Associate Professor Nopporn Sarobol

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Education

  • B.Ed. (Second Class Honors) in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Chulalongkorn University
  • M.A. in Teaching English, Kasetsart University
  • Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute

Areas of Interest

  • Teaching Methodology
  • Independent Learning
  • Professional Development

Community Service

  • Past President, Thailand TESOL Organization (2015 – present)
  • Immediate Past President, Thailand TESOL Organization (2013-2015)
  • President, Thailand TESOL Organization (2010-2012)
  • Regional Representative, Asia TEFL (2010-2012)
  • Former 1st Vice President Thailand TESOL(2007-2009)
  • Former 2nd Vice President Thailand TESOL (2004-2006)

Office

Language Institute Building, Rangsit Campus

Phone

02-613-3101-2

Academic Work/Publications

Research:

  • ความคิดเห็นของนักศึกษามหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์ที่มีต่อการพัฒนาทักษะการเขียนภาษาอังกฤษด้วยวิธีการเรียนรู้ร่วมกัน (Collaborative Learning). (อยู่ระหว่างดำเนินการ)
  • Attitudes of Thammasat University Students towards Learning English by Using Cooperative Learning (2012)
  • English Classroom Interaction at Victoria University, Australia (2004)
  • Effectiveness of Practising Listening and Speaking Skills by Using Self-Study Strategy of Thammasat Students Enrolled in the English Foundation Course EL 172 (2003)
  • A Survey of the Preferences of English Teachers in Bangkok, Nonthaburi and Pratumtani with Respect to the Development of their Competence in English Teaching (1997) (Co-researched with Kittitouch S., Suchat W., and Chortip V.)
  • A Study of the Relationship between Results of the University Entrance English Examinations and of the Foundation English Achievement Tests of Thammasat Freshmen in 1995 (1996) (Co-researched with Supong T.)
  • A Study of the Effectiveness of Reading Activities for the English Foundation Course EL 172 (1995)

Articles:

  • Sarobol, N., and Songkasiri, A., 2016, The Outcomes of Thai Pharmacy University Students Participating in Student Exchange Program, LEARN (Language Education and Acquistion Research Network) Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1.
  • Sarobol, N., 2015, Students’ Expections and Conclusions based on a Short – Term Study-Abroad Program, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Educational Studies, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp.1-14
  • Sarobol, N., 2013, การจัดการเรียนรู้วิชาภาษาอังกฤษโดยใช้วิธีการเรียนรู้เเบบร่วมมือ. Thammasat Review,
    Special Issue, December 2013.
  • Sarobol, N., 2013, ประสบการณ์จากการเดินทางไปเป็นผู้ตัดสินการประกวดสุนทรพจน์ภาษาอังกฤษ
    The 18th China Daily “21st Century Coca-Cola Cup” National English Speaking Competition ณ เมือง Xiamen ประเทศจีน, New Focus. http://www.thailandtesol.org.
  • Sarobol, N., 2012, Implementing Cooperative Learning in English Language Classroom: Thai University Students”””” Perceptions, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 10, pp.111-112.
  • Sarobol, N., 2012,” ภาษาอังกฤษกับการก้าวสู่ประชาคมอาเซียน”, New Focus. http://www.thailandtesol.org
  • Sarobol, N., 2009, Three Workshops by ThaiTESOL in Remote Areas, New Focus. http://www.thailandtesol.org
  • Sarobol, N., 2005, Effectiveness of Practising Listening and Speaking Skills by Using Self-Study Strategy of Thammasat Student Enrolled in the English Foundation Course EL 172, Journal of the Association of Researchers, Volume 10, No.2.
  • Sarobol, N., 2005, Learning from Classroom Observation: an Australian Experience, PASAA Journal, Volume 37, p. 105-121.

Textbooks:

  • English for ASEAN (co-author with lecturers of Language Institute, Thammasat University (2015)
  • EL 171: University English I (co-author with lecturers of Language Institute, Thammasat University) (2005)
  • EL 202: Supplementary for English for Work, (2004)
  • EL 070: English Course I (co-author with Panna C.) (2003)
  • EL 172: Supplementary for English Course II (1997)

Proceedings:

  • Miros, R. & Sarobol, N. (2015). Teacher’s and Students’ Perceptions Toward Characteristics of Good English Language Teachers. Proceeding of the 4th International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Sunitisam, R. & Sarobol, N. (2015). A Survey of LITU Officials’ Needs in Using English for Communication and Requirements in Improving English Skill. Proceeding of the 4th International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Uthaiphetra, P. & Sarobol, N. (2015). Learning Styles of English Major and Non-English Major Thai EFL Learners. Proceeding of the 4th International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Bhachaiyud, C. & Sarobol, N. (2014). English Oral Communication Strategies used by Suvarnabhumi Airport Information Officers. Proceeding of the 3rd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Pimpan, P. & Sarobol, N. (2014). Problems in Speaking English Language of Thai Airways Ground Staff at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Proceeding of the 3rd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Boonrodyoo, P. & Sarobol, N. (2014). Students’ Attitudes Towards Using English as a Medium of Instruction in Content Subjects. Proceeding of the 3rd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Huang, Y. & Sarobol, N. (2014). Students’ English Writing Anxiety: A Case Study at Rajavinit Mathayom School, Bangkok, Thailand. Proceeding of the 3rd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Nakjan, M. & Sarobol, N. (2013). The Use of Mastery Learning Method in Reading for Main Ideas of Second Year Students in Phetchaburi Rajabhat University. Proceedings of the 2nd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Samantrakul, C. & Sarobol, N. (2013). Necessities and Needs in Improving English Language of the Informal Workers’ Network in Bangkok. Proceedings of the 2nd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Srisuwan, P. & Sarobol, N. (2013). Students’ Attitudes toward Learning English with Native and Non-native English Speaking Teachers. Proceedings of the 2nd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Wasikarat, P. & Sarobol, N. (2013). English Language Skills Development through Self-directed Learning of Thai Postgraduate Students in the TEFL Programme at Thammasat University. Proceedings of the 2nd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Yothasmuth, N. & Sarobol, N. (2013). Parent Involvement in Their Children’s English Language Learning at the Sixth-grade Level in Schools in Bang Phlat District, Bangkok. Proceedings of the 2nd International Graduate Conference, Language Institute, Thammasat University.
  • Malasit, Y. & Sarobol, N. (2013). Use of Communication Strategies by Thai EFL Learners. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, Language Institute, Thammasat University.

Paper Presented at International Conferences:

  • The Outcomes of Students’ Participation in Pharmacy Student Exchange Program. (co-presenter with Amporn Songkasiri) The 36th Thailand TESOL International Conference, The Pullman Khon Kaen Raja Orchid, Khon Kaen, Thailand (January 29 – 30, 2016)
  • Enchancing Student’s Intercultural Competence Through a Short-Term Study-Abroad Program. The 54th Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET) 2015, Kagoshima, Japan (29-31 August 2015)
  • Students’ Perceptions Towards a Short-Term Study Abroad Program. IJAS Conference 2015, Toronto, Canada (16-21 May 2015)
  • English Language Acquisition in Thai Context. The 61st TEFLIN International Conference 2014, Solo, Indonesia (7-9 October 2014)
  • Thai Perspective on English Language Acquistion. International Conference on Cross-cultural Collaboration in Adapting English as a Local Language of Sustainable Development. Royal Thai Navy Convention Hall. Bangkok (9-10 September 2013)
  • Using MLM in Improving Reading Skill. (co-presenter with Makawan Nakjan) The 39th JALT International Conference, Japan (26-28 November 2013)
  • Thai Perspective on English Language Acquisition. International Conference on the 30th Anniversary of Christian University of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy Convention Hall, Bangkok, Thailand (September 9-10, 2013)
  • The Implementation of Collaborative Learning in English Language Classroom. KATE International Conference 2013, Seoul, South Korea (5-6 July 2013)
  • Implementing Cooperative Learning in English Language Classroom. PELLTA 2013 International Conference, Penang, Malaysia (17-18 April 2013)
  • Communication Strategies Used by EFL Learners. (co-presenter with Yupadee Malasit) FLLT 2013 International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, Bangkok, Thailand (15-16 March 2013)
  • Student’s Expectations and Conclusions Based on a Short-Term Study Abroad Program. KOTESOL 2012 International Conference, South Korea (20-21 October 2012)
  • Attitudes of University Students on Cooperative Learning and Group Project Work. International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference, Austria (1-5 April 2012)
  • Developing Speaking Skills through Pictures. The 9th Annual LaoTESOL Conference 2012: Effective Use of Teaching Materials in Classroom, Lao PDR (2-3 February 2012)
  • Implementing Cooperative Learning in English Language Classroom: Thai University Students’ Perceptions. Social Sciences Conference 2011, USA (11-13 July 2011)
  • Learners’ Perceptions toward Student-centred Activities in a Thai Context. 2011 PAC Conference and 20th International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching, Taiwan (11-13 November 2011)
  • Implementing Cooperative Learning in the Classroom. 2010 PAC-Korea TESOL International Conference Advancing ELT in the Global Context, South Korea (14-18 October 2010)
  • Self-Access Activities for Independent Learners. The 17th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference, South Korea (24-25 October 2009)
  • English as a Common Language: Embracing Diversity. The 34th JALT International Conference, Japan (29 October – 4 November 2008)
  • Encouraging Students to Be Independent Learners. 6th Asia TEFL International Conference, Indonesia (1-3 August 2008).
  • Using Activities to Promote Listening and Speaking Skills. Lao TESOL Conference, Laos (26-30 January 2008)
  • Self-study Strategy for University Students. 33rd JALT International Conference, Japan (22-25 November 2007)
  • Using Self-study Strategy to Improve Listening and Speaking Skills. 2nd International GMS-TESOL Forum, Thailand (7-9 September 2007)
  • On Reflection: Learning from Classroom Observation. CLaSIC 2006, Singapore (7-9 December 2006)
  • Self-Development from Classroom Observation. 14th Korea TESOL International Conference, South Korea (22-26 June 2006)
  • Practicing Listening and Speaking Skills by Using Self-study Strategy. The 3rd Thammasat University ELT Conference, Thailand (4 July 2005)
  • Self-development through Classroom Observation. The 25th Thailand TESOL International Conference, Thailand (January 2004)

Associate Professor Nopporn Sarobol

Associate Professor Nopporn Sarobol

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nopporn.s@litu.tu.ac.th