School of Education
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
My current research is in phraseology and lexicography. I would like to hear from prospective PhD candidates in either of these areas.
- Lexicography (particularly pedagogical lexicography)
- Teaching English idioms (phraseodidactics)
- Loanword studies in Romance languages
- Innovative teaching methods
- The English article system
- Cultural dictionaries
- Cultural dimensions of feedback on academic work
Date Position Institution name 2009 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 2002 - 2009 Lecturer Flinders University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2015 Teaching Award Citation for outstanding contribution to student learning Office for Learning and Teaching, Australia 2014 Award Faculty of Professions Executive Dean’s award for teaching The University of Adelaide Australia 2013 Teaching Award Commendation for Excellence in Support of the Student Experience The University of Adelaide Australia 2005 Award Educational Research Conference Early Career Award Flinders University, Adelaide Australia
Language Competency French Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Spanish; Castilian Can read
Date Institution name Country Title 2013 University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Certificate in Higher Education 2011 Flinders University Australia PhD 2002 Flinders University Australia MA (research) 1980 - 1984 University of Cambridge United Kingdom BA (Hons)
Date Title Institution name Country 2017 Delta Bell School United Kingdom 2000 Level III translator (Portuguese) NAATI Australia 1998 Level II interpreter (Portuguese) NAATI Australia 1985 RSA Diploma for Bilingual Secretaries Royal Society of Arts United Kingdom 1984 CELTA Bell School, Cambridge United Kingdom
Year Citation 2017 Miller, J. (Ed.) (2017). Analysing Words as a Social Enterprise: Celebrating 40 Years of the 1975 Helsinki Declaration on Lexicography. AustraLex website. 2015 Zuckermann, G., Miller, J., & Morley, J. (Eds.) (2015). Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival. AustraLex website. 2008 Miller, J. (2008). The good samaritan. Port Adelaide, SA: Ginninderra Press.
Year Citation 2020 Enomoto, K., Warner, R., & Miller, J. (2020). Enriching Australian Exchange Student Learning Experiences at Japanese Universities. In S. Kommers, & K. Bista (Eds.), Inequalities in Study Abroad and Student Mobility: Navigating Challenges and Future Directions (1 ed., pp. 56-70). New York: Routledge. 2018 Miller, J. L. (2018). Bringing it all together: A table of terms for multiword expressions. In J. Szerszunowicz (Ed.), Research on phraseology across continents. Bialystok, Poland: University of Bialystok Publishing House. 2018 Miller, J. (2018). Learners’ dictionaries of English. In P. Fuertes-Olivera (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography (pp. 353-366). London: Routledge.
2013 Miller, J. (2013). Phraseology across continents. In J. Szerszunowicz, B. Nowowiejski, K. Yagi, & T. Kanzaki (Eds.), Research on phraseology across continents (1 ed., pp. 404-421). Poland: University of Bialystok Publishing House. 2009 Miller, J. (2009). English learners’ dictionaries: an undervalued resource. In V. B. Y. Ooi, A. Pakir, I. S. Talib, & P. K. W. Tan (Eds.), Perspectives in lexicography: Asia and beyond (pp. 161-171). Tel Aviv: K Dictionaries Ltd. 2009 Miller, J. L. (2009). An investigation into the effect of English learners’ dictionaries on international students’ acquisition of the English article system. In S. Priya (Ed.), Lexicography: the changing landscape (pp. 78-96). Hyderabad, India: The Icfai University Press.
Year Citation 2011 Miller, J. L. (2011). It’s not cricket! Lack of consistency and accuracy in labels applied to phrasemes in five English dictionaries for advanced learners. Poster session presented at the meeting of Asialex. Tokyo: Asian Association for Lexicography. 2010 Miller, J. L. (2010). English learners’ dictionaries in Australia: a challenge to publishers?. Poster session presented at the meeting of First International Symposium on Lexicography and L2 Teaching and Learning. Guangdong.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2015 Miller, J., Miller, J. L., & Wilson, K. (2015). Online resources to support international students' English language development (ID13-2705). 2013 Miller, J. L. (2013). Ms Parrot the detective solves grammar problems in an online resource for students and lecturers (SD12-2172). 2012 Velliaris, D., Palmer, E., Picard, M., Guerin, C., Smith, S., Green, I., & Miller, J. (2012). Australian Tertiary Learning and Teaching Scholarship and Research 2007-2012: Australian Tertiary Learning and Teaching Scholarship and Research 2007-2012 Research Report December 2012. South Australia: University of Adelaide.
Original Creative Works
Year Citation 2015 Authors: Miller J. Title: Seeking asylum. Description: N/A. Extent: 2 pages.
Recorded/Rendered Creative Works
Year Citation 2012 Authors: Miller JL. Title: English for Uni website. Description: N/A. Extent: 2012 ongoing. 2012 Authors: Miller JL, Warner R, Enomoto K. Title: English for Uni. Description: N/A. Extent: Videos - total time 86 minutes; text; exercises.
Year Citation 2011 Miller, J. L. (2011). Never judge a wolf by its cover: an investigation into the relevance of phrasemes included in advanced learners' dictionaries for learners of English as an additional language in Australia. (PhD Thesis, Flinders University). 2001 Miller, J. L. (2001). An investigation into the use of anglicisms in modern European Portuguese. (Master's Thesis, Flinders University).
December 2013 - Australian Office for Learning and Teaching Innovation and Development Grant ($220,000) to create online resources to support international students' English language development. These resources are available at the English for Uni website.
May 2013 - School of Education, University of Adelaide. School research grant to develop a cultural dictionary and examine its use by international students at the University of Adelaide.
June 2012 - Australian Office for Learning and Teaching Innovation and Development Program Seed Grant ($37,000): "Ms Parrot the detective solves grammar problems in an online resource for students and lecturers".
November 2005 – Flinders University Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant ($10,000), to film a resource for teaching academic oral presentation skills
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2020 Principal Supervisor A Corpus-Based, Semantic Analysis of Semi-Technical Medical Vocabulary Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Chinh Ngan Nguyen Le
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2017 - 2022 Principal Supervisor Smartphone Assisted Language Learning (SALL) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Shila Panadgoo 2015 - 2020 Principal Supervisor The Enablers and Barriers to Professional Development for In-Service Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in the Vietnamese Higher Education Context Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Thi Thu Thuy Hoang 2015 - 2019 Principal Supervisor English Language Learner Autonomy in the Vietnamese Higher Education Context: Enabling Factors and Barriers Arising from Assessment Practice Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Ha Thi Ngoc Tran 2014 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Attitudes towards Indonesian Teachers of English and Implications for Their Professional Identity Doctor of Education Doctorate Full Time Mr Ardian Wahyu Setiawan
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2019 - ongoing Member AustraLex AustraLex Australia 2018 - ongoing Vice-Chair Globalex Globalex - Global constellation for lexicography Australia 2018 - ongoing Representative ELEXIS ELEXIS - European Lexicographic Infrastructure Slovenia 2011 - ongoing Member AALL conference organisation 2011 - 2013 Representative AALL South Australia
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