Faculty of Education

Queen's University
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Yue (Luna) Peng

Yue (Luna) Peng

Major Field

Ph.D., Educational Studies

Contact Information

Email: yue.peng@queensu.ca

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Jamie Pyper


Luna is currently a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Education. She obtained her B.A and M.A degrees from Sichuan University, China and has studied at University of Barcelona, Spain as an exchange student. She is a teacher and researcher of second language education and a fascinated learner of second languages. Prior to starting her doctoral study at Queen's, Luna taught Mandarin at Sichuan University in China and Confucius Institute at Woosong University in South Korea.

Research Interests

  • Language teacher cognition
  • Language teacher education
  • Language teaching pedagogy
  • Sociocultural perspective on teacher learning

Recent Presentations

Peng, Y. (2015, May). A prolonged transition of foreign language teaching in China: Intersection of Educational Traditions. A paper presented at 2015 TESOL International Conference. Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.

Peng, Y. (2015, May). Exploring Chinese teachers' cognitions on CLT from a sociocultural perspective. A paper presented at 13th New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese. Pace University, New York City, US.

Peng, Y. (2015, Feb). Exploring immigrant Chinese language teachers’ dynamic cognition on communicative language teaching. A roundtable discussion at 2015 Rosa Bruno-Jofre Symposium in Education. Faculty of Education, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.

Professional Affiliations

  • AAAL (American Association of Applied Linguistics)
  • CLTA (The Chinese Language Teachers Association)
  • ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)