HyeJin always strives for the best in every aspect of life. Throughout her education, she has excelled in all of her courses. She received her bachelor’s in English education within three years (145 credits in total), and pursued to earn her M.A. in TESOL. HyeJin earned her doctorate in Foreign and Second Language Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a Summa Cum Laude graduate, HyeJin was awarded the President’s Prize in Korean college (B.A.) and was granted membership in the Phi Kappa Phi (M.A.) as well as Golden Key Honour Societies (Ph.D.) in U.S. graduate programs. Being a beneficiary of great teachers throughout her life, HyeJin believes that educators can change the world for the better, and she is excited to be a part of the process. Her research interests include teacher training and professional development, World Englishes, and teaching English as a foreign language.
Interviewed by: Hami Suzuki
SoHee Kim is currently a PhD student in the Department of English Language Education at Korea University. She has taught college-level English in the USA and academic English at Gachon University in South Korea. Her teaching and research interests include the effects of media and technology in teaching and learning English and media literacy. She’s been on the editorial board of Global Education Review since 2013, has been a reader for EV Fair proposals at the TESOL convention since 2013, and a PC member for ICALT 2016.
Eun Oh is an English teacher at Sukji High School in Suwon, Korea, a city near Seoul. She is a graduate of Sangmyung University in Seoul where she received her BA in English Education. She also received an MA in TESOL from San Francisco State University in December, 2012. Her focus in her Capstone project, one requirement for her MA degree, was training students to use corpus tools for self-study in their learning of English phrasal verbs. She is continuing to use internet resources and corpus tools to make her lessons for her current students more authentic and engaging. E-mail address: email@example.com