School of Education
Faculty of Arts
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)
- Cultural dimensions of feedback
- Loanword studies in Romance languages
- Innovative teaching methods
- The English article system
- Cultural dictionaries
- The teaching of English prepositions
- Cultural dimensions of feedback on academic work
Date Position Institution name 2009 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 2018 Miller, J. (2018). Learners’ dictionaries of English. In P. Fuertes-Olivera (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography. Abingdon, Oxon: 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. 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 Publication status: Published
NTRO sub category: 3 Written work
Title: Seeking asylum
Authors: Miller J
Place of publication: Social Alternatives
Publication date: 2015
Journal: Social Alternatives
Extent: 2 pages
ERA Research Statement - 2000 character limit: .
Source URL: https://search.informit.org/documentSummary;dn=427369959193806;res=IELAPA
Record created at source: 21 December 2015
Recorded/Rendered Creative Works
Year Citation 2012 Publication status: Published
NTRO sub category: 5 Website/web based exhibition
Title: English for Uni website
Authors: Miller JL
Place of publication: Adelaide
Publication date: 2012
Extent: 2012 ongoing
Record created at source: 16 October 2014
2012 Publication status: Published
NTRO sub category: 5 Website/web based exhibition
Title: English for Uni
Authors: Miller JL, Warner R, Enomoto K
Publisher URL: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/english-for-uni
Place of publication: Adelaide
Publication date: 25 November 2012
Extent: Videos - total time 86 minutes; text; exercises
Record created at source: 30 April 2015
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 2019 Principal Supervisor Learner-Oriented Practical Medical English Course Curriculum Development for Doctors from Developing Countries wishing to work within the Australian Healthcare System Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Saman Abraham 2017 Principal Supervisor Smartphone Assisted Language Learning (A Longitudinal Study on the use of SALL in ELT) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Shila Panadgoo 2017 Co-Supervisor Semantic Preference in Chinese Business English Words: a Corpus-based Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Yumei Cui 2015 Principal Supervisor Professional Development for in-service EFL lectures in Vietnam Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Thi Thu Thuy Hoang 2015 Principal Supervisor The relationship between assessment and autonomy is the Vietnamese Higher Education context Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Ha Thi Ngoc Tran
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 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 2018 - ongoing Representative Globalex Globalex - Global constellation for lexicography Australia 2018 - ongoing Representative ELEXIS ELEXIS - European Lexicographic Infrastructure Slovenia 2017 - ongoing Secretary Australex AustraLex Australia 2011 - ongoing Member AALL conference organisation — — 2011 - 2013 Representative AALL South Australia —
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