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About David Nunan

Dr. David Nunan is a globally acclaimed linguist, former President of the TESOL International Association (1999-2000), the world's largest language teaching organization, and the world's leading textbook series author.


Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Anaheim University, David is the founding Dean of the Anaheim University Graduate School of Education and served as President of Anaheim University from 2006 to 2008. David Nunan has been involved in the teaching of graduate programs for such prestigious institutions as the University of Hong Kong, Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, Monterey Institute for International Studies, and many more.


Dr. Nunan is a best-selling author of English Language Teaching textbooks for Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Thomson Learning. His ELT textbook series "Go For It" is the largest selling textbook series in the world with total sales exceeding 2.5 billion books.


In 2002 Dr. Nunan received a congressional citation from the United States House of Representatives for his services to English language education through his pioneering work in online education at Anaheim University. In 2003 he was ranked the 7th most influential Australian in Asia by Business Review Weekly, and in 2005 he was named one of the top "50 Australians who Matter". David Nunan was invited by the Australian Prime Minister to attend a summit in Sydney Australia in December 1996 as one of the Leading 100 Global Australians.


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Teaching Schedule

Dr. David Nunan teaches in the Anaheim University Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in TESOL, Master of Arts (MA) in TESOL, Online Graduate Diploma in TESOL, Online TESOL Certificate and Teaching English to Young Learners programs.
In the Online Ed.D. and MA in TESOL programs, Dr. David Nunan teaches weekly real-time online classes as well as annual face-to-face on-campus residential sessions in California.

Dr. Nunan designed and oversees the Online TESOL Certificate program at Anaheim University.

Dr. Nunan also designed and oversees the Online Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) Certificate program at Anaheim University.