Welcome to the homepage of Hayo Reinders. I am TESOL Professor and Director of Research at Anaheim University in the US annd Professor of Applied Linguistics at KMUTT in Thailand. I founded the Institute for Teacher Leadership (www.teacherleadership.ac) to empower teachers and learners with research and leadership skills. I am a passionate believer in the power of out-of-class learning.

If you have an interest in innovation in education, in the role of technology, in Learner Autonomy and Self-Access, or in teacher leadership and educational sustainability, you have come to the right place. On this site you will find articles, research reports, bibliographies, a blog, and many other resources. You can also find information about engaging me as a speaker at your conference, or for (staff) development projects. You can watch an introduction video here.

Latest News

Cambridge University Press keynote

You can watch a video of my recent keynote at the Cambridge Better Learning event on '10 rules for encouraging interaction in and beyond the classroom'.

Call for Papers: Technology in testing

Call for papers: Special Issue on New Technologies in Language Testing and Assessment: Translation of Theory and Research into Practice. You can read more here.

Call for Papers: Technology and writing

We are calling for papers for a special issue of the Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education on 'Technology in the teaching and asssessment of writing'. More here.

Invited Presentations


Digital Day Live Q&A

Cambridge University Press November 6


Second Language Teacher Development

Doctoral course starting at Anaheim University October 17


Creating language MOOC resources

Tutor training at the Education University Hong Kong, October 27


Free Articles

Dozens of articles for free download.



Over 2300 autonomy references - add your own!


Books wanted

Proposals wanted for New Language Environments book series.



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