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Learner Autonomy in Second Language Pedagogy and Research: Challenges and Issues
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
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, from 27-28 September 2013.
Growing Without Schooling Volume 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 364,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Growing Without Schooling (GWS) is the first publication about learning outside of school, homeschooling, and unschooling founded by the late teacher and author John Holt. Published continuously from 1977 until 2001, the 143 issues of GWS are filled with practical, hands-on advice from parents and children who are living and learning in their homes and communities.
Growing Without Schooling Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 421,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
After years of working to change schools from within, author/teacher John Holt founded Growing Without Schooling magazine (1977–2001) to support self-directed education and learning outside of school. Each issue is a lively exchange among readers and Holt, packed with useful advice. This is the first volume in the complete collection, covering 1977 to 1981.
Autonomy in Language Learning: Tools, Tasks and Environments
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
Edited by Jo Mynard and Christian Ludwig with a foreword by Anna Uhl Chamot, this book explores tools, tasks and environments which support the development of learner autonomy in different learning spaces and cultural contexts. The 13 chapters in this e-book are divided into five parts: self-access, self-directed learning, technology tools, logbooks/plans, and inside/outside the classroom.
How Self-Directed Learning Works
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
Self-directed learning (SDL) is an under-valued service in business education. This book defines self-directed learning in simple terms and tackles the big issues head on. With illustrations to show the relationships between the parts of SDL, this book promises to answer many questions about what to expect in a SDL course or program.
Escape From Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Children are kept in the walled garden of childhood, outside the world of human experience, for longer periods than ever before in human history. But for many children and parents, the walled garden of childhood is more like a prison, where authorities compel and limit personal actions. What if children had the right to do, in general, what any adult may legally do?