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Teacher-learners’ Voices: Not the Same Old Song
Abstract This paper discusses the theme of leaners’ voices from the perspective of a methodology course that promotes a focus on reflective teaching. The learners in this course are pre-service andExpand
Reconceptualizing roles and responsibilities in language learning in higher education
This paper addresses the theme of the special issue by looking at the development of student autonomy in learning in the French programme at the University of the West Indies St Augustine, TrinidadExpand
Telecollaboration in Spanish as a Foreign Language in Trinidad *1
An action research project was conducted with 33 learners of Spanish in Trinidad and 33 learners of English in Colombia, who engaged in a seven week telecollaboration during which they used email andExpand
Using YouTube and WeChat to Promote Communicative and Intercultural Competence in Japanese and Mandarin
Web 2.0 technologies are omnipresent in the lives of the digital natives who are the majority of learners in the language centre’s non-specialist programme. However, there is no automatic transferExpand
Confronting Local Dialect and Culture Issues in the EFL Classroom
This article describes the experience of preparing Venezuelan EFL students at Lower Intermediate level to perform a Trinidadian dialect play before an international audience during a short course.Expand
Teacher/Student Responsibility in Foreign Language Learning
Based on the author's twenty-five years of experience teaching French as a foreign language, this ground-breaking qualitative study on learner autonomy explores the complex connection between roleExpand
Begin with Beliefs: Exploring the Relationship between Beliefs and Learner Autonomy among Advanced Students.
This study examined data elicited by the Beliefs About Language Learning Inventory (BALLI), which was administered to first-year, advanced learners of French at the University of the West Indies. TheExpand
Taking research from periphery to core in a Caribbean Language Centre
Abstract This paper draws on two research activities to discuss the role of research at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL) at The University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus in TrinidadExpand