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  • Reinders, Hayo; Pegrum, Mark (Second Language Acquisition Research and Materials Development for Language Learning, 2015)
    Mobile learning is becoming increasingly common, and mobile learning resources for supporting the teaching and learning of language are now widely available (Pegrum, 2014). There is, however, little systematic research ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (Teaching English with Technology, 2014)
    Our interaction with digital resources is becoming increasingly based on touch, gestures, and now also eye movement. Many everyday consumer electronics products already include touch-based interfaces, from e-book readers ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (English Teaching Forum, 2014)
    A Personal Learning Environment (PLE) is a combination of tools and resources chosen by a learner to support the learning process. The author discusses tools that help learners control their language-learning process—e.g., ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Wattana, Sorada (Language Learning & Technology, 2014)
    This paper reports on a study into the effects of digital game play on learners’ Willingness to Communicate (WTC), or individuals’ “readiness to enter into discourse at a particular time with a specific person or persons, ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (The Journal of Language Teaching and Learning, 2014)
    Backchanneling is a technique for monitoring student engagement and performance in the language classroom. In this article I give the pedagogical rationale for this activity and describe some examples of best practice. The ...
  • Haines, Karen (AKTESOL (Auckland branch of the TESOL Association of Aotearoa New Zealand) workshop, 2013)
    Do new digital tools challenge who we are or what we do as language teachers? This session draws on theory, practice and recent research in CALL to explore some of the realities of keeping pace with new tool and software ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (History and Theory, 2009)
    The dominant view of twentieth century analytic philosophy has been that all thinking is always in a language; that languages are vehicles of thought. In recent decades, however, the opposite view, that languages merely ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (Applied research on English language, 2012)
    Intake is a concept that has long fascinated second language researchers as it provides a window onto the crucial intermediary stage between input and acquisition. A better understanding of this intermediary stage can help ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Balçikanli, Cem (Studies in self-access learning journal, 2011)
    In recent years there has been an increased appreciation of the interrelationship between learner autonomy and teacher autonomy, both in the classroom and in the self-access centre. One obvious impact on learners’ ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Min Young (Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research, 2011)
    There are many theories that attempt to explain second language acquisition processes and factors determining success or failure. Despite a lack of general agreement between proponents of these theories, research has ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Balçikanli, Cem (Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2011)
    The development of learner autonomy is widely seen as beneficial in preparing students for lifelong learning. It is also recognised that most learners need explicit instruction in skills for independent learning. Classrooms ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; White, Cynthia (Language Learning & Technology: a refereed journal for second and foreign language scholars and educators, 2011)
    The areas of autonomy and technology in language education have a potentially very close but in practice often also uneasy relationship. In a narrow sense, technology is a tool that helps learners and educators to achieve ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (ELTWorldOnline.com, 2010)
    Digital storytelling is a compelling activity for the language classroom. Easy to use for both writing and speaking practice, digital storytelling can be a good way to motivate students to use the language both inside and ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (ELTWorldOnline.com, 2010)
    Recent years have seen a lot of interest in learner autonomy. Although many teachers can see the value of encouraging in learners more awareness of the learning process, and the ability to make decisions about their learning ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Min Young (TESL - EJ, 2010)
    The use of mobile phones and other mobile devices for educational purposes has received increasing attention in recent years (Chinnery, 2006). Teachers and materials designers are starting to explore the potential of ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (English Teaching Forum, 2010)
    These days it seems mobile phones are used everywhere by everyone, which leads to the obvious question: How can mobile phone technology support learning in the second language classroom? The answer is "in a number of ways" ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (CALL - EJ, 2010)
    In this article we describe the results of a small study into the implementation of a new institutional language support system in an academic English class at a Thai University. The system was designed to encourage ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2010)
    In recent years there has been a growing recognition of the importance of learner autonomy and the role of individual learners in directing their own learning process, both inside and outside the classroom (Alford & Pachler, ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (Prospect: an Australian journal of TESOL, 2009)
    This paper discusses the scope of language teacher education for technology and looks at different ways of providing professional development in this area. Technology education for teachers faces a number of challenges, ...