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Jill Anne Huang

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Contact Information

2021 Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
707 S. Mathews Ave. | MC-168
Urbana, IL 61801
Senior Lecturer, Course Specialist - Business & Technical Writing


Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) Certificate, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Certification for English Placement Test (EPT) Essay Rating, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Certificate in TESOL, Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Graduate Teacher Certificate, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

M.A. Teaching English as a Second Language, Department of Linguistics, University of  Illinois Urbana-Champaign

B.A. Integrated Strategic Communications, University of Kentucky; Magna Cum Laude


Co-PI, 2021 Annual International Prestigious Universities Collaboration Program Grant [元智大學 110 學年度國際名校教研合作計畫] Yuan-Ze University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Summer, 2021. Award: $3,300 USD ($100,000 NTD)

Co-PI. Provost Initiative for Teaching Advancement (PITA) Grant recipient, 2013. “Supporting 21st Century Global Graduate Students: Developing an online academic writing module for online international students”

Awards and Honors

College of Liberal Arts and Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Impact Award (for inspiring efforts during COVID), 2020

Excelling in Language Instruction Award, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Nominated), 2018

Mary A. Hussey Award for Excellence in ESL Teaching

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Courses Taught

  • ESL 111
  • ESL 112
  • ESL 115
  • ESL 515
  • ESL 521
  • ESL 522
  • ESL 525

Additional Campus Affiliations

Senior Lecturer, Linguistics


  • Association for Business Communication (ABC)
  • Consortium on Graduate Communication (CGC)

Recent Publications

Huang, J. (2024). I bet I’m right: A professional tone “gambling” game. In Whalen, D., Drehmer, C. & Caenaugh, A. (2024). Seeing the future of business communication teaching from a mile high perch. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly.

[Invited] Huang, W., & Huang, J. (2024). Gamification of Learning. In J.E. Coryll, L.M. Baumgartner, & J.W. Bohonos (Eds.), Method for Facilitating Adult Learning: Strategies for Enhancing Instruction and Instructor Effectiveness. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Huang, J. (2018). Unit 3: Integrating sources. In R. Sadler, J. Pennell, & J. Kotnarowski (Eds) Introduction to academic writing for ELLs [e-Text]. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Illinois eText.