is the founder and developer of Apps 4 EFL, and has lived and taught English in Japan for over 10 years. He is the current program chair for the JALT CALL Special Interest Group
, and a part time lecturer at several universities in the Tokyo area. He has published articles
on a variety of ELT topics, and is a regular contributor to the TEFL Journey
blog. He has a BA in Imaginative Writing, an LL.B. in Law, and an M.A. in TEFL.
contributes to site testing, research, and feedback. He has taught English in Poland, Germany, and Cambodia, and is currently an Associate Professor at Tokai University in Sapporo
. He also works as a dissertation supervisor for the Department of English at Birmingham University (UK). His current research interests include blended learning, vocabulary acquisition and teaching English with movies.
contributes to site testing, PR, and feedback. He has been an English teacher in Japan for more than 10 years. He was awarded an MLA in Liberal Arts from St. John's College, Annapolis USA. His research interests include Young Language Learners, Task-based Learning, Usage Based Language Acquisition and Corpus Linguistics.
Dr. Stuart McLean
is the mastermind behind the New Vocabulary Levels Test. He is an instructor at Osaka Jogakuin University. He holds an M.S.Ed. (TESOL), a Ph.D. in Forensic Medicine, and a P.G.C.E, and is an Applied Linguistics doctoral student at Kansai University. He has published extensively in journals such as Vocabulary Learning and Instruction, Language Teaching Research, and TESOL Quarterly.
Dr. Tomonori Ono
contributes to site testing, research, and feedback. He has taught English in Japan for over 8 years, and is particularly interested in CALL and ESP (English for Specific Purposes). He has a BA in World History, an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, and a Ph.D. in Education. When not teaching or researching, he enjoys reading books and helping out fellow teachers.
contributes to the design and functionality of Apps 4 EFL, and devised the concepts for Error Spotter
. He is an Assistant Professor at Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo, Japan. He enjoys using technology and games for teaching ESL to his students and children, and has produced several mobile apps for both Japanese