Chada Kongchan


Chada

Title : Assistant Professor

Position : Lecturer

Department : Language Studies

Educational background :

Year Degree earned Institution
1977 B. Ed. Bansomdej Teachers’College
1991 M.A. in Applied Linguistics in EST King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Thonburi
2004 Cert. (Overseas Teachers’ Refresher Courses) University of Sussex, UK

Professional experience :
– Head of Self-Access Learning Centre  2002- present
– SAL-SIG Leader (Self-Access Learning, Special Interest Group), Thailand TESOL 2002-2006

Research interests :
Self-access learning, task-based learning

Achievements :
– Trophy entitled “Expert on Teaching English”, the Ministry of Education 1992
– The runner up prize of the Model Teacher of English, the Ministry of Education 1993
– Outstanding teacher at Wat Rang Bua School 1995
– Outstanding former student, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi 2009

Publications :

Journals

  • Winitkun, D. & Kongchan, C. (2014). A Case Study on Perceived Problems in the Student Teacher’s Spoken Classroom Language through Supervisor’s Feedback. rEFLections, 17(1), February, 25-40.
  • ชฎา กองจันทร์. (2553). How to Use a Ten-Minute-English News Activity to Enhance Students’ Reading Skills. วารสารวิจัยและพัฒนา มจธ., 33(4), ตุลาคม – ธันวาคม, 281-292.
  • Kongchan, C. (2008). Management of Change in a Self-Access Learning Centre. rEFlections, 11, January, 8-18.
  • Kongchan, C. (2002) Using Learner Profiles to Inspire Effective Consultations. rEFLections, 4, 15-30.
  • Kongchan, C. & Pichaipathanasophon, N. (2001) Teacher’s Reactions toward Curricula Innovation. rEFLections, 3, 8-18.
  • Kongchan, C. (2001) The Practicalities of Designing Courses. In Watson Todd, R. (Ed.), Task-Based Learning and Curriculum Innovation. Bangkok: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.

Books

  • Kongchan, C. & Darasawang, P. (2015). Roles of Self-Access Centres in the Success of Language Learning. In P. Darasawang & H. Reinders (Eds.), Innovation in Language Teaching and Learning: The Case of Thailand (pp. 76-88). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Conference proceedings

  • Kongchan, C. (2013). How Edmodo and Google Docs Can Change Traditional Classrooms. Proceedings from ECLL 2013: The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning “Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses” (pp. 592-600). 18 – 21 July, United Kingdom: Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton.
  • Kongchan, C. (2012). How a Non-Digital-Native Teacher Makes Use of Edmodo. Proceedings of the 5th Edition of the International Conference “ICT for Language Learning” (pp. 207-210). 15 – 16 November, The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
  • Kongchan, C. (2012). Edmodo: A User-Friendly Social Learning Platform. Proceedings of the 4th TCU International e-Learning Conference “Smart Innovations in Education & Lifelong Learning” (pp. 49-55). 14 – 15 June, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Kongchan. C. (2009). Teachers’ Personality Styles, Objectives and Material Design. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference : Responding to a Changing World (pp. 170-174). 25 – 26 October 2008, Korea: Seoul.
  • Kongchan. C. & Singhasiri, W. (2009). Teachers’ Anxiety about Using L2 in EFL Classrooms. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference : Responding to a Changing World (pp.145-149). 25-26 October 2008, Korea: Seoul.
  • Kongchan,C. (2003).  As a Teacher, as a Learner. Proceedings of Research in ELT International Conference, Bangkok:  School of Liberal Arts, KMUTT.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Kongchan, C. (2004). Reflection on Collaborative Research. Proceeding of the  24th Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference “Prioritizing Teacher Development” Conference Summaries, 29 – 31 January, Khon Kaen, Thailand.
  • Kongchan, C. (2002). From Consultations to Learner Profiles. A Paper Presented at 22nd Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference Inspiring Change in ELT, 17 – 19 January 2002, Chiangmai, Thailand, pp. 44 – 45.

Others

  • สุวลี  ชินกำธรวงศ์, พรนภิส  ดาราสว่าง, ชฎา  กองจันทร์, วิชัย  กฤตประโยชน์ และ นิชาพร  ยอดมณี. (2553). การเรียนรู้ภาษาอังกฤษแบบพึ่งตนเอง. 50 บทความ เพื่อการฉลอง 50 ปีแห่งการก่อตั้งมหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีพระจอมเกล้าธนบุรี ฉบับที่ 6: มจธ.กับนวัตกรรมการสอน วิจัย และการเรียนรู้, 2, 3-23.

Presentations : 

  • Kongchan, C., How Edmodo and Google Docs Can Change Traditional Classrooms, The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL 2013) “Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses”, 18 – 21 July 2013, Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton, United Kingdom, p. 18.
  • Kongchan, C., How a Non-Digital-Native Teacher Makes Use of Edmodo, The 5th Edition of the International Conference “ICT for Language Learning”, The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy, 15 – 16 November 2012.
  • Kongchan, C., Edmodo: A User-Friendly Social Learning Platform, The 4th TCU International e-Learning Conference “Smart Innovations in Education & Lifelong Learning”, 14 – 15 June 2012, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi.
  • Kongchan, C.  and Vasuwat, S., (2011) How to manage SAC Successfully, March 31 – 1 May 2011, Language Institute, Khon Kaen University.
  • Kongchan, C.  and Singhasiri, W., (2010) Enhancing Science Students to do Self-Editing by Using Questioning Technique, Culi’s  7th International Conference 2010, 1 – 3 December 2010, The Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok.
  • Kongchan, C., (2010) Preparing Learners for Self-Access Learning, Royal Thai Air Force, Bangkok, 11 Mar. 2010.
  • Kongchan, C. and Vasuwat, S., (2010) Self-Access Language Learning and Integration, Samut Prakan Educational Service Area Office1, Samut Prakan , 1 Jul. 2010.
  • Yamekate K. and  Kongchan,C. , (2010) A Shortcut to Self-Access Material Production, KMUTT 17-18 Jul., 2010.
  • Kongchan, C. and Vasuwat, S., (2009) SALC Management and Material Production, Udonthani Vocational College, Udon  23 Jan. 2008.
  • Darasawang, P. and Kongchan, C., ( 2008) Management of  Self-Access Learning Centre and Research , Mahidol University, Nakorn Pathom, 28 Nov., 2007.
  • Kongchan, C., (2008, 2010) Setting Up and Management a  Self-Access Learning Cenre, Royal Thai Air Force, Bangkok, 18 – 19 Aug. 2008 and  25 – 26 Jan. 2010.
  • Keyurawong, S. and Kongchan, C., (2009) Management a Self-Access Language Learning Centre, Mae Fah  Luang University, Chiangrai 16-17 Mar. 2009.
  • Darasawang, P. and Kongchan, C., (2009) Task-Based Learning, Vocational Education Commission, Bangkok, 9 Jun. 2009.
  • Kongchan, C., (2009) Material Design and Production, Ratchapat Phranakorn University, Bangkok, 20 Sept. 2009.
  • Kongchan, C. (2008),  Setting Up a Self-Access Centre, Peace Corps of the United States (Thailand), Chainart Hotel, Chainat  28 Jul. 2008.
  • Darasawang, P., Keyurawong, S., Maneekhao, K. and Kongchan, C., (2008) Using Technology in Teaching and Learning English in a University, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, 20 Aug. 2008.
  • Kongchan, C. and Neubauer, D., (2007) Effects of Conducting a Survey Research Task by Employing Problem-based Learning Techniques, The 2nd International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching, University of Hawaii, USA., 20 – 22 Sept. 2007.
  • Kongchan, C., (2004) Managing a Self-Access Centre, A Thai TESOL Paper Presented in the 13th Taiwan International Symposium on English Teaching, 12 -14 November 2004, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Kongchan, C., (2003) Is It Worth Investing a Large Amount of  Budget in the Self-Access Learning Centre?, A paper Presented at  Lao TESOL International Conference, Vientiane: Lao TESOL.
  • Kongchan, C., (2003) Self-Access Learning Centres in a Different Light, A Paper Presented at 23rd Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference, Bangkok: Thailand TESOL.

Contact Number : 02 4708747

E-mail : chada.kon@kmutt.ac.th