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Dr. Dongmei Cheng

Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics

Literature and Languages

Office Location: Hall of Languages 116

Email: dongmei.cheng@tamuc.edu



Research

Selected Publications

Book

Sun, J. & Cheng, D. (2018). China’s Generation Gap. Routledge.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Cheng, D. (Accepted). Investigating self-perceptions of speech acts via retrospective verbal reports. Applied Pragmatics.

Cheng, D. & Li, M. (2020). Screencast video feedback in online classes. Computers and Composition. 58, 1-17.

Cheng, D. (2017). Students’ self-perceptions of apologies to instructors, Language Awareness, 26 (4), 261-281.

Cheng, D. (2017). Communication is a two-way street: Instructors’ perceptions of student apologies. Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association, 27 (1), 1-32.

Cheng, D. & Liang, J. (2015). The effect of instruction on Chinese EFL learners’ compliment responses. TESOL International Journal, 10 (2), 1-23.

Cheng, D. (2011). New insights on compliment responses: A comparison between native English speakers and Chinese L2 speakers. Journal of Pragmatics, 43 (8), 2204-2214.

Selected Presentations

Peer-reviewed international/national conferences

Cheng, D. (2020, July). Using VoiceThread in Online Language Classrooms. Paper presented at the TESOL Virtual Convention.

Cheng, D. (2020, April). Investigating self-perceptions of speech acts via retrospective verbal reports. Paper accepted at the 20th International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning, Bloomington, IN. (Conference canceled due to COVID-19.)

Cheng, D. & Li, M. (2020, March). Screencast video feedback in online classes. Paper accepted at the TESOL International Convention, Denver, CO. (Conference canceled due to COVID-19.)

Cheng, D. (2018, March). Students' perceptions of apology productions to instructors. Paper presented at the TESOL International Convention, Chicago, IL.

Miras-Fernandez, A. & Cheng, D. (2017, March). Reading, interpreting, and creating comics in the ESL/EFL classroom. Paper presented at the TESOL International Convention, Seattle, WA.

Cheng, D. (2016, October). Using e-portfolios in a L2 writing teacher training course. Paper presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ.

Cheng, D. (2014, November). An exploration of teaching EAP writing in a content-based curriculum. Paper presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ.

Cheng, D. (2013, March). Student-instructor apologies: How are they produced and perceived? Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.

Cheng, D. (2013, March). A Multi-pronged investigation of student-instructor apologies.  Paper presented at the TESOL International Convention, Dallas, TX.

Cheng, D. (2011, August). Compliment responses in naturalistic settings:  Native English speakers vs. Chinese L2 speakers. Paper presented at the 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Beijing, China.

Cheng, D. (2011, March). Email apologies by American and ESL students: What do they do? Why do they do it? Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Cheng, D. (2010, March). Effect of instruction on Chinese EFL learners’ compliment responses. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Cheng, D. (2009, November). The effectiveness of corrective feedback on Chinese EFL writers’ grammatical accuracy improvement. Paper presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, AZ.

Zhang, C., & Cheng, D. (2009, March). Linguistic features associated with Chinese EFL learners’ argumentative writing. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

 

Other conferences

Cheng. D. (2022, February). Enhancing the quality of online learning through social annotations. Paper presented at the TexTESOL V Virtual Regional Conference.

Pickering, L., Attardo, S., Cheng, D., Li, M., Hempelmann, C., & Montes, S. (2022, February). Online Education as a Tool for Diversity and Inclusion, Locally and Globally. Virtual panel presentation at the Symposium on World Language Education.

Cheng. D. (2021, November). A transformation of effective online course development in TESOL. Paper presented at TexTESOL State Virtual Conference.

Cheng, D. (2020, February). Multimodal learning via VoiceThread. Paper presented at the TexTESOL V Annual Conference, Arlington, TX.

Cheng, D. (2018, November). Screencast Video Feedback vs. Text Feedback: What Do Students Think? Plenary presented in the 10th DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference, Commerce, TX.

Cheng, D. (2018, November). Screencast Video Feedback vs. Text Feedback: What Do Students Think? Paper presented in TexTESOL State Conference, Dallas, TX.

Huang, M. & Cheng, D. (2018, September). Politeness in students-professor interactions: A comparative study on the prosodic features of NS and NNS students. Paper presented at the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Ames, IA.

Cheng, D. & Smith, T. (2017, October). Computer assisted learning with WordSift. Workshop presentation at TexTESOL Region V Fall Conference, Plano, TX.

Cheng, D. (2012, October). Institutional apologies: Why and how should they be taught? Paper presented at the 2012 annual AZ-TESOL Convention, Phoenix, AZ.

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