Candlin & Mynard ePublishing: encouraging, exploring, enabling
Dr. Jo Mynard, Managing Director
Jo Mynard has worked in the field of language education for thirty years. She is a specialist in the areas of language learner autonomy, advising, self-access, and affect in language learning. She is a member of several associations, for example, she was a member of the IATEFL Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group from 2001 to 2019 and is now a member of its advisory board. She is an Executive Board Member for the International Association for the Psychology of Language Learning (IAPLL), and a member of the International Academic Advisory Board for IAFOR. She has experience as a language teacher, learning advisor, advisor educator, researcher, author, reviewer, academic supervisor, and editor in a number of international settings. In 2010 she founded Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal (SCOPUS listed), and continues to serve as its managing editor. In 2018, she co-founded Relay Journal, and in 2019 she was one of the co-founders of the Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning (JPLL) and currently serves on its editorial committee. All three journals are peer review and open access. She has a strong record of encouraging, mentoring and supporting authors and helping colleagues to shape and publish their work. She is originally from Cardiff in Wales, has lived in 13 different countries. She lives in Japan but will be based in Venice, Italy for one year from April 2023.
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Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal (SiSAL) is a peer-reviewed, quarterly e-publication for those interested in the field of self-access language learning. The journal was established in 2010 by Jo Mynard and she continues to serve as its managing editor. http://sisaljournal.org
Relay Journal is an open-access journal dedicated to disseminating research and best practice in the broad areas of learner and teacher autonomy. It was established in 2018 by the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education (RILAE). Jo Mynard is Director of RILAE and one of the Editors in Chief of the journal. https://kuis.kandagaigo.ac.jp/relayjournal/
The Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning (JPLL) was launched in 2019 and is the scholarly publication associated with the International Association for the Psychology of Language Learning. Jo Mynard is an Executive Board Member of IAPLL and one of the Editors in Chief of the journal. https://www.iapll.com/journal
Dr. Sally Candlin, Senior Advisor
Sally Candlin is a specialist in the areas of teaching and learning, and nurse patient interactions. She has taught undergraduate and post-graduate courses in communication, focusing on professional client communication, discourse of nurses, and identity construction of nurses and patients. She is an honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, Sydney and has supervised Master’s and Doctoral students. She has published widely in the field of communication and organizations and many of her books and chapters have formed the basis of the nursing and health studies curriculum. Dr. Candlin has also served as an editor and reviewer for numerous scholarly publications.
Christopher N. Candlin, Co-founder
Chris Candlin was one of the world’s leading innovative applied linguists with over thirty years of unmatched experience. For two terms he was President of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA). He held Honorary and Adjunct Professorships in UK and Asian universities and had an extensive record of invited conference presentations, consultancies and seminars worldwide. Chris was honoured as an Academician by the UK Academy of Social Sciences in 2014 and recognised in the 2016 Australia Day honours list. Sadly, Chris passed away in May, 2015.