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  • 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 ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lázaro, Noemí (Language Learning Journal, 2008)
    Self-access centres are a popular type of language support offered by an increasing number of schools and universities around the world. Assessment of the learning that takes place in such Centres is seen as both crucial ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (System : an international journal of educational technology and applied linguistics, 2007)
    Self-access and language advising are relatively recent and increasingly common types of language support offered in schools and tertiary institutions around the world. There is a great deal of anecdotal support for the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Viswamohan, Aysha Iqbal; Hadfield, Jill; Hadfield, Charles (ELT Journal, 2010)
    The article offers an overview of strategies deployed by spammers in the Dearly beloved e-mail genre, analyzes the rhetoric of spam mail and considers its implications for teaching and research particularly into English ...
  • Zhong, Qunyan (SiSAL Journal, 2010)
    What beliefs do Chinese learners hold about language learning? What is the effect of these beliefs on their autonomous learning? These are the two questions that this study aims to address. I employed naturalistic inquiry ...
  • 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 (Korean Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2008)
    The use of tasks is often seen as a means for preparing learners for real-life communication, a way of providing learners with opportunities to practise meaningful communication and to acquire implicit knowledge. “It ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (ELT Journal, 2006)
    Self-access centres (SACs) are playing an increasingly pivotal role in supporting the (self-) study of languages. Selecting suitable resources thus becomes more and more important. At the selection stage, identifying ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (Reflections on English Language Teaching, 2005)
    Self-access centres (SACS*) are an increasingly common form of support for language learners. Self-access learning, by its nature, is heavily dependent on the availability of sufficient and relevant materials of a high ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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; Lewis, Marilyn (The JALT CALL Journal, 2005)
    Many CALL materials are used for self-study or are offered in self-access centres where students often have little or no access to support from a teacher. Such materials thus have to be very clear, comprehensive, and easy ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lázaro, Noemí (Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2007)
    Self-access centres are sometimes portrayed as being at the forefront of pedagogical innovation. They are also said to be technology-rich language learning environments. In practice, however, the application of technology ...
  • Lázaro, Noemí; Reinders, Hayo (CALL - EJ, 2007)
    This article reports the findings of a study into the use of technology in three self-access centres. It is based on the results of an earlier study that applied an evaluative framework to compare the use of technology in ...
  • Malthus, Caroline; Lu, Hongyan (ITP New Zealand Research Forum Conference, 2008)
    This paper reports on collaboration between a Learning Development lecturer and a Nursing lecturer working with English as an additional language (EAL) nursing students. We set up voluntary sessions, with the aim of helping ...
  • 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 (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 ...