Jingjing Qin

Jingjing Qin
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Jingjing Qin is a professor of applied linguistics at the Department of Language Studies at Zayed University. She has taught academic writing, business writing, academic literacy skills, and language acquisition theories at Zayed University. Previously, she taught TESOL-related courses in different countries from undergraduate to PhD levels.

Research and Professional Activities

Her main areas of research interest include second language writing and critical thinking skills, technological applications in academic writing, academic literacies, and SLA. She has published numerous empirical research studies in reputable journals in applied linguistics, including Language Teaching Research and System, and recently she published a co-edited book with Routledge (Taylor & Francis

Research Grants

She received the Provost’s Research Fellowship Award, Research Incentive Funds (RIFs) from Zayed University, and external funding, including the China Social Science Fund.


Teaching Areas

Zayed University

Introduction to second language acquisition theories to undergraduates in College of Education

English language and literacy to undergraduates in College of Education

English academic writing in the discipline for undergraduates in College of Education

English argumentative writing to undergraduates in general education program

English persuasive writing to undergraduates in general education program




Selected Publications

Qin, J & Groombridge, T. (2023). Deconstructing summary writing: Further exploration of L2 reading and writing. Sage Open. (Indexed in SSCI, Scopus)

Qin, J. & Stapleton, P. (Eds). (2023). Technology in second language writing: Advances in composing, translation, writing pedagogy, and data-driven learning. London, UK: Routledge (Taylor & Francis).

Qin, J. (2021). Assessing L2 argumentation in the UAE context. In McCallum, L. & Coombe, C. (Eds.), The teaching and assessment of L2 written English across the MENA region: A synthesis of practice. Palgrave MacMillan.