Teaching for autonomy: what do the students think?

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Title: Teaching for autonomy: what do the students think?
Authors: Wilkinson, Ruth
Keywords: Teaching | Higher education | Students | Autonomy | English philology
Knowledge Area: Filología Inglesa
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesa
Citation: WILKINSON, Ruth. “Teaching for autonomy: what do the students think?”. Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses. No. 23 (Nov. 2010). ISSN 0214-4808, pp. 107-132
Abstract: The following paper describes an action research project which was carried out with a class of second-year students following the Degree of English Philology at the University of Castilla la Mancha. The aim of the project was to raise students’ awareness of the need to be less dependent on their teachers and to provide the reflective and interactive scaffolding necessary to enable them to take greater responsibility for their own learning. The current paper describes the measures taken, and how students reacted to this process. It concludes by examining the lessons learned and by proposing a number of guidelines to be taken into account when attempting to promote autonomy in a similar context.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/17427 | http://dx.doi.org/10.14198/raei.2010.23.07
ISSN: 0214-4808 | 2171-861X (Internet)
DOI: 10.14198/raei.2010.23.07
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer Review: si
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