I thought some of you might be interested in this highly detailed report conducted in Oman university based on 200 English language teachers.
I was most interested in the attitude of the teachers to student autonomy. For me many of the attitudes expressed are fairly representative. However I found the differing definitions of autonomy quite interesting and they highlight a problem I have had when trying to describe what an autonomous classroom might look like.
YouTube: The undisputed king of all video sites. Whilst all the others are great and offer you a little more safety in regards to content, pretty much all the great content from those sites can also be found here in most cases.
In the last post I argued that coursebooks may have something to offer independent learners and their language coaches (that's you). This runs counter to a common viewpoint in ELT that coursebooks stifle independent ...
A talk given at Baskent University, Department of English Language Teaching on the importance of transformational learning, established by creating a community of purpose dedicated to shared objectives and ideas.