Faculty – Chang, Yueh-ching

Assistant Professor

Name:Yueh-ching, Chang
Education:Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, CA.
Research Interests:
Second Language Curriculum and Instruction
Sociocultural Theories and Second Language Learning
Language and Identity
Translingual and Transcultural Communication Qualitative Research
Professional Title:Assistant Professor


  1. Chang, Y. (in press). Mobilizing multi-semiotics in intercultural communication: Asian international students’ experience of using English as a multilingua franca in Taiwan. Taiwan Journal of TESOL. (THCI)
  2. Chang, Y.C. & Chang, Y.J. Chang (2019). Identity negotiation in the third space: An analysis of YouTube channels hosted by expatriates in Taiwan. Language and Inercultural Communication, 19(1), 77-92. (SSCI)
  3. Chang, Y. (2016). Discourses, identities and investment in English as a second language learning: Voices from two U.S. community college students. International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 4(4), 38-49.
  4. Chang, Y. & Sperling, M. (2014). Discourse and Identity among ESL Learners: A Case Study of a Community College ESL Classroom. Research in the Teaching of English, 49(1), 31-51. (SSCI)
  5. Levin, J. S., Cox, E., Kisker, C. Cerven, C., Haberler, Z., Smith, M, Chang, Y. Naylor, N., Montero-Hernandez, V., Roys, J., Beach, J., Silverman, J., Mulholland,S. (2009). Promising practices in California’s community colleges. Riverside,CA: California Community College Collaborative (C4), University of California, Riverside.
  6. Levin, J., Cox, E., Kisker, C., Cerven, C., Chang, Y., Beach, J., Silverman, J.,& Mulholland, S. (2008). Promising practices literature reviews: Basic skills, English as a second language, vocational education, transfer and STEM transfer Education, and counseling. California Community College Collaborative (C4) e-journal.

Conference Presentations

  1. Chang, Y. (2020, July). Using English as a multilingual franca: Voices of International Students in Taiwan. Paper to be presented in the 13th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca, Tainan, Taiwan. MOST 108-2410-H-009-005
  2. Nguyen, H. T. & Chang, Y. (2019, Nov.). Multilingual practices and investment of learning multiple languages: A case study of a Vietnamese International Student in Taiwan. Paper presented at The 2019 Taipei Tech International Conference on Applied Linguistics, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. Chang, Y. (2018, May). Using English as a lingua franca in Taiwanese universities: Lessons learned from international students. 第三十五屆中華民國英語文教學研究國際研討會, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  4. Chang, Y. (2017, Mar). Using English as a lingua franca in academic socialization: Voices from international students in Taiwan. 2017 Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics. Portland, U.S. MOST 105-2633-H-009-003.
  5. Chang, Y.C. & Chang Y.J. (2016, Sep.). Negotiating L2 identities in the new millennium contact zone: An analysis of YouTube channels hosted by expats in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. Cambridge, UK. MOST 105-2633-H-009-003.
  6. Li, T. & Chang Y. (2016, May). Language, identity and investment in English learning: Perspectives of working holiday makers. Paper presented at the 3rd English Scholars beyond Borders Conference. Taichung, Taiwan.
  7. Chang, Y. (2013, Jun.). Discourse and investment in second language learning: Voices from two non-traditional college students. Paper accepted by the 2013 conference of the International Society for Language Studies.
  8. Chang, Y. (2011, Apr.). Discourse and identity in online language learning: A case study of a community college classroom. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association 2011 Annual Conference Meeting.
  9. California Community College Collaborative (2008). Promising practices in community college ESL programs. Invited talks at the 2008 community college level rap, annual conference for California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Language (CATESOL).
  10. Levin, J., Cox, E., Cerven C. & Chang, Y. (2008). Examining and transferring promising practices in California community colleges. Poster session presented at the Annual Conference of Association for the Study of Higher Education.
  11. Levin, J., Cox, E., Beach, J, Cerven, C., & Chang, Y. (2008). Examining and transferring promising practices in community colleges. Paper presented at the meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges.