Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Hsieh Yi-Chin

Lecturer, School of Humanities

Dr Hsieh Yi-Chin

Dr. Hsieh Yi Chin joined the Language and Communication Centre (LCC) at Nanyang University in 2015. She earned her Ph.D. in Language Education from Indiana University at Bloomington, United States, with a minor in Instructional Systems Technology. Her M.A. was completed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, specializing in TESOL. Dr. Hsieh has extensive teaching experiences in a variety of settings, including teaching English reading and writing for academic purposes, communication skills, and communicative Mandarin in tertiary and secondary schools. Her research interests include learner interactions in collaborative learning, second language learners’ digital literacy, and technology incorporation into language classroom. Her current research focuses on knowledge construction among language learners in an Internet-supported collaborative learning environment.
Research Interests
Learner interactions in collaborative learning
Second language learners’ digital literacy
Technology incorporation into language classroom
Current research focuses on the effectiveness of peer feedback in an English for specific academic purposes (ESAP) course, and learning transfer.
Current Projects
  • Investigating the peer review process in undergraduate academic communication courses at NTU (for students from Engineering, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Selected Publications
  • Hsieh Yi Chin. (2019). Learner interactions in face-to-face collaborative writing with the support of online resources (in print). ReCALL, .
  • Hsieh Yi Chin. (2019, January). Investigating the peer review process in English-for-Specific-Academic-Purposes (ESAP) courses in Singapore. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on Education, Hawaii, USA.
  • Hill, Christopher, Susan Khoo and Hsieh Yi-Chin. (2018). An investigation into the learning transfer of English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) writing skills of Engineering students.. LCC Working Paper Series, (5), 67-78.
  • Hseih, Yi-Chin and Christopher Hill. (2018). Investigating the peer review process in English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) courses in Singapore. LCC Working Paper Series, (5), 79-91.
  • Hsieh, Y. C. (2017). A case study of the dynamics of scaffolding among ESL learners and online resources in collaborative learning. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 30(1-2), 115-132.

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