LIU Lisha

English Instructor

liuls@sustc.edu.cn
Staff Bio

Dr. Liu Lisha holds a UK PhD in Education and has been a foreign language teacher (English & Chinese) since 2008. Her research mainly focuses on applied linguistics and student experience in higher education. Since joining SUSTech, she has published a book and many journal articles. Dr. Liu also contributes greatly to CLE teaching. Not only did she win five prizes in teaching competitions, but also successfully coached SUSTech students to become top prizewinners in a variety of national and provincial English competitions.

Education

2009-2013: PhD in Education, University of London School of Education, UK

2007-2008: MSc in Educational Studies, University of Oxford, UK

2003-2007: BEd in Educational Studies, BA in English, Beijing Normal University, China

Selected Awards

First Prize Winner of 2018 FLTRP “Star Teacher Contest” Semi-final

2017 SUSTech Excellent Teaching Award Winner

First Prize Winner of the 2nd SUSTech Teaching Competition for Young Teachers

First Prize Winner of the 2nd National Critical Thinking Teaching Competition for College English Teachers

Winner the Third Prize in “The Art of Public Speaking” Micro-teaching Competition organized by Beijing Foreign Studies University & FLTRP.

Selected Projects

2017-2019: ‘The Impact of the “PAD + Microlectures” Teaching Model on STEM Undergraduates’ Academic English Skill Development’, SUSTech Teaching Reform Project (Approved by SUSTech TAO).

2015-2017: ‘Exploring the Creative Use of English Reading Skill Micro-courses in the College English Class’, SUSTech ICT Teaching Reform Project, JYJSG201505 (Completed).

2015-2018: ‘New Online CET-4 Test Format Designing’, iTEST College English Assessment Developing Project, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 302016030162 (Completed).

Selected Academic Journal/Conference Articles

Liu, L (2018), ‘Teaching EFL Reading Skills with Instructional Scaffolding Microlectures: Chinese Non-English Major Undergraduates’ Performances and Perceptions’, Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 5:1, pp. 210-217.

Liu, L (2018), ‘The Teaching Effect of the PAD+ Microlectures Model in Chinese Non-English Major Undergraduate EAP Classes’, INTED2018 Proceedings, Valencia, Spain (ISBN 978-84-697-9480-7, indexed by CIPI)

Liu, L (2016), ‘Using Generic Inductive Approach in Qualitative Educational Research: A Case Study Analysis’, Journal of Education and Learning, 5:2, pp. 129-135.

Liu, L. (2014), ‘Engagement in Learning on UK Full-time Taught Master’s Programmes: International students’ experiences’, Saarbrucken: Scholars’ Press, (1/1,ISBN: 978-3-639-71562-0, 236 pages).