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Education Degrees 

Ph.D. in English as an International Language (EIL), Chulalongkorn University

M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Thammasat University

M.A. in Education, Lancaster University, UK

B.A. in English, Thammasat University

 

Courses Taught

1.      Research Methodology in Language Studies

2.     Seminar in Language Learning and Teaching

 

Research Works

1.      Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). A study on readiness for autonomous English learning of students in the English Program. Unpublished research report. Bangkok: Dhurakij Pundit University.

2.     Sinlarat, P., Rachapaetayakom, J. and Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). Integrating life skills development in education policy and practice: case study of Thailand. UNESCO

3.     Sinlarat, P., Rachapaetayakom, J. and Swatevacharkul, R. (2014).Education forthe future: pedagogical approaches for Thailand. UNESCO

4.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2011). A study of English learning strategies used by Chinese tertiary students in Thailand and factors causing changes of learning strategy use. Unpublished research report. Bangkok: Dhurakij Pundit University.

5.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2009). An investigation on readiness for learner autonomy, approaches to learning of tertiary students and the roles of English language teachers in enhancing learner autonomy in higher education. Unpublished research report. Bangkok: Dhurakij Pundit University.

6.    Swatevacharkul, R. (2006). The effects of degrees of support for learner independence through web-based instruction and levels of general English proficiency on English reading comprehension ability of second year undergraduate learners. Unpublished doctoral thesis. Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University. 

7.     Swatevacharkul, R. (1996). The learning experience of Asian postgraduate students at Lancaster University. Unpublished dissertation report. Lancaster: University of Lancaster.

 

Research Articles

1.       Swatevacharkul, R. (In Press). The effects of self-directed English learning on learner autonomy development of MBA Students. The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts.

2.       Swatevacharkul, R. (In Press).Readiness for autonomous English learning and learning achievement of EP students.Journal of Education Naresuan University.

3.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2015). Learner autonomy for English learning of Thai EP high school Students. Suthiparithat. 78, 75-89.

4.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2015). Learner autonomy on English learning of Mattyom Suksa 6 students. Journal of Education Naresuan University. 17 (2), 61-73.

5.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). What do teachers think about learner autonomy?: a view of Thai and non-Thai English teachers. The New English Teacher. 8.1, 17-32.

6.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). The factors causing changes in English learning strategy use: the case of Chinese students at Thai private universities. Journal of Education Naresuan University. 16 (2), 48-58.

7.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2013). Are there changes in English Learning strategies used by Chinese students after they study in Thailand? Journal of Educational and Social Research. 3 (7), 292-299.

8.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2013). A study of English learning strategies used by Chinese tertiary students in Thailand. University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Journal. 33(4), 29-44.

9.       Swatevacharkul, R. (2012). Learner autonomy: teachers' perspectives and implications.  Suthiparithat. 78, 75-89.

10.   Swatevacharkul, R. (2011). The relationships between students' learning, learning context, and learning approaches.  The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts. 4 (1), 49-55.

11.   Swatevacharkul, R. (2010). Are tertiary students ready for learner autonomy? Suthiparithat. 74, 39-59. (This paper was presented at The 1st National Conference on Applied Arts, 14-15 May 2010 at King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok)

12.   Swatevacharkul, R. (2010). An investigation on learning approaches and learner autonomy for English learning of Thai tertiary students. The New English Teacher. 4.2, 30-45.

 

Conference Proceedings

1.      Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). Readiness for autonomous English learning of Thai students:  focus on gender. The Proceedings of Tokyo International Conference on Social Sciences (TICSS). Tokyo, Japan, 98-107, 17-19 December 2014.

2.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). How teachers of English in Thai private universities promote learner autonomy. The Proceedings of DPU-Wuhan International Conference on Oriental Leadership. Dhurakij Pundit University, Bangkok, 260-271, 24-25 July 2014.

3.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2013). Are there changes in English Learning strategies used by Chinese students after they study in Thailand? The Proceedings of 3o International Conference on Human and Social Sciences (ICHSS 2013). Rome-Italy: MCSER Publishing. 3, 292-299. 20-22 September 2013.

4.     รสสุคนธ์ เสวตเวชากุล (2555). การเปรียบเทียบการใช้กลยุทธ์การเรียนภาษาอังกฤษของนักศึกษาจีนในมหาวิทยาลัยเอกชนในประเทศไทย.  เอกสารประกอบการประชุมวิชาการ  การบริหารและการจัดการ ครั้งที่ 8 :  การบริหารจัดการแห่งโลกพลวัต . กรุงเทพ : มหาวิทยาลัยธุรกิจบัณฑิตย์. 793-805. วันที่ 12 ตุลาคม 2555

5.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2011). Teachers' perspectives of learner autonomy: definitions, values and problems. (Paper presented at the 16th World Congress on Applied Linguistics (AILA 2011), Beijing, China. 23-28 August 2011.

6.    Swatevacharkul, R. (2009). An investigation of learners' attitudes towards learner autonomy enhanced through web-based instruction. The Proceedings of the first International Conference on Higher Education Research and Development (IHERD). Bangkok: Dhurakij Pundit University. 65. 9-11 July 2009.

 

 Academic Papers

1.      Swatevacharkul, R. (2014). Learner training: a gateway to learner autonomy.  The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts. 7 (1), 94-104.

2.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2011). The relationships between students' learning, learning context, and learning approaches.  The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts. 4 (1), 49-55.

3.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2010). Language learner autonomy development in Asian context, teachers' roles and constraints. In P. Sinlarat (Ed.), Asian Ways. Bangkok: Dhurakij Pundit University Press, 296-316.

4.     Swatevacharkul, R. (2009). How to integrate cultural awareness and understanding into English language teaching. The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts. 2 (2), 50-58.

 

Areas of Interest

·         Learner autonomy

·         Reading

·         Learning motivation