Dax Thomas

Meiji Gakuin University


Dax Thomas has worked as an EFL instructor in Japan for over twenty years. His interests lay in corpus linguistics, vocabulary, and CLIL. He is a graduate of the University of Birmingham MA TESL/TEFL program and is currently an assistant professor in the Centre for Liberal Arts at Meiji Gakuin University.


Internet & E-media Japanese University Students’ Attitudes Towards Extensive Reading in the Digital Age more

Fri, Aug 13, 19:00-19:20 Asia/Tokyo

With the ubiquitous use of digital devices, it would seem that a technological solution to ER may be just as beneficial as a paper-based approach. Hence, this mixed-methods research project looks at how first-year Japanese EFL university students experienced a yearlong, technologically-assisted extensive reading curriculum in terms of their reading attitudes.

Jesse Elam Dax Thomas Dawn Grimes-MacLellan Valerie Zia Galichet-Honda