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Hye-won holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology from Iowa State University (USA), where she specialized in computer-assisted language assessment, argument-based validation and quantitative research methods. As a Senior Research Manager in the Research and Thought Leadership Division, she participates in research projects related to new generation assessments and new products, and provides expertise for producing and publishing validation documents for external stakeholders.
Hye-won was born and raised in South Korea and moved to the UK in 2018. Prior to joining Cambridge English, she participated in long-term research projects as an intern at the Center for Applied Linguistics and Educational Testing Service in the USA. She also taught and advised in-service English teachers at TESOL Master’s programmes in South Korea. In her spare time, Hye-won enjoys attending performances and exhibitions, travelling and reading.
Chapelle, C A and Lee, H (forthcoming) Understanding argument-based validity in language testing, in Chapelle, C A and Voss, E (Eds) Argument-based validity in language testing: Case studies of validation research, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Na, E and Lee, H (2019) The analysis of writing tasks in high school English textbooks: A process-genre based approach, English Teaching 74 (4), 105–129.
Chapelle, C A, Schmidgall, J, Lopez, A, Blood, I, Wain, J, Cho, Y, Hutchison, A, Lee, H, and Dursun, A (2018) Designing a prototype tablet-based learning-oriented assessment for middle school English learners: An evidence-centered design approach, Research Report No. RR-18-46, Princeton: Educational Testing Service.
Lee, H (2017) Are current integrated tasks as relevant to the target domain as they appear to be?, paper presented at the KAFLE 2017 Conference, Seoul, South Korea, KAFLE.
Lee, H (2016) Current trends in second language assessment, Annual Gazette of IGSE: Reviewing Applied Linguistics 14, 40-48.
Chapelle, C A and Lee, H (2013) What is argument-based validation?, paper presented at the annual conference of the Language Testing Research Colloquium, Seoul, South Korea, July 2013.
Lee, H (2012) An argument-based approach to validation in language assessment: Its conception and application to the Student Oral Proficiency Assessment, paper presented at the Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington DC, USA, August 2012.
Lee, H (2011) Noticing a gap in L2 pronunciation through textualized feedback from mobile voice search, paper presented at the annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Chicago, USA, March 2011.