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Attendees

Registrations open until:
May 30th, 2021

Payment Deadline:
June 11th, 2021

Registration

Speakers

Payment Deadline:

May 14th, 2021

Registration

Important

Registered overseas participants contact us for payment information


*Limited availability

ILA-LASIG 2021

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 2021 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 online from June 28 to June 30, 2021. 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

Christina Gkonou

University of Essex

Managing emotions for learner autonomy

United Kingdom Biodata Keynote
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Jo Mynard

Kanda University of International Studies

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

Japan Biodata Keynote
María de Lourdes Cuéllar Valcárcel

María de Lourdes Cuéllar Valcárcel

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES, LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION – UNAM

La experiencia del pensar en el aprendizaje autónomo

Mexico Biodata Keynote
Katherine Thornton

Katherine Thornton

Otemon Gakuin University

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

Japan Biodata Keynote
Lourdes Ortega

Lourdes Ortega

Georgetown University

Supporting Agentive Language Learning and Teaching in the 21st Century

United States Biodata Keynote
Katherine Thornton

Anja Burkert

University of Graz

Learner autonomy in the university classroom: exploring opportunities and experiencing limits

Austria 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.
Asynchronous Virtual Presentations

The presenter records his/her research, or best practices accompanied by a powerpoint presentation or any other digital tool . If accepted, it will be published on the YouTube Channel of the event. The presenter will have the chance to answer questions in a special zoom session one day of the event.


  • Maximun number of participants: 1
  • 10-15 min. + 10 minutes Q&A (Live)

Themes

The conference will focus primarily on the following themes:

01

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

SPEAKERS

Before May 14th, 2021


$20 US DLLS

*Overseas participants may pay cash on the door


Registration

Attendants

Before June 11th, 2021


$20 US DLLS
UNAM - ENALLT - ITESO - IATEFL MEMBERS

$20 US DLLS
Students (send ID to ilac2021@enallt.unam.mx)

$45 US DLLS
General Public
Networking

Registration

BILLING AND PAYMENT INFORMATION

Wire transfer from abroad

Payment can be made via wire transfer at JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, only from abroad. This information can be downloaded from the online REGISTRATION