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Language Learner Autonomy: Policy, Curriculum, Classroom

A Festschrift in Honour of David Little


Breffni O'Rourke and Lorna Carson

Contents: Leo van Lier: Foreword: Agency, Self and Identity in Language Learning – Lorna Carson/Breffni O’Rourke: Introduction: Language and Learners, Interdependence and Autonomy – Viljo Kohonen: Autonomy, Agency and Community in FL Education: Developing Site-based Understanding through a University and School Partnership – Lienhard Legenhausen: Group Work, Weak Learners and the Autonomous Classroom: Indirect Support for the Interaction Hypothesis? – Ema Ushioda: Researching Growth in Autonomy through I-Statement Analysis – Naoko Aoki/Osaka University Students: A Community of Practice as a Space for Collaborative Student Teacher Autonomy – Leni Dam: Developing Learner Autonomy with Adult Immigrants: A Case Study – Dieter Wolff: Developing Curricula for CLIL: Issues and Problems – Bernd Rüschoff: Authenticity in Language Learning Revisited: Materials, Processes, Aims – Bernd Voss: Language Teaching in Higher Education and the TCD Language Modules – Lorna Carson: Innovation and Autonomy in an Institution-Wide Language Programme – Ewelina Debaene/David Singleton: The Language Educational Experience of Polish Migrants in France and Ireland – Lorraine Leeson: Supporting Academic Success for the Irish Deaf Community – John Harris: Attitude Motivation in the Early Learning of Foreign Languages and Minority Second Languages – Muiris Ó Laoire: Change and Challenge in the Teaching of Irish – Pádraig Ó Riagáin: Implementing International Standards for Minority Language Policy: The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and Moldova between 2000 and 2005 – Waldemar Martyniuk: Assessing Competences at the End of Compulsory Schooling: The Polish Case – Androula Yiakoumetti/Edith Esch: Educational Complexities inherent in Bidialectal Communities and the Potential Contribution of the Common European Framework of Reference to Second-dialect Development – Joseph Sheils: Council of Europe Policy for Plurilingual Education – Rolf Schärer: The European Language Portfolio: Goals, Boundaries and Timelines – Hanne Thomsen: This is My Portfolio: Telling the Story of My Learning – Manolis Sisamakis: The Motivational Potential of the European Language Portfolio – Philip Riley: Reflections on Identity, Modernity and the European Language Portfolio.