Semester One 2013

Doctoral Studies Research Student Award - 2013 Archive

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Winner: Feifei Han

Paper title: Evidence for two hypotheses in foreign language reading among Chinese learners of English: inhibition or compensation?

Feifei Han is a PhD candidate in Education (TESOL) supervised by Dr Marie Stevenson and Dr David Hirsh. Her PhD project adopts a mix-methods paradigm to explore the interaction between lower-level and higher-level processing in foreign language reading among Chinese learners of English at university level. Her main research interests are foreign language reading and vocabulary acquisition.

Before her PhD, she completed a Master of Arts and a Master of Education at the University of Sydney. She has been an English teacher of Chinese university students, and has also worked as a research officer in higher education and e-learning.