This collection features materials created by faculty and graduate students within the College of Education at WSU.

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  • Mali, Yustinus Calvin Gai

    This collection contains research and educational materials by Yustinus Calvin Gai Mali, a Fulbright student in the Language, Literacy, and Technology program at WSU.
  • Muthukrishnan, Rani

    This collection contains research materials for Rani Muthukrishnan, a Ph.D. student in the College of Education at Washington State University, 2012-2018.

Recent Submissions

  • Project-based EFL speaking activity: The English Funfair 

    Mali, Yustinus Calvin Gai (Accents Asia, 2018)
    This paper explicates and justifies activities of the Student English Funfair (SEF) project, a campus event that is used to assess students English as a Foreign Language (EFL) speaking performances in an authentic setting ...
  • Motivational Factors in the Indonesian EFL Writing Classroom 

    Mali, Yustinus Calvin Gai (2015-04)
    Despite the essence of motivation as one of primary determinants for students’ learning achievement, issues of factors influencing students’ motivation in learning a particular subject, particularly English as a Foreign ...
  • Students' attributions on their English speaking enhancement 

    Mali, Yustinus Calvin Gai (2015-01)
    Attribution refers to explanations and reasons that people provide for progress, achievement, and even failure towards something they have experienced, particularly in their language learning. This study aimed to investigate ...
  • Media Review: Live Mocha 

    Nsir, Nadia A.; Muthukrishnan, Rani (WAESOL World Quarterly, 2013)
    The authors evaluated the website Live Mocha from the perspective of a beginner learning American English. They signed up with their primary languages- Tamil and Arabic. Their review provides an overview of the website ...
  • Applying Principles for New Literacies in Differing CALL Contexts: Conceptualizing Issues for Teaching, Research, and Policy 

    Egbert, Joy; ElTurki, Eman; ElHussein, Ibtesam; Muthukrishan, Rani (Computer-Assisted Language Learning Electronic Journal, 2012)
    If we accept the argument that "literacy" can be plural and new, we still need to uncover how principles guiding new literacies can be applied in teaching, research, and technology policy in CALL contexts. This paper ...
  • Roots and routes: road from home to America, Middle East and Diaspora, about being Armenian genocide female survivor 

    Derderian-Aghajanian, Ani (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2011-08)
    Adolf Hitler, on August 22, 1939 stated, “I have given orders to my Death Units to exterminate without mercy or pity men, women, and children belonging to the Polish-speaking race. It is only in this manner that we can ...
  • Multicultural education 

    Derderian-Aghajanian, Ani (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2010-02)
    “If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research, would it?” (Albert Einstein). In Diversity Issues in Special Education: Theory, Research, and Practice I will define the diversity perspectives within the ...
  • Armenians' dual identity in Jordan. 

    Derderian-Aghajanian, Ani (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2009-08)
    William Saroyan, a famous American Armenian writer states, “For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a New Armenia” (video,, 2009). This quote assures that there exist ...
  • Microsites and diversity of understorey shrubs in Southern Western Ghats, India 

    Muthukrishan, Rani (Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2001)
    This study examines the diversity of understorey shrubs in their microhabitats in a primary wet evergreen forest of south India. A matrix of environmental factors and the species distribution across quadrats were analysed ...
  • Flowering phenology and floral success in Barleria involucrata var elata (Acanthaceae). 

    Muthukrishnan, Rani (Indian Journal of Forestry, 2000)
    The flowering phenology and floral success or the monocarpic understorey shrub species Barleria involucrata var. elata (Acanthaceae) in a medium elevation evergreen forest in southern Western Ghats was examined. No proximate ...
  • Genetic differences among teak clones of Karnataka 

    Muthukrishnan, Rani; Chandrika, K.; Karanth, P.C.; Balakrishna, Gowda; Swaminath, M.H. (MyForest, 1999-09)
    Many breeding strategies have been used in India to overcome constraints on teak regeneration and establish good clonal orchards (Nautlyal & Rawat 1994, Bagchi 1995). Several methods have been used to select and identify ...
  • Impact of logging on the diversity and regeneration in the forests of Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts 

    Muthukrishnan, Rani; Swaminath, M.H. (MyForest, 1999-09)
    Logging for timber is an inevitable part of tropical forest management for several centuries now. Human needs for timber and wood based products (including fuel} is enormous. For instance, in India, the fuel and charcoal ...
  • Disturbance and diversity. The case study of Terminalia paniculata 

    Muthukrishnan, Rani; Swaminath, M.H. (MyForest, 1999-09)
    Effect of disturbance on diversity, using many small plots in two adjacent moist deciduous forest sites was examined. The disturbed forest (OF) is regularly burnt, grazed and lopped. While the undisturbed forest (UDF) is ...
  • Defense and carnivory: Dual role of bracts in Passiflora foetida 

    Radhamani, T.R.; Sudharshan, L.; Muthukrishnan, Rani (Journal of Biosciences, 1995)
    Members of the genus Passiflora are reported to have evolved modifications which kill insects; they have however never been tested for carnivorous syndrome. The flowers of Passiflora foetida consists of highly reticulate ...