Dr. Hu holds an MA and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Hong Kong, and a Bachelor degree in English Education from Harbin Normal University, China. Prior to joining SUSTC she taught language courses in both Mainland China and Hong Kong for a number of years. With 4 years of education training at Harbin Normal University, 5 years of research study on the acquisition of English at The University of Hong Kong, and 10 years of teaching experience in Mainland China and Hong Kong, she is a passionate and experienced teaching professional.
2007 – 2011
2005 – 2006
1999 – 2003
The University of Hong Kong, Department of Linguistics, PhD
The University of Hong Kong, Department of Linguistics, MA
Harbin Normal University, Department of English, BA
2018 – 2019
2013 – to date
2012 – 2013
2011 – 2012
2007 – 2011
2003 – 2005
Carnegie Mellon University, Visiting Scholar
Literacy Pittsburgh, Volunteer English Tutor
Southern University of Science and Technology, Lecturer
Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Assistant Professor
The University of Hong Kong, Department of Linguistics, RA
The University of Hong Kong, Department of Linguistics, TA
Heilongjiang Province Nongken Vocational College, English Teacher
Honors & Awards
Excellent Teaching Award, Southern University of Science and Technology, China (2018)
Shenzhen Nanshan High Level Talent (2017)
Excellent Judge, The 20th “FLTRP CUP” National English Debating Competition 2017
Overseas High-Caliber Personnel, Shenzhen, China (2016)
The University of Hong Kong Research Student Scholarship (2007-2011)
The University of Hong Kong Oversea Conference Grant (2008)
Research Projects & Academic Services
The Development of STEM-based English Curriculum in Higher Education (2017-2019)
The Construction of a MOOC Model of English Curriculum in Science and Engineering Colleges – A Case Study of SUSTC in the Era of Big Data (2015-2017)
An Exploration of Teaching Public Speaking in College Using “Flipped Classroom Model” and MOOCs (2015-2017)
An Exploration of College English Teaching on Sakai in Cloud Model – A Case Study of SUSTC (2015-2017)
A Contrastive Analysis of Particles in Chinese and English – A LFG Account (2014-2016)
The Research on Fast Clustering and Information Evolution Analysis for Large-Scale and Dynamic Short-Texts (Natural Science Foundation of China: 61300114. (2014/01-2016/12)
Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2013
Hu, Yuxiu (To appear)[Chinese]. A Discussion on the Possibility of Error Detection with OT-LFG. Education Circle.
Hu, Yuxiu (2018). The Development of Engineering English Curriculum in a non-English speaking country. Presented at TESOL Convention 2018 in Chicago.
Xu Siqun, Hu Yuxiu & Liu Qing (2017) [Chinese]. The Exploration of College English Teaching and Reformation. Overseas English.
Xu Siqun, Zhang Xinting & Hu Yuxiu (2017) [Chinese]. The Construction of an English Teaching Mode Based on MOOC. Forum of Education and Teaching.
Xu Siqun & Hu Yuxiu (2017) [Chinese]. The Exploration of College English Teaching and Reform Based on Sakai. Journal of Higher Education.
Xu, Siqun & Hu, Yuxiu (2017) [Chinese]. The Learning Environment of General Education and Academic English by Using MOOCs. Journal of Higher Education.
Hu, Yuxiu & Xu, Siqun (2016) [Chinese]. A Preliminary Discussion on the Interactivity Research in the Environment of Web-based Instruction. Education Circle. Vol. 30 No. 134: 134-136.
Hu, Yuxiu (2016). A Longitudinal Study on the Extent of Mandarin Influence on the Acquisition of English. International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS). Vol. 10 No. 4: 59-76.
Hu, Yuxiu & Adams, Bodomo (2015). Are the Most Interactive Learners on Web-based Learning Systems the Best Output Performers? Journal of Information Technology and Application in Education (JITAE). Vol. 4: 8-17.
Hu, Yuxiu (2013). Error Detection and Feedback with OT-LFG for Computer-assisted Language Learning. Paper presented at CITE Research Symposium 2013 at The University of Hong Kong. May 10-11, 2013.
Bodomo, Adams & Yuxiu, Hu (2013). Ubiquitous Conversations. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal. 5(1), 1-14
Bodomo, Adams & Yuxiu, Hu. (2011). Constructing a Conversational Learning Community: A case study of knowledge construction and interactivity enhancement in web-based learning and Teaching. Communications in Information Science and Management Engineering. 1(8), 29-34.
Hu, Yuxiu and Adams, Bodomo. (2009). Harbinglish: L1 Influence on the Learning of English By High School Students in Harbin, China. Asian EFL Journal. 11(3)
Hu, Yuxiu & Adams, Bodomo. (2008). Mandarin Influence on the Acquisition of English: Error Analysis and Classification. Paper presented at Annual Research Forum of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong. Dec. 6th, 2008.
Hu, Yuxiu & Adams, Bodomo. (2008). An empirical study on the extent of L1influence on the acquisition of L2. Paper presented at The 33rd Annual Conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia 2008 at The University of Sydney. Sydney, July 4-6, 2008.
Hu, Yuxiu & Adams, Bodomo. (2007). Harbinglish: L1 Influence on the Learning of English Among High School Students in China’s Harbin. Paper presented at The Second Pearl River Delta English Studies Graduate Student Conference at Shenzhen University. June 15-18, 2007.