Fostering learner autonomy in college English study
This paper presents a study of learner autonomy training in college. It starts with an argument that education and instruction should be aimed at cultivating learner autonomy among English learners through the training of learning strategies. Then, after an analysis of the existing level of self regulation of some ordinary institutes in Beijing and Hebei province, it demonstrates a two semester study to cultivate learner autonomy among college students. The study has adopted random sampling of experimental and control groups, and a five step recursive training model. Evaluation of the study indicates that strategy training is effective in enriching the subjects metacognitive knowledge and promoting the establishment of learner autonomy. There is also high co efficiency between the development of metacognitive performance and academic record.
【CateGory Index】： H319