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Developing Learner Autonomy
in Language Learning
June 29 to July 1st, 2020

Attendees

Final registration


May, 2020

Registration

Speakers

Proposal deadline submission

January 6, 2020

EXTENSION: February 14, 2020

Registration

Important

Registered overseas participants contact us for payment information


*Limited availability

ILA-LASIG 2020

The National School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation of the National Autonomous University of Mexico through the Mediateca invites to Independent Learning Association Conference - ILA 2020 in collaboration with the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) & Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group (LASIG) with the theme “Developing Learner Autonomy in Language Learning”.

This three-day conference will take place in the facilities of the National School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation from June 29 to July 1st, 2020. The main aim of the event is to offer the national and international community of academics and practitioners interested in autonomous language learning an environment for a fruitful exchange of ideas and best practices. It will provide a platform for reflection and the opening of potential future collaborations and professional networks.

Keynote

Christina Gkonou

Dr. Christina Gkonou

University of Essex

Managing emotions for learner autonomy

Biodata Keynote
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Dr. Jo Mynard

Kanda University of International Studies

Outside-class language learning environments: How can we help learners to thrive?

Biodata Keynote
María de Lourdes Cuéllar Valcárcel

Mtra. María de Lourdes Cuéllar Valcárcel

Escuela Nacional de Lenguas, Lingüística y Traducción - UNAM

La experiencia del pensar en el aprendizaje autónomo

Biodata Keynote
Katherine Thornton

Katherine Thornton

Otemon Gakuin University, Japan

Language policy and multilingual practices in self-access environments: what role for learner autonomy?

Biodata Keynote

PRESENTATION FORMATS

Talk

The presenter delivers his/her research, explains best practices and experiences, accompanied by a powerpoint presentation.


  • Maximun number of participants: 2
  • 20 minutes plus 10 minutes Q&As
Pecha Kucha

An individual oral presentation that consists of showing 20 slides for 20 seconds each. Question and answer session will take place in a different room after each presentation.


  • Maximun number of participants: 1
  • 6 min. 40 s. & 10 minutes Q&A
Panel Discussion

A group of papers in which participants address experiences and visions on the same topic or problem.


  • Maximun number of participants: 3 to 4
  • 45 min. + 15 minutes Q&A
Workshop

an individual o collaborative participation that includes a set of practical and interactive activities that involve problem-solving and skills training.


  • Maximun number of participants: 2
  • 90 min.

Themes

The conference will focus primarily on the following themes:

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Activity design for Learner Autonomy in the classroom

02

Learner Development

03

Language Advising

04

Digital tools / media

05

Material development

06

Reflection on good practices

07

Teacher / Students roles

08

Curriculum / Syllabus design

09

Learning beyond the classroom

Registration rates

March 13, 2020


Dear colleagues, academics and participants in ILA-LASIG 2020,

The Organizing Committee of the Independent Learning Association Conferences ILA-LASIG 2020 wishes to inform the following:

Due to the current global situation concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, we are suspending registration payments for the event until we have more information about the development and evolution of the virus in Mexico. Towards April, we will be able to confirm the original date of the event.


We deeply appreciate your patience and understanding at this moment. We will make our best efforts to provide information in a timely manner.


Organizing committee ILA-LASIG 2020

Before April 3rd, 2020


$45 US DLLS
SPEAKERS*

*Overseas participants may pay cash on the door


$45 US DLLS
Delegates/Attendants
ENALLT-UNAM IATEFL MEMBERS

$50 US DLLS
Delegates/Attendants
General Public

Registration

Until May 29th, 2020



$ 50 US DLLS
Delegates/Attendants
ENALLT-UNAM IATEFL MEMBERS

$ 55 US DLLS
Delegates/Attendants
General Public