Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Gwan-Hyeok Im

PhD MAPLE
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Program

Doctor of Philosophy In Education

Major Field 

Measurement, Assessment, Policy, Leadership, Evaluation (MAPLE)

Supervisor

Dr. Liying Cheng

Education

  • Master of Applied Linguistics, with specialization in Language Testing, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature, Chung-Ang University, Korea

Research Interests

  • Validity of language assessment
  • English as a lingua franca
  • Language assessment policy

Research Accomplishments

  • Research Assistant, B. Ed. survey project, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, 09/2015–present     
  • Research Assistant to Dr. Don Klinger, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, 2015/9–present
  • Research Assistant, Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Korea, 05/2011–04/2012
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of English Language and Literature, Chung-Ang University, Korea, 03/2009–08/2009       
  • Coordinator, the project “Improvement of Language Environment for Foreign People Living in Seoul for Globalizing Seoul”, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Korea, 10/2008–03/2009

Professional Accomplishments

  • Assistant to the 1st World Congress of Scholars of English Linguists, 1st World Congress of Scholars of English Linguistics Organizing Committee, Korea, 01/2012–06/2012
  • Assistant to the 14th Harvard (Biennial) International Symposium on Korean Linguistics, Harvard-Yenching Institute, United States of America, 02/2011–08/2011
  • Assistant to the 2011 Winter International Conference on Linguistics in Seoul (WICLIS-2011), the 2011 Winter International Conference on Linguistics in Seoul Program Committee, Korea, 12/2010–01/2011
  • Assistant to the 2010 Seoul International Conference on Linguistics, the 2010 Seoul International Conference on Linguistics Organizing Committee, Korea, 02/2010–06/2010
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of English Language and Literature, Chung-Ang University, Korea, 09/2009–02/2010
  • Assistant to the 13th Harvard (Biennial) International Symposium on Korean Linguistics, Harvard-Yenching Institute, United States of America, 02/2009–08/2009
  • Assistant to the Seoul International Conference of Linguists on Interface 2009, the Seoul International Conference of Linguists on Interface 2009 Organizing Committee, Korea, 02/2009–06/2009
  • Administrative Assistant to the 18th International Congress of Linguists, the Linguistic Society of Korea, Korea, 08/2008–12/2008
  • Editorial Assistant, Linguistic Society of Korea, Korea, 08/2008–12/2014

Refereed Contributions

Shin, D. & Im, G.-H. (2011). Cengchayktokuro sayongtwoynun enesihem: kuknay yengesihem cungsimuro [Language tests as language policy tools: English tests in Korea]. English Teaching, 66(4), 281–305.

Im, G.-H., & Kim, Y. (2010). Recognition of the coda /r/ by foreign learners of English. In S. Kuno, I.-H. Lee, J. Whitman, J. Maling, Y.-S. Kang, P. Sells, H.-S. Sohn & Y. Jang (Eds.), Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics XIII (pp. 33–44). Seoul: Hankookmunhwasa publishing company.

Jang, Y., & Im, G.-H. (2010). Disappearance of genitive subject in modern Korean. In S. Kuno, I.-H. Lee, J. Whitman, J. Maling, Y.-S. Kang, P. Sells, H.-S. Sohn & Y. Jang (Eds.), Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics XIII (pp. 417–425). Seoul: Hankookmunhwasa publishing company.

Conference Presentations

Im, G.-H. (2014, November 1st). Test users’ perceptions of the TOEIC in university admissions in Korea. Paper presented at the 2014 International Conference of The Korea English Language Testing Association: 2014 KELTA conference, Seoul, Korea.

Im, G.-H. & Kim, K. (2011, August 6th). Absence of /h/-deletion in Jeolla dialect by younger generation. Paper presented at the 14th Harvard (Biennial) International Symposium On Korean Linguistics, Cambridge, MA.

Jang, Y. & Im, G.-H. (2010, April 24th). Disappearance of genitive subject in modern Korean. Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Joint Symposium of the Discourse and Cognitive Linguistic Society of Korea and The Sociolinguistic Society of Korea, Seoul, Korea.

Non-Refereed Contributions

Book translations

McNamara, T. & Roever, C. (2013). Enepyengka: Sahwoycek Danmyem [Language testing: The social dimension] (D. Shin, G.-H. Im, Y. Park, G. Park, N. Kim, J. Kim, & S. Jang, Trans.). Seoul: Hankookmunhwasa publishing company. (Original work published 2006).

Thesis

Im, G.-H. (2013). The interpretation and use of English proficiency test scores: Test users' perceptions of the TOEIC test in university admissions in Korea. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Books

Lee, J., Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2013). Ko1 kichul wanchenchengbok naisin-suneung A-B hyung yenge yengyek [English work-book for high school freshmen for preparation for term exams and the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test (Type A and B)]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Lee, J., Im, G.-H., Seo, M., & Lee, S. (2013). Ko2 kichul wanchenchengbok naisin-suneung B hyung yenge yengyek [English work-book for high school juniors for preparation for term exams and the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test (Type B)]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Lee, J., Im, G.-H., Seo, M., & Lee, S. (2013). Ko3 suneung kichul B hyung yenge yengyek [English work-book for high school seniors for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test (Type B)]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2012). Ko1 kichul chenkwuk yenhap wanchenchengbok woykwukeyengyek [English work-book for high school freshmen for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2012). Ko2 kichul chenkwuk yenhap wanchenchengbok woykwukeyengyek [English work-book for high school juniors for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2012). Ko3 kichul suneung PLUS chenkwuk yenhap wanchenchengbok woykwukeyengyek [English work-book for high school seniors for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2011). Ko1 kichul chenkwuk yenhap wanchenchengbok woykwukeyengyek [English work-book for high school freshmen for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2011). Ko2 kichul chenkwuk yenhap wanchenchengbok woykwukeyengyek [English work-book for high school juniors for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.

Im, G.-H., & Seo, M. (2011). Ko3 kichul chenkwuk yenhap wanchenchengbok woykwukeyengyek [English work-book for high school seniors for preparation for the Korean Scholastic Aptitude Test]. Gyeong-gi: Bookter publishing company.