Advising in Language LearningDialogue, Tools and Context
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Advising in Language Learning (ALL) brings together examples of advising practice and research from various international contexts in a fast-developing field. A theoretical model based on constructivism and sociocultural theory (the Dialogue, Tools and Context Model) is proposed and supported thoughout the book, as each of the contributions focuses on one or more areas of the model. In this volume the editors set out the general aims and understandings of the field, illustrating the innovative manner in which advisors around the world are working with learners and researching the practice of ALL.
International contributor panel
Presents a theoretical model for ALL supported by examples of practice
Highlights new developments in the field of ALL across different disciplines
Provides a rare example of how learner autonomy can be pushed to the forefront of the delivery of university education.
Jo Mynard is the Director of the Self-Access Learning Centre at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. She has worked in Spain, the UK, Ireland, the UAE and Japan. She has an Ed.D. in TEFL (University of Exeter) and an M.Phil. in applied linguistics (Trinity College Dublin). She is the editor of Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal.
Luke Carson is an Associate Professor in the Center for Language Education at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan.