ERIC Number: ED454723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Teaching and Researching Autonomy in Language Learning. Applied Linguistics in Action Series.
This volume offers a comprehensive account of autonomy in language learning and the educational practices associated with the concept. The book is divided into 18 chapters: "The History of Autonomy in Language Learning"; "Autonomy beyond the Field of Language Education"; "Defining and Describing Autonomy"; Control as a Natural Attribute of Learning"; "Levels of Control"; "Fostering Autonomy"; "Resource-Based Approaches"; "Technology-Based Approaches"; "Learner-Based Approaches"; "Classroom-Based Approaches"; "Curriculum-Based Approaches"; "Teacher-Based Approaches"; "Research Methods and Key Areas of Research"; "Case Studies"; and "Resources for Research and Practice." (Contains 337 references.)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Case Studies, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Learner Controlled Instruction, Learning Strategies, Personal Autonomy, Professional Autonomy, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Role, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Pearson Education Limited, Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2JE, United Kingdom. Web site: http://www.pearsoneduc.com
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
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Note: Edited by Christopher N. Candlin and David R. Hall.