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Social Dimensions of Autonomy in Language Learning

Editors: Murray, G. (Ed.)

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This book examines how autonomy in language learning is fostered and constrained in social settings through interaction with others and various contextual features. With theoretical grounding, the authors discuss the implications for practice in classrooms, distance education, self-access centres, as well as virtual and social learning spaces.

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Andy Barfield, Chuo University, Japan Stephan Breidbach, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin Beverly-Anne Carter, University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago E. Desirée Castillo Zaragoza, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico Alice Chik, City University of Hong Kong, China Naomi Fujishima, Okayama University, Japan Tim Lewis, Open University, UK Diego Mideros Camargo, University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago Linda Murphy, Open University, UK Christine O'Leary, Sheffield Hallam University, UK David M. Palfreyman, Zayed University, UAE Liliane Assis Sade, Federal University of São João del-Rei, Brazil Mariko Uzuka, Okayama University, Japan Tomoko Yashima, Kansai University, Japan

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"The book is conistently insightful and the wide range of topics and perspectives on these topics makes it a sophisticated reading 'adventure' for all those who are willing to immerse themselves in the field of autonomy." - Independence


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Dimensions of Autonomy in Language Learning
Editors
  • G. Murray
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29024-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137290243
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-29022-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-29023-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 277
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