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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 5723 - TEACH PEOPLE/CULTURES
ENGL 6033 - RHETORIC
TESL 6003 - LINGUISTICS FOR ESL TEACHERS
TESL 6023 - LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY
TESL 6063 - INSTR STRAT/CONTENT AREA
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 almost two decades 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. (2022). Chinese graduate students’ narratives and sociolinguistic advice on intercultural communication at Southern U.S. Universities. Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education (JCIHE), 14(1), pp. 170-185. https://doi.org/10.32674/jcihe.v14i1.3358

Hsu, C. (2021). Key practical strategies for implementing culturally relevant lessons for English learners. TESOL Connections-Feature Article. Available in  http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2022-01-01/2.html

Hsu, C. (2021). [Review of the book language and social minds: the semantics and pragmatics of intersubjectivity, by V. Tantucci]. Linguist List Book Review, https://linguistlist.org/issues/32/32-3072/

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                                                   

Hsu, C. (2023). Improving Mainstream PreK-12 Classrooms for ELLs: An ESOL Endorsement Program Case Study. Paper presented at the American     Association for Applied Linguistics (International Conference), Portland, Oregon.

Hsu, C. (2022 Feb.). Decoding Chinese advanced ESL graduate students’ sociolinguistic narratives through Co-cultural theory lens in U.S. universities.
    Paper presented at the National Association of Bilingual Education (International Conference), New York.

Ekiaka, J., & Hsu, C. (2021). Assessing Social Justice Education in Bilingual
     Teacher Education Programs. Paper presented at the TESOL International Convention Conference.

Hsu, C. (2021). EFL teachers' subject-matter development through accredited online U.S. TESOL       
     Programs. Paper 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 (awarded), 2020 fall-2021 spring

IV. QM Course Review                                                            

Chaired/Reviewed Honor English 9 Courses for StrongMind Publisher, March-April 2023

Chaired/Reviewed Web Tools to Enhance Online Engagement for Clemson University, Jan.-March 2022

Chaired/Reviewed Online Instructional Design and Assessment for Clemson University, Jan.-March 2022

Subject Expert Review on Methods and Materials for Teaching ELLs for Athens State University, Oct. 2021-Dec. 2021

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 Title III Grant Director at ATU ESOL Institute (sponsored by Arkansas Department of Education, 2021 summer-ongoing), awarded around $280,000 for 2022-23, for instance. ---a Subject Matter Expert panelist reviewing Certificate Programs and TESOL standards for the Arkansas Department of Education (2020 & 2022), ---a Journal Reviewer for Journal of International Students (since 2020), ---a QM Higher Education Master Reviewer (since 2020), an iQM Association Member (since 2018), a QM Higher Education Peer Reviewer (since 2018), and a QM K-12 Mater & Peer Reviewer (since Jan., 2022). ---Dr. Hsu is affiliated with TESOL International Association and American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL).

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