ERIC Number: ED340210
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Autonomy in Language Learning.
Gathercole, Ian, Ed.
Ten papers from a January 1990 conference in Britain on the meaning and implications of autonomy for school learners of second languages address theoretical and practical issues in independent study, learner-controlled instruction, cooperative learning, teacher-student relationship, learner responsibility, students with learning difficulties, and program development and design. The papers include: "Supported Self-Study Across the Curriculum" (Philip Waterhouse); "Autonomy in Language Learning" (David Little); "Learner Autonomy in Practice" (Leni Dam); "Letting Go" (Judith Hamilton); "Autonomy In Our Primary School" (Jane Johnson, Harinder Pardesi, Chris Paine); "Collaborative Learning: Taking the First Steps" (Vee Harris, Gerard Noyau); "First Steps Towards Autonomy for Pupils with Learning Difficulties" (Bernardette Holmes); "Responsibility and Resources" (Vaughan Malcolm); "Flexible Learning North East Modern Languages" (Angela Nichols, Carole Shepherd); and "Developing Reading at Bushfield School" (Ann Swarbrick). (MSE)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Learner Controlled Instruction, Learning Problems, Modern Languages, Personal Autonomy, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, Regent's College, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 4NS, England (7.95 British pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)