• Essential advising to underpin effective language learning and teaching 

      Hobbs, Moira; Dofs, Kerstin (Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), Chiba, Japan, 2015-03)
      This paper is aimed at managers, teachers and advisors who are involved with language learner advising. It will first give a historic background to autonomy and advising (Benson & Voller, 1997; Crabbe, 1993; Holec, 1981) ...
    • An evaluative checklist for self-access materials 

      Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (Oxford University Press, 2006-07)
      Self-access centres (SACs) are playing an increasingly pivotal role in supporting the (self-) study of languages. Selecting suitable resources thus becomes more and more important. At the selection stage, identifying ...
    • Fortress or bridge? : learners’ perceptions and practice in self access language learning 

      Cotterall, Sara; Reinders, Hayo (Tesolanz, 2000)
      Independent language learning is an essential complement to classroom-based learning if learners are to acquire target competence in a realistic period of time. It follows that language teachers can help promote learning ...
    • Nonparticipation in university language support 

      Reinders, Hayo (Japan Association for Language Teaching, 2005-11)
      Research has shown that many students studying abroad face great difficulties and run the risk of failing courses as a result of problems with the language (cf. Ballard & Clanchy, 1997). At a university in New Zealand it ...
    • Research agenda : language learning beyond the classroom 

      Reinders, Hayo; Benson, P. (Cambridge University Press, 2017-09-14)
      Most language learning research is carried out either in classrooms or among classroom learners. As Richards (2015) points out, however, there are two dimensions to successful learning: what happens inside classrooms and ...
    • Self-access and independent learning centres 

      Reinders, Hayo (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
      Self-access centres are learner-oriented language learning environments that encourage the development of learner autonomy (see LEARNER AUTONOMY). Self-access centres (SACs) provide materials, activities, and staff support ...
    • The state-of-the-art of self-access in New Zealand : results of a SWOT analysis. 

      Lázaro, Noemí; Reinders, Hayo (TESOLANZ Inc, 2007)
      Self-access centres form an important part of language education in New Zealand. A recent study (Reinders et al., 2003) showed that all tertiary providers in the country offered some form of self-access language learning ...

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