Assistant Teaching Professor
English & Communication
Liberal Arts 216
|2013||Illinois State University||PhD in English Studies-Linguistics|
|2006||Shanxi University||MA in Linguistics|
|2003||Shanxi University||BA in English and Law|
- First-year English
Online and Continuing Education Courses
Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.
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- Politeness Studies
- Intercultural Communication
- L2 Pragmatics
- ESL Writing
- Zhang, Yuan (2019).
International Teaching Assistants’ Identity as Instructors and Rapport with American Students.
Journal of Politeness Research: Language, Behavior, Culture, 15, 1-27.