Director of Center for Language Education Associate Director of Teaching Affairs Office
Dr. Yuan Li joined SUSTech in 2015 and was appointed as the Associate Director of Teaching Affairs Office in July 2016, responsible for overseeing the planning, development, operation and quality control of undergraduate education at the university. In July 2019, she was appointed as the Director of SUSTech Center for Language Education. Her career and research interests are in learning centered quality assurance in higher education, educational management, student learning, and multi-dimensional foreign language learning and teaching.
2011 PhD in Education, The University of Manchester, UK
2007 MSc in Educational Research Methodology, Oxford University, UK
2003 Master of Education, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
2002 MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; 1994 BA in English Language Education. Shenyang Normal University, China
2019–present Director, Center for Language Education, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
2016 – present Associate Director; 2015–2016 Staff Member, Office of Teaching Affairs, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
2004-2015 Associate Professor & Associate Director, School of Foreign Languages; 2009 – 2011 Associate Director, College of International Education; 1999–2004 Lecturer; 1994-1999 English Language Instructor, School of Foreign Languages. Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
Selected Scholarly Work
Principle Investigator of the research project “Study of the Teaching Research Conducted by University Teachers”, sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education. 2012-2015.
Chief Translator of the translation project “Terminology of Traditional Chinese Medicine”, sponsored by National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. 2014-2016.
Li, Y. (2014). Towards Learning-Focused Quality Assurance. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
Editor-in-Chief of College English Courses and Research. Beijing: China Times Economics Press. 2014.
Principle Investigator of the research project “Study of Education for Traditional Chinese Translation Talents” sponsored by the Education Department of Liaoning Provincial Government. 2012-2014.
Editor-in-Chief of Audio-Video Listening and Speaking of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Qingdao: Ocean University of China Press. 2013.
Co-Editor-in-Chief of Oral English for Medical College Students. Qingdao: Ocean University of China Press. 2013.
Principle Investigator of the research project “Hong Kong Sowers Action 2011-2012 Teacher Training Review”, commissioned by Hong Kong Sowers Action. 2012 – 2013.
Co-Editor-in-Chief of Nursing English. Qingdao: Ocean University of China Press. 2013.
Zhu, X. and Li, Y. (2013). The implications of English tutoring system for higher education in China. Chinese Talents, 426:53-54.
Principle Investigator of the research project “Hong Kong Sower Action 20 Years Review”, commissioned by Hong Kong Sowers Action. 2011 – 2012.
Li, Y. (2012). Towards learning-focused quality assurance in Chinese higher education. Quality Assurance and Management (pp. 161-182). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.
Li, Y. (2010). Quality assurance in Chinese higher education. Research in International and Comparative Education, 5(1), 58-75.
Co-Editor-in-Chief of English Teaching Strategy and Methods. Shenyang: Knowledge Press. 2004.
Co-Editor-in-Chief of An Active Chinese-English Classified Dictionary for Translation and Interpretation. Dalian: Dalian Science & Technology University Press. 2003.
Editor-in-Chief of College English: Reading. Shenyang: Liaoning People Press. 2001.
Chief Translator of Collins Gem Guide: Seashore. Shenyang: Liaoning Education Press. 2001.