Collaborating Instructor


Department(s) or Program(s)


Shine earned her first Masters degree in Environmental engineering, in Incheon, Korea where she spent about 2.5 years developing a bio-membrane reactor by utilizing wastewater. Following God’s guidance, she made a dramatic career transition from engineering to teaching English in 2007. She taught grammar, Jr. TOEIC and TOFEL to teenage students in private schools, Seoul for two years and joined the MATESOL program at TWU in 2011. Since earning her second Masters degree in TESOL, Shine has been working for both the MATESOL program and TWU global as a writing instructor.

Research & Scholarship

Shine’s research interest is e-learning for teaching writing in EAP context. 


MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, Trinity Western University, 2011-2012

Environmental Engineering (M.E.) in Inha University, Incheon, Korea, 2003-2005                                             

Courses Taught

  • MATESOL: (Tech support)
    • MATESOL Orientation
  • MATESOL: (Collaborating instructor)
    • LING 517
    • LING 624
    • LING 611
  • TWU Global: (Main instructor)
    • WRTG 101
    • ENGL 101