Wareesiri Singhasiri


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Title : Assistant Professor Dr.

Position : Lecturer / Associate Dean for Academic Affairsand Quality Assurance

Department : Language

Educational background :

Year Degree earned Institution
1991 BA (First Hons) in English Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand.
1994 MA in Applied Linguistics (Teaching English for Science and Technology) King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand.
2001 PhD in Applied Linguistics University of Essex, UK.

Professional experience : 

Date  Programs Institute Duration
29 July – 2 August 20025-9 August 200212-16 August 2002 Focusing on Learner Language: Basics of Second Language Acquisition for TeacherA Practical Course in Styles and Strategies Based Instruction (SSBI)Using Technology in the Second Language Classroom Centre of Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) University of Minnesota, USA 3 weeks
5-13 October 2008 A joint researcher of the research project ‘A Comparative Study on the Perceived Needs for Primary-level English in Japan and Thailand Kobe University, Japan 9 days
5-23 October 2009 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) United States Department of States, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs 3 weeks

Research interests :
Research methodology in ELT, learning strategies, learning styles and self-directed learning

Publications :

Journals

  • Wilang, J. D. & Singhasiri, W. (2017). Specific Anxiety Situations in the Intelligibility of Englishes as a Lingua Franca. Asian EFL Journal, April. (Forthcoming)
  • Sudtho, J. & Singhasiri, W. (2017). Exploring Pre-service Teachers’ Professional Identity Formation through the Lens of Critical Incidents. Asian EFL Journal, April(19), 38-60.
  • Wilang, J. D. & Singhasiri, W. (2017). Out-of-class Anxiety in A Non-English Speaking Context and Its Effects on Intelligibility and Comprehensibility. Issues in Educational Research (IIER), 27(3), 620-638.
  • Sudtho, J., Singhasiri, W., & Jimarkon Zilli, P. (2015). Using Symbolic Interactionism to Investigate Teacher’s Professional Identity. Pertanika, 23(4), December, 1153-1166.
  • Dathumma, C. & Singhasiri, W. (2015). Students’ Perceptions towards Teacher Feedback on Google Docs. rEFLections, 19, January – June, 58-72.
  • Jarusrose, C. & Singhasiri, W. (2015). Novice Teacher’s Learning through a Project-Based Learning Class. rEFLections, 19, January – June, 17-37.
  • Wuttikrikunlaya, P., Singhasiri, W. & Keyuravong, S. (2015). The Use of Online Tools in L2 Writing: A Study of Thai University Students. Pasaa Paritat Journal, 30, 107-148.
  • Parnrod, U., Darasawang, P. & Singhasiri, W. (2014). Styles, Strategies & Tasks: Are They Related?. PASAA, 47, January – June, 1-32.
  • Bunsom, T., Singhasiri, W. & Vungthong, S. (2014). To Wed or not to Wed: Investigating Marriage Proposal in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. NIDA Language and Communication Journal, 19(21), 105-130.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Bunsom, T. (2014). [Review of the book Literature in Language Education, by G. Hall]. rEFLections, 17(2), July, 59-60.
  • Singhasiri, W. (2012). [Review of the book Practical English Language Teaching: Young Learners, by C. T. Linse]. rEFLections, 15, July, 79-81.
  • Singhasiri, W. (2012). [Review of the book Practical English Language Teaching: Reading, by N. J. Anderson]. rEFLections, 15, July, 76-78.
  • Karnjanaboon, N., Singhasiri, W., & Boonmoh, A. (2012). Factors Affecting Listening Comprehension through Watching the American Sitcom ‘Friends’. วารสารศิลปศาสตร์ประยุกต์์ (The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok), 5(1), January – June, 66-79.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Boonmoh, A. (2011). Training EFL Teacher Trainees through Reflective Learning. rEFLections, 14, Febraury, 30-46.
  • Bunsom, T., Vungthong, S., & Singhasiri, W. (2011). Developing Engineering Students’ Critical Thinking Skills through Reading Short Stories. Journal of English Studies, 6, June, 118-140.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Weawong, N. (2009). Native English Speaking Teachers’ Beliefs about Difficulties in Teaching English to Thai Learners. rEFLections, 12, January, 37-52.
  • Okihara, K., Izumi, E., Chihiro, T., Keyuravong, S., Singhjasiri, W., & Pojanapunya, P. (2008). Perceived Needs for Primary-Level English in Japan and Thailand – Interim Report II. Journal of the school of Languages and Communication, Kobe University, 5, 71-98.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Visutwarin, T. (2007). A Comparison of Three Monolingual Learner’s Directionaries. rEFLections, 10, January, 33-47.
  • Boonmoh, A., Singhasiri, W. & Hull, J. (2006). Problems Using Electronic Dictionaries to Translate Thai Written Essays into English. rEFLections, 8, 8-21.
  • Jimarkon, P. & Singhariri, W. (2006). Teachers’ Beliefs Concerning Large-Class English Teaching at the University Level. rEFLections, 9, 13-23.
  • Boonmoh, A., Hull, J.C., &Singhasiri, W. (2004). Using Electronic Dictionaries for Essay Writing. Guideline, RELC, Singapore.
  • Singhasiri, W., Darasawang, P., &Srimavin, W. (2004). A Survey of KMUTT Architecture Students’ Learning Styles:  An Implication to Course Development and Classroom Teaching. KMUTT Research & Development Journal, 27(2), April – June, 131-143.

Books

  • Singhjasiri, W. & Thepsiri, K. (2015). Teachers’ Beliefs about Task-Based Language Teaching for Science and Engineering Students. In Darasawang, P. & Reinders, H. (eds.), Innovation in Language Teaching and Learning: The Case of Thailand (pp. 89-108). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Darasawang, P., Singhjasiri, W., & Keyuravong, S. (2007). Developing Student Support in Self-access Centres. In Andrew Barfield & Stephen H. Brown (eds.), Reconstructing Autonomy in language Education (pp. 167-179). Macmillan Publishers Limited.

Conference proceedings

  • Kaewpraparn, S. & Singhasiri, W. (2017). Students’ Awareness of Multiple Meanings of Vocabulary in Reading Comics. Proceedings from NICCI: National and International Conference on Curriculum and Instruction 2017 (pp. 617-630). 4 February 2017, Thailand: KhonKaen University, Khon Kaen.
  • Thanyathamrongkul, R., Singhasiri, W., & Keyuravong, S. (2017). Establishing Engagement through The Use of A Home Language: A Case Stufy of A Northern Thai Primary Classroom. Proceedings from NICCI: National and International Conference on Curriculum and Instruction 2017 (pp. 277-291). 4 February 2017, Thailand: KhonKaen University, Khon Kaen.
  • Pipattarasakul. P. & Singhasiri, W. (2016). Investigating Self-regulated Learning Strategies of EFL Science and Engineering Learners through the S2R Model. Proceedings from ICER2016: the 9th International Conference on Educational Research (pp. 623-633). 12 – 13 November 2016, Thailand: Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen.
  • Thanyathamrongkul, R., Singhasiri, W., & Keyuravong, S. (2016). Home Language or Standard Thai: A Study of Code-switching Functions in a Rural Primary Classroom in Thailand. Proceedings from ICER2016: the 9th International Conference on Educational Research (pp. 658-669). 12 – 13 November 2016, Thailand: Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen.
  • Pipattarasakul, P. & Singhasiri, W. (2016). The Use of Self-regulated Learning Strategies by Science and Technology Students in English Language Learning Contexts. Proceedings from DRLE2016: The 14th International Conference on Developing Real-Life Learning Experiences “STEM Education and Lifelong Learning Skills in the 21st Century” (pp. EL04 – 1-10), 17 June, Thailand: King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok.
  • Sudtho, J., Singhasiri, W., & Jimarkon Zilli, P. (2014). Use of Narrative Inquiry to Unveil Novice Teachers’ Professional Identity. Proceedings from CLaSIC 2014: The Sixth CLS International Conference (pp. 451-462), 4 – 6 December, Singapore: National University of Singapore.
  • 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.
  • Singhasiri, W. (2013). Linguistic Landscape in the State Railway Station of Thailand: The Analysis of the Use of Language. Proceedings from ECLL 2013: The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning “Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses” (pp. 124-132). 18 – 21 July, UK: Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton.
  • Bunsom, T., Singhasiri, W., & Vungthong, S. (2011). Teaching English Literature in Thai Universities: A Case Study at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. Proceedings of the 16th English in South-East Asia Conference: English for People Empowerment (pp. 237-252). 8 – 11 December, Indonesia: Sanata Dharma University, Yogjakarta.
  • Tian, W., Jimarkon, P., & Singhasiri, W. (2011). Theorizing Face-to-Face PhD Supervision by Exploring Supervisors’ Questioning Patterns. Proceedings of the 1st International English Language and Literary Studies Conference “Expanding Horizons in English Language and Literary Studies (ELLS)” (pp. 368-375). 18 – 20 October, Bangkok: Montien Hotel.
  • Tian, W., Jimarkon, P., & Singhasiri, W. (2011). Designing a Transcription System for Face-to-face PhD Supervisory Discourse: A Selective-specificity Model. CD Proceedings of the International Conference on Doing Research in Applied Linguistics (pp. 108-119), 21 – 22 April, Bangkok: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
  • Mongphet, S., Hull, J., & Singhasiri, W. (2009). Appropriateness of Vocabulary Chosen from Thai – English Electronic Dictionaries in Writing. Proceedings of the ASIALEX 2009 “Dictionaries in Education” (pp. 1-14 (P020)), 20 – 22 August, Bangkok.
  • 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.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Kongchan, C. (2008). 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, Korea: Seoul.
  • Singhasiri, W. (2004). Enlarging Vocabulary Size: A Collaborative Research Study Conducted with Low Proficiency Students. In the Proceeding of the KMUTT International Conference, 9 – 11 April 2003, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Kongchan, C. (2004). Reflections on Collaborative Research. In the Proceeding of the 24nd Thailand TESOL International Conference, 29 – 31 January 2003, Thailand: Bangkok.
  • Singhasiri, W. (2003). A Teacher’s Office Design: an Authentic and Creative Task for Architecture Students. In the Proceeding of the 23nd Thailand TESOL International Conference, 23 – 25 January 2003, Thailand: Bangkok.
  • Singhasiri, W. (2002). Writing a Summary: Which Reading and Writing Strategies should I teach?. In the Proceeding of the 22nd Thailand TESOL International Conference, 17 – 19 January 2002, Thailand: Chiang Mai.

Others

  • นวลทิพย์  ตันติเศวตรัตน์, วิลักษณา  ศรีมาวิน, เสาวลักษณ์  เทพสุริวงศ์ และ วรีสิริ  สิงหศิริ. (2553). สามทศวรรษของภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยีใน มจธ. 50 บทความ เพื่อการฉลอง 50 ปีแห่งการก่อตั้งมหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีพระจอมเกล้าธนบุรี ฉบับที่ 6: มจธ.กับนวัตกรรมการสอน วิจัย และการเรียนรู้ (2), 25-53.
  • Singhasiri, W. Keyuravong, S., Wongkaew, C. and Patthamathumkun, J., (2008) Research report on ‘A Study of Vocational Gifted Education: Lessons from 7 Countries’sponsored by Office of Educational Council, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Jatuphot, M., Keyuravong, S. and Singhasiri, W.,  (2004) Research Report on ‘The IT Personnel’s Needs towards the Use of English’ sponsored by English Language Development Centre (ELDC) Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Singhasiri, W., (2001) The Effects of  Reading and Writing Strategies on Summaries Written by Thai University Students. PhD  thesis. University  of Essex, UK.
  • Singhasiri, W., (1994) Learner Training in Identification of Key Words While Listening by Using Dictogloss. MA thesis. King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok.

Presentations :

  • Singhasiri, W., Linguistic Landscape in the State Railway Station of Thailand: The Analysis of the Use of Language, The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL 2013) “Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses”, 18 – 21 July 2013, Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK, p. 13.
  • Vungthong, S., Singhasiri, W. and Bunsom, T., To Wed or not to Wed : Investigating Marriage Proposals in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, The 3rd International Conference on Language and Communication “Interdisciplinary Discourses in Language and Communication” (ICLC), 15 – 16 December 2011, Bangkok.
  • Bunsom, T., Vungthong, S. and Singhasiri, W., Teaching short stories to develop science student’s critical thinking skills, Thammasat ELT Conference: Voices in ELT, Windsor Suites Bangkok, 10 – 11 June 2011.
  • Boonmoh, A. and Singhasiri, W., Training EFL Novice Teachers through Reflective Learning, CULI’s 7th International Conference 2010 “Pathways in EIL: Explorations and Innovations in Teaching and Research”, Bangkok, 1 – 3 December 2010.
  • Kongchan, C. and Singhasiri, W., Enhancing science students to do self-editing by using questioning technique, CULI’s 7th International Conference 2010 “Pathways in EIL: Explorations and Innovations in Teaching and Research”, Bangkok, 1 – 3 December 2010.
  • Boonmoh, A. and Singhasiri, W., The Use of Dictionaries of Low Proficiency Students in a Naturalistic Setting, ASIALEX 2009 “Dictionaries in Education”, Bangkok, 20 – 22 August 2009, p. 60.
  • 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.
  • Singhasiri, W. (1999). An Investigation   of  Reading  and  Writing  Strategies  Used  in Summary tasks  written  by  Thai  students: Research Process and Instruments. Paper presented at the BAAL Cup seminar, Lancaster University.

Contact Number : 02 470-8702

E-mail : wareesiri.sin@kmutt.ac.th and wareesiri@yahoo.com