Establishing Active Faculty Teaching and Research Profiles. Fu Zhuo, UMKC Thomas Burns, UMKC Scott Curtis, UMKC Anne Allen, UMKC. Introduction.
Fu Zhuo, UMKC
Thomas Burns, UMKC
Scott Curtis, UMKC
Anne Allen, UMKC
Faculty A (Dr. Michael Wei)
EDCI 5543 English Grammar for ESOL Teachers
EDCI 5544 Theories and Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning
EDCI 5595 Action Research for Practitioners
Research interests include, but are not limited to, English phonetics, reading English as a second language, literacy, learning environment, learning English to native-like proficiency.
Jiang, H., & Wei, M. (forthcoming). A study on faculty power in university governance in the U.S.: A case study. Higher Education Exploration, 11(6),
Wei, M., den Brok, P., & Zhou, Y. (2009). Teacher interpersonal behavior and student achievement in English as a foreign language classrooms in China. Learning Environments Research, 12(3), 157-174.
Wei, M., & Zhou, Y. (2007/2008). English stops after /s/ in initial position: Different perception. LARES: Lagos Review of English Studies, 16(1&2),1-16.
Jiang, H., Wei, Y., & Zhou, Y. (2010, May 1). Faculty Roles in University Governance: A Comparison of Two Universities in China and the U.S. Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, Colorado.
Qian, Z., & Wei, M. (2010, March 26) International students’ motivations in English learning in the U.S. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Boston, Massachusetts.
American Association of University Professors 2008- Present
International Society for Language Studies 2005- Present
American Educational Research Association 2002- Present
UMKC, FaCET Center, New Faculty Teaching Scholar 2007 – 2008
($499,700) SIOP Academy Professional Development Program (Co-PI, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, January 18, 2008 – September 30, 2008).
($499,688) SIOP Academy Professional Development Program (Co-PI, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, October 1, 2008- September 30, 2009).