Tran Thi Hai Yen

yentran.ku@gmail.com

Department of Linguistics - University of Kansas


My name is Tran Thi Hai Yen. I am currently an M.A. student in the Linguistics Department - University of Kansas, U.S. I had been an English instructor for three years before going to the U.S.

My research interests are psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics.

Education

  • 2017 - present: M.A., Linguistics, University of Kansas, U.S.
  • 2009 - 2013: B.A., English Education, School of Foreign Languages - Thai Nguyen - Vietnam

Employment history

  • 2013 - 2016: English as a Foreign Language Teacher (Full time) - School of Foreign Languages - Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.
  • English as a Foreign Language Teacher (Part time) - American English Academy - Phu Binh, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam

Presentations and publications

  • Tran, Y., Vu, L., Practical strategies in guiding students English magazine project at School of Foreign Languages - Thai Nguyen University. The 1st Symposium on Project-based Language Learning - Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.
  • Tran, Y., Developing oral proficiency to SFL students via Viet-Skype Project - a preliminary evaluation and future directions - from organizers’ perspectives. English Department Workshop - School of Foreign Languages - Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.
  • Tran, Y., Building students’ speaking capacity through a student- empowered online learning model”. (Virtual presentation). International Academic Forum on Technology in Classroom- Kobe, Japan.

Participation, awards and fellowships

  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program

M.A. degree in Linguistics - University of Kansas - U.S.

  • Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Alumni Thematic International (YSEALI AlumniTIES) Small Grant

Make Science Make Sense - A group project helps raise awareness of the relationship between sciences and academic majors for high school students in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. ($8.000)

  • YSEALI AlumniTIES Exchange Seminar

Bangkok, Thailand.

Training workshops on project management and community organizing.

  • Audience Choice Award - Best project idea - YSEALI AlumniTIES Exchange Seminar

Bangkok, Thailand.

Best group project presentation at YSEALI AlumniTIES

  • Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2016 (sponsored by U.S. Government)

Brave Girls - Women leadership training for female students in northern mountainous provinces, Vietnam. ($24.000)

  • Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Intercultural seminars, discussions and collaboration with other ASEAN young leaders to address specific local issues

  • Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Academic Fellowship

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois, U.S.

Workshops, field trips on how to create successful social movements

Professional development

Organizer

  • The 1st symposium on project-based language learning in TNU. Developing oral proficiency among SFL students via Viet-Skype Project- a preliminary evaluation and future directions. English Department Workshop, Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.
  • Developing English teaching skills through practical experience. English Department Workshop, Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.
  • ASEAN Integration, opportunities and challenges for students and teachers at TNU. School of Foreign Languages - Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.

Senior advisor

Community English Club - Department of English - A club-based approach to student empowerment. Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam.