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Liping Wei

Liping Wei

Liping Wei
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Phone: (361) 570-4838

Education

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Teaching Award, School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development, University of Houston-Victoria, 2017

Junior Faculty Summer Research Grant ($10,000), University of Houston-Victoria, 2017

Published Research

Wei, L., & Lin, H. (2017). Not a one-size-fits-all methodology: A survey of mixed methods. Journal of Advances in Education Research, 2(2), 97-102.

Wei, L., & White. C. (2017). Enhancing cross-cultural and global perspectives among educational leaders. Journal of Social Studies and History Education, 2(1).

Wei, L., & Smith, W. (2016). English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teaching Effectiveness Revisited: A Narrative Inquiry into the English Proficiency of an International Student in the U.S. Journal of Foreign Languages, Cultures and Civilizations, 4(1), 1-9.

Wei, L. (2016). Unpacking tensions: An autobiographical narrative inquiry into the cross-cultural teaching journey of a TESOL teacher educator. In Haworth, P., & C. Craig (Eds.), The career trajectories of English language teachers (pp. 25-38). Oxford, UK: Oxford Studies in Comparative Education.

Wei, L., & White, C. (2014). Internationalizing community. In C. White (Ed.), Community education for social justice (pp. 61-67). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Wei, L. (2013). Whose word and world ELLs are reading: The convergence where EFL and ESL learning meet. Bilingual Basics. http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolbeis/issues/2013-06-28/7.html

Wei, L. (2013). Who and what should we educate our students to be? An inquiry into the cultivation of multiculturalism in education. The Journal of Education Culture and Society, 3(2), 74-77.

Wei, L. (2013). English, education, and life: A narrative inquiry into the English-using experience of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. International Journal of English and Education, 2(1), 34-45.

Wei, L., & White, C. (2011). Internationalizing education: A China narrative. Journal of US-China Education Review, 1(3), 420-425.

Wei, L. (2011). Communicative language teaching in EFL contexts: Not a universal medicine. NYS TESOL Idiom, 40(4), 1-25.

Professional Presentations:

Wei, L., & Le Sage, T. (2017, Apr). Teaching science as inquiry in science teacher education. Paper presented at the National Social Science Association 2017 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Wei, L., Lin, H., & Barnhill, A. (2016, Nov). Let it speak for itself: Dual language education in practice. Paper presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 2016 Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Lin, H., & Wei, L. (2016, Nov). Reading development during early elementary school years in young English–language learners. Paper presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 2016 Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Wei, L (2016, Apr). Advance through Adversity: A study on an English-Chinese bilingual program. Paper presented at the 2016 TESOL International Convention, Baltimore, MD.

Wei, L. (2015, Apr). Unpacking tensions: An autobiographical narrative inquiry into the cross-cultural teaching journey of a TESOL teacher educator. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2015 Conference, Chicago, IL.

Wei, L., & White, C. (2012, Apr). Enhancing cross-cultural and global perspectives among educational leaders. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Wei, L. & White, C. (2011, Jan). Internationalizing educational leadership: A China case study. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Wei, L. (2010, Nov). Communicative language teaching in EFL contexts: Not a universal medicine. Paper presented at the New York State TESOL 40th Annual Conference, Albany, New York.

Wei, L. (2010, Sep). What influences an EFL learner’s English learning outcomes: A case study analysis. Paper presented at the Southeast Regional TESOL Conference 2010, Miami, Florida.