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Edited by Anja Burkert, Leni Dam and Christian Ludwig.
This book is a compilation of articles dealing with a wide range of topics addressing aspects of a pedagogy for autonomy in various institutional and cultural contexts. It provides the reader with valuable insights into theoretical considerations as well as valuable examples of practice.
The aim of this volume is to expand knowledge on research and action-research on language learner autonomy, conceivably inspiring further investigation into how students can be helped to be more actively involved in their own learning.
Stories of Practices brings together many different teachers' stories about their engagement with learner (and teacher) autonomy in many different places over many years. In this volume, each of the 14 story chapters is composed of the story of one teacher (the storywriter) and the response of two readers (the reader responders) to that teacher’s evolving engagement with learner autonomy.