Advising for language learner autonomy conference to be held at Kanda University

1 03 2011

A one day conference on “Advising for language learner autonomy” will be held at Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba, Japan on 12th November, 2011. Kanda University and the IATEFL Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group (LASIG) are hosting the conference. This event has also been organized in collaboration with the Japan Association for Self-access Learning (JASAL), Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages (KIFL) and the JALT Learner Development SIG.

The conference targets educators from learning advisors to language teachers concerned with fostering learner autonomy. According to the conference website, “The event theme also covers peer advising with a particular focus on the way in which peer advising fosters learner autonomy.” Dr. Marina Mozzon-McPherson, of University of Hull in UK, will deliver the keynote address. Several presentations on a variety of advising and langauge learning topics will also be featured. The deadline for proposals is June 30, 2011. For registration details click here.


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