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Prof Cynthia White

Research Director

CoHSS - Deputy PVC's Office

Professor in Applied Linguistics

School of Humanities

Cynthia White is Professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Linguistics and International Languages, and has published two books (Cambridge University Press, Multilingual Matters), and over 60 articles and chapters on distance and online language learning, language and migration, and language, emotion and identity. In 2004 Cynthia received the International TESOL Virginia French Allen Award for Scholarship and Service to the TESOL profession. In 2008 she was invited presenter at the Bertelsmann Foundation, Berlin, on language, settlement and social cohesion among immigrant youth. She serves on the Editorial Boards of seven international journals including Language Learning & Technology, Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, Language Teaching and Language Learning Journal. She was an invited member of the International Project on Language Learner Strategies (IPoLLS) (2004-2008), and serves as external expert at the US National Middle East Language Resource Centre for Arabic distance learning initiatives. Cynthia has completed collaborative research projects with the Open University UK and Nottingham University in online language teaching and has been plenary speaker at international conferences and workshops in Germany, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, China, UK, Hawai'i and Malaysia.


Roles and Responsibilities

Cynthia White is Head of the School of Linguistics and International Languages, and a member of the Massey University Council and the Honorary Awards Committee. She is a member of Academic Board and of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Executive Group and serves on the Professorial Promotions Committee and the Maori Language Advisory Group. Nationally she has acted in advisory roles for the Office of Ethnic Affairs and the National Association of ESOL Home Tutor Schemes. She served as honorary member of the Research Committee, Centre for English Language Education, University of Nottingham, and is a member of the Humanities and Law PBRF Panel 2006-2012.

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Research Expertise

Research Interests

Research interests include strategies, emotion and identity in online and distance language learning, language and settlement issues for immigrants and refugees, and more recently discourses of national identity, resilience and belonging in transnational digital networks.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics (200401): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Linguistics (200400)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 1 0
Project Leader 4 5

Research Outputs

Journal

White, C., & Pham, C. (2017). Time in the experience of agency and emotion in English language learning in rural Vietnam. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching. , 1-12
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2016). Agency and Emotion in Narrative Accounts of Emergent Conflict in an L2 Classroom. Applied Linguistics.
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C., Direnzo, R., & Bortolotto, C. (2016). The learner-context interface: Emergent issues of affect and identity in technology-mediated language learning spaces. System. 62, 3-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Bortolotto, M., White, C.
Reinders, H., & White, C. (2016). 20 years of autonomy and technology: How far have we come and where to next?. Language Learning and Technology. 20(2), 143-154
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2016). Blending Technologies in Second Language Classrooms Paul Gruba and Don Hinkelman. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Pp. Xviii + 181.. TESOL Quarterly. 50(2), 532-534
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2015). Banal nationalism and belonging within the echoed imagined community: The case of New Zealand anthems on YouTube. Journal of Language and Politics. 14(5), 627-644
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2014). The distance learning of foreign languages: A research agenda. Language Teaching. 47(4), 538-553
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Shelley, M., Murphy, L., & White, CJ. (2013). Language teacher development in a narrative frame: The transition from classroom to distance and blended settings. System. 41(3), 560-574
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2012). Emerging opportunities in new learning spaces: teacher, learner and researcher perspectives. The TESOLANZ Journal. 20, 8-21
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Reinders, H., & White, C. (2011). Special issue commentary: Learner autonomy and new learning environments. Language Learning and Technology. 15(3), 1-3
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Reinders, H., & White, C. (2011). Learner autonomy and new learning environments. Language, Learning and Technology. 15(3), 1-3
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Reinders, H., & White, C. (2011). Special issue commentary: Learner autonomy and new learing environments. Language Learning and Technology. 15(3: Special Issue: Learner Autonomy and New Learing Environments), 1-3 Retrieved from http://llt.msu.edu/issues/october2011/v15n3.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Nguyen, LV., & White, C. (2011). The nature of 'talk' in synchronous computer-mediated communication in a Vietnamese tertiary EFL context. International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching. 1(3), 14-36 Retrieved from http://www.igi-global.com/article/nature-talk-synchronous-computer-mediated/56325
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Murphy, LM., Shelley, MA., White, CJ., & Baumann, U. (2011). Tutor and student perceptions of what makes an effective distance language teacher. Distance Education. 32(3), 397-419
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Bown, J., & White, CJ. (2010). Affect in a self-regulatory framework for language learning. System. 38(3), 432-443
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Bown, J., & White, C. (2010). A social and cognitive approach to affect in SLA. IRAL - International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching. 48(4), 331-353
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C., & Reinders, H. (2009). Editorial. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching. 3(1), 1-2
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Baumann, U., Shelley, M., Murphy, L., & White, C. (2008). New challenges, the role of the tutor in the teaching of languages at a distance. Distances et Savoirs. 6(3), 365-392 Retrieved from http://ds.revuesonline.com/article.jsp?articleId=12649
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2007). Focus on the language learner in an era of globalization: Tensions, positions and practices in technology-mediated language teaching. Language Teaching. 40(4), 326
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2007). Innovation and identity in distance language learning and teaching. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching. 1(1), 97-110 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2167/illt45.0
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Hoon, TB., Emerson, L., & White, C. (2006). Reforming ESL writing instruction in tertiary education: The writing centre approach. The English Teacher. 35, 1-14 Retrieved from http://www.melta.org.my/ET/2006/2006_1.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Shelley, M., White, C., Baumann, U., & Murphy, L. (2006). 'It's a unique role!' Perspectives on tutor attributes and expertise in distance language teaching. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 7(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2006). Editorial. Language Teaching Research. 10(2), 127-130 Retrieved from http://10.0.4.167/1362168806lr188ed
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2006). Distance learning of foreign languages. Language Teaching. 39(4), 247-264 Retrieved from http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=501452
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2005). Contribution of distance education to the development of individual learners. Distance Education. 26(2), 165-181
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, N., White, C., & Trlin, A. (2004). Perspectives on the cultural capital contribution of overseas-born students and staff in New Zealand tertiary education institutions. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies. 39(2), 193-206
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, N., & White, C. (2004). Facilitating the cultural capital contribution of immigrants: Wider responsibilities for ESOL teachers?. The TESOLANZ Journal. 12, 1-7 Retrieved from http://www.tesolanz.org.nz/Site/Publications/TESOLANZ_Journal/default.aspx
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, N., & White, C. (2003). Making a difference: The language teacher and cultural capital. The New Zealand Language Teacher. 29, 30-32 Retrieved from http://www.nzalt.org.nz/whitepapers/Watts.shtml
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
(2003). Open Learning.
[Journal article]Edited by: White, C.
White, C. (2006). Editorial. Language Teaching Research. 10(2), 127-130
[Journal article]Authored by: Tilley, E., White, C.
White, C., Watts, N., & Trlin, A. (2002). New Zealand as an English language learning environment: Immigrant experiences, provider perspectives and social policy implications. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand. (18), 148-162 Retrieved from http://www.msd.govt.nz/documents/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj18/18-pages148-162.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., & Watts, NR. (2001). Pathways to language proficiency in the New Zealand context. New Zealand Language Teacher. 27, 26-30
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, N., White, C., & Trlin, A. (2001). Immigrant and provider perceptions of ESOL learning environments. The TESOLANZ Journal. 9, 85-97 Retrieved from http://www.tesolanz.org.nz/Site/Publications/TESOLANZ_Journal/TESOLANZ_Journal_Volume_09_2001.aspx
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2000). The use of multiple textual forms in distance learning. Journal of Distance Learning. 5(1), 18-26 Retrieved from http://journals.akoaotearoa.ac.nz/index.php/JOFDL/article/viewFile/152/115
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
(2000). New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics.
[Journal article]Edited by: White, C.
White, C., Easton, P., & Anderson, CG. (2000). Students' perceived value of video in a multimedia language course. Educational Media International. 37(3), 167-175 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09523980050184736
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (1999). Expectations and emergent beliefs of self-instructed language learners. System. 27(4), 443-457
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (1996). Note-taking strategies and traces of cognition in language learning. RELC Journal. 27(1), 89-102
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (1995). Autonomy and strategy use in distance foreign language learning: Research findings. System. 23(2), 207-221
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (1990). Integrated sequences in language learning. System. 18(2), 239-244
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (1989). Negotiating communicative language learning in a traditional setting. ELT Journal. 43(3), 213-220
[Journal article]Authored by: White, C.

Book

White, CJ. (2017). Identities, roles, relationships and contexts in research. In S. Etherington, & M. Daubney (Eds.) Developing as an EFL Researcher: Stories from the Field. (pp. 59 - 60). Kent: IATEFL
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2012). Tandem Learning. In Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. (pp. 3262 - 3264). Berlin: Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2012). Distance language learning. In The Encyclopaedia of Applied Linguistics. (pp. 1770 - 1775). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2012). Foreign-language distance learning programs. In Encyclopaedia of Applied Linguistics. (pp. 2143 - 2147). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2011). Inside independent learning: Old and new perspectives. In Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives. (pp. 13 - 23).
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
Skyrme, G., & White, C. (2011). Getting the big picture: A longitudinal study of adaptation and identity in a New Zealand university. In Researching Chinese Learners: Skills, Perceptions and Intercultural Adaptations. (pp. 188 - 211).
[Chapter]Authored by: Skyrme, G., White, C.
Vom Brocke, J., White, C., Walker, U., & Vom Brocke, C. (2010). Making user-generated content communities work in higher education - The importance of setting incentives. In Changing Cultures in Higher Education: Moving Ahead to Future Learning. (pp. 149 - 166).
[Chapter]Authored by: Walker, U., White, C.
Reinders, H., & White, CJ. (2010). The theory and practice of technology in materials development and task design. In N. Harwood (Ed.) English Language Teaching Materials: Theory and Practice. (pp. 58 - 80). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, C. (2009). Framing the future of English in Asia: Local practices, virtual spaces and global forces. In FE. Anderson, Y. Ma, & N. Tarling (Eds.) The English Language and the Asian Student. (pp. 81 - 102). Shandong: Shandong University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., & Ding, A. (2009). Identity and self in e-language teaching. In Z. Dornyei, & E. Ushioda (Eds.) Motivation, Language Identity and the L2 Self. (pp. 333 - 349). Bristol, United Kingdom: Multilingual Matters
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008). New Zealand furthering that spirit of collaboration. In . Bertelsmann Stiftung (Ed.) Immigrant Students Can Succeed. (pp. 66 - 72). Gutersloh, Germany: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008). Language learning strategies in independent language learning: an overview.. In S. Hurd, & T. Lewis (Eds.) Language Learning Strategies in Independent Settings. (pp. 3 - 24). Bristol, United Kingdom: Multilingual Matters
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008). Beliefs and good language learners. In C. Griffiths (Ed.) Lessons from Good Language Learners. (pp. 121 - 130). Cambridge, UK: Cambrudge University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
Cohen, AD., & White, CJ. (2008). Language learners as informed consumers of language instruction. In A. Stavans, & I. Kupferberg (Eds.) Studies in Language and Language Education-Essays in honor of Elite Olshtain. (pp. 85 - 205). London: Equinox Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, N., Trlin, A., White, C., & North, N. (2007). Immigrant cultural capital in business: The New Zealand experience. In Handbook of Research on Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship: A Co-evolutionary View on Resource Management. (pp. 729 - 743).
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., Schramm, K., & Chamot, AU. (2007). Research methods in strategy research: Re-examining the toolbox. In AD. Cohen, & E. Macaro (Eds.) Language Learner Strategies: Thirty Years of Research and Practice. (pp. 93 - 116). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2007). Autonomy, independence and control: Mapping the future of distance language learning. In D. Gardner (Ed.) Learner Autonomy 10: Integration and Support. (pp. 56 - 71). Dublin, Ireland: Authentik Language Learning Resources Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006). Robinson Crusoe and the challenges of supported distance language learning. In T. Lamb, & H. Reinders (Eds.) Supporting Independent Language Learning: Issues and Interventions. (pp. 55 - 72). Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
Hancock, JH., Johnson-Woods, T., & Karaminas, V. (2013). Introduction. (pp. ix - xvi).
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V., White, C.
Holmberg, B., Shelley, M., Eds, CW., & editor, VES. (Eds.) (2005). Distance education and languages: Evolution and change. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters Ltd
[Edited Book]Edited by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2005). Towards a learner-based theory of distance language learning: The concept of the learner- context interface. In B. Holmberg, M. Shelley, & C. White (Eds.) Distance Education and Languages: Evolution and Change. (pp. 55 - 71). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ.(2003). Language learning in distance education. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: White, C.
White, C.Towards a learner-based theory of distance language learning: the concept of the learner-context interface. In Computer Assisted Language Learning. Critical Concepts in Linguistics. (pp. 97 - 112). New York: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: White, C.

Report

Black, TT., Jenkins, M., Bennett, AL., Lilley, SC., Christensen, IS., Hemera, RR., . . . White, CJ. (2004). Matua Reo Kaupapa Report. Matua Reo Kaupapa Working Party.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Bennett, A., Lilley, S., Palmer, F., White, C.
Watts, NR., White, CJ., & Trlin, AD.(2004). The cultural capital contribution of immigrants in New Zealand. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, NR., White, CJ., & Trlin, AD.(2002). Young migrant settlement experiences and issues in New Zealand: Two perspectives. Palmerston North, NZ: Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., Trlin, A., & Watts, N.(2001). Immigrant and refugee experience of ESOL provision in New Zealand: Realities and responsibilities. Palmerston North, NZ: Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, NR., White, CJ., & Trlin, AD.(2001). English language provision for adult immigrants and/or refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds in educational institutions and training establishments in New Zealand. Palmerston North, NZ: Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: White, C.

Conference

White, CJ. (2015). Networked narratives of emotion and belonging: NZ anthems on YouTube. , The History of Emotions Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2015, April). Identities, roles, relationships and contexts in research. Presented at IATEFL Research Special Interest Group. Manchester.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2014). Technology-mediated distance language learning: towards a conceptual synthesis and research framework. , Research symposium on Language and Technology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2014, November). ALANZ 21 years on: A retrospective and prospective synthesis. Presented at ALANZ Symposium. AUT Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2014). Emotion in the construction of space, place and autonomous learning opportunities.. , AILA World Congress 2014
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2013, November). Taking it seriously: Participant responses to interview transcripts in the trajectory of research projects. Presented at ALANZ & ALAA Conference. Victoria University of Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2012, August). Redefining belonging: national identities in transnational digital networks. Presented at 45th Societas Linguistica Europaea. Stockholm University, Sweden.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2012). Redefining belonging: national identities in transnational digital networks. , 45th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ.(2012, October 5). Emerging opportunities in new learning spaces: Teacher, learner and researcher perspectives. , 13th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2011, September). Enquiry into individual emotion within the complex dynamics of language learning: Significance, challenges and prospects. Presented at University of Sydney TESOL Research Network Colloquium 2011. University of Sydney.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ.(2011, August 23). Online academic literacy within user-generated content communities: Connections and challenges. , AILA 2011. The Sixteenth World Congress of Applied Linguistics
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, C., & Soulliere, E. (2010, December). Enquiry into individual emotion within the complex dynamics of language learning: Significance, challenges and prospects. Presented at 16th Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand Symposium. Victoria University, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, C., & Skyrme, G. (2010, October). Language learning beyond reason: Why emotion matters. Presented at 12th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL. King's High School, Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
Stockwell, G., Reinders, H., Hubbard, P., Colpaert, J., & White, C. (2010). The learner in changing CALL environments. , 2010 EuroCALL Languages, Cultures and Virtural Communities
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
Skyrme, GR., & White, CJ. (2009, December). Participant, informant or subject? Encouraging a sense of participation in a longitudinal study. Presented at Combined Conference The Applied Linguistics Associations of NZ and Australia, Participation & Acquisition. AUT University, Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Skyrme, G., White, C.
White, CJ. (2009, April). Framing the future of English in Asia: issues of language, culture and communication. . Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2009, June). Inside independent learning: old and new perspectives. Presented at Applied Linguistics Independent Learning Association Conference. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008). The linguistic and cultural capital contribution of immigrants to New Zealand: A contested presence. , The 15th World Congress of Applied Linguistics Conference: AILA
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008, March). Teacher identity and self in online language teaching. Presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference. Washington DC, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008). Teacher identity and self in online language teaching. In The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference: American Association for Applied Linguistics
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2008, January). Integration through education: The New Zealand experience. Presented at "Integration through Education": International Workshop. Berlin, Germany.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2007). Autonomy across disciplines within distance education: From theory to practice. In Exploring Theory, Enhancing Practice: Autonomy across the Disciplines: 3rd International Conference of the Independent Learning Association(pp. 195). : Independent Learning Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
Ding, A., & White, CJ. (2007). Teachers' collective and individual autonomy in developing technology-mediated language teaching. In Exploring Theory, Enhancing Practice: Autonomy across the Disciplines: 3rd International Conference of the Independent Learning Association(pp. 235). : Independent Learning Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2007). Technology in language teacher education: Understanding the choices and challenges. In G. Poedjosoedarmo (Ed.) Teacher Education in Language Teaching: 41st Regional Language Centre (RELC) International Seminar. (pp. 175 - 190).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., & Brown, J. (2007). Affect in a self-regulatory framework for SLA. In Social and Cognitive Aspects of Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference: University of Auckland, Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2007, June). Theory, research and practice in spoken online learning events: Towards new understandings. . Open University, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006, October). Focus on the language learner in an era of globalization: Tensions, positions and practices. . University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006, November). Framing the future of English language learning via CALL: Local practices, virtual spaces and global forces. Presented at 3rd Pacific Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (PacCALL) Conference. Nanjing University, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006, April). Technology in language teacher education: Understanding the choices and challenges. . Singapore.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006, September). Research and practice: Closing the distance and making the link. . Napier, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
Murphy, L., Shelley, M., White, CJ., & Baumann, U. (2006). Language teaching at a distance: Establishing key principles to develop professional practice. Proceedings from the Crossing Frontiers: Languages and the International Dimension Conference.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: White, C.
Brown, J., & White, CJ. (2006). Emotional intelligence in language learning: Identifying a research agenda. In Joint American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) and Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (ACLA/CAAL) Conference(pp. 126). : American Association for Applied Linguistics
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2005, June). Online learning environments and international education: identifying research agendas and developing reflective practice. Presented at Centre for Research in International Education International Conference. AIS St Helens, Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2005, July). Developing awareness of distance language learners. Presented at The 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics. Madison, Wisconsin, WI.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., Murphy, L., Shelley, M., & Baumann, U. (2005). Towards an understanding of attributes and expertise in distant language teaching: Tutor maxims. In T. Evans, P. Smith, & ES. Eds (Eds.) Research in distance education 6: Revised papers from the Sixth Research in Distance Education Conference. (pp. 83 - 97). Geelong, VIC
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., Murphy, L., Shelley, M., & Baumann, U. (2004, November). Towards an understanding of attributes and expertise in distance language teaching: Tutor maxims. Presented at 6th Research in Distance Education Conference. Deakin University, Geelong, VIC.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ., Murphy, L., Shelley, M., & Baumann, U. (2004, November). Towards an understanding of tutor attributes and expertise. Presented at Research in Distance Education Conference. Deakin University, Geelong, VIC.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2004, November). Back to the future: Valuing and using the broader distance education research and theory in an online context. Presented at Research in Distance Education Conference. Deakin University, Geelong, VIC.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2004). Independent language learning in distance education: Current issues. In H. Reinders, H. Anderson, M. Hobbs, & JJ-P. Eds (Eds.) Proceedings of the Independent Learning Conference 2003. (pp. 161 - 169). Auckland, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2004, June). Autonomy, independence and control: Mapping the future of distance language learning. Presented at Conference on Autonomy and Language Learning. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2003, December). New learners in new learning spaces: New challenges for distance language learning?. Presented at Independent Language Learning Conference. Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2002). The research-teaching nexus in tertiary distance education. In TE. Ed (Ed.) Research in Distance Education 5, Revised papers from the fifth Research and Distance Education Conference, Deakin University 2000. (pp. 39 - 49). Geelong, VIC
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, NR., & White, CJ. (2002, November). The 1.5 generation in New Zealand. Presented at Adult Migrant English Program Conference. Canberra Institute of Technology, Canberra, ACT.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2000, December). Tradition and innovation in fostering intercultural understanding: a New Zealand example. Presented at TESOL Italy 25th National Convention. Assisi, Italy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
WHITE, CJ.(1993, November). LANGUAGE-LEARNING STRATEGY RESEARCH IN DISTANCE EDUCATION - THE YOKED SUBJECT TECHNIQUE. RESEARCH IN DISTANCE EDUCATION 3. (pp. 10 - 20).
[Conference]Authored by: White, C.

Other

White, CJ. (2007, June). Emotional intelligence. In ESOL Home Tutor Association Workshop. Presented at Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2007). Metacognition and affective strategy use in language learning. Herder Institute, Leipzig University, Germany. Presented at Leipzig University, Germany.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006). Engagement in e-learning. Presented at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/podcasts/details/06_12_elearning.php.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2006). Online language teaching and new learning spaces: Identifying the research agenda. Presented at University of Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2004). New learners in new learning spaces: New challenges for distance language learning?. Massey University, School of Language Studies
[Other]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, NR., White, CJ., & Trlin, A. (2004). Immigrant contribution to New Zealand's cultural capital: Issues and challenges. New Directions, New Settlers, New Challenges Programme
[Other]Authored by: White, C.
Watts, NR., & White, CJ. (2003, April). Young migrants' settlement experiences and issues: Contrasting perspectives. : FRST New Settlers Programme End Users' Conference.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.
White, CJ. (2003, September). Contribution of immigrants to New Zealand's cultural capital. Presented at Wellington, NZ. : Department of Internal Affairs Leadership Forum.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: White, C.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 4 13
CoSupervisor 1 4

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Thi Anh Hong Nguyen - PhD
    Emotion in second language acquisition in Vietnamese high school contexts.
  • Siti Nur Aini - PhD
    Figured Worlds as an identity frame in the learning experiences of multilingual English learners in Tegal – Banyumasan area, Central Java Indonesia
  • Panithi Amatayakul - PhD
    Teacher Cognition about Business English in the Thai Tertiary Context
  • Fahd Hamad A Alqasham - PhD
    "Virtual social networking mediated English language learning in the Saudi tertiary EFL context: Innovation and agency"

CoSupervisor of:

  • Lin Li - PhD
    A Corpus-based research on the use of verb and noun collocations by advanced English-speaking learners of Chinese and the construction of Chinese collocation knowledge database

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2016 - Huy Cuong Pham - PhD
    An ecological perspective on the motivational trajectories of high school students learning English in rural areas in Vietnam
  • 2014 - Hong Anh Pham - PhD
    Innovation and Identity in Web 2.0 Environments: Perspectives and Experiences of Vietnamese University Teachers and Learners of English
  • 2014 - Adele Jeannette Scott - PhD
    Teachers of additional languages in New Zealand schools: A national survey and case studies
  • 2014 - Jane Louise Kehrwald - PhD
    Towards An Understanding of Language Learner Development and Learners' Self-Concepts: An Exploratory Practice Approach
  • 2012 - Maryam Mariya - PhD
    'I dont learn at school, so I take tuition' An ethnographic study of classroom practices and private tuition settings in the Maldives
  • 2011 - Van Long Nguyen - PhD
    Computer-mediated collaborative learning in a Vietnamese tertiary EFL context
  • 2010 - Thitirat Suwannasom - PhD
    Teacher cognition about technology-mediated EFL instruction in the Thai tertiary context
  • 2009 - Arianna Berardi-Wiltshire - PhD
    Italian identity and heritage language motivation: Five stories of heritage learning in traditional foreign language courses in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2008 - Elva Anne Shine - PhD
    Written feedback in a freshman writing course in the U.A.E: Instructors' and students' perspectives on giving, getting and using feedback
  • 2008 - Gillian Ray Skyrme - PhD
    Learning "blood lessons":Expectations,emerging issues and change for Chinese international students in a New Zealand university
  • 2006 - Miss Mei Fung Yong - PhD
    The Nature and Dynamics of Collaborative Writing in a Malaysian Tertiary ESL setting.
  • 2004 - Ms Ute Gerda Walker - PhD
    Language, Migration and Continuity of Being: Notions of Migrant Language Proficiency and Self-Concept among Multilingual Migrants in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
  • 2003 - Mr Hiroji Ishida - PhD
    Interpretation of contextualization cues in Japanese conversation: Back-channel cues and Turn-taking cues.

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2011 - Farzana Nisa Gounder - PhD
    Restorying Indenture: The first Fiji Hindi speakers Narrate Girmit.
  • 2007 - Bee Hoon Tan - PhD
    On-line Writing Laboratories and their application to ASEAN countries
  • 2005 - Mrs Penelope Anne Haworth - PhD
    Developing Praxis for a few Non-English Speaking Students in the Class.
  • 2001 - Mr Ian Samuel Christensen - PhD
    Ko te Whare Whakamana: Maori Language Revitalisation (Te Whakaora i te Reo Maori).

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