Hector-Institut für Empirische Bildungsforschung

Dr. Bronson Hui

Bronson Hui ist Projektmitarbeiter in der AISLA-Forschungsgruppe, die am Hector-Institut für Empirische Bildungsforschung auf Grundlage neuester Technologien der Künstlichen Intelligenz (KI) mobile Anwendungen für das Sprachenlernen entwickelt. Außerdem forscht er u.a. in den Bereichen Zweitspracherwerb, quantitative Forschungsmethoden, Vokabellernen und -lehren.  

Curriculum Vitae

Seit 2021
Projektmitarbeiter AISLA

Hector-Institut für Empirische Bildungsforschung

2017 – 2021
Doktor der Philosophie in Second Language Studies

Michigan State University (USA)

2012 – 2013
M.Sc. Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition (ALSLA)

Kellogg College, University of Oxford (UK)

2005 – 2009
B.A. und B.Ed. in English Language and Linguistics und Language Education (English)

University of Hong Kong


  • Hui, B. & Godfroid, A. (in-principle acceptance). Audiobooks decomposed: Toward a psycholinguistic account of the benefits of reading-while-listening for verbal comprehension. Language Learning.
  • Kim, K., Maie, R., Suga, K., Miller, Z., & Hui, B. (in-principle acceptance). SLA for ALL: A replication of Williams (2005) with academic and non-academic samples. Language Learning.
  • Hui, B. & Huntley, E. (forthcoming). Promoting open science practices: what can (should) graduate programs do? In L. Plonsky (Ed.) Open Science in Applied Linguistics. John Benjamins. (pre-print: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/vmtza)  
  • Hui, B., Rudzewitz, B., & Meurers, D. (in press). Learning processes in interactive CALL systems: Linking automatic feedback, system logs, and learning outcomes. Language Learning and Technology.
  • Hui, B. & Godfroid, A. (2021). Testing the role of processing speed and automaticity in second language listening. Applied Psycholinguistics, 42(5), 1089–1115.https://doi.org/10.1017/S0142716420000193. (OSF project link: https://osf.io/35vfx)
  • Loewen, S. & Hui, B. (2021). Small samples in instructed second language acquisition research. Modern Language Journal, 105(1), 187-193. https://doi.org/10.1111/modl.12700
  • Godfroid, A. & Hui, B. (2020). Five pitfalls in eye-tracking research. Second Language Research, 36(3), 277–305. https://doi.org/10.1177/2F0267658320921218
  • Hui, B. (2020). Processing variability in intentional and incidental word learning: An extension of Solovyeva and DeKeyser (2018). Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 42(2), 327–357. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0272263119000603    (OSF project link: https://osf.io/2ta7m/)
  • Wang, X., Hui, B., & Chen, S. (2020). Language selective or non-selective in bilingual lexical access? It depends on lexical tones!. PLoS ONE15(3): e0230412. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230412 (Data and Materials available as support information)
  • Hui, B. (2019). Analyzing processing time data in Applied Linguistics and second language research: a multivariate mixed effects approach. Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science, 5(1-2), 189–207. https://doi.org/10.1558/jrds.39117  
  • Hui, B. (2010). Backward transfer from L3 French to L2 English production of relative clauses by L1 Cantonese speakers in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Journal of Applied Linguistics, 12(2), 45–60. (https://www2.caes.hku.hk/hkjal/issue/back-issues/hkjal-vol-122/)