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张宪 教授

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Education  

 

2010-2014    Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics

 

ThePennsylvania State University

 

 

2003-2004    M.A. in Economics and Education

 

ColumbiaUniversity

 

 

1996-2000    B.A. in Informatics & Computer Science

 

                    Guangdong University of ForeignStudies  

 

 

ResearchInterests  

 

Second Language Acquisition, Vocabulary Research,Computer Assisted Language Learning, Corpus Linguistics, Language Assessment,Neurolinguistics, Structural Equation Modeling, TESOL, Listening, Reading,Individual Differences  

 

 

Articlesin Peer-Reviewed Journals                            

 

Zhang, X. (forthcoming).Listener anxiety. TESOL Encyclopedia ofEnglish Language Teaching.  

 

Zhang, X. & Lu, X. (forthcoming). The relationship between vocabularylearning strategies and breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge. Modern Language Journal.    

 

Lantolf, J. P. & ZhangX. (2015). Response to Pienemann’scritique of Zhang and Lantolf. LanguageLearning, 65, 752-760.

 

Zhang, X., & Lantolf, J.P. (2015). Natural or artificial: Is the route of L2 development teachable? Language Learning, 65, 152-180.

 

Zhang, X., & Lu, X. (2014). A longitudinal study of receptive vocabulary breadth knowledgegrowth and vocabulary fluency development.Applied Linguistics, 35, 283-304.    

 

Zhang, X. (2013). The “I don’t know” option in the vocabularysize test. TESOL Quarterly, 47, 790-811. [Won the RaymondE. Lombra Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research in Collegeof the Liberal Arts at Penn State University]

 

Zhang, X. (2013).Foreign language listening anxiety and foreign language academic listeningproficiency: Conceptualization and causal relations. System, 41, 164-177.

 

Zhang, X., & Zhao, G. (2011). Construct validationof foreign language listening anxiety scales. Modern Foreign Languages, 34, 162-170.  

 

Zhang, X., & Qi, L. (2009). Incidental vocabulary acquisitionin reading for pleasure. Foreign LanguageTeaching and Research, 41,303-308.  

 

 

 

Conference Presentations                                      

 

Yeh, M. & Zhang, X. (2015). Corpus-based Pedagogy:Teaching and Learning the Connective JIU in Chinese. Talk presented at International Conference on Corpus ofChinese Spoken Interlanguage, Nanjing, July, 9-11.

 

Zhang, X. & Lantolf, J. P. (2015). ExtendingWorking Memory Constraintsvia Material Mediation. Talk presented at AmericanAssociation for Applied Linguistics 2014 Conference, Toronto, March, 21-24.  

 

Zhang, X. (2015). A Learner Corpus of Chinese. Talkpresented at the Center for Language& Intercultural Communication, Houston, February, 6.  

 

Zhang, X. (2014). Can PT's Hierarchical StagesCo-emerge? A Systemic Theoretical Instruction Approach to Teach Chinese WordOrder. Talk presented at XXI AnnualSociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning Research Working GroupMeeting, Miami, November, 6-8.    

 

Zhang, X. (2014). Using Corpus in Language Classroom.Talk presented at the Center for Language& Intercultural Communication, Houston, September, 20.  

 

Zhang, X. (2014). Testing the Topic Hypothesis. Poster presented at the Annual Graduate Exhibition, UniversityPark, PA, April, 6.  

 

Zhang, X. &Lantolf, J. P. (2014). Natural or artificial: Is developmental route teachable?Talk presented at Invited colloquiium at AmericanAssociation for Applied Linguistics 2014 Conference, Portland, March,22-25.  

 

Zhang, X. &Lantolf, J. P. (2014). Ba-constructionwithout OSV: Evidence from Chinese heritage speakers. Talk presented at the Second International Conference on HeritageLanguage. UCLA Center for Study of Heritage Languages, Los Angeles, March,7-8.  

 

Zhang, X. & Lantolf, J. P. (2013). Working Memoryand L2. Talk presented at the XXAnnual Sociocultural Theory and SecondLanguage Learning Research Working Group Meeting, Stage College, September,26-28.  

 

Zhang, X. & Li, Y. (2012). Vocabulary learningstrategies and vocabulary knowledge‏. Talk presented at the Second Forum on Applied Linguistics,Guangzhou, December, 8-9.  

 

Zhang, X. (2012). Language as embodied cognitive skills.Talk presented at the CBBC, PennState University, October, 10.  

 

Zhang, X. (2012). Cost-effectiveness analysis ofcomputer assisted language learning. Talk presented at the International Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education,Guangzhou, June, 23-24.  

 

Zhang, X. (2011). The “I don’t know” option inVocabulary Size Test. Talk presented at the LanguageTesting Colloquium, Michigan, June, 28-30  

 

Zhang, X. (2011). An exploratory study over the causaleffects of academic self-regulation on English listening strategy use and Englishlistening performances. Talk presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2011 Conference,Chicago, March, 26-29.  

 

Zhang, X. (2010). Foreign language listening anxietyand foreign language academic listening proficiency. Talk presented at the Language in Education: The Chinese Context,Hong Kong, October, 22-23.  

 

 

Teaching Experiences                                          

 

2011-2013  Departmentof Applied Linguistics, Penn State University

 

(1)  Seminar in Second Language Acquisition (GraduateLevel, guest lecturer with Prof. James P. Lantolf, responsible for lecturingand conferencing with students)

 

(2)  ExperimentalResearch on Language (Graduate Level, co-teach with Prof. Robert Schrauf, responsiblefor syllabus design, assignments, lecturing & grading)    

 

(3)  EnglishWriting for Second Language Learners (Undergraduate Level, responsible for theentire course: syllabus design, assignments, lecturing & grading)  

 

 

2005-2010    FECL, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

 

(Responsible for the entirecourse: syllabus design, assignments, lecturing & grading)  

 

                    (1)   Academic Writing (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(2)   IntermediateWriting (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(3)   NewsListening (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(4)   VisualC++ Programming (Undergraduate Level)  

 

 

 

2005-2007    College ofContinuing Education, GuangdongUniv. of Foreign Studies

 

(Responsible for the entirecourse: syllabus design, assignments, lecturing & grading)  

 

(1)  AdvancedEnglish Listening (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(2)  Intermediate EnglishListening (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(3)  English OralSpeaking (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(4)  English Reading(Undergraduate Level)  

 

(5)  English Writing(Undergraduate Level)  

 

 

2005-2010  International College, GuangdongUniversity of Foreign Studies

 

(Responsible for the entirecourse: syllabus design, assignments, lecturing & grading)  

 

(1)  AdvancedReading (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(2)  EnglishListening (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(3)  Microeconomics(Undergraduate Level)  

 

(4)  Macroeconomics(Undergraduate Level)  

 

                                                                     

 

2000-2003  FELC, Guangdong University of ForeignStudies

 

(Responsible for the entirecourse: syllabus design, assignments, lecturing & grading)  

 

(1)  DatabaseAdministration (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(2)  DatabaseProgramming (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(3)  Visual BasicProgramming (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(4)  WebsiteProgramming (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(5)  CommunicativeEnglish for Chinese Learners (Undergraduate Level)  

 

(6)  ComputerAssisted English Listening (Undergraduate Level)  

 

 

 

Professional Services                                          

 

Journal reviewer    

 

Bilingualism, Language and Cognition  

 

Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics  

 

International Journal of English Studies  

 

Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism  

 

Journal of Educational Psychology  

 

Journal of Neurolinguistics  

 

Language and Sociocultural Theory  

 

Modern Language Journal  

 

Modern Foreign Languages

 

Readingand Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal  

 

Scientific World Journal  

 

Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching  

 

System  

 

 

 

Computer Programs & Websites Developed                        

 

Computer assisted English Listening Program (automatically trackinglistening behaviors)  

 

Diagnostic Reading Skills: An Online Learning System  

 

Web-based Oracle Database Management System  

 

Assisted English Listening: An Online System  

 

Computerized Vocabulary Levels Test  

 

A C++ Vocabulary Learning Game  

 

An Online Survey System  

 

 

 

Additional Skills                                              

 

Language Skills:     Fluentin English, Mandarin and Cantonese  

 

Computer Skills:    Proficient in VC++, VB, ASP, ASP.net, Python  

 

Oracle ProfessionalDatabase Administrator  

 

Proficient inweb server administration & web programming  

 

StatisticsSkills:           Proficient in SPSS, AMOS, LISREL, FACETS    

 

NeuroimagingSkills: SPM8/12  

 

Psycholinguistics:     E-prime  

 

CorpusTools:             Stanford POS Tagger, Penn Treebank Tagger,  

 

LexicalComplexity Analyzer  

 

                                  SyntacticComplexity Analyzer

 

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