March, 2014

Volume 5, Number 1, March 2014
Special issue on Directions in Self-Access Learning
Edited by Neil Curry and Jo Mynard
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  • Editorial: Directions in Self-Access Learning by Neil Curry and Jo Mynard (1-7) [full text] [PDF]


  • Framing the Picture: A Preliminary Investigation into Experts’ Beliefs about the Roles and Purposes of Self-Access Centres by Diego Navarro (8-28) [full text] [PDF]
  • Using CBT with Anxious Language Learners: The Potential Role of the Learning Advisor by Neil Curry (29-41) [full text] [PDF]
  • Supporting a Physical Self-Access Centre with a Virtual Presence by Troy Rubesch and Keith Barrs (42-49) [full text] [PDF]
  • Considering Peer Support for Self-access Learning by Craig Manning (50-57) [full text] [PDF]

Regular Column

  • Introduction by column editor, Katherine Thornton (58)
  • Piloting and Evaluating a Redesigned Self-Directed Learning Curriculum by Satoko Watkins, Neil Curry and Jo Mynard (58-78) [full text] [PDF]


  • Upcoming Special Issue: Call for papers 

Special Issue on Self-Regulation in Foreign Language Learning. December, 2014 (Volume 5, Issue 4) edited by Paul Collett and Kristen Sullivan. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: May 31st, 2014. More details:

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