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Language learner autonomy

Breffni O"Rourke

Language learner autonomy

policy, curriculum, classroom : a festschrift in honour of David Little

by Breffni O"Rourke

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Published by Peter Lang in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBreffni O"Rourke and Lorna Carson, eds
SeriesContemporary studies in descriptive linguistics -- vol. 3, Contemporary studies in descriptive linguistics -- vol. 3.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP118.2 .L3644 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 413 p. :
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24521021M
ISBN 109783039119806
LC Control Number2009044915
OCLC/WorldCa460712264

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Language Learner Autonomy: Theory, Practice and Research (Second Language Acquisition Book ) - Kindle edition by Prof. David Little, Leni Dam, Lienhard Legenhausen.

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Learner Autonomy offers practical guidance on helping learners realise that their contribution to the teaching-learning process is dixsept.club by: Language Learner Autonomy is a refreshing take on a topic which has been debated and discussed for a long time.

The authors are clearly passionate about what they feel is the best way for achieving autonomous learning. The book is a very worthwhile read for anyone involved in language education and offers much food for thought on the role we assign to learners for their own learning.

(Language Teaching Methodology) This work aims to encourage teachers to identify and develop their students' capacity for becoming autonomous learners. It outlines procedures for diagnosing language learners' ability as self-sufficient learners and gives guidelines for using tasks and classroom contexts to encourage such learning/5(6).

Developing learner independence has an important role in the theory and practice of language teaching. Language learning is a lifelong endeavour, not one that begins and ends in a language class room.

Most learners and teachers feel that language learning consumes a considerable amount of time. The concept of learner autonomy in L2 education was first elaborated by Henri Holec in.

Autonomy and foreign language learning, a report published by the Council of Europe in (cited here as Holec ). Holec defined learner autonomy in terms of learner self- direction and control of the learning. Learner autonomy has been a major area of interest in foreign language (FL) teaching for some 30 years.

Much has been written about what learner autonomy is, the rationale for promoting it, and its implications for teaching and learning. In terms of its rationale (see, for example, Camilleri Grima. autonomy in language teaching and learning.

Definitions Holec’s () definition of learner autonomy has proved remarkably robust and remains the most widely cited definition in the field. Variations on this definition abound. ‘Ability’ is often replaced by. Autonomy in learning is about people taking more control over their learning in classrooms and outside them and autonomy in language learning about people taking more control over the purposes for which they learn languages and the ways in which they learn them.

Learner autonomy refers to the principle that learners should take a maximum amount of responsibility for what they learn and how they learn it.

They should be involved in decisions concerning setting objectives for learning, determining ways and means of learning, and reflecting on and evaluating what they have learned. Language learner autonomy In formal educational contexts autonomous language learners are able to take charge of their own learning; that seems to have been universally agreed since Henri Holec’s report Autonomy and foreign language learning (cited here as Holec ) was first published by the Council of Europe in Cited by: Aug 03,  · Learner autonomy in foreign language teaching and learning has been a favourite topic for a long time.

Since the beginning of the millennium year, there have been lots of studies to promote learner autonomy in different levels of foreign language education Cited by: 1.

This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of autonomy in language learning and the educational practices asso Also of interest to language teachers and researchers involved in autonomous learning, self-access, and learner training, and the TESOL market in general/5(15).

According to Little () and Dam (), language learning is significantly enhanced when students are allowed to select the content and control the goals of the course.

Moreover, autonomy also improves students' responsibility for their own learning and. Whereas in previous decades autonomous, self-directed or 'independent' learning may have been assumed to be an alternative to classroom learning, the emphasis has now shifted to the point where learner autonomy, viewed as capacity to take charge of one’s own learning, is increasingly being promoted as a goal for general language education.

In particular, it addresses language learner autonomy, both as a theoretical construct and in relation to areas of application such as the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the European Language Portfolio (ELP), teacher training, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), and minority language provision.

Jan 29,  · Learner autonomy is when students take control and responsibility for their own learning, both in terms of what they learn and how they learn it. It takes as its starting point the idea that students are capable of self-direction and are able to develop an.

Aug 17,  · Learner Autonomy offers practical guidance on helping learners realise that their contribution to the teaching-learning process is crucial. It also encourages them to take an active role in their own learning. Rather than advocating radical changes in Classroom Management, it focuses on the gradual process of changing learner attitudes.

The activities are designed to develop a 4/5(2). Learner training in the classroom encourages autonomy and is an important element of language teaching. Example An autonomous learner will set their own goals, reflect on their progress, and seek opportunities to practise outside the classroom.3/5(2).

Developing Learner Autonomy. There are many different ways to think about our goals as teachers; what it is we hope to achieve with our students. We can talk about learning objectives for each lesson, about curriculum targets, or we can talk about dixsept.club: Karl Millsom.

Learner autonomy has been used to make predictions about second language acquisition, the usual assumption being that an autonomous learner will be a “good learner” and that learning is best achieved if. Learner autonomy is very useful in learning a new language.

It is much more beneficial to learn a language by being exposed to it in comparison to learning patterns of different tenses. In the view of cultural-historical psychology, the development of a students learning skills is never entirely separable from the content of their learning, seeing as learning a new language is quite different to learning any.

On the other hand, learner training and other approaches which attempt to fit learners into preconceived models of the ‘ideal autonomous learner’ may lend support to the criticism that autonomy is a western concept inappropriate for ‘non-western’ students (ibid.).

Promote Ongoing Learner Autonomy. Promoting learner autonomy within your learning platform revolves primarily around championing a sense of ownership.

If an individual feels empowered to learn and understands its benefit to the development, they will be more inclined to seek out learning opportunities on their own. Learner autonomy is an important concept in educational fields, including language learning ones such as EAP.

This section will consider what learner autonomy is, what skills autonomous learners need and why learner autonomy is dixsept.club page also looks at how learner autonomy can be developed, as well as considering the cultural aspects of learner autonomy.

This is a review of a book written by three veteran scholars in the field of learner autonomy. Little, Dam and Legenhausen start with a clear and practical description of an autonomous language classroom where even at a beginning level, learners are.

learning styles and strategies is valid regardless of what the learner’s first language is. Learning styles are the general approaches –for example, global or analytic, auditory or visual –that students use in acquiring a new language or in learning any other subject.

The first volume in this series is ‘Learner and Teacher Autonomy: Concepts, realities, and responses’ edited by Terry Lamb and Hayo Reinders. The volume fo-cuses on the issue of autonomy in language learning but goes beyond other publi-cations by combining learner.

dixsept.club: Learner Autonomy: A Guide to Developing Learner Responsibility (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers) () by Scharle, Agota and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(9).

Autonomy in Language Learning: Getting Learners Actively Involved. By Marcella Menegale. For other books published by IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG, view IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG's Smashwords publisher profile page.

It's possible you may find a newer edition of this book there. Bibliography on Autonomy in Learning Compiled by Phil Benson, English Dept., Hong Kong Institute of Education Categorised version. This bibliography contains around 1, references on autonomy in learning and related topics.

Most are references to work in the field of language teaching and. One-to-one: Promoting Learner Autonomy. Have you ever had the feeling that there ’ s not much left for you to do but watch your student ’ s rapid growth resulting from his or her independent work.

I ’ ve been lucky enough to witness such cases with my individual students and I remember that at first it made me think, “W hat am I doing here. This person doesn ’ t need a teacher at allAuthor: Olga Samsonova.

Sara Cotterall, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Cotterall, S. The pedagogy of learner autonomy: Lessons from the classroom.

Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal, 8(2), Paginated PDF version Abstract Learner autonomy in language learning has been the focus of enthusiastic investigation for the last 25 years.

In this volume, for example, there are examples of research into the teacher’s role in the classroom. Macaro explores three dimensions of learner au- tonomy (autonomy of language competence, autonomy of language learning com- petence, and autonomy of choice) in order to identify the role played by the teach- er in each dimension.

learning depends as much on the student as on the teacher. That is, they share responsibility for the outcome. In other words, success in learning very much dependson learners having a responsibleattitude.

Some degree of autonomy is also essential to successful language learning. No matter how much students learn through lessons, there is.

The chapters in this book have individually considered either discrete or interrelated elements of learner and teacher autonomy in language learning.

The purpose of this concluding chapter is to attempt to draw together the various strands which emerge in the book as a whole, and offer a synthesis of the driving question which the book was. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. May 26,  · Autonomy has become a keyword of language policy in education systems around the world, as the importance of independent learning and new technologies has grown.

Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Teaching and Researching Autonomy provides an accessible and comprehensive critical account of the theory and practice of autonomy/5(13).

This volume seeks to foster the development of teacher and learner autonomy in language learning in higher education. It pools the insights and experiences of a group of international researchers who present their reflections and research on different aspects of autonomy and related issues.

Learning to foster autonomy: The role of teacher education materials Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal, 2 (1), Paginated PDF version Abstract In recent years there has been an increased appreciation of the interrelationship between learner autonomy and teacher.

Feb 06,  · The book concludes with an overview of the state of research in this field, focusing on the (inter)relationships between the concepts of learner and teacher autonomy. [ Author: Henri Holec.First, the definition of learner autonomy will be outlined.

Subsequently, it will be illustrated how learner autonomy can be promoted, especially by taking the theories of TBL and PBL into account. A Definition of Learner Autonomy. Learner autonomy has become a central topic in language teaching and learning over time.In addition to the long-established areas such as L1 transfer, language universals and learner differences, more directions are emerging.

For instance, a growing body of research in recent decades starts to investigate learner autonomy (e.g., in Dam, ), strategy training (e.g., Carrier, ) and task-based learning (e.g., in García Mayo.