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Burri, Michael S. Dr.

Lecturer

  • School of Education - University of Wollongong 2017 -
  • TESOL On-Campus Coordinator - School of Education 2019 -
  • Visiting Scholar - Osaka Jogakuin University 2018

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Research Overview


  • Michael Burri is a lecturer in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). He completed his PhD at UOW in 2016 and received the UOW School of Education Outstanding Thesis Award for his doctoral research examining the process of postgraduate students learning to teach English pronunciation. 

    Michael has taught and conducted research in a variety of contexts in Australia, Japan, and Canada. His main research area currently focuses on the longitudinal development of second language (L2) teachers’ cognitions (thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge) and pronunciation teaching practices. Other research interests include L2 teacher education, non-native English-speaking teacher (NNEST) issues, and context-sensitive pedagogy. Michael’s publications have appeared in journals on language teaching and teacher education, and he has presented at numerous regional, national, and international conferences. He served as TESOL’s Speech, Pronunciation, Listening Interest Section Chair (2012-13), and in 2015 he was the recipient of the TESOL Award for an Outstanding Paper on NNEST Issues. 

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Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Second language teacher cognition

    Second language teacher education

    Pronunciation teaching

    NNEST issues

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong

    Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Education

    Room 317, Building 67

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Michael Burri is a lecturer in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). He completed his PhD at UOW in 2016 and received the UOW School of Education Outstanding Thesis Award for his doctoral research examining the process of postgraduate students learning to teach English pronunciation. 

    Michael has taught and conducted research in a variety of contexts in Australia, Japan, and Canada. His main research area currently focuses on the longitudinal development of second language (L2) teachers’ cognitions (thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge) and pronunciation teaching practices. Other research interests include L2 teacher education, non-native English-speaking teacher (NNEST) issues, and context-sensitive pedagogy. Michael’s publications have appeared in journals on language teaching and teacher education, and he has presented at numerous regional, national, and international conferences. He served as TESOL’s Speech, Pronunciation, Listening Interest Section Chair (2012-13), and in 2015 he was the recipient of the TESOL Award for an Outstanding Paper on NNEST Issues. 

Selected Publications


Presentations


Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong

    Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Education

    Room 317, Building 67

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

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