Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited

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Candlin & Mynard ePublishing is an innovative company founded by Chris Candlin and Jo Mynard. Our epublishing company aims to close the gap between research, practice, and publication.

We are dedicated to encouraging and supporting writers, researchers and practitioners. We help both experienced and less experienced authors to outline their ideas and present their work in an engaging yet professional manner. We are committed to exploring issues in the fields of applied linguistics, language teaching and learning, and communication, and facilitating links between research, practice and dissemination. We are also concerned with enabling others. This is achieved through the publication of our timely, accessible ebooks which we hope will inspire colleagues to enhance their practice, research and scholarship. Ebooks allow faster publishing than traditional print books, enabling us to deliver cutting edge contributions to the field quickly. We strive to make each author feel special, recognized, and supported. In addition, our readers will be able to access texts easily and feel they are receiving value for money.

Where to find Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited online

Navigating Foreign Language Learner Autonomy
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 143,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2020 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Language experience approach, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
This book provides novel insights into both the theory and practice of learner autonomy in the context of foreign language education, and does so in multiple languages and through multiple voices. The volume contains full chapters or extracts in 15 languages accompanied by a chapter or summary in English.
Supporting Learners and Educators in Developing Language Learner Autonomy
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2020 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Higher
This volume explores some of the theoretical, empirical, and practical considerations when supporting educators and learners in promoting language learner autonomy. The authors pay special attention to the ‘social turn’ and the volume concludes with a research agenda which draws on the social factors and agency.
Teacher Narratives From the Eikaiwa Classroom: Moving Beyond “McEnglish”
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2020 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Careers in education
This book includes 16 chapters written by current and former eikaiwa (English conversation school) teachers to illustrate a complexity within the eikaiwa profession that has been thus far largely ignored. Through teacher narratives, the authors explore the unique and often problematic world of eikaiwa as an evolving teaching context.
The Teacher’s Role in Developing Learner Autonomy
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2020 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
As the title suggests, it is the teacher who is in the spotlight of this volume on learner autonomy. The issues addressed herein include the specific and ever-changing role of teachers within the context of autonomous learning. Teachers should become “researchers of their own teaching” and, as this book attests, they indeed do.
Autonomy in Language Learning: Getting Learners Actively Involved
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 94,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2019 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Language experience approach
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.
The Answer is Autonomy: Issues in Language Teaching and Learning
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
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. The book explores themes such as the role of technology; language learner autonomy and its demands on the teacher; learner beliefs, evaluation and assessment, and the role of the institution.
Autonomy in Language Learning: Advising in Action
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Counseling / academic development
Since its original release, this book has made a notable contribution to the growing field of advising in language learning (ALL). ALL is the process and practice of working with learners, normally one-to-one, in order to promote learner autonomy. ALL is a unique field that overlaps with language teaching and counselling. The book contains 11 chapters related to the theory and practice of ALL.
Languages Of Sydney: The People and the Passion
Price: Free! Words: 31,670. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 18, 2018 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
The project showcased in this book examines beliefs, values and meanings regarding language learning and linguistic identity. Initial teacher education students map language experiences to body silhouettes and to record, through narratives, how their attitudes and perceptions are affected by their own language and cultural background.
Autonomy in Language Learning: Opening a Can of Worms
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
This volume contains a collection of 48 articles which were originally published between 2006 and 2010 in the Learner Autonomy SIGʼs newsletter Independence. The ten “worms” explored in this volume are: Assessment, Classroom research, Counselling / advising, Culture, Learner training, Motivation, Self-access, Teacher autonomy, Teacher education, and Technology.
Fostering Learner Autonomy: Learners, Teachers and Researchers in Action
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
This collection of papers is the result of a conference by the IATEFL Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group. The volume contains 16 chapters that bring together language learner autonomy and the complex and multifaceted concept of action research.This volume shows that learner autonomy is both a prerequisite and ultimate goal of (action) research.
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 & 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.
Learning Japanese: Voices of Experience
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Language experience approach
This book has been written for people who are learning Japanese in classes and independently, and for teachers of Japanese. It offers practical ideas on how to learn Japanese and what to learn through the experiences of those who have become users of the language.
Stories and Storyline
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 76,590. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching
By Sharon Ahlquist and Réka Lugossy. This book is about the power of story to engage and motivate, leading to effective language learning for learners aged 6-16. Theoretically grounded, the book combines a wealth of practical ideas related to teaching with stories and Storyline, and inspires teachers to undertake small scale explorations in their own classrooms.