English Department Faculty
Dr. Li-Mei Chen
Office: WH 208
· Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2002
· Author of articles on attitudes of nonnative teachers of English towards a curriculum innovation, macrocosmic autonomy and nonnative-English-speaking professionals, impact of high-stakes tests on ESL/EFL teaching, a critical review of ESL teaching methodologies.
· Scholarly papers on washback of a public exam on English teaching, portfolios in second and foreign language classroom assessment, world Englishes, world nonnative English teachers, a holistic cultural strategy in EFL instruction.
· Areas of interest: second/foreign language testing and assessment, ESL/EFL teaching methodologies, teacher education in ESL/EFL.