I came across this video by Sugata Mitra, professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, where he explains his concept of SOLEs – Self Organised Learning Enviroments. 93 more words
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I am delighted to be hosting the second ELT Research Blog Carnival, on a topic that is near to my heart: Learner Autonomy. ( 165 more words
Enjoying the Online Macmillan Conference (Business Section) at the comfort of home, with my baby sleeping by.
Mike Hogan’s session on mobility of Business English was great, very inspiring and very much up-to-the-minute. 410 more words
Dr Abdel Halim Sykes, Teaching and Learning Centre, SIM University
Learner autonomy appears to be an essential factor of success in open and flexible learning. It is, therefore, necessary for facilitators to understand and promote learner autonomy to empower learners to be active and informed decision makers, who take control of their own learning. 1,401 more words
Before the emergence of the Internet, computers were since in the 1960s introduced in language teaching and learning. With the advent of the Internet, the role of the computers was also modified giving new perspective to language learning, which according to Warschauer and Healey (1998), the computer—both in society and in the classroom—has been transformed from a tool for information processing and display to a tool for information processing and communication. 155 more words