Date: August 2 (sorry for the previous incorrect information)
Aimed at: Teachers / learning advisors
Presenter: Professor Hayo Reinders
Location: Online: https://www.gotomeet.me/rilae/analysing-l2-interaction-in-and-beyond-the-classroom-by-hayo-reinders
In the third workshop in the ‘analysing learner language’ series we will look at tools for analysing L2 interaction from our own classes/advising sessions and work out 1) a research aim and 2) the most appropriate tools for analysis. If you were unable to attend either or both of the previous workshops, don’t worry. You may want to read this introductory chapter. For all, please read this chapter. You may bring some data of your own, or we will provide data during the session. If you would like to use your own, bring a transcription of 5-10 minutes of either classroom or advising (or self-access activity) interaction, either student-student or student-teacher.
Bonus: Publication and presentation opportunities
Date: Thursday November 2, 2017
Time: 12.15 – 1.00 (or until 1.30 to continue the discussion)
Narratives in Language Learning Research: Towards Building a Reflexive Framework
Masuko Miyahara, Ph D. (International Christian University, Tokyo)
Taking a narrative approach in language learning research is nothing new. However, theoretical and methodological issues that emerge in the research process, particularly, ideas and practices relating to analyzing and reporting narrative data are areas that warrant much discussion. Continue reading
Title: Optimizing language learning and emotional wellbeing through emotion-regulation strategies
Date: Wednesday 15th November
Time; 3.00 – 4.30pm
Language learning is an emotionally laden experience due to shifts to learners’ identities and to a number of face-threatening and ego-involving situations that might pertain to language classrooms (Dewaele, 2010; Gkonou, Daubney, & Dewaele, 2017; Gregersen & MacIntyre, 2014; Oxford, 2017). Continue reading
Jo Mynard and Neil Curry presented the following papers at the 7th CLS International Conference ‘Learning within and beyond the classroom: Ubiquity in foreign language education’ at the National University of Singapore (1-3 December). Continue reading
Three SALC team members recently attended the 7th International Conference of the Independent Learning Association (ILA) ‘Within and beyond the classroom‘ in Wuhan, China and gave the following presentations: Continue reading
Learning advisor Huw Davies presented the following paper at the 3rd International Language and Language Teaching Conference at Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia on Friday and Saturday 21-22 October.
Pursuing Autonomy through dialogue
In a self-access centre at a university in Japan, language learners create and implement individual learning plans. This presentation will show how reflective dialogue (Kato & Mynard, 2016) is used to encourage these learners to pursue their language goals and become increasingly less reliant on direction from the teacher. Continue reading
Dr. Jo Mynard presented at the International Conference on Self-Access (Encuentro Internacional de Centros de Autoacceso, EICA ) held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM) from the 4th to the 5th August, 2016. The conference theme was Nuevos escenarios en torno a la autonomía del aprendizaje de lenguas extranjeras (new scenarios in autonomy for foreign language learning) and was attended by approximately 280 delegates. Her abstract is pasted below and slides can be accessed here.