Joseph Dias

Aoyama Gakuin University


Joseph Dias co-coordinates the Integrated English Program for the English Department of Aoyama Gakuin University. He also teaches courses on intercultural communication and food culture as well as a professional development course for graduate students. His research interests include computer assisted language learning and autonomy in language learning. He's currently a reviewer for the JALTCALL Journal and the Coordinator of the Lifelong Language Learning SIG of JALT. (


Teacher and Professional Development Reflections on the Past, Projections of the Future more

Sun, Nov 14, 14:45-16:15 Asia/Tokyo

In the slightly more than half a century of TESOL’s existence there have been a cascade of methods and innovations that teachers have been challenged by. The move to an online pedagogy due to the pandemic accelerated trends while forcing all of us to reevaluate fundamentals. In this forum, prompts (both visual and textual) will be provided to elicit discussion on where we’ve been on our journey as language teachers and where we’re headed.

Andrew Reimann Joseph Dias Kathleen Yamane Timothy Gutierrez Taron Plaza