Assistant Professor
Programme of English Language Literature Studies

Office: T2-502-R22
Tel: (756) 3620550
Email: nc.ude.ciu@falokeerf


                         ELLS Dr. Freek Olaf de Groot
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Applied Linguistics (Reading University, Reading, United Kingdom
  • MA Applied Linguistics (University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • BA English Language and Culture (University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Academic Interests
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Digital Literacy Development
  • Teacher Education for English language learning 
  • Multimodality and Mediated Discourse Analysis
Selected Research Project / Grants
  • The International Research Foundation for English Language Education - Doctoral Dissertation Grant(TIRF-DDG) 2015 – 2017. Research project title: Integrating Out-of-class Digital Literacy Development and English Language Learning Practices with Classroom Language Learning and Teaching in Thailand.
Selected Publications
  • De Groot, F.O. (2019). Language choice as a technology of talk: A case study of Thai teacher-trainees. Manusya Journal of Humanities, 22 (3).
  • De Groot, F. O. (2018). Using Wearable Technology to Collect Multimodal Data in the Study of Learners’ Digital Literacy Practices. In D.A. Kwary, T. Petru and N.W. Sartini Eds. Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Phenomena in Multimodal Communication (KLUA 2018). Atlantis Press.
  • De Groot, F. O. (2017). Tracing the potential of out-of-class digitally mediated language learning practice back to the classroom: A nexus of practice perspective. In M. Carrier, R. M. Damerow, and K. M. Bailey (Eds.), Digital language learning and teaching. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • De Groot, F.O. (2012). Intra-individual learner variation in L2 writing from a dynamic systems theory perspective. FLLT Journal, 1,1, 46- 66. Thammasat University, Thailand.
  • Phairee, Sanitchon, Suphananghthong, Graham, Prompruang, de Groot and Hopkins (2008). Teaching Issues: The Teaching Practicum in Thailand: Three Perspectives. TESOL Quarterly, 42, 4, 655-659. 
Courses Taught
  • Analyzing Multimodal Communication
  • Language, Media and Technology
  • New Media Literacies
  • Language and Education
  • Discourse and Grammar