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Learner Autonomy, Teacher Development
Estefana AcevedoJonathan ValenciaLearner Autonomy, Teacher Development
Routes to Autonomy-What do you think Autonomy is?
Autonomous LearnerAim to learn inside and outside classes.
Not everything can be taught in class (David Nunan 1988).
Passivity is an enemy of true learning.
Students: self-learning strategies.
Routes to AutonomyLearner training: Self-reflection learning
Give students Learning Hints
The Self-Acces Center (SAC)
Self access language learning centersare educational facilities designed for student learning that is at least partially, if not fully self-directed. Students from photocopied exercises with answer keys to computer software for language learning have access to resources ranging The Self-Acces Center (SAC)
SACClassification system: The type of material and the level it is designed for.
Pathways: Learning ways designed by SAC. (What comes next)
Training Students: Appropriately SAC usage.
Making SAC appropiate for students: Collaboratively work (Enjoy it)
Keeping interest going: Feed back sheet after each activity; Sac users commettee
After the courseStaying in touch with the language
Training students to continue learning
Personal plansStaying in touch with classmates
The Developing Teacher
Lesson routinesRevisiting of textsPredictable students reactionsEach year is the same?
Forget the old same lessons
Improve your own performances
Break your own teaching rules
Action Research(improve)Aims (efectiveness Self-Observation)
Methods:Keeping a journal, Observation tasks, Interviews, Written Questionnaires
Developing with ColleaguesCooperative/Collaborative developmentPeer teaching, Peer observation.Teachers groupTeachers association
Together we stand, divided we fall.Pink floyd