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Alice Chik is a senior lecturer at Macquarie University, Sidney, Australia. Alice’s main research interest is in literacy development beyond the classroom. She is especially interested in the roles of popular culture and digital practices in shaping young people’s literacy practices and identities. In her research adventures, she has worked with digital gamers and indie musicians on issues of language, practices, and identities. In exploring literacy practices in informal settings, Alice is interested in using narrative inquiry as a research approach. Alice is the co-author of Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research (Routledge, 2014) and co-editor of Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education: International Perspectives (Routledge, 2014), and Discourse and Digital Practices (Routledge, 2015). She is the co-editor of a special issue of Language Learning & Technology on ‘Digital Literacies & Language Learning’ (2015, 19:3).
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Carsten Roever is Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. His research interests are language testing, interlanguage pragmatics and second language acquisition with a particular focus on learning and assessment of interactional competence in a second language. While his own research focuses on English as a target language, he has also supervised students working on learning of interactional abilities in Arabic, Mandarin, Japanese, Indonesian and Vietnamese. Carsten has authored a number of articles, book chapters, and books, including “Language testing: the social dimension” (Blackwell, 2006) with Tim McNamara and “Testing ESL sociopragmatics” (Lang, 2014) with Cathie Elder and Catriona Fraser. He served as co-editor of the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics from 2009-2015.
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Dr. Clarence Green holds a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Melbourne. He is currently a lecturer in Psycholinguistics and Corpus Linguistics at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. His work has appeared in journals such as Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (SSCI) and Functions of Language (SSCI) and has recently authored the book, “Patterns and Development in the English Clause System: a corpus-based grammatical overview”. Dr. Green is a Principal Investigator on several current grants, such “Improving Disciplinary Literacy by Developing Vocabulary and Grammatical Profiles” and “Psycholinguistic Chunking during the Development of Disciplinary Literacy”
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A. Gumawang Jati is a senior lecturer at Faculty of Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology. He went to a master’s program at the University of Warwick, UK before completing his doctorate education in Indonesia University of Education, Bandung. He is a prominent speaker in the fields of English Language Teaching, Teacher Training, Digital Material Development, and ICT in Education. He is currently the president of i-TELL (Indonesia Technology Enhanced Language Learning) Association.
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Mahmoud I. Saleh
Mahmoud I. Saleh is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has written more than 40 papers in Linguistics, Lexicography, Terminology, and Translation. He authored more than 50 books for teaching Arabic as a foreign language to adults, teenagers, and children. Mahmud is the author or co-author of five monolingual Arabic and bilingual dictionaries. He translated 4 books and many studies in Applied Linguistics. Mahmud co-designed two standardized tests of Arabic as a foreign language.
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Siti Nurul Azkiyah
Siti Nurul Azkiyah, Ph.D. is a senior lecturer at the Department of English Education, the Faculty of Educational Sciences at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University. She is currently serving as the Head of the Language Centre of the university. She finished her bachelor degree in English Education from State University of Malang, Indonesia, continued her master degree at the University of York, UK and completed her doctoral degree at the University of Groningen, NL. She has published several articles in Scopus indexed journals such as Journal of Classroom Interaction, International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature. She is the editor in chief of IJEE (Indonesian Journal of English Education) published by the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the university.