Aoyama Gakuin University
Steve is a professor in the School of Social Informatics at Aoyama Gakuin University, and also teaches at Meiji University. His teaching and research interests include CALL, MALL, speech science, and collaborative writing.
Artificial Intelligence (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies have succeeded in transforming learning methodologies. This presentation focuses on the use of AI technologies such as smart speakers and VR applications in improving the English proficiency of native Japanese undergraduates, students’ overall impressions of using AI and VR to study English, as well as the potentialities and pitfalls of these emerging technologies.