented at AsiaCALL2011 10th International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

    Cheung, Y. L. (2011).Student Reactions to Writing Teacher Motivational Strategies: The Case of Singapore. Featured speaker at Conference on Writing Education Across Borders, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, 30 Sept – 1 Oct 2011.

    Cheung, Y. L. (2010). Perceptions of the Difficulties of First-Year Undergraduates Writing the Discussion Section: A Singapore Study. Paper presented in The 14th English in South East Asia Conference, University of Macau, 9-11 Dec 2010.

    Wilkinson, M. (2009, September). Plan, Record, Edit, Upload: Student-created digital media in a language experience module. Singapore. (NTU Edutorium Series invited speaker)

    Wilkinson, M., & Ellis, M. (2007). Digital Salsa: An interactive showcase of student-centered, technologically enhanced language learning activities.   Hosted by NIE E-Learning Fiesta.