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  • Reinders, Hayo (JALT Journal, 2005)
    Research has shown that many students studying abroad face great difficulties and run the risk of failing courses as a result of problems with the language (cf. Ballard & Clanchy, 1997). At a university in New Zealand it ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (Relc Guidelines, 2004)
    Like most teachers you probably help your students to make their learning more efficient and enjoyable. In so doing you are teaching them learner strategies. Many teachers are now interested in teaching strategies in a ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (Prospect : An Australian Journal of Teaching/Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL, 2004)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the rationale, structure, pedagogy, resourcing, perceptions of effectiveness and direction of self-access centres (SACs) in New Zealand and Australia. The senior staff in 14 ...
  • Hobbs, Moira (Unitec ePress Occasional and Discussion Paper Series, 2014)
    The following paper arises from the author being invited to be part of a discussion panel of NZ tertiary learning advisors, at a regional hui. The main topic was the numeracy skills required for our current students ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Hacker, Penny; Lewis, Marilyn (Language Learning Journal, 2004)
    Tertiary institutions increasingly offer language advisory sessions for second language students and staff. Advisors help students to identify language and learning needs, they recommend resources and strategies, and they ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn; Tsang, Rebecca (Asian Journal of English Language Teaching, 2003)
    Group discussions are a popular way of increasing the opportunities for authentic talk by language learners. However groups can also present problems: one or two learners may dominate talk or teachers may have difficulty ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (New Zealand Language Teacher, 2003)
    In recent years, the Internet has obtained its place in the educational environment. As part of the examination requirements, students have to be able to use the Internet to find information and to gain experience with ...
  • Monteiro, Sylila; Sharma, Rashika (The International Journal of Adult, Community and Professional Learning, 2013)
    The increasing complexity of contemporary society demands a more versatile and highly knowledgeable human capital base. To effectively function in the workplace and in daily life, knowledge workers today need to utilise ...
  • Panko, Mary; Singh, Niranjan (Unitec ePress Occasional and Discussion Paper Series, 2014)
    Over the last two decades undergraduate students have been encouraged to problem solve in ‘the real world’ in order to construct their own subject knowledge. This generally means that students are required to carry out ...
  • Danaher, Katherine (Unitec ePress Occasional and Discussion Paper Series, 2014)
    Technology use in higher education is becoming ubiquitous. However, the particular needs of adult migrant and refugees studying English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) necessitate careful course design and teaching ...
  • Cotterall, Sara; Reinders, Hayo (Tesolanz, 2000)
    Independent language learning is an essential complement to classroom-based learning if learners are to acquire target competence in a realistic period of time. It follows that language teachers can help promote learning ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, 2013)
    Self-access centres are learner-oriented language learning environments that encourage the development of learner autonomy (see LEARNER AUTONOMY). Self-access centres (SACs) provide materials, activities, and staff support ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Meiyoung (Noticing and second language acquisition : studies in honor of Richard Schmidt, 2013)
    Input enhancement involves attempts to direct the learner’s attention to specific linguistic forms in target language input (Sharwood Smith, 1993). One way to do this is by manipulating the input in order to attract learners’ ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Minyoung; Lewis, Marilyn (New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, 2013)
    Online supervision is a relatively recent form of student-teacher interaction, and therefore one for which the rules are still being determined. When in addition this new form of interaction takes place between supervisors ...
  • Blaiklock, Ken (New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013)
    Children’s language development is influenced by the amount and quality of interactions that they are immersed in. This study investigated the frequency of parent-child interactions that occur when parents accompany young ...
  • Khojasteh, Laleh; Reinders, Hayo (Applied Research on English Language, 2013)
    Many elements contribute to the relative difficulty in acquiring specific aspects of English as a foreign language (Goldschneider & DeKeyser, 2001). Modal auxiliary verbs (e.g. could, might), are examples of a structure ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Loewen, Shawn (Study in English Language Teaching, 2013)
    There are many different views of what learner autonomy entails. But what does autonomous language learning look like in practice? In this short article we argue that student initiation and participation are crucial to and ...
  • Romova, Zina; Hetet, John (New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics., 2013)
    In this paper, which is part of a wider study on corpus nexus genre approach to teaching writing to advanced EAL learners, we aim to show how corpora can provide teachers and learners with information about dominant lexical ...
  • Brown, T. Pascal; Panko, Mary (Ed-Media 2000 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Educational Telecommunications, 2000)
    A mentor can 'stimulate the construction of the student's autonomy' (Freire 1998), empower people to think more positively about themselves and increase their network of contacts (McKenzie 1995, Jeruchin and Shapiro 1992). ...
  • Cooke, David; Brown, T. Pascal (Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2006)
    Migrants entering cooperative work placements face layers of challenges that become apparent in scrutinizing workplace data. Drawing on authentic voice recordings of two worksites in Auckland, this paper traces three themes ...