Ling He

Ling He

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of English and ACE (American Cultural and English) Program

336 Bachelor Hall
Oxford Campus
513-529-2757 
ling.he@MiamiOH.edu





EDUCATION

Ph.D. Teaching English as a Second Language–L2 Writing, University of British Columbia 
M.A. Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology–Language Testing and Assessment, University of British Columbia
M.Ed. Teaching and Learning Studies-ESL and Computer Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • L2 Writing
  • L2 Writing Assessment
  • L2 Writing Pedagogy
  • Multimodal Composition
  • Classroom Assessment
  • Test Validity
TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Academic Writing
  • Language Testing & Assessment 
  • TESOL Methods
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Research Design/Mixed Methods
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • “Media & Book Review: Analysing Variation in English by W. Maguire & A. McMahon.” Critical Inquiry in Language Studies: An International Journal, 2013, pp.1-4.
  • “Topical Knowledge and ESL Writing.” Language Testing, vol 29, 2012, pp. 443-464.
  • “ESL Students’ Perceptions and Experiences of Standard English Writing Tests.” Assessing Writing, vol. 13, 2008, pp. 130-149.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • Language and Literacy Education TESL Prize, University of British Columbia, 2009 
  • Graduate Student Mentorship Grant, University of British Columbia, 2004-2005 
WORK IN PROGRESS

Ling He has conducted a longitudinal, classroom study to explore second language writing pedagogy, particularly for first-year composition, in the past over two years. She is working on finalizing a manuscript of the primary findings of the study for a peer-reviewed journal. Meanwhile, Ling He starts another project to investigate the impact of the assessment on second language writing teaching and learning.