Upcoming LASIG Webinars
Self-access language learning in the web 2.0 era
Date will follow soon.
Abstract: Self-access learning has been an important part of mainstream language learning since the 1970s. For many years, self-access centres provided materials and outside class learning opportunities that would normally be unavailable to students. However, in the digital era, we must examine previous paradigms of self-access learning and consider how we best support learning outside the classroom. In this podcast, I will focus on three questions:
Jo Mynard is an associate professor and the Director of the Self-Access Learning Centre at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. She has an M.Phil. in Applied Linguistics from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland and an Ed.D. in TEFL from the University of Exeter, UK. She has been involved in facilitating self-access language learning since 1996 and is the founding editor of Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal.