Richard Mitchell

NameRick Mitchell
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
ProgramBachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - International Business Management
Academic and Professional Designations
  • ​EdD, Doctor of Education
  • MA, Applied Linguistics
  • BEd, Bachelor of Education
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts - Economics
  • TESL Certified
Title ​Professor
Courses Taught
  • ​ENGL72000 - Professional Communication
  • COMM8040 - Effective Writing
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • ​Language Testing
  • Professional Communication
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • ​5 years' experience as the head trainer for Total Petroleum (China)
  • 1 year experience as the head trainer for Hopewell Power (China)
  • 16 years' experience teaching Professional Communication at City University in Hong Kong
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • ​The Validation of Two Language Testing Methods (1991)
  • How do Chinese Adults Appropriate Values and Concepts of Others: A Sociocultural approach to knowing and learning in Peer Group Experience (2005)
Additional InformationServing 16 years in Asia as a senior lecturer in Communication Studies, Dr. Mitchell is a respected educational linguist who is experienced in program and course development in Higher Education. In recognition of his applied work, he was awarded three distinctions for contributions to teaching and learning from City University of Hong Kong. His current research interests are in action research, collaborative learning, and language testing.