Connections between Psychology and Instruction

In this interview, Professor Stephen Ryan describes his personal experiences in the classroom and the relationship he sees between the hard sciences and natural sciences.

In this follow-up interview to his Keynote Presentation at The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2016 (ACLL2016), Professor Stephen Ryan of Waseda University, Japan, speaks with Conference Chair, Professor Ted O'Neill, about connections and disconnections between psychology and classroom instruction.

Professor Stephen Ryan

Stephen Ryan has been involved in language education for over 25 years and is Professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Culture, Media and Society at Waseda University, Tokyo. His research and publications cover various aspects of psychology in language learning, with his most recent books being The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited (co- authored with Zoltán Dörnyei) and Exploring Psychology in Language Learning and Teaching, co-authored with Marion Williams and Sarah Mercer (Oxford University Press).

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