Academic Profile : Faculty
Dr. Toh has taught English as a Second Language, English as a Foreign Language, and English for Specific and Academic Purposes in various locations in the Asia-Pacific including Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Singapore. He has also taught TEFL and TESOL teacher-training courses in different parts of Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Singapore. Prior to returning to Singapore, Dr Toh spent eight years in Japan teaching English as a Lingua Franca as well as business and academic writing at undergraduate and post-graduate level. His research interests are academic writing, literacies, multilingualism, translanguaging, learner subjectivities and identity investment. Dr. Toh has a B.A. (Honours) in English from the Victoria University of Wellington, a Diploma in Education from the Institute of Education in Singapore, a Master of Educational Studies from the Northern Territory University and a PhD from the Curtin University of Technology in Australia.
My research interests are in the area of academic writing, literacies, multilingualism, translanguaging, learner subjectivity and identity investment.