This book presents the collaborative efforts of a team of academics at a university in Japan to promote learner reflection. It includes studies, practical applications and reflective accounts, and demonstrates how reflection can be effectively integrated into language learning activities with significant benefits to the learners.
Neil Curry has been a Learning Advisor in the Self-Access Learning Center at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan, since 2013. As well as being responsible for the department's curriculum development, his primary interests include learner autonomy, self-directed learning, foreign language anxiety and reflection on learning. Phoebe Lyon is a Principal Lecturer for Curriculum and Assessment and lecturer in the ELI at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan. Her research interests include learner autonomy, learner identity, curriculum and materials development and assessment. Jo Mynard is a Professor, Director of the Self-Access Learning Center and Director of the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan.