Kyoungrok Ko

Senior Lecturer, Korean Language, Department of East Asian Studies
Centre for the Study of Korea at the Asian Institute

Phone

416-946-5115

Location

Room 14217, 130 St. George St.



Biography

Dr. Kyoungrok Ko is teaching Korean language courses and coordinating the Korean language program in the department of East Asian Studies. He is also affiliated with the Centre for the Study of Korea and organizes the annual Toronto Korean Speech Contest and UofT Korea Day Cultural Fair. Before joining the University of Toronto, he taught Korean language and literature at the Ohio State University, Oberlin College, and Concordia Language Village in the USA. His scholarly interests include: Korean pedagogy, foreign/second language writing pedagogy, integration of technology in foreign/second language education. He is a current board member of the American Association of Teachers of Korean (AATK).

research interests

Korean pedagogy
Foreign/second language writing pedagogy
Integration of technology in foreign/second language education

education

Ph D Ohio State University, 2010
M S State University of New York, 2002
B.A, Sungkyunkwan University, 1996

awards and distinctions

Dean’s Excellence Award, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto (2014)
Dean’s Excellence Award, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto (2012)

publications

Ko, K. (2011). Grammar or Content? : KFL/ESL Teachers’ Trends in Feedback on College Student Writing. The Korean Language in America, 16, 41-72.

Courses

EAS110Y1Y: Modern Standard Korean I
EAS110Y1Y: Modern Standard Korean II
EAS110Y1Y: Modern Standard Korean III
EAS110Y1Y: Modern Standard Korean IV



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