Dr Mai Ngo

Senior Lecturer

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

+61 8 82013086
place Social Sciences North (397)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr. Mai Ngo is a Senior Lecturer in TESOL and Applied Linguistics in College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University. Dr. Mai has specialised in TESOL and Applied Linguistics since 1994, teaching relevant topics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the field of TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Dr. Mai Ngo has been awarded a number of prestigous scholoarships, including the Australian Government Scholarship Awards for her Master in TESOL in 2000, Master of Business Administration in 2007, Australian Leadership Awards for her PhD studies in 2010 - 2013, and Endeavour post-doctoral fellowship in 2016. Dr. Mai Ngo has experience in delivering a richly interactive and personalized approach to learning focusing on student success, through face-to-face and online lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and one-to-one consultation, together with topic coordination and curriculum development. Dr. Mai Ngo also has examined and supervised hundreds of international students to successful completion in the undergraduate, honors and postgraduate programs in the field of TESOL and Applied Linguistics. In addition, Dr. Mai Ngo has many years of experience in language teacher education, educational leadership, curriculum design and review, innovation in face-to-face and on-line learning and advancements in education technologies. As Dean of Foundation Studies Department (in Hanoi University) for five years (from 2005 to 2009), and Director of International Education Center (in Hanoi University from 2014 & 2015), Dr. Mai Ngo has undertaken numerous leadership activities (including internalisation of higher education, topic and course coordination/management) and the collegiate governance of the Department.Dr Mai has recently received the Teaching Excellence Awards from College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in July 2021.

Qualifications

- Bachelor of English Studies, Hanoi University, Vietnam

- Master in TESOL, University of Sydney, Australia

- Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University of New South Wales, Australia

- Post - Doctoral Research, School of Education, University of New South Wales.

Honours, awards and grants

- Year 1999 - 2000: Australian Government Scholarship Award

- Year 2009: CamTESOL Innovation Award

- Year 2010 - 2013: Australian Leadership Award

- Year 2014: NSW Institute for Education Research's Beth Southwell Research Award 2014 for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis

- Year 2016: Endeavor Post-Doctoral Research Award

- Year 2021: Teaching Excellence Award from College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University

Key responsibilities

- Teaching Graduate Certificate (in TESOL), Graduate Diploma (in TESOL), Bachelor of Arts, Master of TESOL, Master of Education & Master of Arts Programs

- Doing research in the field of Applied Linguistics, TESOL Curriculum Innovation, English language teacher professional development and Academic Leadership

Teaching interests

- ESL/TESOL and Applied Linguistics

- Second Language Acquisition (SLA)

- Teaching Pedagody/Methodology

- Teacher Leadership and Academic Leadership

- Curriculum Innnovation

- Course Design

Topic coordinator
ESOL9005 ESOL Pedagogy
ESOL9101 Skills for Success: Academic Writing
ESOL8001 Second Language Teaching and Learning
ESOL9007 Directed Studies in TESOL
ESOL9010A Research in TESOL
LING2002 Introduction to Second Language Teaching Methodologies
ESOL9010B Research in TESOL
ESOL9010C Research in TESOL
ESOL9010D Research in TESOL
ESOL1001 ESOL1001 Fundamental Concepts of Second Language Teaching and Learning in TESOL
ESOL3005 Principles of Second Language Teaching and Learning in TESOL
Topic lecturer
ESOL3005 Principles of TESOL
ESOL8001 Second Language Teaching and Learning
ESOL9005 ESOL Pedagogy
ESOL9007 Directed Studies in TESOL
ESOL9000A Research Project: Directed Studies
ESOL9000B Research Project: Directed Studies
LANG2002 Introduction to Second Language Teaching Methodology
ESOL1001 ESOL1001 Fundamental Concepts of Second Language Teaching and Learning in TESOL
ESOL3005 Principles of Second Language Teaching and Learning in TESOL
LING1501 How language works
Higher degree by research supervision
Completion
Principal supervisor: ESL/TESOL (50)