Xuan Teng (2015) holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology and an MA in in Teaching English as a Second Language/Applied Linguistics from Iowa State University. He has taught first-year Mandarin Chinese courses in Arizona State University and a variety of ESL classes at Iowa State University. His research interests include language testing, computer-mediated communication, the development of oral proficiency, and the use of computer technology for academic writing.
Major Professor: Carol Chapelle
Dissertation title: Languaging in cyberspace: A case study of the effects of peer-peer collaborative dialogue on the acquisition of English idioms in task-based Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication