dtdngoc

Đỗ Thị Diệu Ngọc
Th.S, giảng viên
dtdngoc@hcmiu.edu.vn

DEGREES AND INSTITUTIONS

–       MA: Applied Linguistics, La Trobe, Australia, 2007

–       BA: English Teaching, Hue University of Pedagogy, 1997

 

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS

I have been teaching courses of Presentation and Public Speaking Skills, American and British Studies, American and English Literature, Translation, and Critical Thinking. My current research interests are various aspects of American life, English testing, and application of critical thinking skills in teaching.  

 

COURSES TAUGHT

1. Compositions

2. Arguments

3. American Culture

4. British Culture

5. Translation

6. Effective Presentation Skills

7. Critical Thinking

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

A. RESEARCH ARTICLES

1. American and Vietnamese women: sharing a goal from the two sides of the hemisphere, Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb-2006.

2. American law of immigration and Vietnamese immigrants in America, Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, March-2006.

3. Cross-culture and racial discrimination in the US. Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, May-2006.

4. Chinese-American commercial relationship and its impacts on Vietnam, Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, October-2006.

5. Mass higher education in the United States – causes, current situations and implications for Vietnam. Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, April-2007.

6. American Competitiveness Initiative – A promising investment in the context of globalization. Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, May-2007.

7. Violence in America from the historical perspective and the right to bear arms of American people, Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2008.

8. American human rights in principle and in reality in American history up to the Civil War.  Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, January-2012.

9. Post-civil war reconciliation in the U.S: considerations for countries with internal conflicts in today’s world. Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, June – 2013.

10. American Buddhism – A choice of American people in current socio-political realities. Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, September-2016.

11. Louisiana Purchase and Jerusalem Statement: constitutionality, legitimacy and consensus of U.S. presidents’ decisions concerning foreign territories. Americas Today Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, January-2018.

11. U.S. immigration policy changes under the Trump Administration and their impacts on Vietnamese American immigrants. Americas Today Journal of Americas Today, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam, May-2018.

 

B. BOOKS

1. Higher Education in the U.S. (research book), Vietnam Education Publisher, 2006 (translator)

2. Studies on the United States of America (reference book), Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam, July, 2011 (co-author)

3. A complete skill builder for the VNU-EPT (an English book which builds skills and prepares students for the proficiency test of English as a second language at Vietnam National University, HCMC), Vietnam National University-HCMC Press, November 2013 (main author). 

4. Five practice tests for the VNU-EPT, Vietnam National University-HCMC Press, December 2014 (main author).

5. Developing and implementing the intensive English program for non-English major students (manual for university teachers of English in Vietnam), Vietnam National University-HCMC Press, 2015 (main author).

6. Marketing theo dữ liệu lớn (Big data marketing), 2016, Youth Publisher, HCMC (translator)  

 

PROJECTS IN PROGRESS

BOOKS:

1. First steps to the VNU-EPT (Grammar, Reading, Writing), Vietnam National University-HCMC Press, to be published in November, 2018 (co-author)

2. First steps to the VNU-EPT (Listening, Speaking), Vietnam National University-HCMC Press, to be published in November, 2018 (co-author)

3. Webs of Influence, Saigon Books, HCMC (translator)  

 

PRESENTATIONS AND PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

A. NATIONAL PROGRAMS

1. Conference on ‘Vietnam National University, HCMC English Proficiency Test’, VNU-HCM, May 2013, (presenter)

2. Workshop on “Developing the standardized English Proficiency Test (VNU-EPT) at Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City”, June 2013 (trainer)

3. Workshop on “Scoring Writing and Speaking skills for the VNU-EPT test” for VNU-HCM member universities, VNU-HCM, 2013-2016 (trainer)

4. Workshop on “How to develop MCQ test items and essay questions for the integrated English test of Reading and Writing”, VU-HCM, Sept 2014, (trainer)

5. Workshop on “Implementing the intensive English programs for non-English majors in colleges and universities in South Vietnam”, VNU-HCM, Dec 2014, (trainer)

6. Workshop on “Application of ICT in English Testing”, VNU-HCM, Sept 2015, (trainer)

7. Workshop on “Designing VNU-EPT oriented syllabi and tests”, VNU-HCM, July 2018, (trainer)

B. INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

1. Training on English Teaching for the Bridging Program, Thailand, July 2012 (exchange lecturer)

2. Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSI) – Contemporary American literature, U.S.A, June-July 2015, (exchange scholar)

3. Training on English Teaching for Joint University Programs, UK, July-August 2018, (exchange lecturer)

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