KNOWLES Lawrenceノールズ ローレンス

Research Areas:Second-language learner motivation, L2 essay structure, computer assisted language learning (CALL), L2 argumentation skills

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Message to students

Expose yourself to the target language (English) as much as possible in your daily life. Watch YouTube and films, listen to songs, browe Web sites -- learning the language can be fun. All of this input will help you become better speakers and writers.


  • Knowles, L. (2022). English language learners’ preference for asynchronous, synchronous and hybrid modes of online learning. Journal of Inquiry and Research, (115), 67–84.

  • Knowles, L. (2021). The benefits of humor in the ESL classroom. Journal of Inquiry and Research, (113), 53–64.

  • Knowles, L. (2020). Japan’s shifting approach towards language. Journal of Inquiry and Research, (112), 17–25.


  • University of Missouri, M.Ed. (TESOL), 2015
  • Kenyon College, B.A. English Literature,1999