Misol Kim


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Personal profile


Misol Kim is a Course Coordinator/lecturer of Master of Environment and Sustainability at Monash University. She is passionate about researching, developing and delivering engaging educational programs for sustainability.

She completed her PhD in education for sustainability and has multiple degrees in Business Studies, Engineering and Science. She is specialised in developing educational assessment tools applying Rasch models. Her interests concern education for sustainability, the improvement of education programs through quasi-experimental research methods, and educational psychology.

Research interests

Instrument design and validation (including Rasch analysis)

Learning in environmental, sustainability and outdoor education

Educational psychology

Environmental psychology

Monash teaching commitment

I am mainly involved in the following units:

ENS 5010, Global Challenges and Sustainability: Unit Coordinator/Lecturer

ENS 5930, Sustainability Internship: Unit Coordinator

ENS 5900/5901/5902, Research Thesis in Environment and Sustainability: Unit Coordinator/Lecturer

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Environmental Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Ajou University

Education for Sustainability, PhD, Actualising sustainability: Understanding and measuring the role of sustainability locus of control in educational contexts, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Entrepreneurship, Masters of Science, Social learning for sustainable development: Findings from a case study in Sweden, Uppsala Universitet (Uppsala University)

Sustainable Development, Master of Science, From education to action: The effectiveness of CEMUS courses in promoting behavior and action towards sustainable development, Uppsala Universitet (Uppsala University)

Research area keywords

  • Environmental and Sustainability Education
  • Education Research
  • Education Psychology
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Engineering education

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