Autonomy in language learning and teaching : new research agendas

R., Amritavalli (2020) Autonomy in language learning and teaching : new research agendas. Language and Language Teaching, 9 (1). pp. 71-74. ISSN 2277-307X

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If the title of this edited volume of 6 Chapters (Chapter 1 the Introduction) suggests proximity of its concerns to the theme of this issue of – informal language learning by adults, its subtitle “New Research Agendas” is perhaps portentous of its departures from that theme. Exploring the “who, what, when, where and why” of learner autonomy (Introduction, p. 2), the book takes us into “contextual constraints” (Chapter 3), “group processes” (Chapter 4), “digital practices” (Chapter 5), and “human geography and mediated discourse analysis” (Chapter 6). Chapters 3 and 4 LLT deal with formal learning contexts. Nevertheless, there are connections between its explorations and the concerns in this .

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: R., Amritavalli
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Book review, Language Learning and Teaching
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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