Faculty and Staff


Hsieh Yi-Chin




Office:           HSS-02-12

Telephone:   6513 8165

E-mail:           yihsieh@ntu.edu.sg





Dr. Hsieh Yi Chin joined the Language and Communication Centre (LCC) at Nanyang University in 2015. She earned her Ph.D. in Language Education from Indiana University at Bloomington, United States, with a minor in Instructional Systems Technology. Her M.A. was completed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, specializing in TESOL. Dr. Hsieh has extensive teaching experiences in a variety of settings, including teaching English reading and writing for academic purposes, communication skills, and communicative Mandarin in tertiary and secondary schools. Her research interests include learner interactions in collaborative learning, second language learners’ digital literacy, and technology incorporation into language classroom. Her current research focuses on knowledge construction among language learners in an Internet-supported collaborative learning environment.

Selected publications

Hsieh, Y. C. (2017). A case study of the dynamics of scaffolding among ESL learners and online resources in collaborative learning. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 30(1-2), 115- 132. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09588221.2016.1273245 [SSCI-indexed]

Park, J., Yang, J., & Hsieh, Y. C. (2014). University level second language readers’ online reading and comprehension strategies. Language Learning & Technology, 18(3). 148–172.