Accepted Abstracts

Accepted abstracts from registered presenters.

Assessment in self-directed learning

Evaluating ESL independent learning resources in a Chinese university   Paper presentation Abstract
by Huibin Zheng    
 
Optimizing Learning Achievement in Virtual Worlds   Paper presentation Abstract
by James C Chan    
 
Reflection assessed: Supporting a process or modeling a product?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Jean Young, Christoph Alexander Hafner    
 
The assessment of learner autonomy: Where is the autonomy?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Lucy Cooker    
 
The Assessment of On-line Pronunciation Tutoring Programs on Stress Acquisition   Paper presentation Abstract
by Hsueh Chu Chen    
 

Autonomy and teacher education

A theoretical model of student-teachers' autonomous development   Paper presentation Abstract
by Chuk Joanne Yim Ping    
 
Attention: Electronic Discourse!   Paper presentation Abstract
by Irina E. Averianova    
 
Autonomy and autonomies in TESOL Teacher Education: Fantasy and reality   Paper presentation Abstract
by Barbara Sinclair    
 
Designing web-based language learning: A 'must' in teacher education?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Supyan B. Hussin    
 
How do Japanese teacher trainees develop learner-centered teaching practices?   e-Poster Abstract
by Yukie Endo    
 
Problematizing learning learner development   Paper presentation Abstract
by Andy Barfield    
 
Reconceptualizing Strategic Learning: Throwing Learning Strategies out with the Bathwater   Paper presentation Abstract
by Heath Rose    
 
Teacher Education in Vietnam and China: The need for personal experience   Paper presentation Abstract
by Elke Stracke    
 
Teacher perspective shifts on learner autonomy: An analysis   Paper presentation Abstract
by Peter Collins, Hiroko Suzuki    
 
Video for self-awareness: An ongoing teacher development project   Paper presentation Abstract
by Richard Pemberton    
 

Autonomy in the classroom

Developing a pedagogy for autonomy in partnership with learners   Paper presentation Abstract
by Christine O'Leary    
 
Developing autonomy and oral English proficiency through cooperative learning groups   Paper presentation Abstract
by Lily Guo    
 
Engaging in Poster elaboration: From Autonomy to Creativity   e-Poster Abstract
by Noémia Martins Bárbara    
 
From Passive Autonomy to Active Autonomy: A Case Study in Japan   Paper presentation Abstract
by Junya Hirano, Tomoko Matsumoto    
 
Integrating self-access into the curriculum: Our experience   Workshop Abstract
by Gene Thompson, Lee Atkinson    
 
Promoting dialogue, reflection and learner responsibility in the classroom   Paper presentation Abstract
by Lee Atkinson    
 
Promoting Learner Autonomy: Influence Of Some Parental And Personal Factors   Paper presentation Abstract
by Mehmet Boyno    
 
Promoting learner responsibility for revision in the second language classroom   Paper presentation Abstract
by Lee Atkinson    
 
The Effects of Self-access Language Centres on Independent Learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Zexuan Chen    
 

Developing life-long learners

Academic Literacy: Modelling and empowering students for independent learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Fiona Henderson    
 
Building bridges to a cross-cultural business world   Paper presentation Abstract
by Susan Anderson    
 
Can a Self Access Learning Center Really Help Language Learners?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Sripathum Noom-ura    
 
Developing responsible language learners by providing learner-friendly diagnostic guidance   Paper presentation Abstract
by Eva Lui    
 
Development of life-long motivation   Paper presentation Abstract
by Joseph Falout    
 
Inside independent learning: Old and new perspectives   Paper presentation Abstract
by Cynthia White    
 
Listening to the "silent language": Assessing intercultural communicative competence   Paper presentation Abstract
by Veronica Morgade Cuna, Franziska Bard Cordero    
 
Our Words or their Words? Soothing the Hoarse and Giving Voice to the Voiceless   Paper presentation Abstract
by John Milton    
 
Out-of-Class Language Learning of Thai Students in Different Context   Paper presentation Abstract
by Suparuthai Sumonwiriya    
 
Publishing worldwide: Developing presentation skills in English   Paper presentation Abstract
by Izumi Kanzaka    
 
Students' Language Proficiency, Academic Performance Assessment: Improved English Language Program   Paper presentation Abstract
by Maria Lorna L. Garnace, Reynaldo Badiongan Garnace    
 
The Language Learning Project for Developing Autonomous Learners   Paper presentation Abstract
by Nae-Dong Yang    
 

E-learning initiatives

A program for developing students' critical thinking skills online   Workshop Abstract
by Andrew Morrall    
 
An Innovative English e-Learning Program   Paper presentation Abstract
by Chiu-Yueh Lai    
 
Building the ARC: Creating an Autonomy Resource Center   Paper presentation Abstract
by Tony Cripps    
 
Developing autonomous learners in the digital realm:Exploring digital language learning strategies from macro and micro perspectives   Paper presentation Abstract
by Chien-Yu Lin, Rebecca L. Oxford    
 
E-learning Affordances: A practical example from an EFL university classroom   Workshop Abstract
by Alice N Lee    
 
ePortfolios for independent language learning: Episodic innovation or lasting reform?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Juliana Chau    
 
Integrating ePortfolios into English Language Courses to Support Independent Learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Dean Fisher    
 
Learning to think in an L2 through blogging   Paper presentation Abstract
by Antonie Alm    
 
The 'what' and 'how' of using ePortfolios for language learning   Workshop Abstract
by Juliana Chau, Peggy Lui    
 
The borderless classroom : QR codes and mobile tagging   Paper presentation Abstract
by Damian J Rivers    
 
The Online Reading Strategies Used by Six Taiwanese ESL Students   Paper presentation Abstract
by Alex Poole    
 
Using Technology to Promote Learner Autonomy   e-Poster Abstract
by Mari Yamauchi    
 
Using web resources to encourage learner autonomy and foster accuracy   Paper presentation Abstract
by Mingming Yuan    
 

Learner and teacher experiences

"One is one's own refuge": Learner Autonomy in Thai context   Paper presentation Abstract
by Janchai Wongphothisarn    
 
A Narrative of Learning and Teaching EFL   Paper presentation Abstract
by Leena Karlsson    
 
A Social- Ecological Exploration of Learner Beliefs: Toward Learner Autonomy   Paper presentation Abstract
by Jane Louise Kehrwald    
 
Advising in Practice   Paper presentation Abstract
by Marina Mozzon-McPherson    
 
Autonomous Learning Journals   Workshop Abstract
by Jodie Stephenson Sakaguchi    
 
Autonomous teachers for autonomous learners   Paper presentation Abstract
by Claudia Kunschak    
 
Autonomy in a high-stakes exam context: Perceptions and implications   Paper presentation Abstract
by Xiaoli Jiang    
 
Border Crossings: Identity and Learner Autonomy in an Australian University   Paper presentation Abstract
by Sara Cotterall    
 
Chinese netizens debating the best ways to learn English in China   Paper presentation Abstract
by Xuesong Gao    
 
Developing Learner Autonomy through Peer Teaching Experiences   Paper presentation Abstract
by Shu-Hua Kao    
 
Exploiting online forum in language courses   e-Poster Abstract
by Supyan B. Hussin, Roziana Bt. M.Rosli    
 
Exploring spaces of learning through language learning histories   Paper presentation Abstract
by Alice Chik    
 
From knowing and remembering to analyzing and researching   Paper presentation Abstract
by Damian J Rivers    
 
Helping pre-service teachers to be independent learners   Paper presentation Abstract
by KWAN Siu Fong, Anna    
 
How Important is it to be Autonomous Learner?: The Case Study of Japanese EFL Teachers' Methods of Learning English in Their School Days   Paper presentation Abstract
by Chiharu Nakanishi    
 
I'm not giving up! Motivation maintenance in independent language learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Linda Murphy    
 
Investigating emotion in independent language learning: Issues and research methods   Paper presentation Abstract
by Stella Hurd    
 
Language, Learning, Life: Mature Learners' Stories   Paper presentation Abstract
by Garold Murray    
 
Learner and Teacher Experiences: A Toolkit for Evaluating Autonomous Learning Schemes   Paper presentation Abstract
by Nalini Chavali    
 
Making a PACT with Learners to Develop Independent Learning   e-Poster Abstract
by Christine Lee    
 
Motivation and Independence: The Case of First-Year University Language Students   Paper presentation Abstract
by Ulrike Bavendiek    
 
On the road to SDL: A language coaching case study   Paper presentation Abstract
by Christina Wielgolawski    
 
Others Eyes On English: Interdisciplinary Experience With Project "Get Together" At Centro Social Mangueira School   Poster Abstract
by Marisa Medeiros Seara    
 
Pedagogy, ICT, Language And Working Life - Perspectives On Independent Learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Lis Auvinen, Berit Peltonen    
 
Profiles in Autonomous Behaviour: A Comparative Case Study   Paper presentation Abstract
by C Craig Bartlett    
 
Reflection: What? Why? How?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Jodie Stephenson Sakaguchi    
 
SLA, (Sexual) Identity and Autonomy   Paper presentation Abstract
by Ashley Russell Moore    
 
The Role of the Ubiquitous Tutor in Fostering Independent Learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Maija Tammelin, Berit Peltonen, Pasi Puranen    
 
Whose story is it, anyway? Sharing histories of language learning   Workshop Abstract
by Felicity Kjisik, Leena Karlsson    
 

Managing independent learning centres

Activities at the Self-Access Center Connected to the Curriculum   Paper presentation Abstract
by Midori Sasaki, Gerald Williams, Jonathan Aliponga    
 
Building an environment for maximizing language learning   Poster Abstract
by Gene Thompson, Lee Atkinson    
 
Deficiencies of Multi-media Resources in Independent Learning Centres and Countermeasures   Paper presentation Abstract
by Nan Nan Zou    
 
The exploration of ways for enhancing the independent learning of English and Putonghua at the Chinese University self-access centre   Paper presentation Abstract
by Pauline Lee, Vivian Chan    
 
The Validation of Self-Access Centres   Paper presentation Abstract
by Marina Chávez Sánchez, David Gardner    
 
Uncovering SAC managers' attitudes and approaches to autonomous language learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Lindsay Miller, David Gardner    
 

Self-directed and self-access learning

A Bank with ever-growing return   Workshop Abstract
by Hebe Mei Ha Wong, Crusher Wong    
 
Achieving your G.O.A.L.   Paper presentation Abstract
by Tanya McCarthy    
 
An investigation of student use of the English-only speaking area   Paper presentation Abstract
by Heath Rose    
 
Are Korean students ready for self-directed L2 learning?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Heyoung Kim, Keum Sun Kim    
 
Bamboo Scaffolding and Rigging: Approaches to support language learner autonomy   Paper presentation Abstract
by Sarah Toogood, Peter Voller    
 
Benefits and challenges of computer-based resources for self-access   Paper presentation Abstract
by Jo Mynard    
 
Building plurilingualism: Mexican learners in a self-access center   Paper presentation Abstract
by E. Desiree Castillo Zaragoza    
 
Embedded self-study time in English as an Additional Language (EAL) programmes   Paper presentation Abstract
by Kerstin Dofs    
 
Enhancing self-access learning in an on-line editing programme   Paper presentation Abstract
by Hebe Mei Ha Wong    
 
Exploration of systematic learning processes in self-directed vocabulary learning   Poster Abstract
by Jing WU    
 
How do computers in the sac support students' independent learning?   Poster Abstract
by Maria Del Rocio Dominguez Gaona, Myriam Romero    
 
Lessons on Demand   e-Poster Abstract
by Daya Choy Datwani, Fiona Williams    
 
Low Proficiency, High Proficiency Students and the Role of Self-access   Paper presentation Abstract
by Ann Mayeda, Yoshiyuki Fujisawa, Michihiko Komori    
 
Motivating pronunciation learning: Self-access online learning for Chinese students   Poster Abstract
by Danyal Freeman, Beatrice Ma    
 
Motivation, Strategy Use, and L2 Vocabulary Learning   Paper presentation Abstract
by Yuh-show Cheng    
 
Self-access preparation for a language assessment: The GSLPA   e-Poster Abstract
by Alan Urmston, Felicia Fang    
 
Using Podcasts for Authentic Listening and Pronunciation Practice   Poster Abstract
by Matthew Kershaw    
 
What is the Role of an Advisor for Independent Learning?   Paper presentation Abstract
by Yukiko Ishikawa, Daniel H. Sasaki    
 
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