John C. Herbert

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John C. Herbert
National Institute of Technology, Akashi College
General Studies
Job title
Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language, Northern Arizona University, U.S.A.
Other affiliation
Moodle Association of JapanInclusive Practices and Special Educational Needs SIG (@IATEFL)Japan Association for Language Teaching

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2011
Asscoiate Professor of English, General Studies, National Institute of Technology, Akashi College
Apr 2006
Mar 2011
Lecturer, General Studies, Akashi National College of Technology
Apr 2005
Aug 2006
Part-time English Instructor, Institute of Business and Accounting, Kwansei Gakuin University Graduate School
Apr 2004
Mar 2005
Part-time English Instructor, School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University
Oct 2003
Mar 2004
Part-time English Instructor, Keimei Joshi Gakuin High School
Apr 2003
Mar 2006
Contract Assistant Professor, Foreign Language Education and Research Center, Kansai University
Sep 2002
Mar 2003
Part-time English Instructor, Institute for Language and Culture, Konan University
Apr 2002
Mar 2006
Part-time English Instructor, Osaka University of Economics
Apr 2002
Mar 2003
Part-time English Instructor, Seiwa University
Sep 1998
Aug 2002
Instructor of English as a Foreign Language, The Language Center, Kwansei Gakuin University
Jul 1997
May 1998
Program in Intensive English Instructor, English Department, Northern Arizona University
Jan 1997
May 1997
Freshmen Composition Instructor, English Department, Northern Arizona University


Jul 1996
May 1998
Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language, Department of English, Northerrn Arizona University
Jun 1988
May 1993
B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration) in Management with a Certificate in International Business, College of Business, Texas A&M University

Published Papers

John C. Herbert
The JALTCALL Journal   10(3) 237-254   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
John C. Herbert
The Language Teacher   38(2) 25-27   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Yasutaka Matsuda, John C. Herbert
Memoirs of the Akashi Technical College   (55) 43-47   Apr 2013
One Quiz File, Several Modes of Delivery
John C. Herbert
The EUROCALL Review: Proceedings of the EUROCALL 2011 Conference   20 75-78   2012   [Refereed]
Learning Support in Mathematics and English for Elementary School Students by Kosen Students -From the Student Support GP: An Activity of the Education Programs Using the Social Market-
Atusi Matsumiya, John C. Herbert, Yumiko Nakajima, and Shinichi Morimoto
Japanese Colleges of Technology Eucation Journal   (34) 583-588   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Mobilizing Moodle for TOEIC Preparation
John C. Herbert, Gordon Bateson, and Hidetoshi Inoue
The Council of College English Teachers Research Reports   第29号    2011
ANCT-Scan: The Development of an Open Source Plug-in for Improving Reading Fluency
John C. Herbert
教育研究支援経費研究実績報告書      2009   [Refereed]
The Use of e-learning Quizzes in History of Architecture Courses at a Technical College
Adriana Higashino, John C. Herbert
Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education      Sep 2008   [Refereed]
The Reading Quickly Project
John C. Herbert
教育研究支援経費研究実績報告書   175-178   Aug 2008   [Refereed]
Herbert, H., Herbert, J.C., & Bergman, C.L.
The Language Teacher   27(8) 21-22   2003
John C. Herbert
English Teaching Forum   41(3) 26-31   2003
Conventional versus non-conventional TOEFL preparation methods 
Herbert, J. C., Howard, C. L., & Herbert, H.
Annual Research Report of the Language Center (Kwansei Gakuin University)   3 31-46   2000
Selecting and Evaluating TOEFL Preparation Materials
Herbert, J. C., & Reppen, R.
TESOL Journal   8(4) 41-43   1999

Books etc

The Next Stage to the TOEIC Test: Intermediate
Hisayo Herbert, Kayoko Ito, Hiromi Murakami, John C. Herbert (Part:Joint Work)
Kinseido Publishing Co., Ltd.   2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

Reformatting Text Improves Performance in Mixed-level Intensive Reading Classes
John C. Herbert
IATEFL 2016 (Birmingham, England)   14 Apr 2016   
Foreign Teachers as Homeroom Teachers: A Round Table Discussion [Invited]
John C. Herbert, Todd Cooper, and Charlton B. Moananu
COCET 2014 (Tokyo)   14 Sep 2014   
A Variation of Visual Syntactic Text Formatting Revisited
John C. Herbert
JALTCALL 2014 (Nagoya, Japan)   8 Jun 2014   
The Effects of Syntactically Parsed Text Formats on Intensive Reading Practices in EFL
John C. Herbert
The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) (Athens, Ohio, USA)   9 May 2014   
Eye Movement Patterns of Asian Learners of English Across Parsed and Unparsed Texts
John C. Herbert
The 2014 Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL 2014)(Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.)   22 Mar 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

Effects of VSTF on Intensive Reading
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): John C. Herbert
E-learning materials development for use in English for specific purposes (ESP) instruction
The Other Research Programs