Wednesday, February 13, 2008

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Education and Qualifications
2006 – present Master of Arts, Teaching English as a Second Language
National Taiwan Normal University
2004 – 2006 Bachelor of Arts, Department of Applied Foreign Languages
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
1998 – 2004 Associate Degree, Information Management Department
National Taipei College of Business

Work Experience
December 2007 – January 2008 Academic tutor, intensive IELTS instruction course
October 2007 – present TOEIC instructor (high-intermediate class), English Training Center (ETC), National Taiwan Normal University
September 2007 – present Tutor, Writing Clinic, National Taiwan Normal Universit
October 2006 – present English teacher, OKWAP English Service
September 2006 – July 2007 Project coordinator, English Corner, National Taiwan Normal University
In charge of liaison between the teachers-in-charge and the English Corner tutors as well as coordinating general affairs
January 2005 – present Assistant to Dr. Rebecca Huang Wen Jiun (NTUST assistant professor)
In charge of translating, proofreading, and editing materials for publication
January 2005 – July 2005 Founding committee member, English Café, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
February 2005 – October 2006 Academic tutor, 8th grade student, Taipei British School
February 2005 – present Translator, Time Digital Contents
April 2005 – July 2005 Trend English, English Editor
In charge of writing and editing English-language teaching materials for the institution
Other interpretation experiences: Taipei Jewelry Fair (English <> Chinese)
American International Education Fair (onsite interpreter)
Taiwan Overseas Study Association (onsite interpreter);
Taipei International Travel Fair (onsite interpreter)
Other related experiences: Materials writer and voice artist, Global Village
Voice artist, Sanmin Book II English Textbook (for Senior High school)
Website and official document translator, various governmental departments (DOH, EPA, NCC, etc.)
Research paper copy editor

Languages Proficient in English, Chinese and Tagalog (Filipino); some Japanese and Spanish
IT Skills Visual Basic, Photoshop, Microsoft Office; English (60 wpm), Chinese (40wpm), and Japanese (40 wpm) typing

Professional Licenses/Certifications
High Intermediate Level, General English Proficiency Test (GEPT)
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Module: 8.0/9.0
TOEFL mock test (sponsored by NTUST): PBT 650
Level 3, Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Professional/Academic Honors and Awards
2nd runner-up, 2002 National Overseas Chinese English Speech Contest
1st place, 2002 Technological College Case Design Competition, Northern Division
Recipient, Dr. Doris Brougham scholarship

I enjoy reading extensively across various fields to acquire as much diverse knowledge as possible; I also enjoy watching movies and TV series, learning new languages, as well as traveling around the world.

(In the National Taipei College of Business)
1998-2000 Table Tennis Varsity Team
1999-2001 Coaching Division, Guitar Club
2001-2002 Arts Division, Rock Music Club
2002 Coaching Division, English Club
2000-2001 Department Officer, Overseas Chinese Club

Published Presentation Paper
Lu, J.A. (2007). Podcasting: A Fresh Solution for Old Problems. Proceedings of Wireless Ready: Podcasting Education and Mobile Assisted Language Learning, Nagoya, Japan, 83 – 95. NSC: 96-2922-I-003-002.
Book Chapter (in press)
Lu, J.A. (in press). Podcasting as the next generation of teaching resource. In M. Thomas (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Language Acquisition Technologies. PA: Information Science Reference.

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