Dr. Ma received her Ph.D in applied linguistics at the University of Louvain, Belgium. She joined the Education University of Hong Kong in 2008. She has published many articles in international journals and a book on vocabulary acquisition. She is currently committee member of two international academic organizations: Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HAAL) and China Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ChinaCALL). She has been invited to give lectures and courses in Europe, Australia and China.
second language vocabulary acquisition, research methodology, corpus linguistics, computer assisted language learning, mobile assisted language learning