Keynote Speaker (2)
Professor Jeffrey Trambley
Faculty of International Communication
Musashino Gakuin University, Japan
Introduction of Prof. Jeffrey Trambley
Jeffrey Trambley is a professor at the Faculty of International Communication of Musashino Gakuin University in Japan and at the institution’s graduate school program. Originally from Minnesota in the USA, he began his EFL career teaching in the Czech Republic at the secondary school level. In Japan since 1997, he first spent 2 years as an Assistant English Teacher (AET) for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan on the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme in Fukushima Prefecture before moving to Tokyo to complete his Master’s degree at the Tokyo College of Music.
He has taught at universities in the Tokyo area since 2002. His research interests span a variety of disciplines including EFL reading assessment methods, student motivation, gender bias in testing, and ICT usage. Currently, his research efforts focus on Olympic Education (OE) and the role of higher education in the Olympic Movement as well as how educational institutions can promote inclusion and diversity. He hopes his research will ensure that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will provide lasting educational benefits extending far beyond 2020.
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