ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.กิตติธัช สุนทรวิภาต

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ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.กิตติธัช สุนทรวิภาต

ผู้อำนวยการโครงการปริญญาเอก สาขาการสอนภาษาอังกฤษ

 

Education

  • Ed.D. in Professional Development, Victoria University, Australia
  • M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), California State University, Los Angeles, USA
  • B.Ed. (Second Class Honors) in Secondary Education, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Areas of Interest

  • Materials Development
  • Instructional Media in ELT
  • Qualitative Research
  • Action Research
  • Professional Development
  • ELT Methodology
  • Innovations in ELT
  • Teacher Training
  • Mixed-Methods Research

Office

Language Institute Building, Rangsit Campus

Academic Work/ Publications

Books:

  • Foundation English I (EL 070) Co-author: Asst. Prof. Virasuda Sribayak
  • Foundation English III (EL 172) Co-author: Asst. Prof. Virasuda Sribayak (one chapter)
  • English for Health Communication: The Student Nurse English Course Book (in progress)

Articles:

  • Maipoka, S., & Soontornwipast, K. (2021) Effects of Intensive and Extensive Reading Instruction on Thai primary Students’ English Reading Abilities. LEARN Journal, 14(1), 146-175.
  • Somjai, S., & Soontornwipast, K. (2020). The Integration of Implicit and Explicit Vocabulary Instruction, Project-based Learning, Multimedia, and Experiential Learning to Improve Thai EFL Students’ Vocabulary Ability. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL, (6).171-190
  • Mayanondha, O., & Soontornwipast, K. (2020). The Effects of Web-based Test of English for International Communication Tutoring Course on Thai Students’ English Grammar Proficiency. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL, (6).
  • Lei, W., & Soontornwipast, K. (2020). Development an Evaluation Checklist for English Majors’ Textbooks in China: Focus on Intercultural Communicative Competence. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ), 11(3) 92-116.
  • Rachanon, S., & Soontornwipast, K (2019). The Effects of Task-based Instruction Using a Digital Game in a Flipped Learning Environment on English Oral Communication Ability of Thai Undergraduate Nursing Students. English Language Teaching; 12(7), 12-32. 
  • Tuvachit, V., & Soontornwipast, K. (2018). Integrating Adapted Approaches of Writing Instructions with Alternative Assessment to Improve Academic Writing Ability. Arab World English Journal, 9 (3), 188-206. 
  • DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/vol9no3.13
  • Jantarach, V., & Soontornwipast, K. (2018).  EFL Student Teachers’ Lesson Planning Processes: A Grounded Theory Study. Arab World English Journal, 9 (3), 311-330.    
  • DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/vol9no3.21
  • Puripunyavanich, M. & Soontornwipast, K. (2018). The effects of learning and communication strategies instruction on economics undergraduates’ oral communication ability in Thailand. Arab World English Journal, 9 (2). 218-233.
  • DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/vol9no2.15
  • Nilmanee, M. & Soontornwipast, K. (2014). Exploring Factors Influencing the Teaching of Culture and Its Challenges: Teachers’ Perceptions, LEARN Journal, 7 (2), 1-18.
  • Sribayak, V. & Soontornwipast, K. (2012). Promoting Self-Access Learning: Action Research, Thammasat Journal, 1, 8-24.
  • Soontornwipast, K. (2011). Inclusive Education: Language Learning of Students with Disabilities, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 6, 7, 155-168.
  • Soontornwipast, K. (2011). The Use of Experiential Learning in English Teacher Training, Journal of the World Universities Forum, 4, 3, 71-80.
  • Kitiyanuson, R. & Soontornwipast, K. (2011). Using Video Clips in Teacher Education: Self-reflection on Teachers’ Experiences, Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 3, 2, 53-62.
  • Soontornwipast, K. (2010). EFL Teachers’ Beliefs about Grammar and Grammar Teaching: A Case Study of a Language Institute at a Thai University, The International Journal of Humanities, 8, 8, 143-152.
  • Soontornwipast, K.(2010). The Use of Instructional Media in University English Language Teaching: EFL Teachers’ Beliefs, Journal of the World Universities Forum, 3, 4, 31-44.
  • Soontornwipast, K. (2009). An Impact of the MATEFL Program: Career Change, The International Journal of Learning 16, 9, 355-366.

Presentations:

  • 2003 Using Project Work to Solve the Problem of Students’ Apathy in the English for Science and Technology Class: Action Research at The Thailand TESOL International Conference
  • 2003 Using Project Work to Solve the Problem of Students’ Apathy in the English for Science and Technology Class: Action Research at Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management (ALARPM) 6th & Participatory Action Research (PAR) 10th World Congress, Pretoria, South Africa
  • 2006 Autonomous Learning: Practices and Elements at Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management (ALARPM) 7th & Participatory Action Research (PAR) 11th World Congress, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2009 Promoting Autonomous Language Learning: Action Research at the 43rd Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition, Cardiff, Wales
  • 2009 An Impact Evaluation of a Masters Program in TEFL in Thailand at the 16th International Conference on Learning, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2010 The Use of Instructional Media in University English Language Teaching: EFL Teachers’ Beliefs at the 3rd World Universities Forum, Davos, Switzerland
  • 2010 EFL Teachers’ Beliefs about Grammar and Grammar Teaching at the 8th International Conference on New Directions in Humanities, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • 2011 The Use of Experiential Learning in English Teacher Training at the 4th World Universities Forum, Hong Kong
  • 2011 Enhancing the Practical Use of English for Nursing Students at the EAQUALS International Conference, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2011 Inclusive Education: Language Learning of Students with Disabilities at the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, New Orleans, U.S.A.
  • 2012 Inclusive Education: EFL Teachers’ Beliefs about Language Learning of Students with Disabilities at the 8th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Illinois, U.S.A.
  • 2013 University EFL Teachers’ beliefs about the Use of Computers at the 6th World Universities Forum, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2013 Language Acquisition and the Use of Computer Technology at Technology, Knowledge and Society Conference, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2013 EFL Teachers’ Beliefs about Professional Development at the 8th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Awards:

  • Outstanding Teacher in Humanities (2011) from Thammasat University