Jack earned his MA in Applied Language Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa. After having enjoyed a decade-long teaching career in Japan, Jack returned to Canada and has taught English for academic purposes at Thompson Rivers University. As a result, he brings with him close to 20 years of ESL teaching, teacher training, and curriculum development experience.
Jack's extensive domestic and international teaching expertise combined with his friendly personality and highly professional approach to teaching allow him to meet the needs of learners with most unique goals.
Jack's main areas of interest include second language acquisition, blended learning, use of social networking technology in language learning, and curriculum design.
Jack's teaching motto echoes the following words of Plutarch (c. 46-120 AD): "The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited."