About Us

James York

Assistant Professor
Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Ludic keywords: Board games, social deduction, party games, family games, Minecraft, game design
  • Language keywords: Speaking, communication, Japanese, online communities
  • Pedagogy keywords: Task-based language teaching, social pedagogy, connected learning, play theory, teacher roles

Jonathan deHaan

Associate Professor
University of Shizuoka, Japan

  • Ludic keywords: tabletop games, video games, roleplaying games, indie games, social impact games, simulations
  • Language keywords: literacy, texts and discourse, participation, language and society
  • Pedagogy keywords: pedagogy of multiliteracies, game studies, project-based learning, media literacy, experiential learning, transformational teaching