Brent A. Jones

Professor, Director of Language Programs


Hirao School of Management


Brent A. Jones is currently the Director of Language Programs at Konan University, Hirao School of Management, where since 2009 he has helped develop a content and language integrated (CLIL) program. He is currently the Coordinator of Teachers Helping Teachers, one of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) within the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT). His major research interests are L2 learning motivation and engagement, instructional technology, instructional design, CLIL, curriculum and materials development, genre approaches to second language reading and writing, and extensive reading. He completed his Educational Doctorate through the Institute of Education at the University of Reading. He has been an IDI Qualified Administrator since 2020.