| Jayoung Song received her Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education from the University of Texas at Austin. Her dissertation focused on comparing a face-to-face and virtual world environment for measuring second language learners’ interactional competence. She also holds a M.A. in Foreign Language Education and B.A. in English Literature and Linguistics. Prior to joining Rice, she taught Korean at Johns Hopkins University at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. She was also a foreign language instructor at various places including UT Austin, Korean Culture Center/Consulate, Austin Korean School, etc. Her research interest includes Korean language pedagogy, intercultural communication, technology-enhanced language learning, assessment of interactional competence, innovative curriculum design, and online learning. At Rice, she is a Brown Associate and Faculty Sponsor for Korean International Student Association and Korean Student Association.
The University of Texas at Austin, Fall 2011 – Fall 2015
The University of Texas at Austin, Fall 2008 – Aug 20010
Rice University, Houston
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore