Ngan Hoa Vu (2016) received her PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology from Iowa State University. While at Iowa State, she worked as a webmaster for the Applied Linguistics program website. She was also a research assistant for Dr. Elena Cotos’ project to validate the interpretation of TOEFL iBT® Speaking scores for ITA screening and certification purposes. Her research interests include second/foreign language learning, CALL, and language testing. She also developed interests in exploratory data analysis, data mining, and data visualization.
Major Professor: Volker Hegelheimer
Dissertation title: Predictive modeling of human placement decisions in an English writing placement test