The purpose of this study was to examine EFL students and teachers perception and practice of learner autonomy at Wolyta Sodo University, Ethiopia. To achieve this purpose, descriptive survey method was employed. Simple random sampling was used to select 112 subjects out of 398 student population. The obtained data were analyzed by employing statistical tools such as frequency, percentage, mean, Chi-square and independent sample t-test using SPSS window 15 software. Participants’ responses show that students did not seem to exert effort in involving autonomous learning activities. Similarly, the teachers were not able to encourage learners to do these activities and tasks by themselves.
Chernet Zerga Wejira (2019); EFL Freshmen Students and Teachers Perception and Practice of Learner Autonomy: The Case of Wolyta Sodo University; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
9(2) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.02.2019.p8652