Part Time Faculty
English Language, Career and Academic Prep
Link: Personal Website
Alex Tang holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology, and a Bachelors of Arts in Japanese, Korean, and Early Childhood and Family Studies from the University of Washington; in addition, he holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and a Masters of Education in Adult Education and training (AEDT) from Seattle University. He is an adjunct faculty member in the English, Language Acquisition, and Career Pathway (ELCAP) Department at Highline College. His research interests include but are not limited to: the use of L1 in the second language classroom, sociolinguistics, bilingualism and biliteracy development, and less commonly taught grammar structures such as multi word units and focus structures. He is currently researching second language acquisition among adult learners, as well as focusing on bilingual education efforts with Cantonese and English. He serves on the WAESOL Board as a Member-at-Large, as well as the One City Project Board of Directors as a Board Member.