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HsuDr. Chih-Hsin Hsu

Assistant Professor of English/TESOL

English and World Language Department
Witherspoon 137
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0257
E-mail: chsu5@atu.edu

Education

BA - Tunghai University
MA - Arkansas Tech University
MA - Tunghai University
EDD - Texas A & M Univ-Kingsville

Recently Taught Courses

ENGL 4713 - ESL ASSESSMENT
ENGL 4723 - TEACH PEOPLE/CULTURES
ENGL 5713 - ESL ASSESSMENT
ENGL 5723 - TEACH PEOPLE/CULTURES
ENGL 6013 - MODERN ENG GRAMMAR/USAGE
TESL 6003 - LINGUISTICS FOR ESL TEACHERS
TESL 6013 - MODERN ENG GRAMMAR/USAGE
TESL 6123 - TEACHING WRITING TO ELLS

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Hsu specializes in QM online course design & review, guiding capstone courses and doctoral dissertations, teacher education, intercultural communication, and ESL & biliteracy instruction. She has 15 years of teaching experience in the United States and abroad from middle school through doctoral levels.

Research and Creative Activity

I. Recent Publications                                                            
Referred archival journal publications:
Hsu, C. (2020, Dec. Under Review). Chinese graduate students’ narratives and sociolinguistic advice on   
     intercultural communication at American universities. Journal of Comparative & International Higher 
     Education (JCIHE).
Riley, J., Hsu, C., & Szabo, S. (2017). Engaging mobile Apps for improving English 
    language learners’ speaking proficiency. In M. Cowart. & G. Anderson (Eds.), Academic
    achievement for English language learners: Essential elements of teaching and leadership.
    Texas Woman’s University.
Ekiaka, J., Hsu, C., & Guzman, N. (2016). Mandarin Sunday classes: Educators' 
   and parents' perceptions on literacy development of Chinese-American second generation 
   children. US-China Education Review A & B, 6(2).
Riley, J., & Hsu, C. (2014). Integrating free online videos to facilitate ELLs' academic  
    vocabulary development.  In M. Cowart. & G. Anderson, (Eds.), Professional practice in  
    diverse settings: Attitudes and dispositions that facilitate success.

II. Recent presentations                                                            
Ekiaka, J., & Hsu, C. (2021, upcoming March). Assessing Social Justice Education in Bilingual
     Teacher Education Programs. Paper will be presented at the TESOL International Convention Virtual    
     Conference.
Hsu, C. (2021, upcoming March). EFL teachers' subject-matter development through accredited online U.S. TESOL       
     Programs. Paper will be presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Virtual Conference.
Hsu, C. (2019). Semi English Immersion for EFL Sociolinguistic Proficiency via Synchronous Mobile Assisted Language  
     Instruction. Paper presented at the International Conference on Distance Education and Learning, Shanghai, China.
Hsu, C. (2018). Exploring Synchronous Mobile Assisted Language Instruction for EFL Oral Proficiency. Paper presented at
     the TESOL International Convention, Chicago, Illinois.
Hsu, C. (2017). Exploring Synchronous Mobile Assisted Language Instruction for EFL Oral Proficiency. Paper presented at
     the International Conference on ESP, New Technologies and Digital Learning (International Conference), Hong Kong.
Hsu, C. (2017). Decoding ESL speakers' biculturally communicative competence with native English speakers on
     Facebook. Paper presented at the National Association of Bilingual Education (National Conference), Dallas, Texas.
Riley, J., & Hsu, C. (2015). Using free online videos in the English language classroom. Poster presented at the Society
      for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
      https://www.academicexperts.org/conf/site/2015/papers/44762/
Hsu, C., & Riley, J. (2014). Examining Chinese ESL graduate students' bicultural communicative competence in English
      speaking classes. Paper presented at the National Association of Bilingual Education (National Conference), San
      Diego, California.
Ekiaka, J., Hsu, C., & Guzman, N. (2014). Second generation language maintenance in Chinese weekend classes:
      Chinese-American Children’s literacy development. Paper presented at the National Association of Bilingual
      Education (National Conference), San Diego, California.

III. E-Course development with e-Tech
TESL 6003 Applied Linguistics for ESL teachers (approved; under minor revisions), 2020 fall-2021 spring

IV. QM Course Review                                                            
Chaired/Reviewed Linguistics for Montgomery College, 2020 Nov.-2021 Feb.
Reviewed Curriculum Leadership at Master Level for University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, 2020
Reviewed Big Data Analytics at Master Level for University of West Florida, 2020

Current Professional Services and Affliations

Besides the role of M.A. TESOL program director at ATU, Dr. Hsu's service to the profession includes being Director at ATU ESOL Institute (sponsored by Arkansas Department of Education, 2021 summer-2023), a Subject Matter Expert panelist TESOL standards review for the Arkansas Department of Education (2020), a Journal Reviewer for Journal of International Students (since 2020 fall), a QM Higher Education Master Reviewer (since 2020), an iQM Association Member (since 2018), and a QM Higher Education Peer Reviewer (since 2018). Dr. Hsu is affiliated with TESOL International Association and American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL).

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