Learner Autonomy Webinar series: Agency in Language Education


Learner Autonomy Webinar series: Agency in Language Education

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Research Network in Learner Autonomy Webinar Series
27th April 2022
20:00-21:00 (London Time)


Agency in Language Education

In this talk, I will outline major approaches to conceptualizing agency in education. I will highlight the interconnection between agency and autonomy in language education. I will also contextualize the discussion of agency in relation to language teachers and learners. 

Xuesong (Andy) Gao is Professor in Language and Literacy Education at the School of Education, University of New South Wales, Australia. His research interests include language learner autonomy, language education policy, and language teacher education. He edits International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, and co-edits the English Language Education book series, published by Springer.   

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