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Jian Wu

Jian Wu
Faculty Director
Foreign Language Lab - Technology Center for Language Teaching & Learning
E-mail:wuj4@southernct.edu
Office: EN-D155
Phone: (203) 392-6769

 

EDUCATION
Ph.D., University of Minnesota: Second Languages and Cultures Education
M.A., Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages: Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
B.A., Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages: English

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Emerging technologies transforming the teaching and learning process, digital literacy development, second language acquisition and assessment, pedagogy and technology-enhanced language instruction and learning

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

A Crowdsourcing Approach to Chinese Vocabulary Learning. The IALLT Journal, Volume 44 (2),  March 2015.

 Language Learning on an iPad Learning Lab: Opportunities and Challenges. Conference Proceeding for 2014 International Symposium on CALL, Beijing China, December 2014.

Mobile and Web-Based Technology in a College-Level Chinese Language Class in Chinese L2 Theory and Practice: Selected Papers of CLEF 2012: CLER Publishing, USA, 2013.

Students in the New Millennium: How much do we know about them? In B Zou (Ed.), Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances: IGI Global, USA, 2013.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

A Crowdsourcing Approach to Chinese Vocabulary Learning.  FLEAT VI International Conference Held in Harvard University, Boston, August 2015.

Language Learning on an iPad Learning Lab – Opportunities and Challenges. FLEAT VI International Conference Held in Harvard University, Boston, August 2015.

Language Learning with Mobile Technology – Opportunities and Challenges. 2014 International Symposium on CALL, Beijing, China, November 2014.

Language Learning on an iPad Learning Lab. 2014 JALTCALL Conference, Nagoya, Japan, June 2014.

Mobile and Web-Based Technology in a College-Level Chinese Language Class. 2013 ACTFL Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 2013.

Language Learning in an iPad Learning Lab. 2013 Chinese Language Education Forum, San Francisco, California, October 2013.

Mobile and Web-Based Technology in a College-Level Chinese Language Class. 2012 Chinese Language Education Forum, San Francisco, California, October 2012.

Students in the New Millennium: How much Do We Know About Them? – A Report on a Student Technology Survey. 2012 CALICO Conference, South Bend, Indiana, June 2012.

Assessment of Multilingual Competency, with Beals, P, Hammar, J. & Schmitt, E. Spring 2012 CSUS Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference, New Haven, Connecticut, April 2012.

Cultural & Cooperative Learning Made Easy with Tech - Using VoiceThread in a Mandarin Chinese Class.  CT COLT 2011 Fall Conference, Connecticut Council of Language Teachers, Cromwell, Connecticut, October 2011.

Assessing Student Oral Proficiency in World Languages after 4 semesters, with Hammar, J. & Schmitt, E. Spring 2011 CSUS Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference, Danbury, Connecticut, April 2011.

Digital Natives – A Mobile Generation.  Fall 2010 NERALLT Conference, Worcester, Massachusetts, November 2010.