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Dat Bao has worked with Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK, Cornell University in the US, the National University of Singapore, the Assumption University of Thailand, and presently Monash University. His current research interests include curriculum development, world-related learning, intercultural education, and creative pedagogy in language education. With research experiences in England, Australia, China, Japan, the Philippines, and Thailand he has over 50 publications in books and  journals. He has given numerous presentations in four continents including being a plenary speaker at international conferences. His recent books include Understanding silence and reticence: Ways of participating in SLA (Bloomsbury, 2014), Poetry for Education: Classroom ideas that inspire creative thiking (Xlibris, 2017), Creativity and innovations in ELT materials: Looking beyond the current design (Multilingual Matters, 2018).

Research area keywords

  • Curriculum development
  • Creative pedagogy
  • Intercultural education
  • Work-related learning

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Research Output

Multiple classrooms of life: English, ideology and ‘sparkle’ moments

Le Ha, P. & Dat, B., 3 Jul 2019, In : Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education. 26, 3, p. 238-251 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Creativity and Innovations in ELT Materials Development: Looking Beyond the Current Design

Bao, D. (ed.), 13 Mar 2018, Bristol UK: Multilingual Matters. 237 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Developing learner autonomy through tasks: theory, research, practice

Bao, D., 2018, In : English Australia Journal. 33, 2, p. 98-100 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOther

Expanding the discourse in ELT materials development through creativity and innovation

Bao, D., 2018, Creativity and Innovations in ELT Materials Development: Looking Beyond the Current Design. Bao, D. (ed.). Bristol UK: Multilingual Matters, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review