Pre-Conference Event 2019, Liverpool

LASIG’s Pre-Conference Event (PCE) 2019 is taking place on April 1, 2019 in Liverpool. The PCE, titled Supporting educators in developing language learner autonomy, will focus on the key question of how educators can be supported in developing language learner autonomy.

The intention is – as always – to create an interactive day resulting in an increased impact of language learner autonomy not only on everyday language learning environments, but also on research-related issues.

To register for this event, go to https://conference.iatefl.org/pce_la. To submit a proposal for a poster presentation, click on the link below. 

More information about the 2019 PCE

Supporting educators in developing language learner autonomy It is exactly four decades ago that the ‘foundation document’ of learner autonomy was published by the Council of Europe (cf. Holec 1978). Although the term ‘learner autonomy’ has been a buzz word in the literature on language learning and teaching ever since, the implementation of its basic… Continue reading More information about the 2019 PCE

2019 PCE Plenary speakers

LASIG’s 2019 PCE will feature two plenary speakers: Ema Ushioda, Warwick, who will be talking about ‘Motivational perspectives when developing language learner autonomy’ and Giovanna Tassinari, Berlin, who will be giving a talk on ‘Opening spaces for learning: language advising for autonomy’. About Ema’s plenary: Motivational perspectives when developing language learner autonomy The development of language… Continue reading 2019 PCE Plenary speakers