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David Little
Fellow Emeritus, C.L.C.S.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

The Council of Europe's contribution to the Europeanization of language education in, Europäisierung der Bildung: Konsequenzen und Herausforderungen für die Schulpädagogik, Wiesbaden, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2009, pp87 - 94, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2009

Learner autonomy and the need for a new language assessment culture in, editor(s)E. Wehrlen & F. Tissot , Angwandte Linguistik und Sprachvermittlung in Europa, Hohengehren, Schneider Verlag, 2009, pp147 - 152, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2009

Teaching immigrants the language of the host community: two object lessons in the need for continuous policy development in, editor(s)J. Charles Alderson , The Politics of Language Education: Individuals and Institutions, Clevedon, Multilingual Matters, 2009, pp104 - 124, [David Little and Barbara Lazenby Simpson] Book Chapter, 2009

David Little, Language learner autonomy and the European Language Portfolio: two L2 English examples, Language Learning, 42, (2), 2009, p222 - 233 Journal Article, 2009 TARA - Full Text

Learner autonomy, the European Language Portfolio and teacher development in, editor(s)Richard Pemberton, Sarah Toogood, Andy Barfield , Maintaining control: autonomy and language learning, Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press, 2009, pp147 - 173, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2009

David Little, Some Comenian reflections on language learning at university, Johannes Amos Comenius: the legacy to the culture of education, Prague, 16/17 November 2007, edited by Svatava Chocholová, Markéta Pánková & Martin Steiner , Academia, Praha, 2009, pp577 - 582 Conference Paper, 2009

David Little, The Council of Europe and language education policies, Everyday Multilingualism/Lebensweltliche Mehrsprachigkeit, Eisenstadt, 13-15 June 2008, Österreichische UNESCO-Kommission/Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, 2008, pp51 - 54 Conference Paper, 2008

David Little, English language support at post-primary level: a contribution from the Trinity Immigration Initiative, Learn (Journal of the Irish Learning Support Association), 30, 2008, p19 - 23 Journal Article, 2008

Learner autonomy in practice: a challenge for university language teaching in, editor(s)R. Arntz & B. Kühn , Autonomes Fremdsprachenlernen in Hochschule und Erwachsenenbildung, Bochum, AKS-Verlag, 2008, pp47 - 63, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2008

David Little, The European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Language Portfolio, Language Teaching, 41, (3), 2008, p439 - 440 Journal Article, 2008

David Little, Essensen i lørner-autonomi, Sprogforum. Tidsskrift for sprog- og kulturpædagogik, 39, 2007, p46 - 51 Journal Article, 2007

From communicative competence to plurilingualism in, editor(s)Erika Wehrlen and Ralf Weskamp , Kommunikative Kompetenz und Mehrsprachigkeit, Baltmannsweiler, Schneider Verlag Hohengehren, 2007, pp31 - 47, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2007

David Little, Language learner autonomy: some fundamental considerations revisited, Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 1, (1), 2007, p14 - 29 Journal Article, 2007

Knowledge about language and learner autonomy, Jasone Cenoz and Nancy H. Hornberger, Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Volume 6: Knowledge about Language, New York, Springer, 2007, pp247 - 260, [David Little] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2007

Introduction: reconstructing learner and teacher autonomy in language education in, editor(s)Andrew Barfield and Stephen H. Brown , Reconstructing Autonomy in Language Education, Basingstoke & New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp1 - 12, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2007

Learner autonomy and the language of reflection: the importance of inner speech in, Investigating and Facilitating Language Learning, Trier, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2006, pp255 - 263, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2006

David Little, The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: content, purpose, origin, reception and impact, Language Teaching, 39, (3), 2006, p167 - 190 Journal Article, 2006

A first encounter with Dutch: perceived language distance and language transfer as factors in comprehension. in, editor(s)Britta Hufeisen and Robert J. Fouser , Introductory Readings in L3, Tübingen, Stauffenburg Verlag, 2005, pp101 - 109, [David Singleton and David Little] Book Chapter, 2005

Reviewing national language education policies: the Irish approach in, editor(s)Gerard J. Westhoff , Improving language education: common concerns, sharing solutions, Alkmaar, Europees Platform voor het Nederlandse Onderwijs, 2005, pp38 - 40, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2005

Learner autonomy and language learning at university: a role for the European Language Portfolio in research and development. in, editor(s)Micheal O Duill and Rosemarie Hahn , Zusammenarbeiten: Eine Festschrift für Bernd Voss, Bochum, AKS-Verlag, 2005, pp305 - 319, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2005

David Little, The Common European Framework and the European Language Portfoli: involving learnes and their judgements in the assessment process, Language Testing, 22, (3), 2005, p321 - 336 Journal Article, 2005

D. G. Little, Den Europæiske Sprogportfolio, Sprogforum, 31, 2004, p7 - 10 Journal Article, 2004

David Little and Barbara Lazenby Simpson, The European Language Portfolio: background, a case study, and an introduction to the CercleS version, Papers from the 7th CercleS Conference, University language centres: forging the learning environments of the future, Paris, 9-21 Sept 2002, edited by Ray Satchell and Nicole Chenik , CercleS, 2004, pp25 - 39 Conference Paper, 2004

D. G. Little, Democracy, discourse and learner autonomy in the foreign language classroom, Utbildning & Demokrati, 13, (3), 2004, p105 - 126 Journal Article, 2004

Learner autonomy and public examinations in, editor(s)David Little, Jennifer Ridley, Ema Ushioda , Learner autonomy in the foreign language classroom: teacher, learner, curriculum and assessment, Dublin, Authentik, 2003, pp223 - 233, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2003

Imparare le lingue in tandem e autonomia dell'apprendente in, editor(s)George Hehmann and Donatella Ponti , Apprendimento autonomo delle lingue in tandem, Torino, Trauben, 2003, pp21 - 27, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2003

D. G. Little, The European Language Portfolio: structure, origins, implementation and challenges, Language Teaching, 35, (3), 2002, p182 - 189 Journal Article, 2002

An alternative approach to university language testing in, editor(s)J. A. Coleman, R. Grotjahn and U. Raatz , University Language Testing and the C-Test, Bochum, AKS-Verlag, 2002, pp31 - 51, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2002

Autonomie de l'apprenant in, editor(s)Brigitte Helmlin , L'apprentissage autonome des langues en tandem, Paris, Editions Didier, 2002, pp25 - 29, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2002

A aprendizagen de línguas em tandem e a autonomia do aprendente in, editor(s)Karl Heinz Delille and Adelaide Chichorro, Edições Colibri , Aprendizagen Autónoma de Línguas em Tandem, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra, 2002, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2002

Learner autonomy and autonomous language learning: some theoretical perspectives and their practical implications in, editor(s)Paola Evangelisti and Carmen Argondizzo , L'apprendimento autonomo delle lingue straniere. Filosofia e attuazione nell'università italiana, Soveria Mannelli (Catanzaro), Rubbettino, 2002, pp17 - 29, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2002

Meeting the English language needs of refugees in Ireland in, editor(s)J. C. Alderson , Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching Assessment. Case Studies, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 2002, pp53 - 67, [David Little, Barbara Lazenby Simpson, Fiona O'Connor] Book Chapter, 2002

Learner autonomy and the challenge of tandem language learning via the Internet in, editor(s)Angela Chambers and Graham Davies , ICT and Language Learning: a European Perspective, Lisse, Swets & Zeitlinger, 2001, pp29 - 38, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2001

D. G. Little, We're all in it together: exploring the interdependence of teacher and learner autonomy, Papers from the 7th Nordic Conference and Workshop on Autonomous Language Learning, All Together Now, Helsinki, September 2000, edited by Leena Karlsson, Felicity Kjisik and Joan Nordlund , University of Helsinki Language Centre, 2001, pp45 - 56 Conference Paper, 2001

Sproglæring i tandem og lørnerautonomi in, editor(s)Harald Pors , Selvstyret fremmedsprogslæring i tandem. En håndbog, University of Aalborg, Sprog og Kulturmøde 30, 2001, pp23 - 30, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2001

D. G. Little, European Language Portfolio: A Guide for Teachers and Teacher Trainers, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 2001 Book, 2001

How independent can independent language learning really be? in, editor(s)James A. Coleman, Derrik Ferney, David Head and Rob Rix , Language Learning Futures: Issues and Strategies for Modern Languages Provision in Higher Education, London, Centre for Information on Language Teaching, 2001, pp30 - 43, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2001

Sprachenlernen im Tandem und Lernerautonomie in, editor(s)Helmut Brammerts and Karin Kleppin , Selbstgesteuertes Sprachenlernen im Tandem. Ein Handbuch, Tübingen, Stauffenburg, 2001, pp17 - 23, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2001

LSP, LAP and institution-wide language programmes: a theory-driven case study in, editor(s)Mary Ruane and Dónall P. Ó Baoill , Integrating Theory and Practice in LSP and LAP, Dublin, Applied Language Centre, University College and Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, 2000, pp43 - 54, [David Little and Ema Ushioda] Book Chapter, 2000

Learner autonomy: why foreign languages should occupy a central role in the curriculum in, editor(s)S. Green , New Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Modern Languages, Clevedon, Multilingual Matters, 2000, pp24 - 45, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2000

Learner autonomy and human interdependence: some theoretical and practical consequences of a social-interactive view of cognition, learning and language in, editor(s)Barbara Sinclair, Ian McGrath and Terry Lamb , Learner Autonomy, Teacher Autonomy: Future Directions, Harlow, Longman, 2000, pp15 - 23, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2000

Strategies, counselling and cultural difference: why we need an anthropological understanding of learner autonomy in, editor(s)Ramon Ribé , Developing Learner Autonomy in Foreign Language Learning, University of Barcelona, 2000, pp17 - 33, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2000

Why focus on learning rather than teaching? in, editor(s)David Little, Leni Dam and Jenny Timmer , Focus on Learning rather than Teaching: Why and How?, Dublin, Trinity College, Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2000, pp3 - 17, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2000

D. G. Little, Teaching and testing foreign languages at university level: a European perspective and a possible focus for international collaboration, Proceeedings of the International Conference on Teaching Languages for Specific/Academic Purposes, LSP Forum '99, Prague, 17-19 Sept 1999, Association of Teachers of English in the Czech Republic, 2000, pp6 - 9 Conference Paper, 2000

Testing the foreign language proficiency of university students: towards national and international standards in, editor(s)Andrea Csillaghy and Maurizio Gotti , Le lingue nell'università del duemila, Udine, Forum, 2000, pp229 - 241, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 2000

Learner autonomy is more than a Western cultural construct in, editor(s)Sara Cotterall and David Crabbe , Learner Autonomy in Language Learning: Defining the Field and Effecting Change, Frankfurt am Main, Lang, 1999, pp11 - 18, [D. G. Little ] Book Chapter, 1999

Leni Dam, David Little, Haruko Katsura and Richard Smith, Learner autonomy in Japanese classrooms: an exchange of views, Focus on the Classroom: Interpretations, Proceedings of the 24th JALT International Conference, Tokyo, edited by A. W. Barfield, R. Betts, J. Cunningham, N. Dunn, H. Katsura, K. Kobayashi, N. Padden, N. Parry and M. Watanabe , The Japan Association for Language Teaching, 1999, pp42 - 46 Conference Paper, 1999

Leni Dam and David Little, Autonomy in foreign language learning: from classroom practice to generalizable theory, Focus on the Classroom: Interpretations, Proceedings of the 24th JALT International Conference, Tokyo, edited by A. W. Barfield, R. Betts, J. Cunningham, N. Dunn, H. Katsura, K. Kobayashi, N. Padden, N. Parry and M. Watanabe , The Japan Association for Language Teaching, 1999, pp127 - 136 Conference Paper, 1999

Metalinguistic awareness: the cornerstone of learner autonomy in, editor(s)Bettina Mißler and Uwe Multhaup , The Construction of Knowledge, Learner Autonomy and Related Issues in Foreign Language Learning. Essays in Honour of Dieter Wolff, Tübingen, Stauffenburg, 1999, pp3 - 12, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1999

D. G. Little, Developing learner autonomy in the foreign language classroom: a social-interactive view of learning and three fundamental pedagogical principles, Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (Universidad de La Laguna), 38, 1999, p77 - 88 Journal Article, 1999

Little, D., E. Ushioda, M. C. Appel, J. Moran, B. O'Rourke and K. Schwienhorst, Evaluating tandem language learning by e-mail: report on a bilateral project, Dublin, CLCS, Trinity College Dublin, 1999 Report, 1999

D. G. Little, Hvordan man får mest muligt ud af elevernes forudsætninger i fremmedsprogsundervisningen' ('Making the most of what learners bring to the foreign language classroom'), Sprogforum, 15, 1999, p12 - 16 Journal Article, 1999

David Little and Ema Ushioda, Designing, implemeting and evaluating a project in tandem language learning via e-mail, ReCALL, 10, (1), 1998, p95 - 101 Journal Article, 1998

David Little and Ema Ushioda, Institution-wide language programmes: a research-and-development approach to their design, implementation and evaluation, London, Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, 1998, 105pp Book, 1998

Learning and teaching languages at distance: problems and possibilities in, editor(s)Laura Jottini , Le Attività dei Centri Linguistici in una Dimensione Europea, Cagliari, Cooperativa Universitaria Editrice Cagliaritana, 1998, pp57 - 67, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1998

D. G. Little, La compétence stratégique examinée par rapport à la maîtrise stratégique du processus d'apprentissage des langues, Le français dans le monde, numéro spéciale, juillet, 1998, p156 - 187 Journal Article, 1998

Autonomy in second language learning: some theoretical perspectives and their practical implications in, editor(s)Christoph Edelhoff and Ralf Weskamp , Autonomes Fremdsprachenlernen, Munich, Hueber, 1998, pp22 - 36, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1998

David Little and Leni Dam, Learner autonomy: what and why?, The Language Teacher (The Japan Association for Language Teaching), 22, (10), 1998, p7 - 8 Journal Article, 1998

Designing interactive video programs for group work in a self-access language learning environment in, editor(s)Michael Wendt and Wolfgang Zydatiß , Fremdsprachliches Handeln im Spannungsfeld von Prozeß und Inhalt, Bochum, Brockmeyer, 1997, pp163 - 172, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1997

utonomy and self-access in second language learning: some fundamental issues in theory and practice in, editor(s)Michael Müller-Verweyen , Neues Lernen - Selbstgesteuert - Autonom / New Developments in Foreign Language Learning - Self-Management - Autonomy, Munich, Goethe-Institut, 1997, ppMunich - Goethe-Ins, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1997

D. G. Little, Learner autonomy in the foreign language classroom: theoretical foundations and some essentials of pedagogical practice, Zeitschrift für Fremdsprachenforschung, 8, (2), 1997, p227 - 244 Journal Article, 1997

The role of writing in second language learning: some neo-Vygotskian reflections in, editor(s)Rita Kupetz , Vom gelenkten zum freien Schreiben im Fremdsprachenunterricht, Frankfurt, Lang, 1997, pp117 - 128, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1997

D. G. Little, Lernziel: kontrastive Sprachbewußtheit - Lernerautonomie aus konstruktivistischer Sicht, Fremdsprache und Hochschule, 50, 1997, p37 - 49 Journal Article, 1997

D. G. Little, A select bibliography on autonomy in second language learning, Modern Language Learning in the New Europe, Proceedings of the First Annual Colloquy of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe, Graz, Austria, 8/9 Dec 1995, European Centre for Modern Languages, 1997, pp16 - 19 Conference Paper, 1997

D. G. Little, Language awareness and the autonomous language learner, Language Awareness, 6, (2-3), 1997, p93 - 104 Journal Article, 1997

Responding authentically to authentic texts: a problem for self-access language learning? in, editor(s)P. Benson and P. Voller , Learner Independence for Language Learning, London and New York, Longman, 1997, pp225 - 236, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1997

D. G. Little, New approaches and attitudes towards learning and assessment, Modern Language Learning in the New Europe, Proceedings of the First Annual Colloquy of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe, Graz, Austria, 8/9 Dec 1995, European Centre for Modern Language, 1997, pp13 - 16 Conference Paper, 1997

D. G. Little, The politics of learner autonomy, Fifth Nordic Conference on Developing Autonomous Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom, Copenhagen, edited by Gerd Gabrielsen , Danmarks Lærerhøjskole, 1997, pp2 - 9 Conference Paper, 1997

Strategic competence considered in relation to strategic control of the language learning process in, editor(s)Henri Holec, David Little and René Richterich , Strategies in language learning and use. Studies towards a Common European Framework of reference for language learning and teaching, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 1996, pp9 - 37, [David Little] Book Chapter, 1996

D. G. Little, Learning by talking. The use of Autotutor II for group work in self-access: a theoretical and practical exploration, Technology-Enhanced Language Learning in Theory and Practice, Proceedings of EUROCALL 94, Pädagogische Hochschule, Karlsruhe, Germany, edited by Bernd Rüschoff and Dieter Wolff , EUROCALL, 1996, pp1 - 20 Conference Paper, 1996

D. G. Little, Learner autonomy: some steps in the evolution of theory and practice, Teanga (The Irish Yearbook of Applied Linguistics), 16, 1996, p1 - 13 Journal Article, 1996

David Little and Ema Ushioda, Testing communicative oral skills through collaborative group interaction, The Linguistic Challenge of the New Europe, 3rd CERCLES Conference, Hull, 23-25 Sept,1994, CERCLES, 1996, pp123 - 138 Conference Paper, 1996

La compétence stratégique examinée par rapport à la maîtrise stratégique du processus d'apprentissage des langues in, editor(s)Henri Holec, David Little and René Richterich , Stratégies dans l'apprentissage et l'usage des langues, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 1996, pp11 - 40, [David Little] Book Chapter, 1996

D. G. Little, Learning as dialogue: the dependence of learner autonomy on teacher autonomy, System, 23, (2), 1995, p175 - 181 Journal Article, 1995

Words and their properties: arguments for a lexical approach to pedagogical grammar in, editor(s)T. Odlin , Perspectives on Pedagogical Grammar, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp99 - 122, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1994

Cultural competence and the negotiation of cultural meaning: some proposals for the exploitation of interactive multimedia in language learning in, editor(s)W. Gienow and K. Hellwig , Interkulturelle Kommunikation und prozeßorientierte Medienpraxis im Fremdsprachenunterricht - Grundlagen, Realisierung, Wirksamkei, Seelze, Friedrich, 1994, pp105 - 116, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1994

D. G. Little, Learner autonomy: a theoretical construct and its practical application, Neueren Sprachen, 95, (5), 1994, p430 - 442 Journal Article, 1994

D. G. Little, Interactive videocassette for self-access: a preliminary report on the implementation of Autotutor II, Computers in Education, 23, (1/2), 1994, p165 - 170 Journal Article, 1994

Authentik: the development of an approach to language learning based on authentic texts in print and audio in, editor(s)W. Gienow and K. Hellwig , Prozeßorientierte Mediendidaktik im Fremdsprachenunterricht, Frankfurt am Main, Lang, 1993, pp121 - 130, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1993

Autonomy in language learning: some theoretical and practical considerations in, editor(s)A. Swarbrick , Teaching Modern Languages, London, Routledge, 1993, pp81 - 87, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1993

The communicative approach and authentic texts in, editor(s)A. Swarbrick , Teaching Modern Languages, London, Routledge, 1993, pp43 - 47, [David Little, Seán Devitt and David Singleton] Book Chapter, 1993

The C-test as an elicitation instrument in second language research in, editor(s)R. Grotjahn , Der C-Test. Theoretische Grundlagen und praktische Anwendungen, vol.1, Bochum, Brockmeyer, 1992, pp173 - 190, [David Little and David Singleton] Book Chapter, 1992

Interactive video for language learning: but what do we mean by 'interactive'? in, Actes des États Généraux des Langues 4: Technologies de la Communication, Paris, Hachette Éducation, 1992, pp61 - 74, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1992

Authentic texts: pedagogic grammar and language awareness in foreign language learning in, editor(s)C. James and P. Garrett , Language Awareness in the Classroom, London, Longman, 1991, pp123 - 132, [David Little and David Singleton] Book Chapter, 1991

David Singleton and David Little, The second language lexicon: some evidence from university-level learners of French and German, Second Language Research, 7.1, 1991, p61 - 81 Journal Article, 1991

Extracts from "Authentik: The User's Guide" in, editor(s)B. Page , Letting Go, Taking Hold, London, CILT, 1991, pp71 - 75, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1991

Media, media technologies and language learning: some applied linguistic perspectives in, editor(s)D. Little and B. Ó Meadhra , Media Technologies and Language Learning, Dublin, Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, 1991, pp3 - 16, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1991

Interactive media and autonomous learning: issues, problems, and prospects in, editor(s)J. Janssen and H. van Loon , New Media in the Humanities, University of Amsterdam, Institute of Applied Linguistics, 1990, pp17 - 28, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1990

Autonomy in language learning: some theoretical and practical considerations in, editor(s)I. Gathercole , Autonomy in Language Learning, London, Centre for Information on Language Teaching, 1990, pp7 - 15, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1990

D. G. Little, Interactive video: teaching tool or learning resource?, Greek Applied Linguistics Association, Journal of Applied Linguistics, 4, 1990, p61 - 74 Journal Article, 1990

D. G. Little, Input and interaction: some reflections on resources for language learning, Teanga (Journal of the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics), 10, 1990, p1 - 13 Journal Article, 1990

Autonomy and self-directed learning: an Irish experiment in, editor(s)H. Holec , Autonomy and Self-Directed Learning: Present Fields of Application, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 1988, pp77 - 83, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1988

The AUTOTUTOR: an interactive videocassette system for language learners in, editor(s)Udo O. H. Jung , Computers in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching. A CALL Handbook, Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, 1988, pp71 - 77, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1988

The AUTOTUTOR: an interactive videocassette system for language learning in, editor(s)W. Mackiewicz , Neue Technologien und Fremdsprachenausbildung an den Hochschulen, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Arbeitskreis der Sprachenzentren, Sprachlehrinstitute und Fremdspracheninstitute, 1988, pp267 - 276, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1988

David Little and David Singleton, Authentic materials and the role of fixed support in language teaching: towards a manual for language learners, CLCS Occasional Paper, 20, 1988, p26 Journal Article, 1988

D. G. Little, Interactive video and the autonomous language learner, Fremdsprachen und Hochschule, 19, 1987, p15 - 23 Journal Article, 1987

D. G. Little, The AUTOTUTOR: an interactive videocassette system for language learning, Fremdsprachen und Hochschule, 20, 1987, p27 - 34 Journal Article, 1987

Facing the challenge of new technologies: interactive video and the AUTOTUTOR project in, editor(s)David Little, Bebhinn Ó Meadhra and David Singleton , New Approaches in the Language Classroom: Coping with Change, 1986, pp26 - 33, [David Little and Eugene Davis] Book Chapter, 1986

D. G. Little, Learner autonomy in theory and practice, APAC of News, Actes APAC ELT Convention '96, October, 28, 1986, pp46 - 51 Conference Paper, 1986

David Little and Eugene Davis, Interactive video for language learning: the AUTOTUTOR, System, 14, 1986, p29 - 34 Journal Article, 1986

Freedom to learn and compulsion to interact: promoting learner autonomy through the use of information systems and information technologies in, editor(s)R. Pemberton et al. , aking Control: Autonomy in Language Learning, Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press, 1986, pp193 - 209, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1986

D. G. Little, Strategic competence and the learner's strategic control of the language learning process, Language Teaching, 29, (2), 1986, p94 - 97 Journal Article, 1986

D. G. Little and A. J. Grant, Learning German without a teacher: report on a self-instructional programme for undergraduate students of Engineering Science at Trinity College Dublin, 1982-1984, CLCS Occasional Paper No. 14, 1986, p59 Journal Article, 1986

D. G. Little, Learner autonomy - first language/second language: some reflections on the nature and role of metalinguistic knowledge, Education (Malta), 5, (4), 1986, p3 - 6 Journal Article, 1986

David Singleton and David Little, Grammatical instruction in the second language class: beware the pendulum, Teanga (Journal of the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics), 6, 1986, p60 - 74 Journal Article, 1986

David Little, Helen Ó Murchú and David Singleton, A Functional-Notional Syllabus for Adult Learners of Irish, Dublin, Trinity College, Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 1985 Book, 1985

Learning German without a teacher: a self-instructional programme for undergraduate students of Engineering Science in, editor(s)D. M. Singleton and D. G. Little , Language Learning in Formal and Informal Contexts, Dublin, Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, 1984, pp89 - 99, [D. G. Little and A. J. Grant] Book Chapter, 1984

D. G. Little, The new Leaving Certificate programme for German: underlying principles and methodological implications, GDI Bulletin, 4, 1984, p15 Journal Article, 1984

D. G. Little and E. J. Davis, The AUTOTUTOR: an interactive video system designed for second/foreign language learners, AILA Brussels 84: Proceedings, edited by J. den Haese and J. Nivette , 1984, 693 Conference Paper, 1984

D. G. Little, D. M. Singleton and W. M. F. Silvius, Learning Second Languages in Ireland: Experience, Attitudes and Needs, Centre for Language and Commun, Dublin, 1984 Book, 1984

A first encounter with Dutch in, editor(s)Liam Mac Mathúna and David Singleton , Language across Cultures, Dublin, Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, 1984, pp259 - 270, [David Singleton and David Little] Book Chapter, 1984

Notional-functional syllabuses in the context of Irish second-level education: a project in curriculum development and some definitional problems in, editor(s)T. J. M. van Els and L. K. Engels , Notional-Functional Syllabuses in Language Learning (Toegepaste Taalwetenschap in Artikelen, special 1), Amsterdam, VU Boekhandel/Uitgeverij, 1983, pp65 - 85, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1983

S. M. Devitt, , Learning Irish with Anois is Arís, CLCS Occasional Paper No.6, 1983, p128 Journal Article, 1983

D. G. Little, D. M. Singleton, W. M. F. Silvius, Learning Irish: experience and aspirations, Teagasc na Gaeilge, 1983, p35 - 65 Journal Article, 1983

D. G. Little, Language and Communication Studies, Hermathena, cxxxii, 1982, p39 - 46 Journal Article, 1982

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Learner autonomy and the language of reflection: the importance of inner speech in, Investigating and Facilitating Language Learning. Papers in honour of Lienhard Legenhausen, Trier, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2006, pp255 - 263, [David Little] Book Chapter, 2006

David Little, Jennifer Ridley, Ema Ushioda, Learner autonomy in the foreign language classroom: teacher, learner, curriculum and assessment, Dublin, Authentik, 2003, 252pp Book, 2003

David Little, Jennifer Ridley, Ema Ushioda, Towards greater learner autonomy in the foreign language classroom, Dublin, Authentik, 2002, 162pp Book, 2002

D. G. Little, European Language Portfolio: guide for teachers and teacher trainers, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 2001, 103pp Book, 2001

D. G. Little, Media, technologies and foreign language learning, Dublin, Authentik, 1998, 84pp Book, 1998

D. G. Little, Learner autonomy and learner counselling' (with contributions from Helmut Brammerts, Karin Kleppin and Ana Ojanguren), 'A guide to language learning in tandem via the Internet'. CLCS Occasional Paper, 1996, p23 - 34 Journal Article, 1996

David Little and Seán Devitt, Authentik: The User's Guide, Dublin, Authentik, 1991, 41pp Book, 1991

D. G. Little, Learner Autonomy 1: Definitions, Issues and Problems, Dublin, Authentik, 1991, 62pp Book, 1991

Media, media technologies and language learning: some applied linguistic perspectives in, editor(s)D. Little and B. Ó Meadhra , Media Technologies and Language Learning, Dublin, Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, 1991, pp3 - 16, [D. G. Little] Book Chapter, 1991

David Little, Seán Devitt and David Singleton, Learning Foreign Languages from Authentic Texts: Theory and Practice, Dublin, Authentik, in association with CILT (London), 1989, 122pp Book, 1989

Setting the context: language learning, self-instruction and autonomy in, editor(s)David Little , Self-Access Systems for Language Learning, Dublin, Authentik, in association with CILT (London), 1989, [David Singleton and David Little] Book Chapter, 1989

David Little, Seán Devitt and David Singleton, Authentic Texts in Foreign Language Teaching: Theory and Practice, Dublin, Authentik, 1988 Book, 1988

D. G. Little, Communicative Approaches to the Use of Text in Second and Foreign Language Learning at School. Report on Workshop No.6 in the Council of Europe's 1986 series of Workshops for Trainers of Language Teachers, Trinity College, Dublin, Council of Europe, 1987 Report, 1987

(D. M. Singleton and D. G. Little, Foreign languages at second level: defining a syllabus with particular reference to the senior cycle, CLCS Occasional Paper No. 12, 1985 Report, 1985

David Little, Helen Ó Murchú and David Singleton, Towards a Communicative Curriculum for Irish, Dublin, Trinity College, Centre for Language and Communication Studies in association with Bord na Gaeilge, 1985, 241pp Book, 1985

D. G. Little, Some reflections on language learning in Ireland, HEA News, 1984 Journal Article, 1984

D. G. Little, The Centre for Language and Communication Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Teangeolas, xviii, 1984, p8 - 13 Journal Article, 1984

D. G. Little, Language teaching at university: a way forward for modern language courses, FTA: Bulletin de l'Association des Professeurs de Français en Irlande 1981-2, 2, 1982, p19 - 25 Journal Article, 1982

David Little, David Singleton, Nora French and Joe Sheils, Skeleton Syllabus: Principles and Guidelines, Dublin, Institiúid Teangeolaíochta Éireann, 1980, 32pp Book, 1980

Recognition

Representations

Founder member and chairman of Institiúid Teangeolaíochta Éireann's Modern Languages Project 1978-83

Chairman of Royal Irish Academy's National Commission for the Teaching of Modern Continental Languages 1981-83

Trinity College representative on Department of Education's Syllabus Committee for Leaving Certificate German 1983-85

Director, Integrate Ireland Language and Training (successor to the Refugee Language Support Unit), a not-for-profit campus company of Trinity College 2001-Present

Member of interim Board of Language Studies of the Curriculum and Examinations Board 1985-86

Report to the Refugee Agency and the Department of Education and science: Meeting the Language Needs of Refugees 1996

Responsible for developing support materials and delivering in-service training for teachers of English as a second language to newcomer pupils in primary and post-primary schools (under the aegis first of the Refugee Language Support Unit, then of Integrate Ireland Language and Training) 2000-Present

Director of Integrate Ireland Language and Training, which replaced the Refugee Language Support Unit 2001-Present

Convenor and chair, National European Language Portfolio Committee 2001-Present

Consultant and contributor to various aspects of the Council of Europe's Modern Languages Projects 1985-Present

Member of the Council of Europe's network of European Language Portfolio pilot projects 1998-2000

Consultant to the Council of Europe's European Language Portfolio Validation Committee (in this capacity I have written a series of discussion papers and short studies) 2000-Present

Coordinator of the Council of Europe's international seminars on the European Language Portfolio 2001-Present

Member of the Council of Europe's European Language Portfolio Validation Committee 2005-Present

Member of the editorial board of ReCALL, journal of EUROCALL (the European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning) 1994-Present

Member of the editorial board of System, an international journal of educational technology and applied linguistics 1996-Present

Review editor of System 1996-2000

Awards and Honours

Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 1995

Memberships

President of CERCLES 1995 – 2000

EUROCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning) 1993 – Present

Founder member of CERCLES (European Confederation of Language Centres in Institutions of Higher Education) 1991 – Present

European Second Language Association 1990 – Present

Founder member of DULC (Directors [now Association] of University Language Centres in Great Britain and Ireland) 1982 – Present

Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée 1980 – Present

Irish Association for Applied Linguistics 1980 – Present

Conference of University Teachers of German in Great Britain and Ireland 1967 – 1979