John Jordan is the Academic Director of INTO Drew University. He teaches all courses in the EAP program as well as linguistics and writing at Drew. John has been teaching English composition and ESL for over 31 years – all levels from basic through graduate – to students from over 80 countries of the world. His particular area of expertise is writing, having taught English composition classes from developmental English through research writing, as well as literature classes. John has long had a reputation as a dynamic classroom instructor—innovative, involved, conscientious and caring, with an exceptional facility with technology in the classroom.
John Jordan earned a Master of Arts Degree in English from Colorado State University with a concentration in TESL/Linguistics. Earlier he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in German, also from CSU. He also completed significant graduate coursework in Educational Technology at the University of Northern Colorado, specializing in Instructional Design and Distance Education.
Previously he served as Learning Resource Coordinator for INTO Colorado State University, as the Writing Center Coordinator at both Colorado State University and Aims Community College, and more recently as the Department Chair of UPP English at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.