Personnel Information


Brian Gaynor

Affiliation centers1, etc

The Center for Fundamental Education in Science and Engineering

Job title

Associate Professor

E-mail Address

E-mail address

Keywords for Research Field 【 display / non-display

  • Foreign Language Education in Elemetary Schools

  • Task Based Language Teaching

  • Bilingual Education

  • Early English Language Education

Research history 【 display / non-display

  • A longitudinal study of english education in Japanese elementary schools.

    2011.04 ~ 2013.03

Graduate school・Graduate course, etc. 【 display / non-display

  • Leicester University

    2009.03,Master's Course,MA in Mass Communications,Mass Media and Communications,Completed,United Kingdom

  • Aston University, England

    2013.12,Master's Course,Foreign Language Activities in Japanese Elemetary Schools,Applied Linguistics,Others,United Kingdom

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • PhD in Education

    From Policy to Practice: Elementary School English in Japan

Academic Society 【 display / non-display

  • Japanese Association of Teaching English in Elementary Schools

  • British Association of Applied Linguistics


Books 【 display / non-display

  • New Perspectives on the development of communicative and related competence in foreign language education

    Brian Gaynor,De Gruyter Mouton,Teaching English to young learners in Japan: Teacher competence and classroom context,(p.71),2018.06,9781501514289

  • From Language Policy to Pedagogic Practice: Elementary School English in Japan

    International perspectives on teaching English to young learners,Palgrave Macmillan,2014.11,9781137023216

  • English in Asia

    IIUM Press,The Learning Environment and Student Motivation,(p.411),2009.04

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Development of a New Primary School English Curriculum and Textbooks in Myanmar

    Brian Gaynor James Hall,TESL-EJ The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language,vol.24,(3),2020.11

  • Changing from within: Immigration and Japan

    Brian Gaynor,The Irish Journal for Culture, Arts, Literature and Language (CALL),vol.1,(p.1 ~ 18),2016.12

  • Content Based Instruction in Muroran Institute of Technology: A Critical Evaluation

    Brian Gaynor,Journal of Language and Culture of Hokkkaido,(11),(p.157 ~ 168),2013.03

  • Toward a Cohesive Curriculum of Communincative Language Instruction at Muroran Institute of Technology

    Brian Gaynor,Memoirs of the Muroran Institute of Technology,(60),2011.03

  • An Evaluation of the Teachers' Guide for Eigo Note

    Brian Gaynor,Journal of Language and Culture of Hokkaido,(9),(p.75 ~ 92),2011.02

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International conference proceedings 【 display / non-display


    Brian Gaynor,Knowledge, Skills and Competencies in Foreign Language Education. Singapore: NUS Centre for Language Studies.,National University of Singapore,2014.12,Singapore

  • The teachers' guide as a source of professional development

    Brian Gaynor,日本児童英語教育学会第33全国大会 資料集,(p.53 ~ 58),昭和女子大学,2012.06,東京

  • Elementary School English Education in Japan

    Brian Gaynor,Language Policy and Language Learning,(p.63 ~ 70),IRAAL,2009.09,Limerick

  • Development Journalism - Are we setting the theoretical bar too high for its practitioners?

    Brian Gaynor,Development Journalism and the Media,AMIC,2007.07,Singapore

Editorial and Commentary 【 display / non-display

  • Editor's Note

    Brian Gaynor,Journal of Language and Culture of Hokkaido,vol.17,(p.217),2019.03

  • An Introduction to Irish-English

    Brian Gaynor,JALT Journal,vol.34,(2),(p.244 ~ 247),2012.11

  • Bilingual Education in the 21st Century

    Brian Gaynor,Japan Journal of Multilingualism and Multiculturalism,vol.17,(1),(p.78 ~ 80),2011.10

Research reports 【 display / non-display

  • Studies on better motivation in foreign language learning from various angles

    Brian Gaynor,北海道言語文化研究,(18),(p.201 ~ 205),2020.03

Presentaion at conference, meeting, etc. 【 display / non-display

  • Students' experiences of online learning

    Brian Gaynor,全国語学教育学会 JALT ,福岡国際会議場・福岡県福岡市,JALT 2022 全国語学教育学会 第48回年次国際大会,2022.11.12,Japan

  • Administrative work in the Japanese University

    Brian Gaynor,2022 Michinoku English Summit,Japan Association of Language Teaching 全国語学教育学会,無し,2022.07.02,青森県八戸市八戸学院大学,Japan

  • Is Zoom Communicative? A Student Survey of Online Language Learning.

    Brian Gaynor,2021 JALT Annual International Conference,Japan Association of Language Teaching 全国語学教育学会,無し,2021.11.14,Japan

  • Primary EFL curriculum change in Myanmar: challenges and constraints

    Brian Gaynor,2021 British Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference,British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL),無し,2021.09.09,Northumbria University (online),United Kingdom

  • A comparative survey of Communicative Language Teaching in the classroom and online

    Brian Gaynor,JACET60周年記念国際大会,一般社団法人 大学英語教育学会 The Japan Association of College English Teachers,JACET60周年記念国際大会 予稿,2021.08.28

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Class subject in charge 【 display / non-display

  • 英語コミュニケーションII(集中講義)


  • フレッシュマン英語演習(A〜Cクラス・Hクラス・Iクラス)


  • フレッシュマン英語演習(J〜Lクラス・Qクラス・Rクラス)


  • 英語コミュニケーションⅠ(Aクラス)


  • 英語コミュニケーションⅠ(Eクラス)


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International research cooperation activities 【 display / non-display

  • The Puean Program - A CLIL based approach to language learning


  • Myanmar CREATE Project

    Myanmar,Yangon University, Yankin College of Education,2020.04 ~ 2021.07

  • Western Washington University English Program

    米国,Western Washington University,2019.08

  • Myanmar CREATE Project

    Myanmar,Yangon University, Yankin College of Education,2019.04

  • Myanmar CREATE Project

    Myanmar,Yangon University, Yankin College of Education,2018.08 ~ 2019.03

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