• Affect and willingness to communicate in digital game-based learning 

      Reinders, Hayo; Wattana, Sorada (Cambridge Journals Online (Cambridge University Press), 2014-05-20)
      The possible benefits of digital games for language learning and teaching have received increasing interest in recent years. Games are said, amongst others, to be motivating, to lower affective barriers in learning, and ...
    • Autonomous language learning study guides : Useful tools in the self-access language learning environment. 

      Dofs, Kerstin; Hobbs, Moira (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), 2014)
      This paper reports on a recent trial of Autonomous Language Learning (ALL) guides, at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT), in Christchurch and Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. ...
    • Autonomy and language learning behavior : the role of student initiation and participation in L2 classrooms 

      Reinders, Hayo; Loewen, Shawn (Study in English Language Teaching, 2013-02)
      There are many different views of what learner autonomy entails. But what does autonomous language learning look like in practice? In this short article we argue that student initiation and participation are crucial to and ...
    • Can I say something? The effects of digital game play on willingness to communicate. 

      Reinders, Hayo; Wattana, Sorada (Sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawai’i, University of Hawai‘i Center for Language and Technology (CLT), and the Center for Language Education, and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University, 2014-06-01)
      This paper reports on a study into the effects of digital game play on learners’ Willingness to Communicate (WTC), or individuals’ “readiness to enter into discourse at a particular time with a specific person or persons, ...
    • Contextualising the learning affordances of technology : an in-depth look at the developing practice of two modern language teachers 

      Haines, Karen (Unitec ePress, 2017-09-17)
      Affordance is an integral part of the practical knowledge teachers acquire while using new technologies in their teaching. This article describes the situated learning of two experienced modern language teachers using new ...
    • The effects of aural input enhancement on L2 acquisition 

      Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Meiyoung (University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource Center., 2013-07)
      Input enhancement involves attempts to direct the learner’s attention to specific linguistic forms in target language input (Sharwood Smith, 1993). One way to do this is by manipulating the input in order to attract learners’ ...
    • Enhancing informal language learning with mobile technology : does it work? 

      Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Min Young (University of Central Lancashire, 2011-10-10)
      There are many theories that attempt to explain second language acquisition processes and factors determining success or failure. Despite a lack of general agreement between proponents of these theories, research has ...
    • ‘Examining the "self” in self-access materials 

      Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (rEFLections, 2005)
      Self-access centres (SACS*) are an increasingly common form of support for language learners. Self-access learning, by its nature, is heavily dependent on the availability of sufficient and relevant materials of a high ...
    • Group discussions : the teacher's role? 

      Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn; Tsang, Rebecca (The Chinese University Press, 2003)
      Group discussions are a popular way of increasing the opportunities for authentic talk by language learners. However groups can also present problems: one or two learners may dominate talk or teachers may have difficulty ...
    • How well do self-access CALL materials support self- directed learning? 

      Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (The JALT CALL Journal, 2005-08)
      Many CALL materials are used for self-study or are offered in self-access centres where students often have little or no access to support from a teacher. Such materials thus have to be very clear, comprehensive, and easy ...
    • Learner uptake and acquisition in three grammar-oriented production activities 

      Reinders, Hayo (Sage Publications, 2009)
      This study investigates the effects of three types of production activities on uptake (operationalized as correct suppliance of the target structure during the treatment) and acquisition of negative adverbs in English. It ...
    • Personal learning environments for supporting out-of-olass language learning 

      Reinders, Hayo (English Teaching Forum, 2015)
      A Personal Learning Environment (PLE) is a learner controlled environment for language learning. More specifically, it is a combination of tools (usually digital) and resources chosen by the learner to support different ...
    • Towards a definition of intake in second language acquisition 

      Reinders, Hayo (Isfahan University * Journals System (Iran), 2012-05-22)
      Intake is a concept that has long fascinated second language researchers as it provides a window onto the crucial intermediary stage between input and acquisition. A better understanding of this intermediary stage can help ...

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