Yelim Mun, MSc.


  • Bachelor & Master thesis supervisor
  • First year research project


My research focuses on serious gaming intervention of learning and training adaptability for the military and civilians. Adaptability refers to a human ability to make effective decisions and adjust to environments that are dynamic and novel. We will design, test and valiadate a serious game for adaptability training. Moreover, pedagogical principles, methodology and training implications for the military will be investigated in this project. The project is funded by TNO, the department of security and defense.

Curriculum Vitae


09/2015 – present

PhD student, topic: “Serious gaming for adaptability training”

University of Twente, The Netherlands

08/2013 – 05/2015

Research Master’s degree, Educational Science (Magma Cum Laude, 4.0/4.0)

The Pennsylvania State University, The United States

03/2008 – 08/2012

Bachelor’s degree, English & Education (Summa Cum Laude, 3.9+/4.0)

Kyung Hee University, South Korea

08/2010 – 08/2011

Exchange Program, International Business

Osnabrück University of Applied Science, Germany

Professional Experience

01/2014 – 02/2014

Teaching Assistant for MOOC: Energy, the Environment, and Our Future The Pennsylvania State University, The United States

09/2012 – 04/2013


Yeouido Global Business Center, South Korea


  • Yan, S., Mun, Y., Engerman, J., & Carr-Chellman, A. (In press). Boys and video game play: Re-engaging boys in the classroom. In Joseph, R., Moore, J., & Benson, A. (Eds.), Culture, Learning and Technology: Research and Practice. Routledge.
  • Engerman, J., Mun, Y., Yan, S., & Carr-Chellman, A. (2015, November). The common core standards in video games: A deeper look at what boys learn through video game play. In 2015 Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), Indianapolis, IN.
  • Engerman, J., Mun, Y., Yan, S & Carr-Chellman, A. (2015, June). Video games to engage boys and meet common core. In 2015 Annual conference of International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kim, K., Clariana, R., & Mun, Y. (2014). Using Pathfinder Network as a measure of lexical structure of bilingual learners. In 2014 IEEE 14th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), Athens, Greece: IEEE Computer Society.