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Projects

Language Resource Center Program (2018-2022)
Role: Grant Writing Team Member, NFLRC Associate Director
Description: National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC), the 2018-2022 grant cycle
Funding source: U.S. Department of Education
Funding amount: $624,000

Exploring language learners' test-taking strategies for 4-option multiple-choice vs. 4-option true-false items: Evidence from eye tracking and cued retrospective reporting (2017-2019)
Role: Principal Investigator
Description: An eye-tracking research project aimed at investigating test-taking strategies used by second language (L2) learners when answering 4-option multiple-choice items and 4-option true-false items in an academic L2 listening test
Funding source: Language Learning Early Career Research Grant
Funding amount: $9,339

Pathways to project-based language learning for STARTALK educators in less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) (2017)
Role: Principal Investigator (with Hui-Ya Chuang as a co-PI)
Description: A project aimed at providing an immersive professional learning opportunity to STARTALK educators working in the less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) to develop expertise in the principles and practices of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)
Funding source: STARTALK 2017 World Language Support Grant from the National Security Agency (NSA)
Funding amount: $7,000

Utilizing electroencephalography (EEG) in research on second language assessment: An exploratory study of language learners' cognitive states (2016)
Role: Principal Investigator
Description: A research project that leverages electroencephalography (EEG) to investigate L2 learners' cognitive states during computer-based L2 assessment tasks and to explore how these states relate to learners' perceptions and performance on such tasks
Funding source: Summer Research Grant from the University of Hawaii Endowment for the Humanities
Funding amount: $3,105

Investigating test-taking processes and strategies during a computer-based Michigan English Test (MET): Evidence from eye tracking (2016)
Role: Principal Investigator
Description: An eye-tracking research project aimed at exploring test-taking strategies used by L2 learners during the completion of computer-based items adopted from the Michigan English Test (MET)
Funding source: Spaan Research Grant from Michigan Language Assessment
Funding amount: $3,000

Development of language learner autonomy in adaptive learning systems (2015)
Role: Principal Investigator (with Adolfo Carrillo Cabello as a co-PI)
Description: A research project aimed at investigating affordances and constraints offered by adaptive learning systems (ALS) for the development of L2 learner autonomy

Evaluating blended language learning in the English Language Institute (2015)
Role: Principal Investigator
Description: A research project that uses an argument-based approach to conduct a meso-level evaluation of blended learning in the English Language Institute (ELI) at UHM.