Dr. Shewell holds a doctorate in Educational Technology from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in TESOL from Brigham Young University. He has taught English in the Middle East, Asia, and the United States. More recently, Dr. Shewell co-designed Arizona State University’s online TESOL certificate program (Teach English Now!) at English Principles on the Coursera platform. He also runs a website that allows teachers to create interactive vocabulary activities at ESLActivites.com, and is the creator of the Perception of Spoken English (POSE) Test at POSEtest.com, a diagnostic tool for finding students’ specific problem areas in the pronunciation of English.
Dr. Shewell is available to conduct professional development workshops on topics ranging from technology in the English language classroom to creating and designing effective instructional materials.