Research Student Profiles

Miss HE, Sihua

Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Programme of Study: EdD

Field of Study: English Language Education

Research Topic: The Promotional and Communicative Strategies Developed by a For-Profit Online Education Institution in Mainland China

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Office: Room 668, Meng Wah Complex

About Me:
Sihua He (Tiffany) is currently a first-year EdD student. She obtained her BA degree in English language and literature from Sun Yat-sen University and an MA degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from Lancaster University. After graduation, she had taught English to undergraduates for two years in the School of Foreign Languages in Sun Yat-sen University. Then she worked as an English teacher in Sunlands Online Education Group (Guangzhou Branch) where she was inspired to study teachers' personas and their promotional and communicative strategies in the online context.

Primary Supervisor: Professor LI, Yongyan

Co-supervisor(s): Professor CARLESS, David

Awards and Prizes:
First-prize scholarship, awarded by Sun Yat-sen University, 2013.