Dr. Tran Thanh Nhan – Faculty of English Language Teacher Education
1. Academic background
Dr. Tran Thanh Nhan started her teaching career as a lecturer of English for Specific Purposes in 2003. After earning her MA degree at the University of Languages and International Studies in 2007, she embarked on her PhD. study majoring in Education and Communication at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom in 2011. Upon returning to Vietnam in late 2015, she has been working as a lecturer at the Faculty of English Language Teacher Education majoring in lesson planning and Academic English. She is occasionally invited to deliver lectures on syllabus design and materials evaluation at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, ULIS and testing and evaluation in international M-TESOL programs in Hanoi University. Her work experience extended to being a part-time Head of English at KOTO Vocational Training Center and Academic Manager at Smartlink English Center.
Tel: +84 852752026
3. Research Interests
Testing and assessment, professional identity, emotional intelligence, activity system, thinking frameworks, syllabus design and curriculum evaluation
4. Research Grants
The impact of the assessment process and the international MA-TESOL courses on the professional identity of Vietnamese student-teachers: An ecological perspective
PhD. research project sponsored by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training
5. Major Publications
Nhan, T.T., (2013), Thinking skills frameworks to evaluate philosophical modules in higher education, Annual Review of Education, Communication, and Language Sciences, Vol. 10, pp. 177-195.
Nhan, T.T., (2013), The Impacts of the Assessment Process in MA-TESOL Courses on Student Teachers’ Professional Identities: The Perspectives of Overseas Vietnamese Learners, In: BERA Postgraduate Symposium, University of Glasgow.
Nhan, T.T., (2014), The impact of assessment on the learner’s identity: A literature review, Annual Review of Education, Communication, and Language Sciences, Vol.11, pp.95-106.
Nhan, T.T., (2015), The impact of the assessment process and the international MA-TESOL courses on the professional identity of Vietnamese student teachers: An ecological perspective In: Seminar on the Internationalisation of Higher Education, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne.