Tokyo University of Science


Jennings  Stephen Associate Professor

Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Liberal Arts


Address 2641 Yamazaki, Noda-shi, Chiba-ken 278-8510, Japan
TEL : +81-4-7124-1501  ext : 3026
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Under-Graduate School 1992, University of Wolverhampton Faculty of Humanities Combined Studies Graduated
Graduate School 2018, The Open University Graduate School, Division of Education Doctor of Education Doctoral course Completed program with degree
2000, University of London, Institute of Education Graduate School, Division of Language Education Teaching English to the Speakers of Other Languages Master's course Completed program with degree
Postgraduate Qualification The Open University Doctor of Education Research papers
University of London, Institute of Education Teaching English to the Speakers of Other Languages Course
Research History 2007 - 2008 Engaged in research on Systemic Functional Linguistics and the use of authentic English language materials, especially how the teacher needs to appropriately broker the materials to the context of Japan.

2008 - 2010 Engaged in research on Complex Systems and Applied Linguistics.

2011 - 2013 Engaged in the study of research methods; especially qualitative enquiry in the context of Japan.

2013 - I am engaged in research that is focussed on Japanese teachers of English and how they are adapting to change brought about by the evolving way in which policy makers view the societal role of English in the era of Globalisation.
Employment History 200204-200503 Kanda University of International Studies, English Language Institute, Lecturer
200504-200603 Rikkyo University, Lecturer
200604-201303 Maebashi Kyoai Gakuen College, Faculty of International Social Studies, Associate Professor
Sex Male
Date of Birth
Research Keyword Teaching of English to the Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Research Area Education on school subjects and activities (Globalisation, Internationalisation, Curriculum change)
Research Institute Theme The attitudes of Teachers of English in university towards English language curriculum reform
Academic Awards Received
Academic Society Affiliations
2016/1/10 - 2017/3/31
Language & Cross-Cultural Communication
2014/4/1 - 2020/3/31
Japan Association of Language Teachers (Critical Thinking Special Interest Group)
Proof Editor
2014/4/1 - 2020/3/31
Japan Association for Language Teaching (Critical Thinking SIG)
Membership Officer