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Conference presentation, Italy

The 22nd EUROCALL conference, University of Padova, Italy (26th to 29th August 2015). (LINK) Developing and Piloting an App for Managing Self-directed Language Learning: An Action Research Approach Paper-based tools such as self-evaluation activities, learning plans, reflective journals and learning logs … Continue reading

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Setting up a self-access centre: Where to start?

Have you just had the go-ahead to set up a new self-access learning centre? Congratulations! We often get asked where to start when establishing a new SALC, so we compiled a list of some of the main things to think … Continue reading

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Conference on Learner Autonomy in Istanbul

A conference was held at Sabanci University Minerva Palas, Karakoy in Istanbul, Turkey, from 30 – 31 May, 2014.  The theme was “Learners & Teachers as Companions on the Road to Autonomy” and attracted delegates from Turkey and beyond. The plenary … Continue reading

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Directions in self-access learning symposium announcement

Symposium in Japan this month: Directions in self-access learning at Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan Saturday October 19th, 2013 Increasing numbers of institutions in Japan are investing in self-access facilities. Self-access learning plays an important role in … Continue reading

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Self-access centre visits

Jo Mynard had the chance to visit some self-access centres in other parts of Japan. The SALC at Osaka Institute of Technology, Osaka World Plaza at Nanzan University, Nagoya The SAC at Sugiyama Jogakuen, Nagoya  

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SiSAL Journal publishes its 9th issue

The latest issue of Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal is now available and contains six papers on themes related to self-access learning. The themes are: How do students learn best through self-access? Self-access resources Advising View open access, full text … Continue reading

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Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom

This weekend, the Learning Hub team attended the Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom held in Osaka, Japan. What an inspiring event! Actually, it was two events as the Asian Conference on Language Learning ran simultaneously and delegates could … Continue reading

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