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Sunday, May 23 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Autonomy, Independence, and Self-regulation: Key Elements for Successful Distance Education

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Since the year 2020, many educational systems and institutions have adopted distance education as the new approach to learning. Even though it can be very productive and convenient, students might struggle because of the reduced amount of face-to-face interaction with their teachers and due to the lack of previous training on this modality. In this interactive workshop, we will define the concepts of learner autonomy, independence, and self-regulation as key elements for success in the learning process. Furthermore, we will explore different ways in which teachers can promote and develop those skills in their students. Finally, we will look at five technological tools that will help in the process.

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Jonnathan Elizondo

Primary School Teacher, Ministerio de Educación de Costa Rica
Jonnathan Elizondo holds an M.A in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and a B.A in Primary Education with emphasis in English teaching from the University of Costa Rica; he is current pursuing his Licentiate degree in English Teaching at UAM. Professor Elizondo is also a current... Read More →


Sunday May 23, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm CST
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