Huili Hong

Assitant Professor

Huili Hong

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Education

Ph.D., Teaching and Learning (Language, Education, and Society), The Ohio State University, 2012

M.A. TESOL, Southeast Missouri State University, 2008

M.A. English Language and Literature, 2006

B.A. English Education, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Literacy

English Language Learners

Biography

Dr. Huili Hong is an assistant professor in the Department of Elementary Education at Towson University. Her research interests include literacy studies with focus on children’s language and literacy processes, interdisciplinary literacy studies, English language learners, second/foreign language education, teacher preparation, discourse analysis, and ethnographic study. Dr. Hong has been actively involved in professional services at both local, national, and international levels. She currently serves as chair of National Council of Teachers of English Assembly on Research (NCTEAR). She used to serve as director of National Council of Teachers of English Language Collaborative, vice president of local chapter of Tennessee Reading Association, and a committee member of Tennessee Reading Association Diversity Committee.

Dr. Hong’s research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and a number of edited volumes. She also serves on the editorial team of Journal of Dialogic Pedagogy: An International Journal, and a reviewer for Reading Research QuarterlyJournal of Literacy Research, International Journal of Educational Studies, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, International Journal of Early Childhood, Multicultural Perspectives, and International Journal of Multicultural Education. 

Selected Publications


Hong, H. (in press) Exploring the Role of Intertextuality in Promoting Young ELL Children’s Writing: A Discourse Analytic Approach.
Classroom Discourse. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19463014.2017.1351383

Bloome, D., Kim, M., Hong, H., Heggestad, R., Brady, J. (in press). “Multiple source use when reading and writing in literature/language arts” In J. L. G. Braasch, I. Bråten, M. T. McCrudden (Eds.). Handbook of Multiple Source Use. Routledge. 

Fisher, S., Jennings, L., Moran, R., Hong, H., Knupp, K., Dwyer, D. (accepted). Strategies for learning onsets and rimes. Accepted by Practical Literacy: The Early and Primary Years.   

Hong, H. (2017). Writing as Defamiliarization Processes: An Alternative Approach to Understanding Aesthetic Experience in Young Children’s Poetry Writing. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.

Hong, H., Keith, K., Moran, R., & Jennings, L. (2017). Using imagination to bridge children’s learning of literacy and science: A dialogic approach. Journal of Childhood Studies, 42(1), 11-22.     

Moran, R., Hong, H., Jennings, J. L., Dwyer, E. (2017). Improving visual memory. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 45(2), 34-35.

Wilton, N., Hong, H., Moran, R., Jennings, L., Dwyer, E. (2016). Encouraging sight vocabulary among developing readers. Query, 45(2), 21-27. 

Moran, R., Keith, K., Hong, H. (2016). “One University’s Pathway to a Change in Practice” in D. Polly, T. Heafner, & L. Hart (Eds.). Evaluating Teacher Education Programs Through Performance-Based Assessments (pp. 53-67). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Fisher, S., Jennings, L., Moran, R., Hong, H., & Dwyer, E. (2016).  Actively Engaging Students in Enhancing Reading Comprehension. Reading in Virginia, Volume XXXVIII, 51-56.

Hong, H. (2015). Exploring young children’s writer identity through the lens of dialogism. International Journal of Early Childhood, 47(2), 301–316.

Hong, H. (2015). Review of the book Pragmatics for Language Educators: A Sociolinguistic Perspective, by V. Lo Castro. Linguistics and Education: An International Journal. 32,154-155.

Hong, H. (2015). Review of the book Understanding Teaching and Learning: Classroom Research Revisited, by B. Kaur. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 10(1),1-4. 

Hong, H., Doran, E., Myron, M., & Dwyer, E. (2015). Developing sight vocabulary among emerging readers. Reading Matters, 15, 9-14.

Meier, L., & Hong, H., Robinson, M., & Dwyer, E. (2015). Encouraging awareness of environment through art and print. Early Childhood Special Edition of Social Studies Research and Practice, 10(3), 69-79.

Hong, H., Doran, E., Robinson, M. P., & Dwyer, E. (2014). Encouraging appreciation of poetry among developing Readers. Affective Reading Educational Journal, XXXIV, 16-22.

Moran, R., Hong, H., Keith, K., Gray, A., & Dwyer, E. (2014). “Reasons for rimes: Providing support for developing word identification strategies”. Tennessee Reading Teacher, 40(2), 58-70.

Wilton, N. Moran, R., Hong, H. Gray, A, Keith, K., & Dwyer, E. (2014). Enhancing emergent literacy through bookmaking. Query, 43(2),19-24.

Hong, H., Gray, A., Doran, E., Keith, K., & Dwyer, E. (2013). Enhancing Readers Theater Through Puppetry. The California Reader, 47(2), 22-28.

Elliot, N., Hong, H., Tamaj, J., Keith, K., & Dwyer, E. (2013). Encouraging literacy through musical experiences. Query, 42(2), 21-26.

Bloome, D., & Hong, H. (2013). Reading and intertextuality. In C. A. Chapelle (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0996.

Bloome, D., Katz, L., Hong, H., May-Woods, P., & Wilson, M. (2012). Methodologies in research on young children and literacy. In J. Larson, N. Hall, & J. Marsh (Eds.), Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy (pp.605-632) (2nd Edition). SAGE.

Hong, H. (2012). Reading goes hybrid: A case study of a second language reader. In Y. Ning & P. Wu (Eds.), The Acquisition of English in Cross-Cultural Contexts (pp. 204-238). Beijing: China Social Sciences Press.

Selected Presentations

 

Hong, H., Keith, K., Moran, R., Jennings, J. L., & Robertson, L. (2017). “Reflective Narrative as Inquiry: Expanding Our Understanding of In-service Teachers (K-8)’ Experiences with and Needs in Working with English Language Learners”. Accepted by Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Tampa, FL (November 29-December 2).

Moran, R., Keith, K., Hong, H., Jennings, J.L., Tai., C. (2017). “Using LEGO Creations and Technology to Scaffold the Writing Process: A Study of Teacher and Student Perceptions of Integration”. Accepted by Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Tampa, FL (November 29-December 2).

Jennings, J. L., Moran, R., & Hong, H. (2017). “A Self-Study Inquiry into Instructional Coaching: Developing Understandings of Intentional Coaching”. Accepted by Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Tampa, FL (November 29-December 2).

Hutchinson, M., Hadjioannou, X., Hong, H., Espinosa, M. (2017). “Reclaiming Our Classrooms: Exercising Agency in an Assessment-Driven Environment. Accepted by presidential session of National Council of Teachers of English, Saint Louis, MO (November 16-19).

Hong, H. (2017) “Exploring the Role of Intertextuality in Promoting Young ELL Children’s Poetry Writing and Learning: A Discourse Analytic Approach”. Accepted by American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX (April 27-May 1).

Hong, H., Keith, K., Moran, R., & Jennings, L. (2017). “Listening to Teachers and Teacher Candidates’ Discounted Stories About Cultural and Linguistic Diversity”. National Council of Teachers of English Assembly on Research, San Francisco, CA (February 10-12). 

Robertson, L., Tai, C., Jennings, L., & Hong, H. (2017). “Force and Motion (PS2): An Integrated K-8 Hands-on Approach Supporting the NGSS and ELA CCSS”. National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, (March 30-April 2).

Tai, C., Keith, K., Clair, G., Moran, R., & Hong, H. (2017). “Heat, Energy and Thermodynamics (PS3): An Integrated Grade 3-12” Hands-on Approach Supporting the NGSS and ELA CCSS”, National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, (March 30-April 2).

Hong, H., & Bloome, D. (2016). “Problematizing Accountable Talk: The Social Construction of Intertextuality and Argumentation in a First-Grade Classroom”. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (April 8-12).

Hong, H. (2016). “Rediscovering the Role of Imagination in English Learners’ Disciplinary Literacy and Content Knowledge Learning”, invited by NCTE Cosponsored Speakers Program, 2016 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA (November 17-20).

Hong, H., Espinosa, M., Hadjioannou, X., Li, G., Keith, K., Moran, R., Jennings, L., Smith, S., Hutchinson, M., & Yue, B. (2016). “English Learners’ Education in the Time of Common Core: Implications for Instruction, Assessment, and Teacher Preparation. Panel proposal submitted to 2016 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA (November 17-20).

Hong, H. (2016). “Tapping the Potential of ELL Communities (TPEC): Developing a Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy (CLRP) to Join School-Community-Teacher Education Efforts to Promote ELLs’ Academic Success”. Invited by 2016 Working Conference On Discourse Analysis in Educational Research, Columbus, OH (May 20-21).

Hong, H., Keith, K., & Moran, R. (2016). “Exploring Dialogic Argumentation in Young Children’s Talk and Writing”. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (November 30- December 3).

Moran, R., Keith, K., Hong, H., & Fisher, S. (2016). “Using Photo Elicitation to Understand Teachers' Perspectives on Literacy in the Age of Common Core”. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (November 30- December 3).

Moran, R., Hong, H., Keith, K., & Jennings, L. (2016). “Literacy Learning in the Digital Age: Practical Methods for Incorporating Digital Book Clubs”. International Literacy Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA (July 9-11).

Robertson, L., Jennings, L., Hong, H., Keith, K., & Tai, C. (2016). “Forces and Motion (PS2): An Integrated K-8 Hands-on Approach Supporting the NGSS and CCSS ELA”. National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (March 31- April 3).

Hong, H. (2015). “When to Be or Not to Be is NOT the Question: Exploring Writers-in-becoming in Youngest English Learners’ Dialogic Literacy Practice”. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (April 16-20).

Hong, H., Keith, K., Moran, R., & Jennings, L. (2015). “Use Imagination to Bridge Children’s Learning of Literacy and Science: A Dialogic Approach”. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Carlsbad, CA (December 2-5).

Keith, K., Hong, H., Moran, R., Jennings, L. (2015). “No time for science: Science, Reading and Language Arts Joined at the HIIP”, International Reading Association Annual Conference, Saint Louis, MO (July 17-20).

Moran, R., Keith, K., Hong, H., Fisher, S. (2015). “The Intersection of Policy and the Lived Experience of Practicing Teachers” International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign, IL (May 20-23).

Hong. H., Keith, K., & Tai, C. (2014). Exploring English as an Additional Language (EAL) Childrens Content Literacy Learning: A Dialogical Approach. National Council of Teacher of English Assembly of Research, Elmhurst, IL (January10-12).

Greene, J. Markee, N., Baker, D., Hong, H., Nardi, C. (2014). Developing Principles for Designing Data Sets from Archived Record: Collaborative Dialogues to Construct a Logic-in-use. National Council of Teacher of English Assembly of Research, Elmhurst, IL (January10-12).

Hong, H. (2014). “Ethnography and Language in Educational Settings: (Re)Envisioning And Reformulating Language Use in Educational Settings” (symposium), American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (April 3-7).

Baker, D., Hong, H., Leander, K., & Wohlwend, K. (2014). Reimagining Innovative Approaches to Ethnography and Discourse Analysis Over Time (Keynote). Annual Conference of Discourse Analysis in Educational Research, Columbus, OH (MAY 16-18).

Moran, R., Fisher, S., Hong, H, & Keith, K. (2014) “Common Core: Using Photo Voice as a Path to Understanding One Policy Implementation”, Tenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL (May 21-24, 2014).

Hadjioannou, X., Hutchinson, M., Hong, H., Iddings, A., & Lilly, C. (2014). “Counting the Discounted Stories of ELLs: The Impact of StudentsLanguage in the Classroom” (symposium). National Council of Teachers of English, Washington D.C., USA (November 20-23).

Hong, H. (2013). “Social Construction of a Poetics: Exploring Aesthetics in Young Childrens Writing Practices”. American Educational Research Association Convention, San Francisco, CA (April 27- May 1).

Hong, H. (2013). “Learning to write and writing to learn- Reexamining socially constructed intertextuality as a learning heuristic in young childrens early writing practices”. Presented at 2013 American Educational Research Association Convention, San Francisco, CA (April 27- May 1).

Hong, H. (2013). “Rediscovering Young Childrens Writing Through the Lens of Defamiliarization” accepted by 2013 Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX (December 4-7).

Hong, H. (2013). “Use Intertextuality to Help Young ELLsConstruct Learning Complexities in Literacy Practices” accepted by 2013 Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX (December 4-7).

Hong, H. (2013). “Improving English Language LearnersLiteracy Learning and TeachersLiteracy Instruction in STEM Content: A dialogic Pedagogy” presented at Annual Conference of Discourse Analysis in Educational Research, Bloomington, IN (March 17-19).

Bloome, D., & Hong, H., Ryu, S., VanDerHeide, J. Workman, C., Olson, A. W. (February 2nd, 2013). "Theories of Intertextuality and the Teaching of Writing in a Changing World." plenary at the conference “Writing Matters in a Changing World.” hosted by The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW) of The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Gray, A., Hong, H., Keith, K. (2013). “Constructing Problem-based learning cases among reading specialists to improve a university teacher preparation program” National Council of Teacher of English Assembly of Research, Columbus, OH (February 15-17th, 2013).

Hong, H. (2012) “Discursive Construction of a Poetic in Writing Among Kindergarten Children”. American Educational Research Association Convention, Vancouver, Canada (April 13-17).  

Hong, H. & Zen, D. (2012) “Academic Conference Presentation Strategies for Non-native English Speaking Professionals”. 2012 TESOL International Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA (March 28-31). 

Hong, H., & Su, L. (2012) “Social Construction of a Bildungsroman: A Microethnographic Inquiry of a Young English Language Learners Writer Identity Trajectory”. American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Boston, Massachusetts (March 24-27).

 

Selected Grants

 

Hong, H., Moran, R., & Keith, K. (2016-2017). “Listening to Teachers and Teacher Candidates’ Discounted Stories About Cultural and Linguistic Diversity” ($500), funded by Tennessee Reading Association.

Hong, H. (Co-investigator). (2016-2018). “Science Literacy in Education Through Project-based Learning ($965,000), Led by Starnes, S.,Tai, C, & Keith, K. Funded by Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grant, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee Department of Education.

Robertson, L., Moran, R., & Hong, H. (2016-2017). “Exploring Innovation and Integration by Middle and High School Science and English Language Arts Teachers”. Funded by Research Development Center Major Grant of East Tennessee State University ($10,000).  

Hong, H. (2015-2016). (Middle School ELA Coordinator). “Integrating Science Learning with Literacy Using Informational and Fictional Texts in Grades 6-12” ($435,597.43) project led by Starnes, S., &Tai, C. Funded by Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grant, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee Department of Education.

Hong. H. (PI) (2014-2015). “Equip Teacher Candidates with ESL Strategies to Embed English Language Learners into Regular Classroom Work”, East Tennessee State University, INtopForm Faculty Fellowship, ($2,000).

Moran, R. Hong, H, & Keith, K. (2014-2015) “Common Core: Using Photo Voice as a Path to Understanding One Policy Implementation”, Research Development Center Major Grant of East Tennessee State University ($10,000).

Hong, H. (PI), Keith, K., & Tai, C. (2013-2014). “Improving English Language LearnersLiteracy Achievement and Teachers Literacy Instruction in STEM Content: A Dialogical Pedagogy”, Research Development Center Major Grant of East Tennessee State University ($10,000).

Hong, H. (PI) (2013-2014). “Enhancing Teacher CandidatesAwareness of Diverse LearnersLiteracy Needs Through Internationalizing a Teacher Preparation Core Course”, The ETSU Honors College, International Advisory Council ($5,000).