Wyndham Miles, Jr.
                  ESL/ ESP LECTURER
                AT JAPANESE  COLLEGES

MEIJI UNIVERSITY
School of Business Management, Izumi Campus, Tokyo,
Teaching inter-faculty courses in the Legacy of the Occupation Era on Modern Japan

SOPHIA UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Management, Yotsuya Campus, Tokyo
Teaching senior level courses in global business management. Lecturing on the pros and cons of the trend towards globalization, and its impact on developing states, as well as, advanced nations and informal empires.

SOPHIA UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
English Department, Yotsuya Campus, Tokyo
Teaching upper level courses in the Legacy of the Occupation Era on Modern Japan.

RIKKYO UNIVERSITY
School of Intercultural Communication Studies
Ikebukuro Campus, Tokyo
Taught classes in Listening Skills in English, Cultural Awareness, and Writing Skills.

           CORPORATE TRAINER IN
           JAPANESE  COMPANIES:

SIMUL CORPORATE TRAINING CENTER, Tokyo, Japan
1997-Present
Teaching English in intensive pre-departure programs for multinational corporations, such as Mobil Oil, Nokia, and Nissan.
Training employees of Mobil Oil, Nokia, and Nissan, focusing on Effective Writing for Business: report writing, letter writing, and e-mail skills.

KOYO SHOJI COMPANY, LTD., Tokyo, Japan 1997-Present
Teaching business English to employees of Hitachi. Conducting Verbal Proficiency Interviews for Hitachi employees who have earned a score of 800 or greater on the TOEIC test.

NIKKA WHISKEY DISTILLING CO., Tokyo, Japan
June, 1997 - April, 2001
Training senior employees of Nikka Whiskey Distilling Co, focusing on Conversation Strategies for business, travel, and entertaining.Teaching Business English, focusing on fluency, vocabulary, and cultural awareness in business relations. Role-playing to sharpen meeting skills, language and tactics for negotiation.


        EDUCATION & ACADEMIC Background:
(2004) Doctor of Philosophy
Commonwealth Open University
Virgin Islnd, U.K.
Dissertation  The Legacy of America's Occupation Era:  A Historical perspective of the role of Japan's Bureaucracy in Assisting the the Supreme Commander of Allied Powers (SCAP) in implementing reforms  of Imperial Japan.

Postgraduate Diploma in TEFL/TESOL (2000-2001)
English Language Centre,  London, U.K

1989-91: Masters of Public Administration
Center for Public Administration and Policy
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia

1985: Bachelor of Arts in Government, Public Administration, and Public Policy
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

                     PUBLICATIONS:

"Training Evaluation--In Search of the Right Tools"
TESOL Matters,
Vol. 8. No. 5 (Oct/Nov, 1998), p.12.

"You say you have a great English for Specific Purposes Workplace Program - How do you know?"
Part 1: Reaction and Learning in the Classroom
English for Specific Purposes News (TESOL),
Vol. 8. No. 1 (Jan/Feb, 1999), pp.9-11.

"You say you have a great English for Specific Purposes Workplace Program- How do you know?
Part 2: Assessing Behavioral Change on the Job
English for Specific Purposes News (TESOL),
Vol. 8. No. 1 (Sept/Oct, 1999), pp. 6-10.

"The Thunder of the Guns"
Battlefield Journal,
Vol. 3. Issue 8 (Oct 1999), p 4.

"Capt. Samuel Ashe, Last Officer of the C.S.A."
Battlefield Journal,
Vol. 3. Issue 8 (Oct 1999), p 10.

"Our Family's Ancestors in Civil War Blue: A Sketch of James L. Miles and the 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg"
Battlefield Journal,
Vol. 5. Issue 7 (Sept 2001), p 10.

"Our Family's Ancestors in Civil War Gray: The Alderman Family and the Georgia Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg"
Battlefield Journal,
Vol. 5. Issue 7 (Sept 2001), p 11.

Letter to the Editor
Battlefield Journal,
Vol. 5. Issue 7 (Oct 2001), p 1.

Awards
1990-91 LISTED IN "OUTSTANDING YOUNG MEN OF AMERICA"

Some Helpful Links:
English For Management Majors At Sophia University Lesson 1
How to Write E-mail in Professor Wyndham Miles' Classes
Tips for Japanese University Students Writing in English
Contact Information
Name: Wyndham D. Miles, Jr.
Email: wyn1@starpower.net
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