Dr Sang-Soon Park


Dr Sang-Soon Park
NameDr Sang-Soon Park
Email Addresssang-soon.park@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Pathways)
QualificationsBA USQ, MA USQ, EdD USQ
DepartmentUniSQ College (Pathways)
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2560-3425
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Biography

Sang-Soon Park, Ed.D., works as a senior lecturer in pathways at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He is involved in curriculum development and teaching courses for international and domestic students seeking an entry to degree programs. His research interests include international education and international students’ language development.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Senior LecturerUniSQ College, University of Southern Queensland20082023

Expertise

English as a second/additional language, Global and international education, Language barrier & cultural differences

Teaching

TPP0122 Study Management

DIP1002 Strategies for Successful Study

Intensive TESOL Program for Ritsumeikan University (Reserach Skills)

Fields of Research

  • 470299. Cultural studies not elsewhere classified
  • 470306. English as a second language
  • 470399. Language studies not elsewhere classified
BA
USQ
1999
MA
USQ
2002
EdD
USQ
2006

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Mainland Chinese International Students L2 Learning Motivation Change in the ELICOS Sector of Registered Training Organizations in AustraliaPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2020
Making it Work: a Grounded Theory Study of Undergraduate International Students' Educational Journey in CanadaAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2017

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Exploring teachers' and students' perspectives on the use of Arabic language in grades 11-12 EFL classrooms in Oman: An in-depth investigation of EFL pedagogyPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
An exploratory analysis of sociocultural adjustment among four major cohorts at a Thai universityPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2018

Assessment design to support sound academic integrity practices for Pathways students

Judith, Kate, Balloo, Kieran, Chang,Heejin, Park, Sang-Soon and Padro, Fernando. 2023. "Assessment design to support sound academic integrity practices for Pathways students." A New Agenda for Pathways Education and Research Colloquium. University of Southern Queensland 26 - 26 Oct 2023

Social connectedness in a community-based language and culture programme: Voices of volunteer tutors

Dashwood, Ann, Son, Jeong-Bae and Park, Sang-Soon. 2023. "Social connectedness in a community-based language and culture programme: Voices of volunteer tutors." Language, Culture and Curriculum. 36 (4), pp. 457-470. https://doi.org/10.1080/07908318.2023.2232391

Digital literacy of language learners in two different contexts

Son, Jeong-Bae, Park, Sang-Soon and Park, Moonyoung. 2017. "Digital literacy of language learners in two different contexts." The JALT CALL Journal. 13 (2), pp. 77-96. https://doi.org/10.29140/jaltcall.v13n2.213

Academic adaptation experiences of Indian international students: English language and cross-cultural barriers in EAP program at an Australian university

Park, Sang-Soon. 2016. "Academic adaptation experiences of Indian international students: English language and cross-cultural barriers in EAP program at an Australian university." 3rd Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand Conference (FABENZ 2016): Accessibility, Flexibility and Equity. Auckland, New Zealand 01 - 02 Dec 2016 Auckland, New Zealand.

Academic expectations and learning styles of Arabic international students at an Australian university

Park, Sang-Soon and Son, Jeong-Bae. 2016. "Academic expectations and learning styles of Arabic international students at an Australian university." Shirley, O'Neill and Henriette, Van Rensburg (ed.) Global language policies and local educational practices and cultures.. Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. Deep University Press. pp. 258-279

Designing L2 reading to write tasks in online higher education contexts

Windsor, Angela and Park, Sang-Soon. 2014. "Designing L2 reading to write tasks in online higher education contexts." Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 14, pp. 95-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2014.01.003

Academic experiences of international PhD students in Australian higher education: from an EAP program to a PhD program

Son, Jeong-Bae and Park, Sang-Soon. 2014. "Academic experiences of international PhD students in Australian higher education: from an EAP program to a PhD program." International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 9 (1), pp. 26-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/18334105.2014.11082017

Language difficulties and cultural challenges of international students in an Australian university preparation program

Park, Sang-Soon and Son, Jeong-Bae. 2011. "Language difficulties and cultural challenges of international students in an Australian university preparation program." Dashwood, Ann and Son, Jeong-Bae (ed.) Language, culture and social connectedness. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 35-55

The English language and cross-cultural variations: its impact on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs

Park, Sang-Soon. 2010. The English language and cross-cultural variations: its impact on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.

Enabling pathways by enabling cultural and value change in engineering academics

Goh, Steven and Park, Sang-Soon. 2009. "Enabling pathways by enabling cultural and value change in engineering academics." Bedford, Tasman, Huijser, Henk and Muller, Sarah (ed.) Enabling Pathways: 3rd National Conference of Enabling Educators. Toowoomba, Australia 25 - 27 Nov 2009 Toowoomba, Australia.

The impact of English language and cultural variations on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs

Park, Sang Soon. 2006. The impact of English language and cultural variations on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs. Doctorate other than PhD Doctor of Education. University of Southern Queensland.