Education

Without my mother’s support and sacrifice for my better education, I wouldn’t be standing here today. My mother always trusted my potential and was the foundation of my confidence. (with immense respect towards my mother who passed away in 2017)

    • 2007. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The Faculty of Education (Language and Literacy Education), The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada | Dissertation: “Korean Immigrants’ Social Practice of Heritage Language Acquisition and Maintenance Through Technology”. Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Carey | Second language acquisition, Bilingual & multicultural education, Using technology for heritage language education, Qualitative approaches for research.
    • 2001. Master of Education (MEd), The Faculty of Education (Language and Literacy Education), The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada. Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Carey
    • 1994. Master of Arts (MA), The Faculty of Education, Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea | Thesis: “A Teaching Model for Time Expressions for Foreign Language Speakers of Korean”. Supervisor: Dr. Hyonsook Shin
    • 1992. Bachelor of Education (BEd) for K-12, The Faculty of Education (Korean Langauge Education), Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea.