Jiin Y. Yap

ROLE : Assistant GE Professional Development Coordinator

Jiin Y. Yap is currently teaching English at Shantou University, China. She has worked with English learners from all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds as an ESL/EFL instructor. She received her Master degrees in TESOL from the University of Arizona and in Teaching and Learning (endorsed in Primary Education) from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Her research interest includes second language acquisition, bilingualism, literacy, academic writing, and language learner’s motivation.