Keynote Speakers

 

Prof. Tomokazu Nakayama
Jissen Women's University, Japan

T. Nakayama A. was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Nakayama earned a bachelor degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Obirin University in 1991, and MA in TESOL at Teachers’ College Columbia University in 2001 and Ph.D. at Hiroshima University in 2013. He is specialized in learning science. His current research interests are English as an International Language (EIL) and development of new learning methods to promote proficiency of EIL learners. He developed VA shadowing method to improve Japanese EIL learners’ listening skills and the book on its mechanism will be released this year. Now he and his colleagues are developing the new method called Instant Translation method to promote proficiency of Japanese EIL learners. He is currently an associate professor at Jissen Women’s University in Tokyo and teaches English and English teacher training courses.

 

Assoc. Prof. Eric C.K. Cheng
The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr. Eric Cheng is a specialist in knowledge management, educational management and Lesson Study. He is currently associate professor of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the Education University of Hong Kong. Eric earned his Doctor of Education in education management from the University of Leicester. He has been publishing locally and internationally, with over 50 articles in various media covering the areas of knowledge management, school management and Lesson Study. He is the author of an academic book entitled Knowledge Management for School Education published in 2015 by Springer. Eric has been successful in launching more than 10 research and development projects with external and competitive funds in the capacity of Principal Investigator (PI). He received the Knowledge Transfer Project Award from EDUHK in 2014-15, Scholarship of Teaching Award in 2013-14 and Knowledge Transfer publication Awards in 2012-13 form Faculty of Human Development of EDUHK.

 


Keynote Speakers in ICERI History

Prof. Hui-Wen Vivian Tang

Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Prof. Tomokazu Nakayama

Jissen Women's University, Japan
Prof. Ananda Kumar Palaniappan

 University of Malaya, Malaysia

Prof. Murali Krishnamurthi

Northern Illinois University, USA

Prof. Budsaba Kanoksilapatham
Silpakorn University, Thailand
 
Assoc. Prof. Korakoch Attaviriyanupap
Silpakorn University, Thailand