Yu, Q. (2022). Chinese text presentations and reading efficiency. Reading in a Foreign Language, 34(1),142–164. DOI: 10125/67416.
Task-Based Language Teaching:
Yu, Q., & Bui, G. (2024). Play 3D character tasks to learn Chinese. In C. Lambert (Ed.), Designingtasks for teaching foreign languages: Principles and practices. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Zhang, L., & Yu, Q. (2022). Yashi bu zuo jiangren—Zhongguo chuantong huihua de zhexue [Being Literati not craftsmen --the Philosophy of traditional Chinese painting]. In G. Liu & H. Wang (Eds.), Chuantong yu xiandai: Haiwai zhongwen wenhua jiaoxue [Tradition and transition: Teaching Chinese culture overseas] (pp. 251-257). Beijing, China: Beijing University Press.
Yu, Q., Vincent, A. S., Merfeld-Langston, A., & Pérez-Muñoz, C., (2020). Collaborating across organizational lines in language for specific purposes, Global Business Languages, 20, 2–17. DOI: 10.4079/gbl.v20.1.
Yu, Q. (2011). Rule Conspiracy in Chinese time expressions, In Zhuo J.-S. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23). Retrieved here.
Li, X., Zhou, S., Yu, Q., Zhao, Y., and Han, Z., (Eds.). (2012). The experiencing Chinese picture dictionary (Tiyan Hanyu Tujie Cidian), Beijing, China: Higher Education Press.
Brown, A. S., & Yu, Q. (2018, Feb 19). Building the ship while sailing: faculty learning communities and technology. Retrieved here.
Yu, Q. et al. (2011, 2013) contributed to the tests and quizzes compilation for Zhang, Z-s. et al. (comps.), Integrated Chinese Level I Part II,Level II Part II, Teacher’s Handbook, Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company.
Recent Conference Presentations
Yu, Q. (2023, March 31–April 2). Implementing 3D Characters in the Classroom [Paper presentation], 2023 CLTA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., USA
Smart, J., Yu, Q., & Brunsting, N. (2023, March 18–21). Language Proficiency and Psychological Well-being among International Students at American Universities [Paper presentation], American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2023 Conference, Portland, OR, USA.
Yu, Q. (2022, September 15–17). Domain Analysis for Reverse Designing LSP Curricula. [Poster presentation]. 2022 Language Assessment Research Conference, University of Chicago, IL, USA.
Yu, Q. (2022, April 21–22). Reverse-designing LSP Courses with Context-Relevant Reality Shows. [Paper presentation]. ISLSP /CIBER Business Language Conference, University of Chicago, IL, USA.
Yu, Q., Lei, Y., Lu, L. (2022, April 7–10). One Flexible Blended Curriculum Model for All? [Colloquium]. 2022 CLTA Annual Conference, virtual.
Yu, Q. and Whitener, P. (2022, March 21). Introducing 3D characters into Chinese learning [Tech showcase]. TechX 2022, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. Yu, Q. (2022, March 18–22). NNS-NS Interactions in a Real World: Interdependence of Linguistic Structures and Social Interaction. [Roundtable Discussion]. American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2022 Conference, Pittsburg, PA, USA.
Yu, Q. (2021, June 30–July 3). Enhance reading efficiency by diversifying Chinese text presentations? [Paper presentation]. EuroSLA 30, virtual. Yu, Q. & Rallings, Y. (2021, June 2–6). Intercultural telecollaboration: Through the eyes of teachers and students [Paper presentation]. CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) 2021, virtual.
Pérez-Muñoz, C., Yu, Q., Vincent, A. S., & Merfeld-Langston, A. (2020, March 6–7). Assessment and Evaluation in LSP: Beyond Exams and Papers [Conference panel]. ISLSP/CIBER Business Language Conference, Charlotte, NC, USA. (This conference trip was funded by the Archie Fund.)
Tiboni-Craft, S. & Yu, Q. (2019, November 22–24). Traveling from Italian to Chinese: An Interdisciplinary course design [Paper presentation]. 2019 ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo, Washington, DC, USA.
Yu, Q. (2019, August 19–21). Immediate task repetition as task planning [Paper presentation]. 8th International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT). Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
Yu, Q. (2019, April 4–7). Applying negotiation for meaning as interlanguage pragmatic skill [Paper presentation]. 2019 CLTA Annual Conference, Seattle, USA. (This conference trip was funded by the TLC Faculty Teaching Development Fund.)
Yu, Q. (2019, March 9–12). The effects of explicit instruction on Chinese syntactic complexity in repeated story retelling tasks [Paper presentation]. American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2019 Conference, Atlanta, USA.
Yu, Q. (2018, November 10–11). Chinese text presentations and reading efficiency [Conference presentation]. International Conference of Chinese Languages Teaching and Research, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.
Rallings, Y. & Yu, Q. (2018, November 16–18). Enhance communicative competence beyond the classroom via VoiceThread [Poster session]. 2018 ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Yu, Q., (2018, March 30–31). When task-based language teaching meets local and virtual communities in a business Chinese course [Paper presentation]. Beyond a Limited Scope: Chinese for Specific, Academic, & Professional Purposes Conference & Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Vincent, A. S., Pérez-Muñoz, C., Yu, Q., & Merfeld-Langston, A. (2018, February 22–24). Collaborating across organizational lines in Language for Specific Purposes [Conference roundtable]. ISLSP/CIBER Business Language Conference, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Brown, A. S., Yu, Q., & Knox, B. (2017, October 6–8). Building the ship while sailing: faculty learning communities and technology[Conference session]. MAGNA Teaching with Technology Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (This conference trip was funded by the TLC Faculty Teaching Development Fund.)
Yu, Q. (2017, May 16–20). A research-instrumented Chinese Timed Writing and Speaking Test (TW&ST) [Paper presentation]. CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) 2017, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
Yu, Q. (2016, May 5–8). Outlining Chinese syntactic complexity development via TC-units [Paper presentation]. 28rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-28), Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. (This conference trip was funded by the UHM-EALL Research/Travel Funding.)
May 2018 – Jan 2019 Researcher In-Video Quizzes for Authentic Material Use Onlineproject with 2018-2019 STEP Grant from the Office of the Provost and Information Systems, Wake Forest University, NC, USA ·Designed and developed in-video quizzes for Chinese language courses
May 2015 – Sept 2015 Research assistantChinese Curriculum Development: Fifth Year Mandarin new course construction project, UHM ·Assisted literature review in advanced language teaching curricular design and development ·Assisted designing and developing material utilizing web-based platforms with tested instructional contents
Mar 2013 – May 2013 Teaching material editor Intensive Chinese language training and material development for military personnel for the Department of Defense, UHM ·Worked on innovative research for the teaching material updating for the intensive Chinese courses
Aug 2011 – Aug 2012 Reader editorFlagship Advanced Reader collaborative program, funded by the U.S. National Security Education Program (NSEP) of the Institute of International Education (IIE), USA. ·Edited and compiled a reader for an extensive Chinese reading course
Mar 2008 – July 2008 Test Writer & Research staffPeking University Business Chinese Test (BCT) Research & Development Office, a state level standard test established to assess the Chinese proficiency of non-native speakers engaged in business activities ·Wrote and compiled test items ·Implemented pilot study of the tests