Part-time Instructor of MA TESOL
DeVries Centre
+1 (604) 513-2121

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Gordon lived and worked for many years in Japan, where he studied for and received both his Ed.D. and his lovely Japanese wife.  Gordon taught English at a number of institutions in Japan, including Kwansei Gakuin University, Ryukoku University, and Osaka Prefectural University.  Gordon and his family now make their home in Surrey, BC.  His research interests include graduate discourse and diagnostic assessment.

Research & Scholarship

Acton, W., Burri, M., Rauser, K., Teaman, B. & Moulden, G. (2013, March). Anchoring Academic Word List Vocabulary: One Touch at a time. Presentation given at the TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo, Dallas, TX

Moulden, G. A. (2013, April). “A TESOL word list for teacher training programs.” Presentation given at the BC TEAL 2013 Annual Conference, New Westminster, BC

Moulden, G.A. (2015, May). “CAEL and CELPIP Academic: What's under the hood?“ Presentation given at the BC TEAL 2015 Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC


Ed. D. Doctor of Education in TESOL, Temple University, 2005

MA.  Master of Education in TESOL, Temple University, 1993.

BA.  Bachelor of Arts in French Language, UBC, 1985

Recent Publications

Moulden, G. A. (1996). Perceptual Learning Style Preferences: Analysis and Evaluation of results from survey research. In Working Papers in Applied Linguistics, 9.Temple University Japan.

Published dissertation:

Moulden, G. A. (2005). An Evaluation of Language Policy in a Bilingual School in Japan. Chief Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Schaefer


Research Methodology, and Assessment in TESOL

Courses Taught

Assessment in TESOL

Research Methodology


Leadership in TESOL