The Socio-Cultural Construction of Learner Autonomy
and Learner Independence in a Tertiary EFL Institution

David Palfreyman [CONTACT]

Thesis submitted to Canterbury Christ Church University College/ University of Kent at Canterbury for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (May 2001)

“Learner autonomy I think is a good term, […but] it should be used in a flexible way.  You look at your students, and their needs;
and then after that you use that term accordingly.  This is my understanding”.  (Teacher T24+)

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