|Welcome to the AILA Research Network
to the website of the AILA Research Network (ReN) on Learner Autonomy
in Language Learning. This AILA ReN is a group of approximately 300
language educators and researchers from all over the world who are
interested in the study of learner autonomy in language learning. This
ReN was previously known as the AILA Scientific Commission on Learner
Autonomy. If you are interested in knowing more about our history,
please click here.
main purposes of our organization are to gather and disseminate
information on research in our field and to keep members abreast of
events and publications. We do this through the following means:
AILA ReN on Learner Autonomy Newsletter
Learner Autonomy Project Inventory (LAPI)
Publications on Learner Autonomy
Upcoming Events and Conferences
In addition, we host a lively discussion forum on autonomy in language learning AUTO-L
If you are interested in becoming a member of our organization, please contact Sara Cotterall, the membership chair.
is headed by two conveners who are elected by the members every three
years. A convener's role is to represent the interests of ReN members
in communications with AILA executive, and lead the ReN's activities
for a three-year period. The current conveners of AILA ReN on Learner
Autonomy are Terry Lamb of the University of Sheffield and Garold
Murray of Akita International University.
If you would like more information about the ReN, please contact the conveners.