LASIG regularly publishes books as a part of its Autonomous Language Learning Series. Below are some of our more recent publications.
Edited by Anja Burkert, Leni Dam and Christian Ludwig This volume is the result of the two-day conference on language learner autonomy, “The answer is autonomy: issues in language teaching and learning”, which was held in Graz, Austria in June 2012. Through its 16 chapters plus a foreword by Ema Ushioda, the book explores themes such… Continue reading The Answer is Learner Autonomy: Issues in Language Teaching and Learning
Edited by Christian Ludwig and Jo Mynard This book explores advising in action by focusing on advising programmes and advising tools. There are 11 chapters including a foreword by Christopher Candlin. Chapters in the ‘advising programmes’ part of the book include details of ways in which support is given for learners (both inside and outside class)… Continue reading Autonomy in Language Learning: Advising in Action
Edited by Christian Ludwig, Annamaria Pinter, Kris Van de Poel, Tom Smits, Maria Giovanna Tassinari, and Elke Ruelens This collection of papers is the result of a conference by the IATEFL Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group which was held at the University of Antwerp in Belgium in March 2016. The volume contains 16 chapters that bring together language… Continue reading Fostering Learner Autonomy: Learners, Teachers and Researchers in Action
Edited by Klaus Schwienhorst This selection of papers was edited by Klaus Schwienhorst and is the result of a two-day conference by the IATEFL Learner autonomy SIG on “Learner autonomy in second language pedagogy and research – challenges and issues” which was held at the Fachsprachenzentrum, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany in 2013. It was one… Continue reading Learner Autonomy in Second Language Pedagogy and Research: Challenges and Issues
Edited by Carol J. Everhard and Jo Mynard, with Richard Smith This volume contains a collection of articles which were originally published between 2006 and 2010 in the Learner Autonomy SIG’s newsletter Independence. All of the articles were written in connection with a project which likened exploring the multifaceted concept of learner autonomy to opening… Continue reading Autonomy in Language Learning: Opening a Can of Worms