Dr. YU Tsui Ying Cindy (余翠瑩)
Title of PhD thesis
Language socialization in the workplace: the acquisition of a professional genre by novice construction engineers in Hong Kong.
Short abstract of thesis
Cindy's study is a qualitative multiple case study on the transition process of novice construction engineers in Hong Kong. The study adopts multiple data sources including semi-structured interviews, field observations, and genre analysis to address different perspectives of workplace language socialization process of the engineers.