• Autonomous language learning in self-access spaces : Moodle in action 

      Dofs, Kerstin; Hobbs, Moira (Self-Access Learning Centre (SALC) Kanda University of International Studies (Chiba, Japan), 2016-03)
      Over the past few decades language educators have experienced an enormous growth in the use of digital technology, both for themselves and for their students. Along with the internationalisation and stronger business focus ...
    • Best practice ideas for learner advising in New Zealand 

      Hobbs, Moira; Dofs, Kerstin (Self-Access Learning Centre (SALC) Kanda University of International Studies (Chiba, Japan), 2016-06)
      In this article, the authors will present a short discussion about the role of self-access and advising in language education, after which they will describe workshops they conducted, and disseminate ideas for best practice ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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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