Wichai Kritprayoch


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Position : Lecturer

Department : Language Studies

Educational background :

Year Degree earned Institution
1996 Grad. Dip. (Resource Based English Language Learning: RBL) King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Thonburi
1993 Grad. Dip. (Applied Linguistics) SEAMEO Regional Language Centre, Singapore
1991 Certificate (Talkbase: AIT’s Workshop in Language and Technology) Language Center, The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
1990 M.A. (Linguistics) Chulalongkorn University
1985 B.A. (English) Silpakorn University

Professional experience : 

  • Working at KMUTT as an English teacher (1990 – present)
  • Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs (2013 – 2017)
  • Associate Dean for Planning and Quality Assurance (2009 – 2013)
  • Head of the Department of Language, School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (2002 – 2005)
  • Director of the Self Access Learning Centre, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (1998 – 2001)
  • Assistant Dean for Planning and Policy, School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (1998 – 2000)

Research interests :

  • Self-Access Learning
  • ELT Curriculum Development

Achievements : 

  • Selected for a Study Visit on Problem-Based Learning (PBL) at Republic Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, and Temasek Primary School in Singapore, July 31 – August 6, 2005.
  • One of the Six TASEAP Fellows in the English Language Fellowship Program funded by the Thailand-Australia Science and Engineering Assistance Project (TASEAP) for Conducting an Academic Work on “Computer Assisted Language Learning” at the Monash University English Language Centre (MUELC) in Melbourne, Australia, October 2 – November 14, 1999.
  • Financial Support from British Council for a Study Visit on ELT at Stirling University, United Kingdom, March 21 – April 2, 1999.

Publications :

Journals

  • วิชัย กฤตประโยชน์ และ เสาวลักษณ์ เทพสุริวงศ์. (2552). Intensive English Courses: KMUTT’s Intensive English Programme. KMUTT Research and Development Journal (วารสารวิจัยและพัฒนา มจธ.), 32(2), เมษายน – มิถุนายน, 317-326.

Books

  • Kritprayoch, W. (1999). CALL Management in the Self Access Centre: User Policy Development. In William Renner (Ed.), Computer Assisted Language Learning: A Guide for English Language Teachers (pp. 19-32). Australia: TASEAP Language Fellowship Project, Monash University English Language Centre.
  • Suwankanit, J., Kritprayoch, W., & Singhasiri, W. (1996). English for Technicians (Unit 9: Signs, Notices and Labels. Bangkok: Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Press.
  • Suwankanit, J., Kritprayoch, W., & Singhasiri, W. (1996). English for Technicians (Unit 10: Graphics), Bangkok: Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Press.

Conference proceedings

  • Darasawang, P. & Kritprayoch, W. (1995). KMITT Self Access Centre. Proceedings of the Seminar on “Self Access Learning and Learner Independence: A South East Asian Perspective” (pp. 11-16). Bangkok: Department of Language and Social Studies, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Thonburi.

Others:

  • สุวลี  ชินกำธรวงศ์, พรนภิส  ดาราสว่าง, ชฎา  กองจันทร์, วิชัย  กฤตประโยชน์ และ นิชาพร  ยอดมณี. (2553). การเรียนรู้ภาษาอังกฤษแบบพึ่งตนเอง (Self Access English Language Learning). 50 บทความ เพื่อการฉลอง 50 ปีแห่งการก่อตั้งมหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีพระจอมเกล้าธนบุรี ฉบับที่ 6: มจธ.กับนวัตกรรมการสอน วิจัย และการเรียนรู้, 2, 3-23.
  • Chauksuvanit, T., Kritprayoch, W., & Koetsinchai, W. (1994). The Prototype of Thai Speech Recognition Dictionary. Research & Development Report, KMITT Research Fund, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Thonburi.
  • Kritprayoch, W. (1993). A Study of Problematic English Initial Consonants of Thai Students and Some Suggestions for the Application in Teaching English Pronunciation. In KMIT’s EST Bulletin, 7(1), Department of Language & Social Studies, KMIT Thonburi, 28-42.

Presentations :

  • Kritprayoch, W. & Tepsuriwong S., Intensive English Courses: KMUTT’s Intensive English Programme. Paper Presented at the Thai-TESOL 2008 Conference: “English Language Teaching: Progress in Practice and Policy” at Khon Kaen, Thailand, 25 January 2008.
  • Plenary Speaker on the Topic “The Use of IT and Self Access Learning Center in ELT: Methods & Results” In the Seminar on “The Reform of English Language Curriculum in General Education of the Universities” at Asia Hotel, Bangkok, 20 – 21 September 2001.
  • Kritprayoch, W. Managing CALL in the Self Access Centre, TASEAP CALL Workshop, at Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, 11 November 2000.
  • Kritprayoch, W. Managing CALL in the Self Access Centre, TASEAP CALL Workshop, at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, 19 October 2000.
  • Invited Speaker in the Seminar on “The Use of Self-Access in English Language Teaching in the Tertiary Level” at the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, 20 September 2000.
  • Kritprayoch, W. Self Access Learning Laboratory at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Thonburi. Thai TESOL ESP Conference on “Meeting the Demand: Teaching English for the Workplace”, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, 10 January 1997.
  • Kritprayoch, W. & Ek-Un, S. Project Work: Promoting Independent Learning. Paper Presented at the Sixth Annual Language Centre Academic Conference on “Teaching and Testing of Languages for Learner Independence”, Organized by United Colleges of the Upper Northeast, Mahasarakham Teachers’ College, Khon Kaen, 26 July 1995.
  • Kritprayoch, W. Self Access Center / Self Access Learning Laboratory (SALL) at KMIT Thonburi. National Seminar Organized by Nation Books, the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, 21 March 1994.

Contact Number : 02-470-8751

E-mail : wichai.kri@kmutt.ac.th