Pamararat Wiriyakarun


Pamawarat

Title : Assistant Professor Dr.

Position :  Lecturer

Department : Language Studies

Educational background :

Year Degree earned Institution
2007 Ph.D. (English as an International Language ) Chulalongkorn University
1996 Cert.( Intensive General and Business English) University of South Australia
1994 MA.(Applied Linguistics) Mahidol University
1991 Graduate Diploma (Thai-English Translation) Thammasat University
1988 BA. (English) Chiang Mai University

Professional experience :

Presenter: The seminar on  Task-Based Learning and Curriculum Innovation at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, May 2-4, 2001. Bangkok.

Presenter: The 21th Thailand TESOL International Conference, January 18-20, Bangkok, Thailand

Presenter: The 22th Thailand TESOL International Conference, January 17-19, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Presenter: The 23 th Thailand TESOL International Conference, January 23-25, 2003, Bangkok, Thailand

Presenter: The 24th Thailand TESOL International Conference, January 29-31, Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Presenter: The 5th International Conference on ELT in China & the 1st Congress of Chinese Applied Linguistics, May 16-21, Beijing, The People’s Republic of China.

Presenter: The 16th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference, October 25-26, Seoul, Korea.

Research interests :

Curriculum development, program evaluation, task-based learning, learning strategies and learner autonomy

Publications :

Journals

  • Srimongkontip, S. & Wiriyakarun, P. (2557). Measuring Vocabulary Size and Vocabulary Depth of Secondary Education Students in a Thai-English Bilingual School. วารสารศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยอุบลราชธานี (Journal of Liberal Arts, Ubon Ratchathani University), 10(2), 181-209.
  • ชุติมา บุญปริตร, ภมรารัตน์ วิริยะการุณย์ และ อธิปัตย์ บุญเหมาะ. (2555). การศึกษาการใช้กลวิธีการอ่านของผู้เรียนภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อวัตถุประสงค์ทางวิชาการที่มีระดับความสามารถทางภาษาอังกฤษต่ำในการอ่านบทความวิจัย. วารสารสุโขทัยธรรมาธิราช, 25(1), มกราคม – มิถุนายน, 139-153.
  • Wiriyakarun, P.  (2007). Using portfolio assessment in course evaluation. PASAA, 41, 49-70.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2004). Critical thinking and task-based learning: Are they compatible?. rEFLections (KMUTT Journal of Language Education), 6, 9-16.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2003). Designing task-based materials to promote learner autonomy in the classroom. rEFLections (KMUTT Journal of Language Education), 5, 1-9.

Conference proceedings

  • Yantraprakorn, P., Darasawang, P., & Wiriyakarun, P. (2013). The Attributes of Successful Distance Language Learners. Proceedings from AsiaCALL 2013: The International Conference of the Asia Association of Computer-Assisted Language-Learning (pp. 1-9). 20 – 23 November, Thailand: Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2013). Developing an Academic Vocabulary Test for Thai Tertiary Students. Proceedings from ECLL 2013: The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning “Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses” (pp. 578-591).18 – 21 July, United Kingdom: Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton.
  • Yantraprakorn, P., Darasawang, P., & Wiriyakarun, P. (2013). Enhancing Self-efficacy Through Scaffolding. Proceedings from FLLT 2013: The 3rd International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching 2013 “Research, Renovation and Reinforcement: Enhancing Quality in Language Education” (pp. 284-295). 15 – 16 March, Thailand: The Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok.
  • Thongthangsai, C. & Wiriyakarun, P. (2555). The Effects of Explicit and Implicit Negative Feedbacks on Thai EFL Students’ Acquisition of English Grammar. CD Proceedings from NCAA 2012: The 3rd National Conference on Applied Arts (หน้า 203-216). 14 ธันวาคม, กรุงเทพฯ: คณะศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีพระจอมเกล้าธนบุรี.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2009). Strategy Training for Promoting Leaner Autonomy: A case Study. Selected papers for the 16th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference: Responding to a Changing World (pp. 185-188). 25 – 26 October 2008, Korea: Seoul.
  • Wiriyakarun, P.  (2007). Evaluating a task-based English course: A proposed model. Conference summaries: the 5th International Conference on ELT in China the 1st Congress of Chinese Applied Linguistics. 16 – 21 May, The People’s Republic of China: Beijing.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2004). Critical thinking and task-based learning: Are they compatible?. Conference summaries: the 24th Thailand TESOL International Conference. 29 – 31 January, Thailand: Khon Kaen.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2003). Designing task-based materials to promote learner autonomy in the classroom, Conference summaries: the 23th Thailand TESOL International Conference. 23 – 25 January, Thailand: Bangkok.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2001). The practicalities of implementing courses. In R., Watson Todd (Ed.), Proceedings of the seminar: Task-Based Learning and Curriculum Innovation (pp. 112-115). Bangkok: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
  • Wiriyakarun, P. (2001). Student-centred evaluation of the curriculum. In R., Watson Todd (Ed.), Proceedings of the seminar:Task-Based Learning and Curriculum Innovation. Bangkok: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.

Others

  • Wiriyakarun, P.  (2007). An application of the integrated Stake-Tyler model to an evaluation of a task-based English course at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Presentations :

  • Wiriyakarun, P., Developing an Academic Vocabulary Test for Thai Tertiary Students, The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL 2013) “Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses”, 18 – 21 July 2013, Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton, United Kingdom, p. 21.
  • Wiriyakarun, P., Examining Thai EFL learners’ knowledge of academic English vocabulary, The 9th Asia TEFL International Conference: Teaching English in a Changing Asia : Challenges and Directions, 27 – 29 July 2011, Seoul, Korea, pp. 272 – 273.

Contact Number : 02 470 8753

E-mail : pamararat.wir@kmutt.ac.th