Dr Ngoc Tai Huynh
Office: B11.206, TVU - B1 Building
PhD (2022) 'Representations of Vietnamese Culture in Children’s Picturebooks’, University of Tasmania
GradCert (2022), University of Tasmania
MPhil (English Linguistics and Language Acquisition) (2013), Norwegian University of Science and Technology
BA (English Education) (2010), Can Tho University
Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com.vn/citations?user=3sSv-m8AAAAJ&hl=vi&authuser=1
Dr Ngoc Tai Huynh took up his position as Deputy Dean of the School of Foreign Languages, Tra Vinh University after obtaining his Doctorate Degree in Education from the University of Tasmania, Australia. Previously, he obtained his B.A Degree in English Education at Can Tho University, Vietnam in 2010. Then, he was awarded Master of Philosophy in English Linguistics at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2013. He completed his PhD program at the University of Tasmania in 2022.
His research and teaching focus on Multimodal semiotics, Applied and Educational Linguistics, English, Bilingual and cultural education. He has presented at various international conferences, contributed to two book chapters published on IGI Global and Multilingual Matters. He also published a number of journal articles on Social Semiotics, Australian Journal of Teacher Education, and Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
Publication and conference publications
Huynh, N. T., Nguyen, H.B.A., Huynh, M.T.V. (2022). Vận dụng văn hóa Tam giáo trong giáo dục đạo đức học đường [Applying cultural values of the Three Teachings in moral education for school children] Tạp chí Giáo dục và xã hội [Journal of Education and Society], 136 (197), 17-21.
Huynh, N. T (2022). Representations of Vietnamese Culture in children’s picturebooks (Doctoral dissertation, University of Tasmania)
Huynh, N. T., Thomas, A., & To, V. (2022). Enhancing FL Teachers’ Using of Multicultural Literature with an Analytical Framework for Interpreting Picturebooks about East-Asian Cultures. In A. Krulatz, G. Neokleous, & A. Dahl (Eds.), Theoretical and applied perspectives on teaching foreign languages in multilingual settings: Educational implications (pp.47-64). UK: Multilingual Matters.
Huynh, N. T., Thomas, A., & To, V. T. (2021). Visual meanings in Vietnamese picture books: exploring Vietnamese artists’ perspectives on the Yin–Yang balancing. Social Semiotics, 1-26
Huynh, N. T., Thomas, A., & To, V. (2020). Interpreting Vietnamese Picturebooks with a Western Semiotic Framework. In T. Le, Q. Bui, T. Mai, & N. Lam (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th OpenTESOL International Conference 2020, Language Education for Global Competence: Finding Authentic Voices and Embracing Meaningful Practices (pp. 151-175). Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Open University.
Huynh, N. T., Thomas, A., & To, V. (2020). East-Asian philosophical concepts as analytical framework for interpreting non-western images in children’s picturebooks. In G. Neokleous, A. Krulatz, & R. Farrelly (Eds.), Handbook of research on cultivating literacy in diverse and multilingual classrooms (pp. 393-420). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Le Huu Nghia, T., & Huynh, N.T. (2019). Preservice teachers’ experience with internship-related challenges in regional schools and their career intention: implications for teacher education programs. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 40(2), 159-176.
Ngoc Tai, H., & Thomas, A., & To, V.T., (2018). East Meets West? Identifying points of contestation when mediating understandings about Eastern picturebooks with children, 9th International Conference on Multimodality, 15-17 August 2018, University of Southern Denmark (2018).
Le Huu Nghia, T., & Huynh, N.T. (2017). Preservice Teachers’ Identity Development during the Teaching Internship. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 42(8), 1-15.
Retrieved from http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol42/iss8/1
Huynh, N.T. (2016). Fostering Student-writers’ Writing Self-efficacy with Wordle. In P. Robertson & J. Adamson (Eds.), Women in TESOL International Conference (pp. 92-106). The Asian EFL Journal.
Retrieved from https://www.asian-efl-journal.com/9859/special-editions/2016/12/women-in-tesol-international-conference/#squelch-taas-tab-content-0-0
Huynh, N.T., & Thuy-Duong, V. (2015). The Application of Conceptual Metaphors in Teaching and Learning English Phrasal Verbs – The Case of Vietnamese EFL Students. Proceedings of A TESOL Symposium in Danang, Vietnam July 2015: English Language Innovation, Implementation, and Sustainability (pp.183-189). University of Foreign Language Studies, the University of Danang.
Huynh, N.T. (2013). A Study on Vietnamese Passive Constructions. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Modern Foreign Languages.
Awards and Grants
2017- 2021 Tasmania Merit-based Graduate Research Scholarship
2011-2013 The Norwegian Quota Scheme Scholarship for international students