Hyeyoon Cho

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
In person & Virtual: Mondays 13:30 - 15:30, Robarts Library, Room 14-218A


Areas of Interest

  • Second language writing
  • Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
  • Sociocultural theory
  • Korean as a foreign language (KFL) pedagogy and material development


Hyeyoon Cho earned her PhD at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. She has taught various levels of Korean language learners across different contexts since 2016. Her research focuses on second language writing, computer-assisted language learning, and sociocultural theory. She is specifically interested in developing teaching and learning materials using Web 2.0. tools such as Google Docs and Gather. 

Selected Presentations 

•    Lee, A & Cho, H. (2022, June). Building an Interactive Virtual Community In “Gather Town”. Paper presented at 27th American Association of Teachers of Korean (AATK) Annual Conference. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
•    Cho, H. (2021, December). Making writing more interactive: An informative webpage writing activity for intermediate Korean learners. Panel presentation at 2021 Canadian Association of Teachers of Korean (CATK) Colloquium for Korean Educators. Toronto, Canada
•    Cho, H. (2021, March). Exploring links between small-group interactions and the process of synchronous web-based collaborative writing. Paper presented at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2021 Virtual Conference.
•    Cho, H (2020, December). Language assignments involve authentic materials for different language proficiency levels. Panel presentation at 2020 CATK Winter Colloquium. Toronto, Canada


“What factors mediate small group interactions during synchronous Web-based collaborative summary writings?” (a chapter in Working collaboratively in second/foreign language learning, De Gruyter: 2021)

“Synchronous web-based collaborative writing: Factors mediating interaction among second-language writers.” (Journal of Second Language Writing, 2017). 

“Students' writing from sources for academic purposes: A synthesis of research.” (Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2016)


PhD in Language and Literacies Education, OISE, University of Toronto
MA in Second Language Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa