March, 2016


Volume 7, Number 1, March 2016

Edited by Jo Mynard

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Regular papers

  • The Impact of Online Training on Saudi Medical Students’ Attitudes, Awareness, and Use of Language Learning Strategies in Relation to their Developing Autonomy by Sahar Alzahrani and Julie Watson (4-15) [full text] [PDF]
  • Considerations in Developing a Peer Mentoring Programme for a Self-Access Centre by Neil Curry and Satoko Watkins (16-29)  [full text] [PDF]
  • Youth and the Disruption of Power: Student-Run Conversation Workshops in a Mexican Self-Access Centre by James Simmonds (30-45)  [full text] [PDF]

Work in progress

  • Balancing Competing Needs among Stakeholders: Lessons from the Self-access Language Learning Centre (SALL) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) by Kwan-yee Sarah Ng and Yang Gu (46-55)  [full text] [PDF]

Edited by Hisako Yamashita

  • Book Review: Assessment and Autonomy in Language Learning. Edited by Carol J. Everhard and Linda Murphy by Marilyn Lewis (56-59)  [full text] [PDF]
  • Report on the JASAL 10th Anniversary Conference, 2015 by Andrew D. Tweed (60-68)  [full text] [PDF]

Language Learning Spaces: Self-Access in Action
Edited by Katherine Thornton

Part 4: Scaffolding the Development of Learner Autonomy Through Facility-Based Initiatives

  • Introduction: Learning Space-Based Initiatives for Developing Learner Autonomy: Design And Implementation by Katherine Thornton (69-71)  [full text] [PDF]
  • Autonomous Language Learning In Self-Access Spaces: Moodle in Action by Kerstin Dofs and Moira Hobbs (72-83) [full text] [PDF]
  • On the Road to Developing a Learning Advisory Program (LAP) by Tarık Uzun, Hatice Karaaslan, and Mümin Şen (84-95)  [full text] [PDF]
  • Implementing a Language Learning Advising Service at a Self-Access Center in Cambodia by Andrew D. Tweed (96-109)  [full text] [PDF]

Cover image: The ILC at Yildrim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey