ERIC Number: ED454746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Training Learners for Self-Instruction.
This book presents practical solutions for teaching foreign language learners self instruction, ranging from needs analysis to resourcing, strategy training and monitoring tools. Special emphasis is placed on different ways in which learners can be supported by learning how to analyze their own needs and set their own goals, how to choose the most effective means to reach those goals, and how to monitor their own progress. Chapter titles include the following: "What is a Learner Training Programme?""Aids for Goal Setting"; "Providing Learning Resources"; "Helping Learners Monitor Their Own Progress"; "The Learners' Response"; "Controlling Standards"; "A Few Questions for Future Development"; "Preferences"; and "Photocopiable Appendices." The references chapter is an annotated list of resources in print and electronic form. (Contains 31 references.) (KFT)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Independent Study, Instructional Design, Material Development, Questionnaires, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Worksheets
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).