4th Online LAb session: June 28, Teacher/Advisor Education for Learner Autonomy

June 28, 2019 (3-5pm Tokyo time)
Teacher/Advisor Education for Learner Autonomy

Schedule (see the RILAE website for abstracts, bios, slides and recordings) Continue reading

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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

Online event: Monday 4th June. Affect and learner autonomy

Rilae - The LAb Sessions - Google Docs
You are warmly invited to attend another online event or “LAb session” organised by the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education (RILAE) on June 4th on the theme of affect and autonomy. You can attend live from any device, but we will also record it so you can listen later.
See the website for presentation abstracts and more details.  https://kuis.kandagaigo.ac.jp/rilae/lab-sessions/4-june-lab/ 
Date: June 4th, 2018
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.30pm (Tokyo time) streamed live and recorded
Theme: Affect and learner autonomy
Location: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/659181925 / Access code 659-181-925
Moderators: Hayo Reinders, Unitec, New Zealand; Jo Mynard, KUIS; Satoko Kato, KUIS, Scott Shelton-Strong, KUIS
Organiser: The Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education (RILAE), Kanda University of International Studies, Japan. https://kuis.kandagaigo.ac.jp/rilae/
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Programme
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3.30 Welcome / about RILAE / this LAb session (Hayo / Jo / Satoko)
3.35 Christina Gkonou – Featured workshop: Managing emotions for learner autonomy (introduction by Jo)
3.50 Kevin Knight (pre-recorded) – Bright idea: Motivating SALC learning advisors with inspirational leadership and business consulting models (Introduction by Jo)
3.55 Hisako Yamashita –  Featured presentation: Affect as an “essential resource” in the development of learner autonomy (Introduction by Satoko)
4.10 Sina Takada – Research report: Affect in a study group (peer group) (introduction by Scott)
4.15 Neil Curry and Kate Maher – Innovative practice: CBT-based classroom activities for language anxiety (introduction by Jo)
4.25 Diana Feick – Research report: Emotions and group autonomy (intro by Hayo)
4.35 Dominic Edsall – Research report: A pilot project on teacher negotiation of learner autonomy (introduction by Jo)
4.45 Satoko Kato – Innovative practice: Enhancing professional well-being of teachers and advisors through reflective dialogue  (introduction by Hayo)
4.50 Maria de la Paz Adelia Peña Clavel – Book review: Emotions in Second Language Teaching by Juan De Dios Martinez Agudo (Ed.) (introduction by Hayo)
4.55 Tim Murphey – Featured presentation: The emotional impact of adding social testing components to regular tests and quizzes (introduction by Scott)
5.15 Eduardo Castro – Featured presentation: Emotions in advising in language learning (introduction by Satoko)
5.30 Wrap up / thanks (Hayo / Jo / Satoko)

Online LAb Session 1: Evaluating autonomous language learning

The aim of the online LAb Sessions is to facilitate the global exchange of research and best practice on autonomy in language education. [read more about the LAb sessions]

LAb Session 1: Evaluating autonomous language learning

Abstracts and schedule: http://www.rilae.org/16-nov-2017-lab.html
Date: November 16th, 2017
Time: 3pm-5pm Tokyo time streamed live and recorded
Theme: Evaluating autonomous language learning
Location: Online via GoToMeeting  [https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/380901797 / access code: 380-901-797  
Featured speakers: Carol J. Everhard, (formerly) Aristotle University, Greece; Maria Giovanna Tassinari, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany; Ellie Law, University of Hong Kong; Paul Moore, University of Queensland, Australia.
Other speakers: Michael Burke, Huw Davies, Curtis Edlin, Satoko Watkins, Kanda University of International Studies
Moderators: Hayo Reinders, Unitec, New Zealand; Jo Mynard, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan Continue reading