Professional Activities

Conference Presentations
  • Sharif, A., & Cho, S. (Oct, 2017). Rethinking engagement strategies for online learners. World Conference for Online Learning (ICDE), Toronto, Canada.
  • Cho, S., Cook, S., & Taja, F. (Jun, 2017). UBC Flex Comm Minor Project. Spring Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) Workshop, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada.
  • Cho, S., & Cook, S. (May, 2017). Flexible learning in the Sauder School of Business. Celebrate Learning Week (CTLT Institute), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Mallia, P., Peregoodoff, R., Myers, A., & Cho, S. (May, 2017). Sauder curriculum mapping pilot project. Celebrate Learning Week, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (April, 2017). Student participation characteristics within the discussion boards with post-first setting: A case study in a graduate online course. Paper presented at the International Conference on Learning and Teaching (ICLT), Jeju, Korea.
  • Cho, S. (April, 2016). What are the strategies for enhancing instructor presence and learner engagement in a fully online graduate course? Paper presented at the International Conference of Educational Technology (ICET), Seoul, Korea.
  • Jahng, N., Kim, B., & Cho, S. (May, 2014). A new web-application for grouping students by participation behaviours. Paper presented at the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), Kamloops, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (July, 2013). Revisiting “Multiliteracies” approaches for flexible learning. Paper presented at the International Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Learning (IPTEL), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. & Kim, I. (April, 2012). How to design, develop and deliver language courses online for the promotion of an interactive learning environment. Paper presented at the Centre of Intercultural Language Studies (CILS) 8th Annual Research Symposium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (August, 2011). How to teach online/distance education courses successfully (ETEC 510). Paper presented at the meeting of the 27th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Mccracken, J., Cho, S., Sharif, A., Wilson, B., Miller, J., Crowley, C., Scalzo, D. (June, 2011). Articulating assessment design practice for online courses and programs: cases in assessment strategy design and development. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Conference on e-Learning, Kelowna, Canada.
  • Cho, S. & Sharif, A. (May, 2011). Instructional Designers as Partners in Teaching and Learning. Paper presented at the meeting of the Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning and the Canadian e-Learning Conference, University of Dalhousie, Halifax, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (June, 2009). Technology and Heritage Language Acquisition/Maintenance. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Korean (AATK), University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
  • Cho, S. & Scalzo, D. (June, 2009). Use of Needs Assessment for the Evaluation of Online Education in Higher Education. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian e-Learning Conference, University of British Columba, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Carey, S. & Cho, S. (June, 2008). Bilingual and multilingual maintenance and acquisition using global technologies. Paper presented at the meeting of the Bilingualism in a Plural Lingual Canada, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Cho, S., Miller, J., & Carey, S. (May, 2008). Debunking the online course cookie-cutter myth: The role of the instructor. Paper presented at the meeting of the 2008 McGraw-Hill Ryerson Teaching, Learning & Technology Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (Oct, 2007). Internet use for heritage language maintenance. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cronk, D. & Cho, S. (Oct, 2007). Developing effective interactive learning experiences for online distance education courses. Paper presented at the meeting of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Cho, S. (May, 2007). Voice conferencing tool for enhancing language learning. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Association for Distance Education/Animation, Media, and Technology Education in Canada, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Cho, S. & Carey, S. (May, 2005). How do Korean immigrant families use technology as a means of maintaining/acquiring heritage language and culture. Paper presented at the meeting of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, Michigan State University, USA.
  • Cho, S. & Carey, S. (March, 2005). Parents’ role in their children’s bilingualism. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Bilingualism, Spain.
  • Cho, S. & Carey, S. (April, 2004). An analysis of asynchronous oral online (Wimba) communication in a graduate seminar. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research (AERA), San Diego, USA.
Invited Speaker
  • Cho, S. (Apr 13, 2017). Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment. Daegu University, Daegu, Korea.
  • Cho, S. (Oct 12, 2016). Interactive and Integrated Curriculum Development. KonYang University, Daejeon, Korea.
  • Cho, S. (Oct 7, 2016). Active Learning Course Design. Pusan University of Foreign Studies, Pusan, Korea.
  • Cho, S. (Apr 23, 2016). Flexible Learning at UBC. The Korean Academic Society for Educational Consulting, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
  • Cho, S. (Jan 25, 2016). Technology Orientation. Ch’nook Aboriginal Management Program (AMP). UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (Aug 25, 2014). Gifted, Talented Program, and Technology (Session Organizer & Chair). Canada-Korea Conference on Science & Technology. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (Jun 7, 2013). Learning, Teaching, and Technology. 2013 CAEF Accounting Educator’s Symposium. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (Nov, 2009). Interactive Teaching Experiences (With Dr. Mary Russell). School’s Research Seminar in the School of Social Work, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (Feb, 2009). Heritage Language and Technology. Graduate seminar, Bilingual Education Theory and Practice (LLED 525), UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (Nov, 2008). Instructional Designer is a Matchmaker (Distinguished Invited Speaker). The China International Distance Conference 2008, Beijing, China.
  • Cho, S. (Jun, 2008). Effective Teaching and Learning Practices (Online lecture). Aurora College, North West Territories, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (May, 2007). Teaching Language and Culture. Applied Linguistics for Second Language Teachers (LLED 489), UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (May, 2006). Technology and Korean Immigrants. Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language (LLED 478), UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
Workshops
  • Cho, S. (March 17, 2015). Hands-on Course Design, Module Structure and Building (edX Cohorts). Workshop presentation at the UBC-wide edX Training, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (April 9-11, 2013). Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (FISW) Facilitator, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (June 12-14, 2012). Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (FISW) Facilitator, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. (May 8-10, 2012). Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (FISW) Facilitator. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. & Armit, M. (May, 2009). Electronic Assignment and Feedback: Providing Quick and Effective Feedback. Workshop presentation for Teaching & Academic Growth (TAG) Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Cho, S. & Sharif, A. (May, 2007). Do you want to have your course online? Workshop presentation for Teaching & Academic Growth (TAG) Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.