Selamat Datang ke Malaysia & Welcome to Taylor’s American Degree Transfer Programme (ADTP)! Dr. Kong Kaishan, Associate Professor and Program Advisor for Teaching English as a Foreign Language with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has recently received the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award and she has chosen to travel to Malaysia and contribute to the Taylor’s University ADTP community through teaching, learning and research activities. Dr. Kong earned her Ph.D. in Second Languages and Cultures Education from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
She has taught language and cultural courses in both China and the United States. Dr. Kong also teaches English language and intercultural communication modules, and her research interests include second language acquisition, mediated learning in study abroad, intercultural communication, and teacher training. She will be teaching the English Composition I module at ADTP in Summer 2022. During her leisure, she enjoys traveling with her husband, learning foreign languages, and playing the ukulele.
She is looking forward to meeting the ADTP students and working with the faculty at Taylor’s University.