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Uses of Technology in the Instruction of Adult English Language Learners

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2009

This resource offers a brief review of literature on the value of integrating technology into the classroom and introduces products and ways to utilize technology in the classroom. The author...

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Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (background)

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2008

This report provides the theoretical and research base behind the Learning Progressions for Literacy and Numeracy and the allied resources. It first considers the nature of adult learners and...

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Tennessee ESOL in the Workplace

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2003

This training manual was a collaborative project of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Center for Literacy Studies at The University of Tennessee, using a...

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Teaching Pronunciation to Adult English Language Learners

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2009

This resource combines research on, rationale for teaching, and teaching activities for pronunciation in a clear and straightforward manner. The authors cover how recent research has changed ideas...

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Teaching Grammar to Adult English Language Learners: Focus on Form

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2009

This brief provides a research-based rational as to why there is a need to teach grammar within a meaningful context. Of particular interest to the author is the focus on form technique....

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Supporting and Supervising Teachers Working with Adults Learning English

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2009
Provides an overview of the literature on teacher supervision (general adult and ESL education), suggestions for recruiting, hiring, and interviewing teachers, and information regarding supporting,...
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I've Opened Up: Exploring Learners' Perspectives on Progress

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2006
Instructional material that covers assessing learner progression based on the student's point of view. 
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Adult Learners
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Supporting Adult English Language Learners' Transitions to Postsecondary Education

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2006

This article focuses on classroom and program (administrator) practices that promote successful transitions for L2 learners to postsecondary education. The brief covers research and theory related...

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Challenges in Assessing for Post-Secondary Readiness

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2007
This Policy Brief examines the major assessments in use today to measure adult learning gains and determine student placements – e.g., BEST, CASAS, TABE, COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER in terms of...
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Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy (Second edition)

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2004
American youth need strong literacy skills to succeed in school and in life.
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