Ting Ding

PhD candidate


Phone: 9036  7143


Building.Room: A36.206

Research project description

Complex dynamic systems of L2 motivation.

Before commencing her  the doctoral study at the University of Sydney, Ting Ding taught English as a foreign language in a university in China, and was awarded the title 'Teacher of the Year' at that university in 2008. Besides teaching and researching, she was also a member of the board for end-of-semester examination writing, grading, and analysis.

Conference presentation:

Ding, T. (2012) Initial Findings of a Longitudinal Study of Personal Investment in Compulsory EFL. Presentation at 7th University of Sydney TESOL Research Network Colloquium.

Ding, T. (2011) Poster presentation: Personal investment in learning English as a foreign language. 2011 Annual Higher Degree Research Student-Led Conference, School of Education, the University of New South Wales.

Ding, T. (2011) Identifying Informative Cases: Using cluster analysis to identify interviewees. Presentation at Research Student Forum 2011. University of Sydney. 


Thesis work

Project title Degree Supervisor
Personal investment in learning English as a Foreign Language PhD Associate Professor Richard Walker