Art Graesser

Art Graesser is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute of Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis, as well as an Honorary Research Fellow at University of Oxford. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California at San Diego. His research interests question asking and answering, tutoring, text comprehension, inference generation, conversation, reading, problem solving, memory, emotions, artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, and human-computer interaction. 

Curtis J. Bonk


Curtis J. Bonk is professor of instructional systems technology at Indiana University. He is a passionate and energetic speaker, writer, educational psychologist, instructional technologist, and entrepreneur as well as a former CPA and corporate controller. He has given hundreds of keynote talks and is author/editor of a dozen books.

William O’Grady


Department of Linguistics

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 569
Honolulu, HI 96822


Office: Moore Hall, Room 564
Phone: (808) 956-3228

David Block

David Block is ICREA Research Professor in Sociolinguistics in the Departament d’Humanitats at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. From 2012 to 2019, he held the same post at the Universitat de Lleida and from 1996 to 2012 he worked at the Institute of Education, University of London (now University College London Institute of Education), where he was Professor of Languages in Education from 2008 to 2012. Over the past three decades, he has published books, articles and chapters on a variety of topics. His interests at present vary widely. First, he is interested in examining multimodal practices and phenomena of all kinds (including political discourses, social movements, multiculturalism and bi/multilingualism) drawing on scholarship in political economy, history, sociology, anthropology and geography. 

Nicole Ziegle

Nicole Ziegler is Associate Professor of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her research agenda focuses on instructed second language acquisition, task-based language teaching (TBLT), and computer-assisted language learning (CALL). In addition, she is interested in the use of synthetic and meta-analytic approaches for the methodological improvement of second language research. Her research also explores the role of language in the commercial shipping industry, focusing specifically on the development of authentic task-based materials based on the linguistic, communicative, and pragmatic needs of this unique context.

Maiko Tsuchiya

Work Title 

Professor/Director of Center for Liberal Arts, Fukuoka Institute of Technology


  1. Ph.D. in Education, Hiroshima University
  2. MA in Education, Hiroshima University

List of Publications

Tsuchiya, M. (2019). Developing a Self-regulated learning scale for learning English as a foreign language. International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice 21, 39-51.

Tsuchiya, M. (2018). The effects of a teacher’s formative feedback on the self-regulated learning of lower-proficiency Japanese university learners of English: A qualitative data analysis using TEM. ARELE 29, 97- 112.

Tsuchiya, M. (2015). Collaborative learning for less proficient learners in university English education: Combatting demotivating factors. ARELE 26, 381-395.