Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Education, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
Master of Arts in TESOL Studies, School of English, Media Studies and Arts History, Faculty of Arts, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Bachelor of Arts in English Language Teaching, Hue University of Education, Hue, Vietnam
2020: Participation Award for Teacher Association Development by Hornby Trust and British Council
2019: Participation Award for Community of Practice Initiative by US Embassy in Vietnam
2017: Participation Award for DIES Alumni Initiative, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
2016: Award for International Dean's Course from DAAD, the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck, the German Rectors' Conference (HRK), the Centre for Higher Education (CHE) and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
2013: PetroVietnam General Director's Award for Excellence
2011: Multilingual Matters-AILA Solidarity Awards (International Association of Applied Linguistics)
2008-2011: La Trobe University Postgraduate Research Scholarship and Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Australia (PhD program, top ranked student for LTU)
2008: University of Otago Postgraduate Scholarship, New Zealand (PhD program)
2004-2005: Dean's Commendation for High Achievement, University of Queensland, Australia
2004-2005: University of Queensland International Postgraduate Scholarship (Master program)
1999: Top scorer, Nha Trang Teachers' Training College, Hue University of Pedagogy
1998: Finalist in Allons en France, French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Committee Member, Board of Directors, VietTESOL Association
Deputy Director of Professional Development, Australia Asia Research and Education Foundation
Editorial Member, International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics
Editorial Member, AGU International Journal of Sciences, An Giang Univeristy
Reviewer, Studies in Higher Education, Routledge Publisher
Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, IGI Global
Reviewer, TESOL 2020 Convention, TESOL International Association
Reviewer, TESOL 2021 Convention, TESOL International Association
Reviewer, GloCALL 2019 Conference, GloCALL
Chair, Language Teaching and Learning Today Conference Series 2017, 2018, 2019
Member, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
Member, AILA Research Network on Learner Autonomy (ReNLA)
Member, Asia-Pacific Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (APACALL)
Advanced Teaching Methodology
Second Language Acquisition
Testing and Assessment
Sociolinguistics in Language Education
Research Methodology in Language Education
Academic Writing for Postgraduate Students
Technology-Enhanced Language Learning
Curriculum Design and Material Development
Testing and Assessment
Technology in Language Education
Technology-enhanced language learning
Second language acquisition and teaching methodology
Language, society, politics, and culture
Journal Articles & Book Chapters
Dang, T. T. (2020). Learner autonomy-promoting practices in a transition environment. Independence, 80. 5-8.
Ho, N. B. and Dang, T. T. (2019). Impacts of online formative assessment on EFL students’ writing achievement. Journal of Science Ho Chi Minh City Open University, 9(1), 55-69.
Phung, L. T. and Dang, T. T. (2016). The effects of speaking eportfolios on learner autonomy for non-English major students at PetroVietnam University. Hirao School of Management Review, 6. 106-169.
Robertson, M., Dang, T. T., Zahrani, A. A., Santosa, M. H., Alamri, M. M., Yamani, H. A., Alsharidah, M., and Brahim, F. A. (2013). Creating magic from a bee hive of ideas: Sharing the supervision journey. In T. Le & Q. Le (Eds.), Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World (pp. 312-339). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Dang, T. T. (2012). Learner autonomy: A synthesis of theory and practice. The Internet Journal of Language, Culture and Society, 35. 52-67.
Dang, T. T. (2012). Starting from learners: An approach to promote learner autonomy. Independence, 53(spring). 16-18.
Dang, T. T., & Robertson, M. (2010). Pedagogical lessons from students’ participation in Web 2.0. TESOL in Context, 20(2), 5-26.
Dang, T. T. (2010). Learner autonomy in EFL studies in Vietnam: A discussion from socio-cultural perspective. English Language Teaching, 3(2), 3-9.
Dang, T. T., & Robertson, M. (2010). E-behaviors and e-community formation: An investigation on Vietnamese EFL students. Asian EFL Journal. Professional Teaching Articles, 46, 4-27.
Dang, T. T., & Robertson, M. (2010). Impacts of learning management system on learner autonomy in EFL learning. International Education Studies, 3(3), 3-11.
Dang, T. T. (2008). Topic interest and goal orientation: An investigation on middle school EFL students in Vietnam. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 5(3), 77-102.
Dang, T. T. (2018). Online Reflective Discussion Engagement for Learner Autonomy Development. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on English across Cultures. Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Bali.
Dang, T. T. (2018). Learner Autonomy Promoting Practice: Constructivist Tasks in Virtual Learning Space. Paper presented at VietTESOL Convention 2018: English Language Education in the Industrial Revolution 4.0: Meeting the Needs of the Dynamic Labor Market. Hanoi University of Industry, Hanoi.
Book Reviews and Conference Presentations
Le, Q. H. T., & Dang, T. T. (2020). Exploring the spatial dimension of learner autonomy for students at tertiary level. In T. T. T. Le, Q. T. T. Bui, T. M. Mai, & N. T. Lam (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th OpenTESOL International Conference 2020 (pp. 21-53). Ho Chi Minh City: UEH Publishing House.
Dang, T. T., Murray G., Le, Q. H. T., Felix, J. & Kassim, H. (2020). Reviews: Autonomy and motivation for language learning in the interconnected world. Independence, 80. 17-19. Link.
Tran, T. P. L. & Dang, T. T. (2019). The role of teacher identity in EFL early career teachers’ professional development. In Dang, T. T. et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning 2019: Autonomy and Motivation for Language Learning in the Interconnected World (pp. 352-359). Ho Chi Minh City: Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City Press.
Nguyen, N. A. T. & Dang, T. T. (2019). Writing e-portfolios and the development of learner autonomy: A literature review. In Dang, T. T. et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning 2019: Autonomy and Motivation for Language Learning in the Interconnected World (pp. 360-367). Ho Chi Minh City: Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City Press.
Dang, T. T. (2015). Contemporary mismatches between teachers' practice and EFL development process. Paper presented at the international conference on Foreign Language Improvement Measures for Undergraduate Students in the Northern Parts of Vietnam. Lang Son Teachers' Training College.
Dang, T. T. (2013). Nurturing reflective learning: The use of Moodle-based reflective journal activity. Paper presented at the GloCALL 2013: Globalization and localization in computer-assisted language learning. The University of Danang.
Dang, T. T. (2013). Mediating learner autonomy: Impacts of cultural and situational factors. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference on TESOL: English Language Learning: A focus on the learner. SEAMEO RETRAC, Ho Chi Minh City.
Tran, M. H. & Dang, T. T. (2013). Factors accounting for writing apprehension of Vietnamese EFL undergraduates. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference on TESOL: English Language Learning: A focus on the learner. SEAMEO RETRAC, Ho Chi Minh City.
Dang, T. T. (2011). Book review: Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning Richard Pemberton, Sarah Toogood, and Andy Barfield, eds. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2009. Pp. xi + 292. TESOL Quarterly, 45(2), 381-384.
Dang, T. T., & Robertson, M. (2011). Learner autonomy: Perceptions of EFL undergraduate students across Asia. Paper presented at The 16th AILA World Congress: Harmony in Diversity: Language, Culture, Society. Beijing.
Dang, T. T., Zahrani, A. A., & Robertson, M. (2010). West meets East with digital technologies but local cultures mediate the message. Paper presented at the AARE 2010 Conference: Making a Difference.
Dang, T. T., & Robertson, M. (2010). Responses to learning management system: A case study in higher education in Vietnam. Paper presented at the ACEC2010: Digital Diversity Conference.
Dang, T. T., & Robertson, M. (2009). Online communications: Students’ habits and community formation. Paper presented at the AARE 2009 Conference: Inspiring Innovative Research in Education.
Dang, T. T. (2009). Learner autonomy: The roles of web-based reflective journal. Paper presented at the 5th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching: The Globalisation of ELT: Emerging Directions.
Zielinski, B., Dang, T. T., & Yang, G. (2008). Publishing during your candidature. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Conference at La Trobe University.
Professional Development Workshops
April 2020: Speaker at a webinar on Abstract Writing for Conference Presentations, livestreamed on Zoom and Facebook by VietTESOL Association.
May 2019: Resource person for a workshop on Blended Learning and Activity Design, An Giang University.
November 2018: Resource person for a workshop on Designing Interactive Activities in Virtual Learning Space, Hoa Sen University.
November 2017: A workshop on SPSS for Quantitative Research. HUTECH University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City.
April 2016: A workshop on Referencing Styles and Endnote, HCMC University of Technology and Education.
May 2015: A talk on Learner Autonomy in EFL Education, Thu Dau Mot University.
June 2013: A workshop on Research in Education at Can Tho University.
April 2012: A professional development course on Technology in Language Education. Ho Chi Minh City.
March - April 2012: A course on Presentation Document Preparation. Ho Chi Minh City.
October 2009: A workshop on Using SPSS for Quantitative Data Analysis. La Trobe University. Melbourne.
April 2009: A two-day training workshop on Using Hot Potatoes and Moodle. Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.
September 2007: A training workshop on TOEFL iBT Program: Administration and Teaching Strategies. SEAMEO RETRAC. Ho Chi Minh City.
June 2007: A one-day workshop on HotPot Application and Advanced MS PowerPoint Skills. SEAMEO RETRAC. Ho Chi Minh City.
September 2006: A two-day workshop on Teaching Methodology and Instructional Technology for Teachers of English. SEAMEO RETRAC. Ho Chi Minh City.
Thesis Supervision and Examination
Examiner of over 150 theses at both doctoral and master's levels from various institutions in Vietnam and Australia, including University of Social Sciences and Humanities (VNU-HCMC), HCMC Open University, University of Queensland, and Queensland University of Technology
Supervisor of over 50 research students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
Committee member of various research projects and training program evaluation at different levels