Local Program Administrators

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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Teachers

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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Teachers

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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Teachers

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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Local Program Administrators
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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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Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Adult Learners
Curriculum Developers

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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Curriculum Or Program Developers
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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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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

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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Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Accommodations and Compliance Series: Employees with Learning Disabilities

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2006
The article gives a general explanation of learning disabilities, states what is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and lists some accommodation ideas for the workplace. It...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Second Language Acquisition in Adults: From Research to Practice

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2003
This article provides a brief but concise overview of three aspects of Second Language Acquisition (SLA): learner motivation, role of interaction, role of vocabulary.
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