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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; 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 (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’ ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Brown, T. Pascal; Ayres, Robert (Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2006)
    New Zealand has at present a low unemployment rate and a shortage of skilled workers. There are also many immigrants from non-English speaking countries who are unemployed. These migrant New Zealanders often have no locally ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...