Jennings Stephen  Associate Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Noda Division, Institute of Arts and Sciences
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Refereed Papers(12) | Refereed Proceedings(2) | Other Papers(8) | Publications(1) | Presentations(22)
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Under-Graduate School
  • 1992, University of Wolverhampton Faculty of Humanities Combined Studies 
Graduate School
  • 2018, The Open University Graduate School, Division of Education Doctor of Education Doctoral Degree
  • 2000, University of London, Institute of Education Graduate School, Division of Language Education Teaching English to the Speakers of Other Languages Master's Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • The Open University Doctor of Education
  • University of London, Institute of Education Teaching English to the Speakers of Other Languages
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
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 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 Editor

  • 2014.4.1 - 2023.3.31

    Japan Association of Language Teachers (Critical Thinking Special Interest Group) Proof Editor

  • 2014.4.1 - 2021.11.30

    Japan Association for Language Teaching (Critical Thinking SIG) Membership Officer

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