LI Zhuo

English Instructor

li.z@sustc.edu.cn
Staff Bio

Education
2011 Ph.D. – English as a Second Language/Bilingual Education, University of Florida, USA
2004 Master of Education – English Education, University of Southern Georgia, USA
2000 Bachelor of Arts – English, Sichuan International Studies University, China

 

Work Experience
◆ 2013/07-present Assistant Professor (College English)
Southern University of Science and Technology Public Foundation Division
◆ 2012/03-2013/07 Associate Professor (Master’s and Doctoral’s Academic English Writing)
Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School of Basic Science and Humanities
◆ 2011-2012 Lecturer (College English)
Shenzhen Vocational and Technical College, School of Applied Foreign Languages
◆ 2011 Course Teacher (Graduate Network Course: ESOL Teaching Method in Non-English Subjects)
University of Florida College of Education
◆ 2009-2010 Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (College Junior Chinese)
Department of Languages, Literature and Culture, University of Florida, USA
◆ 2009 Teaching Assistant (Graduate Course: ESOL Testing and Evaluation)
University of Florida College of Education
◆ 2008 Chinese as a Foreign Language Teacher (American Adoption of Chinese Children’s Class)
Huacheng Chinese School, Gancheng, Florida, USA
◆ 2006-2011 Teaching Assistant-Independent Teaching (Junior “Convergent” Course:ESOL Foundation-Language & Culture)
University of Florida College of Education
◆ 2005 English Teacher (College English, New International Business English)
Shenzhen Vocational and Technical College, College of Continuing Education
◆ 2004-2005 English teacher (College English, College English Level 4)
Shenzhen Vocational and Technical College, School of Applied Foreign Languages
◆ 2003 Teaching Assistant (ESL Course)
University of South Georgia

 

Honors
◆ 2010 2010 Mandelin Lakat Academic Women’s Association Excellent Doctoral Thesis Award
◆ 2009 International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF)
◆ 2005-2009 Florida University Alumni Fund and Ph.D. Full Scholarship
◆ 2004 Distinguished Graduate of the University of South Georgia School of Education
Excellent Teacher of ESOL Classroom Volunteer Service, University of Southern Georgia, USA

 

Representative Articles
◆ Li, Z., Chiu, C.-C., & Coady, M. (2014). The Transformative Power of Gaming Literacy: What Can We Learn from Adolescent English Language Learners’ Literacy Engagement in World of Warcraft (WoW)? In H.R. Gerber, S. S. Abrams, & M. Burgess (Eds.). Bridging Literacies in Videogames (pp. 129-152). Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
◆ Li, Z., Liu, F., & Boyer, J. (2008). Amusing minds for joyful learning through e-gaming. In R. d. C. V. Marriott & P. L. Torres (Eds.), Handbook of research on e-learning methodologies for language acquisition. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

 

Conference Papers and Speeches

◆ Buraphadeja, V. & Li, Z., (2013). Blended learning in business computer education: A report from Thailand. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2013 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting (American Institute of Educational Research 2013) Will), San Francisco, California.
◆ Li, Z., & Chiu, C.-C. (2012). Behind the screens: English language learners’ out-of-school literacy engagement in World of Warcraft (WoW). Paper presented at the 2012 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting (American Society for Educational Research 2012 Annual Meeting), Vancouver, Canada.
◆ Li, Z., & Chiu, C.-C. Adolescent ESL students’ second language literacy engagement in World of Warcraft (WoW). Paper presented at the 2011 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting (American Institute of Educational Research 2011) Annual Meeting), New Orleans, LA.
◆ Li, Z. (2011). To reach ESL students’ world in World of Warcraft (WoW). Paper presented at the 2011 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages ​​(TESOL) Convention, New Orleans , LA.
◆ Li, Z. (2010). Adolescent ESL students’ world in World of Warcraft (WoW). Paper accepted at the Southeast TESOL Regional Conference, Miami, FL.
◆ Chiu, C.-C., & Li, Z. (2010). I found your mistakes! A case study of implementing peer editing in an ESL class. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2010 Conference Academic Association 2010 Conference), Atlanta, GA.
◆Li, Z., & Buraphadeja, V. (2009). An English language learner’s linguistic and cultural experience in video gaming through a social constructionist inquiry. Paper presented at the 2009 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
◆ Jong, E. d., Li, Z., Wu, C.-H., & Zafar, A. (2009). Exploring the “language as resource” orientation: International perspectives. Featured speaker session invited to the 2009 Teachers Of English to Speakers of Other Languages ​​(TESOL) Convention, Denver, CO.
◆ Hsieh, IH, & Li, Z. (2009). In between the real world and the digital world. Paper presented at the 2009 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages ​​(TESOL) Convention, Denver , CO.
◆ Wu, C.-H., DeVore, K., & Li, Z. (2008). READ 180 and Orchard: Strengths and limitations. Paper presented at the Sunshine State TESOL of Florida 31st Annual Conference (TESOL, Florida, USA) 31st Annual Meeting), Daytona Beach, FL.
◆ Li, Z. (2008). A case study: An ELL’s linguistic and cross-cultural experience in e-gaming. Paper presented at the Sunshine State TESOL of Florida 31st Annual Conference (31st Annual Meeting of TESOL, Florida, USA), Daytona Beach, FL.
◆ Jong, E. d., Wu, C.-H., Li, Z., & Zafar, A. (2008). Promoting Multilingualism: An International Perspective. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Conference of National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference (37th Annual Meeting of the American Bilingual Education Society), Tampa, FL.
◆ Hsieh, IH, Chiu, C.-C., & Li, Z. (2008). Identities, responses, and reflections in language teaching and learning. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference – Association for Language Awareness 2008 The 9th International Conference of the Association), Hong Kong, China.
◆ Li, Z. (2007). Migrant children’s faces and voices in picture books. Paper presented at the 30th Annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference (30th Annual Meeting of TESOL, Florida, USA), West Palm Beach, FL.
◆ Li, Z. (2007). Teachers’ two tongues in two Chinese classes. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on ELT in China & the 1st Congress of Chinese Applied Linguistics (The 5th International Conference on Chinese English Teaching and First China Applied Linguistics Conference), Beijing, China.
◆ Coady, M., Li, Z., Wu, C.-H., & Shen, T. (2006). Libros de familia: A home literacy initiative with migrant farm working families. Paper presented at the UF College of Education Centennial Conference: “Closing the Achievement Gap through Partnerships” (University of Florida School of Education 100th Anniversary Conference: “Break the Learning Gap by Collaboration”), St. Petersburg, FL.