Ziwei Zhou


Office:2521 Clayton Dr
Ames IA


Ziwei Zhou (2020) is a graduate of the Applied Linguistics and Technology program. He holds a Master of Education in TESOL degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the Central South University of Forestry and Technology in China. His research interests include phonology acquisition, pronunciation instruction and pedagogy, music cognition and speech, music-based pedagogical approaches, and critical sociolinguistics. During his time at ISU, he taught ENGL 150: Critical Thinking and Communication. Prior to this, he also taught English to immigrants and refugees in Philadelphia in the U.S, and local high school students, college students, as well as working adults in China. In addition to teaching and research, he worked with a crew of musicians and arts designers in developing music-based pedagogical products including textbooks, audios and videos, TV shows, etc.

Major professor: Gary Ockey