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Department of General Education

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Lecturer of English

Assistant Professor

Department of General Education

Professional Experience:

2015.8-  Assistant Professor                  SUSTC

2015-2015 Post-doctoral Researcher            The University of Hong Kong

2011-2013 Post-doctoral Research Associate    University of Pittsburgh;Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center

2009-2010 Lecturer                            The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2009-2011 Post-doctoral Fellow                Hong Kong Institute of Education

2000-2003 Teacher                             Southeast University

Educational Background:

2004-2009 PhD in Applied Linguistics          The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2003-2005 MA in TESOL & Applied Linguistics   King’s College London, University of London

1996-2000 BA in English & Business Economics  Soochow University

Certificates of Summer Schools:

Jun 2013 Educational Data Mining, Statistics, and Machine Learning Carnegie Mellon University

(Human-Computer Interaction Institute, 9th Annual LearnLab Summer School)

Aug 2012 Intelligent Tutor and Collaborative Learning Environment Development Carnegie Mellon University

(Human-Computer Interaction Institute, 8th Annual LearnLab Summer School)

Selected Publications:

1.Wang, Z. (2014). On-line time pressure manipulations: L2 speaking performance under five types of planning and repetition conditions. In P. Skehan (Ed.), Investigating a processing perspective on task performance, (pp. 27-62). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2.Wang, Z., & Skehan, P. (2014). Structure, Lexis, and time perspective: Influences on task performance. In P. Skehan (Ed.), Investigating a processing perspective on task performance, (pp. 155-186). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

3.Skehan, P., Bei, X., Li, Q., & Wang, Z. (2012). The task is not enough: Processing approaches to task-based performance. Language Teaching Research, 16(3), 170-187.

4.Chen, G., Chiu, M. M., & Wang, Z. (2012). Predicting social cues during online mathematics discussions. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(4), 1497-1509.

5.Chen, G., Chiu, M. M., & Wang, Z. (2012). Social metacognition and the creation of correct, new ideas: A statistical discourse analysis of online mathematics discussions. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(3), 868-880.

Honors & Awards:

NSF Travel Grant to the Fifth Annual Inter-Science of Learning Center Conference (2012)

Hong Kong Government’s Scholarship (2004-2008)

Hong Kong Applied Linguistics Association Research Student Conference grant (2007)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Oversea Conference Grant (2008, 2006, 2005)

Other Info:

Managing Editor, Dialogic Pedagogy Journal

Reviewer, Studies in Second Language Acquisition

Reviewer, AERA conferences




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