Analysing learner language: Metaphor analysis

The Research Institute for Leaner Autonomy Education (RILAE) is delighted to welcome back Professor Hayo Reinders next week. He will be giving the following workshop which is open to everyone. In addition, he is available for consultations about research and study (schedule here).

Session date: Wednesday November 7th
Time: 12.20 to 13.00
Location: 8116 

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LAb session: Call for presenters. November 8th

Rilae - The LAb Sessions - Google DocsYou are warmly invited to attend another online event organised by the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education (RILAE) on the theme of identity and learner autonomy. It is our third ‘LAb session’ following the success of the first two. You can listen live from any device. We will also record it so you can listen later. Our featured speakers are Alice Chik, Adelia Peña Clavel, Carol Griffiths, and Kie Yamamoto.

We welcome proposals from colleagues who would like to give a short presentation on the theme of identity and learner autonomy. Please see the website for details of how to submit. Contributions could include short research reports, examples of best practice, bright ideas, book reviews, and more. Continue reading

New publications by SALC team members

Asta, E., & Mynard, J. (2018). Exploring basic psychological needs in a language learning center. Part 1: Conducting student interviews. Relay Journal, 1(2). LINK

Edlin, C., & Bonner, E. (2018). Peer Scan: Leveraging augmented reality technology and crowdsourced feedback to help learners navigate to effective materials for self-access language learning. Relay Journal, 1(2). LINK

McLoughlin, D., & Mynard, J. (2018). How do self-directed learners keep going? The role of interest in sustained learning. 2017 PanSIG Journal, 74-81. LINK

Mynard, J., Mideros, D., & O’Leary, C. (2018). Introduction: Special issue featuring papers from the Learner Autonomy Forum at AILA, Rio de Janeiro, 2017). Studies in Self-Access Learning, 9(3), 242-246. LINK

Mynard, J., & Yamamoto, K. (2018). User perceptions of an app for managing self-directed language learning. Relay Journal, 1(2). LINK

Shelton-Strong, S. J., & Mynard, J. (2018). Affective factors in self-access learning. Relay Journal, 1(2). LINK

Viberg, O., Laaksolahti, J., Mynard, J., & Mavroudi, A. (2018). Assessing the potential role of technology in promoting self-directed language learning: A collaborative project between Japan and Sweden. Relay Journal, 1(2). LINK

Wongsarnpigoon, I. (2018). Finding the positive: Reflective observation of an advising session. Relay Journal, 1(2). LINK