The following is a list of group members who have expertise and experience in a variety of multinational, multilingual and multicultural contexts.
The team have expertise in methodologies including: critical discourse analysis; narrative inquiry; case study; ethnography; institutional ethnography; grounded theory; and phenomenology.
Please see their individual profiles for research interests and supervision experience.
HDR students work on a range of research projects across TESOL research areas.
|Chinese learners of English in Sino-Australian programs at tertiary level in China||Yingmei Luo|
|Engaging with written corrective feedback||Nick Carr|
|Language, identity and acculturation: an intergenerational study of Iranian immigrants in Australia||Alireza Fard Kashani|
|Teaching and learning languages in globalised contexts: perspectives of teachers of French on multilingual education in Australia, Canada and Germany||Noella Charbonneau|
|Reader identity: social, discursive and non-discursive analysis of Iranian postgraduate readers’ identity representation living in Australia||Amin Zain|
|National identity in the English teaching curriculum in Indonesia||Ella Masita|
|Cultural and educational challenges experienced by Iraqi Muslim international students||Ali Saif Hashem Al Yassiry|
|Investigating the L2 motivational selves of gifted and talented secondary Hong Kong Chinese L2 learners of English: a case study||Paul Lip|
|Linguistic behaviour in email interaction and recipient attitudes: request emails by Iraqi speakers of English||Mohammed Aldhulaee|
|Enhancing English language learners' text understanding through conceptual metaphor awareness||Leonardo Veliz|
EAL/D families engage with Australian English language education
Funding: 2016 REDI grant, Deakin University
Navigating the languages policy landscape
An exploration of teacher practice
Funding: CREFI (REDI), Deakin University
The members of the group have extensive research networks and collaborations both nationally and internationally. Within Australia, we collaborate with Western Sydney University, QUT, Macquarie University, and the University of Queensland.
We also have several international collaborations including with the University of Education Karlsruhe (Germany), Regensburg University (Germany), Kassel University (Germany) and Universidad Cardenal Silva Henriquez (Chile).
Funding and awards
Demystifying grammar: towards a more language-aware teaching workforce
This was an OLT-funded project that examined perspectives on language awareness of pre-service teachers and teacher educators. The project's findings have influenced provision of language awareness in teacher education.
Intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools
ARC Linkage Project
This project was influential in providing indicators for teachers to understand interculturality.
Asia Literacy Project
Funded by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), The Asia Literacy Project was a research collaboration between Deakin University and the Asia Education Foundation (AEF). This project was the first large-scale, national project that investigated teacher and principal perspectives of the newly implemented ‘Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia’ cross-curricular priority in the 2011 Australian Curriculum.
The project report Asia Literacy and the Australian Teaching Workforce has been cited in numerous policy and advocacy documents.
For more information about TESOL, EAL/D and languages research, please contact Rod Neilsen.
Dr Rod Neilsen
Senior Lecturer in Education (TESOL)
Email Rod Neilsen
+61 3 9244 5437