Pornapit Darasawang


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Title : Associate Professor Dr.

Position : Lecturer

Department : Language Studies

Educational background :

Year

Degree earned

Institution

2000 Ph.D. (TESOL) The University of Edinburgh
1996 M.A. (TESOL) Moray House Institute of Education, Hariot-Watt University
1994 Cert. in TEBT SEAMEO Regional Language Centre Singapore
1992 Dip. in Education Tsukuba University
1988 Cert. in TEFL The Flinders University of South Australia
1983 M.Ed. (Reading) Towson State University, Maryland, USA
1981 B.A. (English) Chulalongkorn University

Professional experience :

2009-present          Dean, School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

2001-2008              Associate Dean for Academic and Foreign Affairs, School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

1992-present          Department of Language Studies, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

1986-1991               Department of Language and Social Studies, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

Research interests :
Learner autonomy, learner training, student learning, self-access learning

Publications :

Journals

  • Parnrod, U., Darasawang, P., & Singhasiri, W. (2014). Styles, Strategies & Tasks: Are They Related? PASAA, 47, 1-32.
  • Tian, W., Watson Todd, R., & Darasawang, P. (2012). Scaffolding in PhD Supervisory Talk. LITU Journal, 5, 30-44.
  • Darasawang, P. (2011). Becoming a Counsellor: Between Belief and Behaviour. ASIAN EFL Journal, 13(3), 87-102.
  • Darasawang, P. & Reinders, H. (2010). Encouraging Autonomy with an Online Language Support System. CALL-EJ Online, 11(2).
  • Watson, Todd, R., Khongput, S., & Darasawang, P. (2007). Coherence, Cohesion and Comments on Students’ Academic Essays. Assessing Writing, 12(1), 10-25.
  • Ngamwilaipong, N., Darasawang, P., & Srimavin, W. (2007). Communication Strategies to Solve Lexical Problems in Writing. rEFLections, 10, 48-54.
  • Darasawang, P. (2007). Developing Learner Autonomy. Suranaree Journal of Social Science, 1(1), 89-98.
  • Suparp, S., Watson Todd, R., & Darasawang, P. (2006). Supporting Language Learning from a Computer Game. CALL-EJ Online, 7(2).
  • Darasawang, P. & Srimavin, W. (2006). Using A Lecture and Tutorial Approach in Teaching Large Classes. rEFLections, 9, 41-49.
  • Darasawang, P., (2005). Language Awareness Activities for English Major Students. Thoughts, 49-56.

Books

  • Watson Todd, R., Darasawang, P., & Reinders, H. (2015). Innovation in Language Teaching: Lessons Learned. In P. Darasawang & H. Reinders (Eds.), Innovation in Language Teaching and Learning: The Case of Thailand (pp. 160-168). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 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), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Darasawang, P. (2015). Materials Design for TBLT in Thailand: Balancing Process and Content (Part 5: Materials and curriculum design). In M. Thomas & H. Reinders (Eds.), Contemporary Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia (pp. 279-290). United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
  • Darasawang, P., Chamot, A. U., & Cooker, L. (2013). The Story of a Self-Access Centre: Reflections on Challenges and Success (Chapter 8). In A. Barfield & N. D. Alvarado (Eds.), Autonomy in Language Learning: Stories of Practices (pp. 87-96). United Kingdom: IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG.
  • Reinders, H. & Darasawang, P. (2012). Diversity in Learner Support. In G. Stockwell (Ed.), Computer-Assisted Language Learners (pp. 49-70). Cambridge: CUP.
  • Darasawang, P. & Watson Todd, R. (2012). The Effect of Policy on English Language Teaching at Secondary Schools in Thailand. In E. L. Louw & A. Hashim (Eds.), English in Southeast Asia: Features, Policy and Language in Use, xiv (pp. 207-220). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Darasawang, P. Singhasiri, W., & Keyurawong, S. (2007). Developing Student Support in Self-access Centres. In S. Brown & A. Barfield (Eds.), Reconstructing Autonomy in Language Education: Inquiry and Innovation (pp. 167-179), Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Darasawang, P. (2007). English Language Teaching and Education in Thailand: A Decade of Change. In D. Prescott (Ed.) English in Southeast Asia: Varieties, Literacies and Literatures (pp. 187-204). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Others

  • Darasawang, P. (2011). Looking back on 20 years of self-access: insights from King’s Mongkut’s University of Technology. Independence, 52, Summer, 28-32.
  • 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.

Conference proceedings

  • Joshi, A., Darasawang, P., & Tepsuriwong, S. (2017). Exploring the Behavioral and Emotional Engagement of A Young EFL Learner: A Case Study. Proceedings from NICCI: National and International Conference on Curriculum and Instruction 2017 (pp. 701-715). 4 February 2017, Thailand: KhonKaen University, Khon Kaen.
  • Jantori, P., Tepsuriwong, S., & Darasawang, P. (2014). Native and Non-Native English Speaking Teachers’ Beliefs about Written Corrective Feedback. Proceedings from CLaSIC 2014: The Sixth CLS International Conference (pp. 206-222). 4 – 6 December, Singapore: National University of Singapore.
  • Deghan, A. & Darasawang, P. (2014). Independent Learning through the Use of Data Driven Learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Doing Research in Applied Linguistics 2 / Independent Learning Association Conference 2014 (pp. 96-105). 12 – 14 June, Bangkok: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
  • Jantori, P., Tepsuriwong, S., & Darasawang, P. (2014). Using Repertory Grid Interview to Investigate Teachers’ Beliefs about Feedback on Writing. CD Proceedings of the International Conference on Doing Research in Applied Linguistics 2 / Independent Learning Association Conference 2014 (pp. 145-154). 12 – 14 June, Bangkok: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
  • Wilang, J. & Darasawang, P. (2014). Strategies in Scaffolding Mutual Understanding among Non-Native Speakers. In H.Y.H. Lee (Ed.), Proceedings from ICLC 2013: The 5th International Conference on Language and Communication “Innovative Inquiries and Emerging Paradigms in Language, Media and Communication” (pp. 3-13). 12-13 December 2013, Bangkok: The National Institute of Development Administration.
  • 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, Khon Kaen: Khon Kaen University.
  • Rungruengkiat, K. & Darasawang, P. (2013). Uncovering a Cultural Black Box: A Case Study of A Classroom Discourse of A Regional Award-winning Thai Social Sciences Teacher in A Topic of Culture. Online Proceedings from ACE 2014: The 5th Asian Conference on Education (pp. 134-149). 23 – 27 October, Japan: Osaka.
  • Parnrod, U., Darasawang, P., & Singhasiri, W. (2013). An Investigation of EFL Engineering Students’ Cognitive Styles: Implications for Designing Language Tasks. Proceedings from ISLLLE 2013: The International Symposium on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Education (pp. 371-381). 7 – 9 November, Japan: Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka.
  • 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 2013, Thailand: The Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok.
  • Jantori, P., Watson Todd, R., &Darasawang, P. (2011). Cultural Schemata and Reading Comprehension. Proceedings of the 1st International English Language and Literary Studies Conference “Expanding Horizons in English Language and Literary Studies (ELLS)” (pp. 219-223). 18 – 20 October, Bangkok: Montien Hotel.
  • Darasawang, P. (2010) An Inductive Approach to Curriculum Design: English for Occupational Purposes. Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Applied Foreign Languages (Applied English) (pp. 1-5). Taiwan: National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism.

Presentations :

  • Darasawang, P. (Featured speaker), Learner Autonomy: A Fad or A Facilitation, The 36th Thailand TESOL International Conference, 29 – 30 January 2016, Thailand: Pullman Khon Kaen Raja Orchid Hotel, Khon Kaen.
  • Darasawang, P. (Featured speaker), Learner Autonomy: A Fad or A Facilitation, The 36th Thailand TESOL International Conference, 29 – 30 January 2016, Thailand: Pullman Khon Kaen Raja Orchid Hotel, Khon Kaen.
  • Darasawang, P. (Featured speaker), The 36th Thailand TESOL International Conference, 29 – 30 January 2016, Thailand: Pullman Khon Kaen Raja Orchid Hotel, Khon Kaen.
  • Darasawang, P. (Invited speaker), Measuring Learner Autonomy: A Research Synthesis on Research Methodology and Results, The 2ndThammasat University International ELT Conference “Redesigning the Ecology of Asian Englishes: Where Theory Meets Practice”, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, 6 – 7 June 2014.
  • Darasawang, P. (keynote speaker), Revisiting Reflections in Learning, Teaching and Research, The Asian EFL Journal and TESOL Asia International Conference, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, 31 January – 2 February 2014, p. 18.
  • Darasawang, P. (Invited speaker), Educational Ideologies and their Implications for the Practice of ESP, The 2013 International Conference on Applied Foreign Language on ‘Greeting the New Age of ESP: Practice, Innovation and Vision’, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality, Taiwan, 23 – 24 May 2013.
  • Darasawang, P. (Keynote panel discussion), Technology in Education and Language Education: Thailand in Focus, The 10th AsiaCALL Conference on ‘Mobility in Language Teaching and Learning through Technology, Fourwings Hotel, Bangkok, 18 – 20 November 2011.
  • Darasawang, P. ‘Innovative Management of Teaching and Learning English’, 23 May 2010, Bangkok: Department of Language, Faculty of Applied Arts, King Mongkut’s university of Technology North Bangkok.
  • Keynote speaker for the 2010 International Conference on ‘Greeting the New Age of English for Professional Purposes- Innovation, Practicism and LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability), National Kaohsiung Hospitality College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, April 24, 2010.
  • Darasawang, P., Research in Language and How to Choose a Topic, Research Procedure, and How to Get the Paper Published, Business English Section, 15 March 2010, Khon Kaen: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University.
  • Keynote speaker at the seminar on ‘How does English language Instruction promote education for sustainable development’. Division of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, 14 November 2008.
  • Darasawang, P., Using Technology in Teaching Foreign Languages at Tertiary Level, Language Institute, Srinakarinwirot University, 20 August 2008.
  • Darasawang, P., Paladesh, O., Wannarak, A. and Tipsuwannakul, T., Self-assessment of Undergraduate Students at Mahidol University in Reading-aloud and Oral Presentation through Training, The 9th National Grad Research Conference, Burapha University, 14 – 15 March 2008.
  • Darasawang, P., Student English Access Room (SEAR): Where are we now and in which direction are we going?, ThaiTESOL Conference, Khon Kaen. 24 – 26 January 2008.
  • Darasawang, P. (Featured speaker), Different Goals and Approaches in Metacognitive Strategy Training, The 24th International Conference on English Teaching and Learning in the Republic of China, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, 5 – 6 May 2007.
  • Guest speaker for the annual English for Specific Purposes Conference, China University of Technology, Taipei, 4 May 2007.
  • Guest speaker for the pre-conference activity, Kaohsiung Hospitality College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 3 May 2007.
  • Ursula  Wall, Darasawang, P., and Singhasiri, W., Teacher’s expectations & experience teaching a modular Intensive English program at a Thai university, The 4th Thammasat University Program 2007 “Navigating Pathway: to Success in ELT”, Thammasat University, 2007.
  • Darasawang, P., (2006) Training Counselors for Self-Access Centres, Paper presented at the CULI’s 6th International Conference, 27 - 29 November 2006, Bangkok.

Contact Number : 02 470 8765

E-mail : pornapit.dar@kmutt.ac.th