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Advising for language learner autonomy
Where: Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan
Organisers: Kanda University of International Studies and the IATEFL LASIG
Sponsors: Japan Association for Self-access Learning (JASAL), Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages (KIFL) and the JALT Learner Development SIG.
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The theme of the one day conference is"Advising for language learner autonomy" and will be of particular interest to language educators working as learning advisors, or teachers who are concerned with promoting language learner autonomy. The event theme also covers peer advising with a particular focus on the way in which peer advising fosters learner autonomy. The event will include presentations on the following themes related to advising in language learning:
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Lucy Cooker, University of Birmingham, UK (opening remarks)
Christopher Candlin, Macquarie University, Australia (closing session)
Deadline for proposals: The call for proposals is closed
Online registration has now closed. You can register and pay cash on the day, but please e-mail us to let us know you are coming so that we can make appropriate catering and room arrangements (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The conference proceedings will take the form of a special issue of SiSAL Journal in March 2012. The deadline for submissions is December 30th 2011.
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Unfortunately, the organisers are unable to sponsor visa applications. Some content will be available online after the event and there will also be a refereed proceedings published in March 2012.