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The Investigation and Analysis of Teachers’ Involvement in Students’ Autonomous Learning

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The cultivation of students’ autonomous learning ability is one of the important sections of English teaching reform at college in China. However, it doesn’t mean that teachers’ involvement is becoming less and less necessary; instead, teachers’ involvement is significant and indispensable to guarantee and promote learner autonomy. This paper firstly introduces the basic concept of students’ autonomous learning and teachers’ involvement briefly. Then, it analyzes the statistics of the questionnaire about teachers’ involvement in Baoding University. Finally, this paper illustrates the different roles that teachers should play in and after class with the reference of questionnaire data discussed above. Hopefully, this paper may have some enlightment for teachers’ involvement in students’ autonomous learning.

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Guan, C. and Li, F. (2014) The Investigation and Analysis of Teachers’ Involvement in Students’ Autonomous Learning. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, 4, 512-516. doi: 10.4236/ojml.2014.44044.

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