PhD in Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching: Current PhD Students


A PhD student presenting at an international conference

1. Archana  Joshi Exploring the Effects of a Constructionist Classroom Learning Environment on EFL Learning of Young Learners in Thailand 1. Joshi, A., & Darasawang, P. 2017, Acquiring English in a Constructionist Enviornment: Case Study. *ABAC Journal,* 37(2), 1-15.

2. Joshi, A., Darasawang, P., and Tepsuriwong, S. (2017). Exploring the Behavioral and Emotional Engagement of A Young EFL Learner: A Case Study. Proceedings from NICCI: National and International Conference on Curriculum and Instruction 2017 (pp. 701-715). 4 February 2017, Thailand: KhonKaen University, Khon Kaen.

3. Kunthida  Rungruengkiat Epistemological Beliefs about Culture Among Thai Social Studies Teachers 1. Rungruengkiat, K., & Darasawang, P. (2017). “Materialism Must Die.” A case study of narratives in a Thai social science classroom: A critical discourse analysis approach. E-Proceedings from ICTS13: the 13th International Conference on Thai Studies Globalized Thailand? Connectivity, Conflict and Conundrums of Thai Studies (pp.1403-1421). Chiang Mai, Thailand. Retrieved from

(15 – 18 July 2017, Chiang Mai University)

2.Rungruengkiat, K. and Darasawang, P. (2013). Uncovering a Cultural Black Box: A Case Study of A Classroom Discourse of A Regional Award-winning Thai Social Sciences Teacher in A Topic of Culture. Online Proceedings from ACE 2014: The 5th Asian Conference on Education (pp. 134-149). 23 – 27 October 2013, Japan: Osaka.

4. Chatrawee Intraboonsom Connection Between Teacher Autonomy and Learner Autonomy 1.Intraboonsom, C., Darasawang, P., & Reinders, H. (2018). Fostering learner autonomy through learner training in a Thai EFL context. Proceedings from CLaSIC 2018: The 8th CLS International Conference: Motivation, Identity, and Autonomy in Foreign Language Education (pp. 47-59). Singapore: National University of Singapore, Singapore. (6 – 8 December 2018)

2.Intraboonsom, C., Darasawang, P., & Reinders, H. (2017). Thai teachers talk teacher autonomy. Proceedings from IC-HUSO 2017: The 13th International Conference on Humanities & Social Sciences “People, Culture, Digital Connectivity and Social Changes” (pp. 702-715). Khon Kaen, Thailand.

(2 – 3 November 2017, Khon Kaen University)

5. Lin Hai Identity Exploration : A Narrative Inquiry into International Queer EFL Teachers’ Lives Lin, H., Trakulkasemsuk, W., & Zilli, P. J. (2018). Proceedings from CLaSIC 2018: The Eighth CLS International Conference “Motivation, Identity and Autonomy in Foreign Language Education” (pp. 154-163). Singapore.

PROCEEDINGS/lin_hai.pdf (6 – 8 December 2018, Organized by Centre for Language Studies, National University of Singapore)

6. Sapamol  Panseeta Conceptual References and Orientations in Sequential Discourse Panseeta, S. & Watson Todd, R. (2014). A Genre Analysis of 5-star Hotels’ Responses to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor. rEFLections, 17(2), July, 5-15.
7. Tabtip  Kanchanapoomi English as a Lingua Franca in an International Business Context between Thai and Myanmar Construction Professional Kanchanapoomi, T., Trakulkasemsuk, W., & Keyuravong, S. (2016). Business discourse patterns in an ELF setting between Thai and Burmese professionals. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 16, 48-62.
8. Watcharee Wongthanet Contrastive Rhetoric in English, Chinese and Thai News Discourse Wongthanet, W. & Watson Todd, R. (2016). Are Thai and English News Stories Structured Differently?. Proceedings from ICLC 2015: The 7th International Conference on Language and Communication (pp. 237-251). 17 – 18 December 2015, Thailand: National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok.
9. Eric  Ambele Variations in Language Patterns in Cameroon Pidgin English 1. Ambele, E. & Watson Todd, R. (2017). Adding Rigour to Language Variety Continua. Online Proceedings from DRAL 3/19th ESEA: the international conference on Doing Research in Applied Linguistics 3 / 19th English in South-East Asia Conference 2017 (pp. 181-194). 22 – 24 June 2017, Thailand: Knowledge Exchange for Innovation Center (KX), Bangkok.

2. Ambele, E. & Watson Todd, R. (2018). Challenging Accepted Practices in Questionnaire Design. Proceedings of Multidisciplinary Research, Innovation and Sustainability RMUTT International conference on Social Sciences and Service Industry 2018 (pp. 56-68). 30 June 2018, Thailand: Rajamangala University of Technology, Thanyaburi.

10. Thiwaporn  Thawarom Lexical Richness of EFL Science and Engineering Students in Performing a Speaking Task
11. Manthana  Pandee Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Thai EFL Pre-Service Teachers during Teaching Practicum Pandee, M., Tepsuriwong, S., & Singhasiri, W. (2018). Using Narrative Inquiry to Understand Pre-Service Teacher’s Self-Efficacy Development. Proceedings from ICER2018: The 11th International Conference on Educational Research “Innovations for Capacity Building and Networking” (pp. 256-271). Khon Kaen, Thailand: Anna Offset. (8 – 11 September 2018, Organized by Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University)
12. Napat Jitpaisarnwattana Personalising and Socialising Language moocs: Developing a SPOLC
13. Raymund  Palayon From Sect to Cult to Destructive Cult: A Corpus-Based Study of Sermons Raymund T. Palayon, R., Watson Todd, R. and  Vungthong, S. (2019). The language of mass suicide: A corpus analysis of the sermons of destructive cults. The Dark Side of Communication: 2nd International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Discourse and Communication in Professional Contexts. Organized by Aalborg University, Denmark, Aalborg University. (14 – 16 August 2019)
14. Sachiko Nakamura The Effects of Emotion Regulation Program on L2 Learners’ Appraisals, Emotions, and Motivation
15. Paradee Aimjirakul Frustration in Language Learning
16. Khagendra Raj Dhakal Soft Skills for Education and Work : Developing an Innovative Test of Critical Thinking
17. Thai Santa
18. Dondon Parohinog
20. David Dwayne Perrodin