Scholarly Publications & Presentations


Wu, W. V. & Marek, M. W. (2009). Theory-based guidelines for technology-enhanced EFL teaching in Taiwan. Tunghai Journal of Humanities, 50, 197-212.

Wu, W. V., Marek, M. W., & Wu, N. P. (2009, June). Lessons Learned from Three Years of Videoconferencing between EFL Classrooms and a Native English Speaker. Presented at the meeting of ED-MEDIA 2009 -- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, June.

Wu, P. N., Marek, M. W., & Wu, W. V. (2009, June). Enriching the EFL literature classroom in Taiwan with videos and blogs from a native speaker. Presented at the meeting of ED-MEDIA 2009 -- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Wu, P. N. & Marek, M. W. (2009). Using distance technology to provide cultural information from a native speaker to EFL Literature students. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference on Foreign Literature Teaching, May 22, 2009, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Asia University, Taiwan.

Wu, P. N., Marek, M. W., & Wu, W. V. (2009). The role of the teacher using a web-blog as a cultural teaching resource in an EFL literature course. Paper presented at the Asian EFL Journal International Conference, April 10-11, 2009, Pusan, South Korea.

Wu, W. V. & Marek, M. W. (2009). The Impact of Teleconferencing with Native English Speakers on English Learning by Taiwanese Students. International Journal on E-Learning. 8(1), pp. 107-126.
Marek, M. W. & Wu, V. (2008, July). Enhancing learner motivation to study English via videoconferencing with a native speaker. Paper presented at the meeting of ED-MEDIA 2008 -- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Vienna, Austria.

Marek, M. W. (2008). Internet Videoconferencing to Improve EFL Learning. (Available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 501 102)

Marek, M. W. (2008). Internet videoconferencing to improve EFL learning. Paper presented at the 2008 Conference on English Teaching and Global Communication, Chienkuo Technology University, Changhua City, Taiwan.

Marek, M. W. (2008). Applying constructivism to improve public relations for Education. (Available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 499 458)

Marek, M. W. (2008). Firefly: So “pretty” it did not die. In Perlich, J. & Whitt, D. (Eds.), Sith, slayers, stargates & cyborgs: Modern mythology in the new millennium (pp. 99-120). New York: Peter Lang.

Wu, V. & Marek, M. W. (2007). Taiwanese student reaction to English language Internet teleconferencing for enriching EFL classroom instruction. Journal for Language Teaching, (42)2, 124-137.

Marek, M. W. & Wu. V. (2007, June). Using Internet teleconferencing between Taiwanese English language students and a native speaker to improve learning. Paper presented at the meeting of ED-MEDIA 2007 -- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Vancouver, Canada.

Marek, M. W. (2006). Proactive media engagement to reframe public perceptions
of higher education missions. Manuscript submitted for publication, March 2006.

Marek, M. W. (2005). Applying constructivism to improve public relations for education. Manuscript submitted for publication, December 2005.

Marek, M. W. (2005). Portrayal of the mission of higher education in the media: A national baseline. (Doctoral dissertation, University of South Dakota, 2005). Dissertation Abstracts International, 66/04, 1230.

Marek, M. W. (2004). The interdisciplinary intersection of instructional Constructivism and Integrated Marketing Communication. In the University of South Dakota forum for graduate research and creative work, Vermillion, S.D.

Marek, M. W. (2004). Shaping the message: Elements of a communications strategy for schools and colleges of education on NCLB. In H. Rubin (Chair), Faculty and deans as collaborative leaders for implementation of NCLB. Symposium at the meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago.

Marek, M. W. (1999). A survey of higher education institutional development activities on the Internet. Unpublished master’s thesis, the University of South Dakota.