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By Miroslaw Pawlak, Anna Mystkowska-Wiertelak, Jakub Bielak

The current quantity brings jointly papers dedicated to the position of learner and instructor autonomy within the strategy of moment and international language studying, which were contributed via students from Poland and in a foreign country. The publication has been divided into 3 components based on the subjects that the person contributions comment on. the 1st half contains papers facing alternative ways during which learner autonomy could be fostered and evaluated. The papers contained partly are hooked up with the function of language studying thoughts within the improvement of learner independence. ultimately, bankruptcy 3 specializes in constructing instructor autonomy, which, within the opinion of many experts, is critical if learner autonomy is to be promoted. because of its wide-ranging concentration, this edited assortment may be of curiosity not just to moment language studying experts attracted to the position of learner autonomy, but in addition to undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate scholars engaged on their BA, MA and PhD theses, in addition to practitioners wishing to advertise learner independence of their classrooms.

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This list of the teacher’s responsibilities is probably not exhaustive; however, it constitutes an important point of reference since it is formulated in agreement with the three pedagogical principles (cf. Little, 2004). 26 A. 1 Objectives Goals seem to be important ingredients of the teaching-learning process. However, they do not function at the level of students’ consciousness because learners are simply not aware of the usefulness of such practices (Klimas, 2010). An average secondary school student has some problems with articulating his or her own goals.

Ensure access to a paramedic training room with both an adult and child dummy and first-aid equipment. WARM-UP Discuss methods of teaching other people something practical in a logical way, identifying what can be difficult and what to avoid in such situations. PROCEDURE Instructions: 1. Let participants divide themselves into two teams of equal number and explain they represent teams from two different firstaid departments. As a representative of an EU grant agency tell them about the grant and distribute the fact-sheet and task card 1 for each team to read.

What is more, it increases learner motivation by making students feel in control of their own learning and enables to see the practical application of what they are learning. As a result, a simulation can be a powerful tool for supporting learner autonomy. The paper discusses the structure and design of simulations, offers suggestions concerning the ways of testing and evaluating learners’ performance in simulation tasks, and provides practical examples of simulations that can be used to foster autonomous learning of tertiary nursing and paramedic students.

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