SELF-ASSESSMENT TRAINING IN THE ESL CLASSROOM: A CRUCIAL STEP IN DEVELOPING LEARNER AUTONOMY
The current study examines the effectiveness of self-assessment training and factors which influence self-assessment for ESL students in a Tucson, Arizona IEP. A series of in-class training sessions and follow-up questionnaires are used to analyze student behaviors and perceptions across cultures, proficiency levels, and language acquisition skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking). Findings indicate that self-assessment training can help students reflect more honestly on their language ability, develop a framework for discussion of their language needs, and recognize their own autonomy in their language education.
self-assessment, learner autonomy, affective strategy, metacognitive strategy, strategy training
How to Cite
Schmidt, N. & Wehmeyer, H., (2016) “SELF-ASSESSMENT TRAINING IN THE ESL CLASSROOM: A CRUCIAL STEP IN DEVELOPING LEARNER AUTONOMY”, Journal of Second Language Acquisition and Teaching 23, p.74-97.