Dr. Shim Lew
- Position: Assistant Professor
- Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
- Office Location: Building 85, Room 186
- Campus: (850) 857-6311
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Dr. Shim Lew, an Assistant Professor, received a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy Education with an emphasis on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
She teaches TESOL courses for pre-service and in-service teachers such as ESOL Principles and Practices.
Her research focuses on teacher education for English learners, disciplinary language and literacy development, ESOL professional learning, teacher identity construction, bilingual education, and qualitative research methodology. Her work has been published in TESOL Encyclopedia, Electronic Journal of Science Education, and Korean Journal of Teacher Education.
She began her career teaching English in middle school in Seoul, Korea. After she taught in middle school over seven years, she obtained her M.A. at the Pennsylvania State University and her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia and joined the UWF faculty.
Degrees & Institutions:
Lew received her bachelor's degrees in English Education and French language/literature from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea. She went on to earn her master's degree in Applied Linguistics from the Pennsylvania State University and her doctorate degree in Language and Literacy Education with an emphasis on TESOL from the University of Georgia.
- Teacher education for English learners
- Disciplinary language and literacy development
- ESOL professional development
- ESOL Principles and Practices
Ahn, S. & Lew, S. (2017). Native English-speaking Teachers (NESTs) in Korea: Voices from two NESTs and one Korean English teacher. Korean Journal of Teacher Education, 33(2), 89-119.
Lew, S. (2016). Science teachers’ ESOL professional learning and new hybrid identity development. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 20(3), 32-58.
Keywords: teacher education for English learners, disciplinary language and literacy development, ESOL professional learning, teacher identity construction, bilingual education, TESOL, applied linguistics, second language acquisition, and qualitative research methodology