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Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Bruce Morrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Independent learning is not a new concept for language educators, but while teachers, curriculum designers and policy makers have embraced it as underpinning modern notions of education, it remains a ... More


On the road to self-directed learning: A language coaching case study

Christina Wielgolawski

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a longitudinal case study of a single adult learner of French in New Zealand, which focuses on the role of ‘coaching’ in the self-directed learning process. The results of the ... More


Achieving your GOAL: A case study of three learners

Tanya McCarthy

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reports on a yearlong case study of three learners at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. Analysing data from learner portfolios, interviews and reflective reports, the ... More


Changing conceptions of lifelong education/learning

Peter Mayo

in Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140920
eISBN:
9781526146700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140937.00008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter focuses on the development of the concept from the expansive UNESCO notion of Lifelong Education (LLE) to the more economic oriented one of Lifelong Learning (LLL) as propounded by the ... More


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