Koji Arizumi (有住幸二) grew up in Tokyo, Japan. He went to Waseda University and majored in applied physics. While in college, he started playing the flute and went on to get a master’s degree (MA) and doctoral degree (DMA) in music. He has been teaching Japanese on Satellite TV/video as well as in the classroom more than 20 years while researching the educational use of technology. Dr. Arizumi also teaches Japanese Literature in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics of UA. He has been Executive Director of the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs (NASILP) since 2015.