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 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 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 the research on the introduction of communicative language teaching (CLT) in East Asia. With a focus on Japanese universities, I am engaged in assessing the beliefs and attitudes about CLT by Japanese teaching staff.
Employment History 2002 - 2005 Lecturer at Kanda University of International Studies
2005 - 2006 Lecturer at Rikkyo University
2006 - 2013 Lecturer at Maebashi Kyoai Gakuen College
Sex Male
Date of Birth
Research Keyword Teaching of English to the Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Research Area Subject pedagogy (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 - 2018/3/31
Japan Association for Language Teaching (Critical Thinking SIG)
Membership Officer
2014/4/1 - 2018/3/31
Japan Association of Language Teachers (Critical Thinking Special Interest Group)
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