Guest editor: Carol J. Everhard, Independent Researcher
(formerly) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
SiSAL Journal is planning to publish a special issue on accessing and accessorizing for Self-access Language Learning (SALL) for the December 2013 issue (Volume 4, Issue 4). Editors are calling for submissions in the areas of:
- Managing and organizing SALL and innovative ways of making SALL accessible to all – library corners, classroom corners, SALL boxes, SACs on wheels, SALL days in the classroom, SALL on a shoestring, etc. – at pre-school, primary, secondary and tertiary levels, or to promote lifelong learning.
- Ways and means of drawing learners into SALL mode and encouraging ownership – taster sessions, SAC orientation, classroom visits, peer-direction, creation of SALL materials by learners, etc.
- SALL accessories and accessorizing for SALL: The theory and practice of exploiting resources to promote autonomy:
1) Low-tech – contracts, profiles, diaries, journals, games, songs, blogs, etc.
2) High-tech – mobile phones, iPads, Apps., conferencing, social media, etc.
3) Human – study buddies, mentors, on-line advisors, etc.
This special issue will publish the following:
- Full research articles of around 3,500 words
- Summaries and works in progress
- Perspectives (opinions and reflections)
- Reviews of academic books, articles or website resources
Please refer to the journal website for a detailed description of submission types and format. https://sisaljournal.org/for-authors/submission-guidelines/
Final deadline for submissions: October 15th, 2013