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Employment History

10/2004 – ongoing University lecturer, Foreign Languages Division, Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam

Positions

 
03/2011 – ongoing Vice-Dean of Foreign Languages Division, Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam
2/2009 – 02/2011 Head of English Section, Foreign Languages Division, Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam

Academic record

 
2011-2016 (expected) Graduate Student, PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology, Iowa State University, USA.
2007-2008

Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Dissertation: Synchronous communication in chat rooms: The use of online discussion to enhance argumentative writing. (Supervised by Associate Professor Robert Debski)

2000-2004 Bachelor of Arts in English, Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam.

Other courses

 
28-29 August, 2006 English Language Assessment for University Teachers, organized by the Center for Educational Testing and Quality Assessment.

3-17 June, 2006

 

Training course for University Teaching Methodology, organized by HCMC University of Pedagogy (HCMCUP) with supports of Fulbright Program in Vietnam

13-16 June, 2005 English Teaching Methodology, organized jointly by Consortium for Global Education (CGE) and Institute for Educational Research-HCMC University of Education (IER)

Subjects taught

 

* Van Hien University, Vietnam

Department of Foreign Languages

Translation (English-Vietnamese, Vietnamese-English)

* Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam

Foreign Languages Division
English for Computing
English for Physics
English for Mathematics
General English

Department of Literature

English for Vietnamese Studies

Professional Interests

 
Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Language Testing
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Grants and Awards

2011 Graduate Tuition scholarship (2011-2012), granted by Graduate College and English Department (USD 19,397)
2010 Grant received from Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam, to support a project of “Applying Item Response Theory to establishing an item bank of General English for Non-English majors” (VND 30 million)
2009 Scholarship for a Doctor’s study, granted by Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training
2007 Scholarship for a Master’s study, granted by Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training: Full scholarship to attend post-graduate study at the University of Melbourne (2007-2008)

Technical Skills

Authoring Languages JavaScript, HTML
Web Development Macromedia Dreamweaver, Microsoft FrontPage, Joomla!
Databases MS Access
Multimedia Software Adobe Photoshop, Sound Forge Audio Studio
eLearning Development Articulate, Lecture Maker, Adobe Captivate
Learning Management System WebCT, Moodle
Statistical Package SPSS, SAS
Office Application Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat

Publications

 

Projects

Vũ, Hoa Ngân. (2010- 2011). Applying Item Response Theory to establishing an item bank of General English for Non-English majors. CS-2010-19-97. Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy.

Conference Presentations (selected)

Vũ, Hoa Ngân. (2010). Synchronous communication in chat rooms to enhance argumentative writing: An empirical study. In the International Conference on Inovations in Language Teaching and Learning, 23-24 September 2010, SEMEO Retract, Ho Chi Minh City.

Vũ, Hoa Ngân.(2008). Interactionist Theory in Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Interpersonal interaction. In the 13th International Conference on English in Southeast Asia (ESEA), 4-6 December 2008, National Institute of Education, Singapore.

Vũ, Hoa Ngân.(2006). ‘Nói: Kỹ năng bị bỏ qua và vai tṛ của người thày trong việc cải thiện kỹ năng nói cho sinh viên các khoa không chuyên ngữ’ (Speaking: An ignored skill & The role of teacher in improving speaking skill of undergraduates who do not major in English), In Foreign Languages Division Conference, July 2006, Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy, Vietnam.

 

 

Highlights of ENGL510
Computer methods for Language Teaching

* Online Reading guide: Automated Writing Evaluation

* Mini-project for Skill Consolidation  Activity

* Web-based Teaching Unit

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Ms. Vu, Hoa Ngan, PhD student in Applied Lignuistics & Technology, English Department, Iowa State University  © 2011, Ames, Iowa, U.S.A.
Emails: hnvu@iastate.edu ; nganvh@hcmup.edu.vn
Websites (ISU) http://hnvu.public.iastate.edu ; (HCMUP) http://fldiv.hcmup.edu.vn/nganvu/