Curriculum Vitae



2010 Fall -present


2007-2010 May





Ph.D in Applied Linguistics and Technology, Department of English, Iowa State University

Master of Teaching English as Second Language, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Department of Linguistics

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature, Sookmyung Women’s University (SMU), South Korea Major: English Language & Literature
Minor: Politics

Exchange student for one semester
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HongKong     



Fall 2010-present

Spring 2010
Fall   2009
Summer 2009


Summer 2009

Spring 2009
Fall   2008
Fall   2007




Summer 2005

Teaching Assistant, 101B: English for Native Speakers of other languages, Iowa State University
Teaching Assistant, KOR 306: Advanced Korean I, UIUC
Teaching Assistant, KOR 305: Advanced Korean I, UIUC
English instructor for Summer Intensive TOEFL class [5 weeks course], Kookmin Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Taught Basic TOEFL to university students
English instructor for Summer Intensive TOEIC class [5 weeks course], University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Teaching Assistant, KOR 202: Basic Korean II, UIUC
Teaching Assistant, ESL 114: Teaching ESL academic writing , UIUC
Instructor for English Class for international resident in Urbana-Champaign (Teaching Practicum; EIL 411, UIUC)
Taught English to international residents in Urbana-Champaign
English Instructor, TOPIA English Zone; A private English institute, Incheon, South Korea
Taught English to elementary school student; Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening
Teaching Assistant at Junior English Camp, Catholic University, S. Korea


Sep 2010


Spring, 2010-present

'SpellCheckPlus', Software Review presenter, CALICO Journal, Volume 28, Number 1, p.261-267

''Cambridge Business English Certificate', Test Review, [Waiting for the editor's review]



Mar 12, 2009


Oct 24, 2008


March 19, 2008

A presenter at CALICO/IALLT Conference
Topic: The collaboration of iPods with RSS feeds in EFL/ESL language classrooms
A presenter at SLCL share fair in UIUC
Topic: Using RSS feed for reading and writing class.
A scholar of HASTAC  
A co-presenter at CALICO/IALLT Conference
Topic: ‘User-Created Contents as a tool for Videoconferencing in language classroom’.



Spring, 2009            





Spring 2009

Jan – July 2007

Translator and voicing for the website script (‘Weather Adventure with Kalani’:,

Educational website for children, Extension program, UIUC
Voicing for Korean part. UIUC Extension program
Website for children ‘Forever Friends’

An Assistant Researcher at JungChul Language Institute and Research center, South Korea
; Assisted to develop online and offline English teaching curriculums and materials



Spring 2010
Spring, 2009
Spring, 2009
Fall, 2008
Spring, 2008



Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Dept. of EALC, UIUC
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, Dept. of EALC, UIUC
Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Dept. of EALC, UIUC
Conference Travel Grant, Graduate College, UIUC
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, Dept. of Linguistics, UIUC
Conference Travel Grant, Graduate College, UIUC
Sookmyung Honor Student Scholarship, Sookmyung Women’s Univ., Korea
Group Project Abroad : Sookmyung Millennium Inquiry Project
Administration Internship Scholarship Sookmyung Honor Student Scholarship, Sookmyung Women’s Univ., Korea



June 24th, 2006
July, 2004

SMU-TESOL Certificate at Sookmyung Women’s University, S. Korea
MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist)
; MS Excel / PowerPoint / MSWord



2009 - Present
2008- present

ILTA (International Language Testing Association)
CALICO (The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium)

Aug 2008 – present

HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory)





March 2009

October 2007

Session chairing, CALICO (The computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium), Arizona State Univ.
Volunteering for organizing the conference, SLRF (The Second Language Research Forum), UIUC