The register of progress in self-directed language learning

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The paper presents the problem of control in self-directed language learning. The necessity for the registers of learners’ progress is expressed both by teachers and students and the conclusion to frame learning process is drawn. On the basis of some widely spread methods fostering the development of self-directed language learning, that is problem-based learning, project method, case-based learning, several registers for students progress could be introduced in second language learning environment The article analysis some types of progress registers: learning journals and logs, reflective diaries and language learning portfolio with the main focus on learning journals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-187
JournalActa paedagogica Vilnensia
Publication statusPublished - 2006



  • Self-directed learning
  • Register of progress

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