Jingjing Qin

Professor in applied linguistics
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Introduction

Jingjing Qin is a professor of applied linguistics at the Department of Language Studies at Zayed University. Currently, she is teaching academic literacy skills in the general education program and introduction to SLA to students in the College of Education. Previously, she taught TESOL-related courses in the US, China, and Turkey from undergraduate to PhD levels. She supervised MA theses and PhD dissertations as a sole advisor. She obtained her Ph.D. in applied linguistics from Northern Arizona University, US.  

Credentials and Memberships

UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship

Adult ESL Teacher Certificate of Accreditation (TESL Ontario OCELT & ICTEAL Certificates )

TESOL Ontario

American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)

Teachers of English to Speakers to Other Languages (TESOL)

TESOL Arabia

Research and Professional Activities

Her main areas of research interest include argumentative writing and critical thinking skills, technological applications in academic writing, academic literacies, and SLA. She has published numerous empirical research studies in Scopus-indexed Q1 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 proudly received the Provost’s Research Fellowship Award in 2020, three Research Incentive Funds (RIFs) from Zayed University, and one external fund, namely, China Social Science Fund.

  • Research Incentive Fund (RIF) Grant [PI], Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE [23,292 USD] (September 2022-September2024)

Collaborative writing to make meaning through multimodal composition: An innovative writing curriculum to empower the new generation of digital Emiratis.

Co-PI: Dr. Youjin Kim from Georgia State University, USA

  • Provost’s Research Fellowship Award, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE [8,167 USD] (Spring 2020)

Co-Edited book entitled Technology in second language writing: Advances in composing, translation, writing pedagogy, and data-driven learning.

Co-editor: Dr. Paul Stapleton

  • China Social Science Fund (No. 19BYY229) (August 2019-August 2022)

Chinese EFL university students’ developmental stages in English argumentative writing

PI: Yingliang Liu from Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China

  • Research Incentive Fund (RIF) Grant [PI], Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE [11,408 USD] (January 2018-Nov 2021)

Learning to argue or arguing to learn: Instructors’ perspective on argumentation

  • Research Incentive Fund (RIF) Grant [PI], Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, [14,000 USD] (January 2017-December 2018)

The role of collaboration in L2 writing development: Timing and Medium

Co-PI: Dr. Youjin Kim from Georgia State University, USA

Teaching Areas

At 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

In Previous Academic Posts

Approaches to TEFL Skills (MA)

Discourse Analysis (MA)

Recent research in L2 listening and speaking (PhD)

Study and Research Skills (undergraduate)

Structure of Modern English (undergraduate)

Foreign Language Teaching Method (undergraduate)

TEFL Grammar (undergraduate)

Introduction to Sociolinguistics(undergraduate)

Introduction to linguistics (undergraduate)

Language Transfer (undergraduate)

 

 

Qin, J & Groombridge, T. (In press). 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.

Qin, J. & Ying, L. (2021). The influence of reading texts on L2 reading-to-write argumentative writing. Frontier in Psychology 12:655601. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.655601. (Indexed in Scopus, SSCI)

Recent Presentations

Qin, J. (2023, May). Writing to make meaning through multimodal composition: A technology-based writing curriculum to enhance L2 writing development. Paper presented at the annual Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Conference (CAAL), York University, Toronto, Canada.

Qin, J. (2022, November). Enhancing L2 writer’s argumentative skills with the “Think, Pair, and Share” online tool.” Paper presented at the 15th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain.

Qin, J. & Johnson, M. (2021, March). Teaching argumentative writing to second language learners: Insights from a quantitative meta-analysis.  Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL) conference. Virtually.

Palfreyman, D. & Qin, J. (2019, June). Business students think across contexts and languages:
a comparative study.
 Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium of Bilingualism. University of Alberta, Canada.