Make a rough inventory of the materials in the center. Classify them according to level &/or skills involved e.g. elementary readers; advanced vocabulary books. How would you use the materials to give individual tasks to: an elementary group of Arabs, S. Americans and Japanese learners, a higher intermediate class of pre-university learners: oil company employees of mixed nationality?
What preparation and follow-up work do you think would be necessary in each case? Which study skills do you think could be practised here and at what stage would you introduce them?
Self Access Centers - the rationale?
Using Self Access Centers during lesson periods
For the teacher:
Record sheets. What they're doing and where they've got up to.