Mr. MARK B. ULLA

Mr. MARK B. ULLA

MARK B. ULLA

mark.ulla1985@gmail.com
Skype: deadpoet852 +66 902837948


EDUCATION Doctor of Communication (DComm)
University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) -on going

Master of Arts in English Language Teaching Mindanao State University Marawi City December 2012
Bachelor of Arts in English Mindanao State University Marawi City April 2006

EXPERIENCE

  • English Lecturer Walailak University Language Institute Walailak University, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
    April 2017-Preset
  • English Lecturer King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi Ratchaburi Campus, Thailand June 2016- March 2017
  • English Program Mattayom Teacher Suankularb Wittayalai Thonburi School Bangkhuntiene, Bangkok, Thailand September 2015- January 30, 2016
  • Professional Involvement The Linguistics Journal Associate Editor June 2014-present
  • Publication Editor ASIAN EFL Journal July 2015-July 2017
  • English Language Teacher Trainer English for Education College Trainers VSO/British Council Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar October 2014-August 2015
  • College English Language Instructor Father Saturnino Urios University San Francisco St., Butuan City June 2009- October 2014
  • High School English Teacher Dansalan College Foundation Inc. Moncado Colony, Marawi City
    June 2006-April 2009
  • Member Editorial Board TESOL JOURNAL December 2012-present
  • Member Editorial Board Higher Education Research & Development (HERD) April 2020-present
    Awards/Grants Received Paper Presenter Fellowship Awardee CamTESOL 2015
    ASEAN Region ELT Research Grantee CamTESOL IDP, UECA 2015-2019
    Teaching certificate Father Saturnino Urios University Butuan City
    TESOL Professional Development Certificate January 30-February 1, 2014 Manila
    Philippine Licensure Examination for Teachers General average rating of 83.40%
    Online Course Certificates Shaping the Way We Teach English, 2: Paths to Success in ELT University of Oregon
    Understanding Research Methods University of London
    Crafting an Effective Writer: Tools of the Trade (Fundamental English Writing) Mt. San Jacinto College

    SCOPUS/WEB OF SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS

  • Ulla, M. B. Perales, W. F. (2020). The adoption of Facebook as a Virtual Class whiteboard: Promoting EFL students' engagement in language tasks. TESOL Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/tesj.515
  • Ulla, M. B. (2020). Students’ Speaking Motivation and their Perspectives on a Task-based Language Classroom: Pedagogical Implications. In press. Journal of Asia TEFL.
  • Ulla, M. B., Perales, W. F. & Tarrayo, V. N. (2020). Integrating Internet-based applications in English language teaching: Teacher practices in a Thai university. Issues in Educational Research, 30(1), 365-378. http://www.iier.org.au/iier30/ulla.pdf
  • Ulla, M. B. (2019). Filipinos as EFL Teachers in Bangkok, Thailand: Implications for Language Education Policy in the ASEAN Region. RELC Journal, On-line first. https://doi.org/10.1177/0033688219879775 Ulla, M. B. (2019). Western-published ELT Textbooks: Teacher Perceptions and Use in Thai Classrooms. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 16(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.18823/asiatefl.2019.16.3.13.970
  • Ulla, M. B. (2019). Examining University Teachers’ Writing Errors in the Philippines: Implications for Teacher Qualifications. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 27(3).
  • Vecaldo, R., Asuncion, J.E., Ulla, M. B. (2019). From Writing to Presenting and Publishing Research Articles: Experiences of Philippine Education Faculty-Researchers. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 81. 147-164 doi:10.14689/ejer.2019.81.9 Ulla, M. B. (2018). English language teaching in Thailand: Filipino teachers' experiences and perspectives. Issues in Educational Research, 28(4), 1080-1094. http://www.iier.org.au/iier28/ulla2.pdf
  • Ulla, M. B., & Winitkun, D. (2018). In-service teacher training program in Thailand: Teachers’ beliefs, needs, and challenges. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 26(3).
  • Ulla, M. B. (2018). Benefits and challenges of doing research: Experiences from Philippine public school teachers. Issues in Educational Research, 28(3), 797-810. http://www.iier.org.au/iier28/ulla.pdf
  • Ulla, M. B. (2018). In-service teachers’ training: The case of university teachers in Yangon, Myanmar. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2018v43n1.4
  • Ulla, M. B., Barrera, K. B., & Acompanado, M. M. (2017). Philippine classroom teachers as researchers: Teachers’ perceptions, motivations, and challenges. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 42(11), 52-64. http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol42/iss11/4
  • Ulla, M. B., & Winitkun, D. (2017). Thai learners’ linguistic needs and language skills: Implications for curriculum development. International Journal of Instruction, 10(4), 203-220. doi.org/10.12973/iji.2017.10412a
  • Ulla, M. B. (2017). Teacher training in Myanmar: Teachers’ perceptions and implications. International Journal of Instruction, 10(2), 103-118. doi.org/10.12973/iji.2017.1027a

Other publications

  • Ulla, M. B. (2016). Pre-service teacher training programs in the Philippines: The student teachers practicum teaching experience. EFL Journal, 1(3). doi.org/10.21462/eflj.v1i3.23

  • Ulla, M. B. (2014). Analysis of the language errors in writing among BSEE and AB English students. European Journal of Academic Essays, 1(3). http://euroessays.org/wpcontent/uploads/2014/04/EJAE-150.pdf

  • Ulla, M. B. (2014). Meranao Folksongs: A revelation of their behavioral patterns, culture and practices. European Journal of Academic Essays, 1(4). http://euroessays.org/wpcontent/uploads/2014/05/EJAE-176.pdf

  • Ulla, M. B. (2013). Error analysis of compositions of selected probationary faculty members of Father Saturnino Urios University. Conference Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, 2(1). http://www.litu.tu.ac.th/journal/FLLTCP/Proceeding/296.pdf


    Textbooks/Workbooks publication

  • Ulla, M. B. (2018). English in Academic Communication. Walailak University Language Institute, Walailak University. Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
  • Ulla, M. B., et.al. (2018). English in Cultural Diversity. Walailak University Language Institute, Walailak University. Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
  • Ulla, M. B., et.al. (2017). Everyday English. Walailak University Language Institute, Walailak University. Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
  • Ulla, M. B., et.al. (2017). English in Media Communication. Walailak University Language Institute, Walailak University. Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

    Paper Presenter

  • 15th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phonm Penh, Cambodia February 7-9, 2020
  • 14th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phonm Penh, Cambodia (Regional ELT Research Conference) February 15-17, 2019
  • 3rd GEN TEFL International Conference Novotel KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 10-12, 2018
  • Symposium of International Languages and Knowledge (SILK 2018) Walailak University, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand March 30-31, 2018
  • 14th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phonm Penh, Cambodia
    (Regional ELT Research Conference) February 9-11, 2018
  • CULI International Research Seminar 2017 Chulalongkorn University Language Institute Bangkok, Thailand July 14, 2017
  • Doing Research in Applied Linguistics 3 / 19th English in South-East Asia Conference 2017 (DRAL 3/19th ESEA)
    School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand June 22-24, 2017
  • 2nd GEN TEFL International Conference Novotel on Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand July 2, 2017
  • 13th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phonm Penh, Cambodia (Regional ELT Research Conference) February 17-19, 2017

    References Dr. Marian Cadogan
    VSO Education Programme Manager VSO, Myanmar
    (marian.cadogan@vsoint.org)

    Asst. Prof. Dr. Pongsathorn Dechatiwongse Na Ayuthaya Dean, School of Languages and General Education Walailak University, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (pongsathorn.de@wu.ac.th)

    Dr. Ali Zahabi
    Lecturer, School of Languages and General Education Walailak University, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (ali.zahabi.wu@gmail.com)