ERIC Number: ED254099
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Passage: A Journal of Refugee Education.
Passage, v1 n1 Win-Spr 1985
This inaugural issue of the journal concerning education programs for refugees in the United States contains 20 articles dealing with teaching English as a second language (ESL) and cultural orientation. They include "The IESL/CO/PET Program" (Anne Morgan); "Studying Refugees' Languages: A New Approach in Staff Development" (John Duffy and Chad MacArthur); "As If a Bird" (Pham Loc); "The Medical Simulation: A Confidence-Building Tool for Refugee Students" (Kathryn Munnell); "Conceptualizing Pre-Employment Training" (Ann Dykstra); "A Hmong Soap Opera: The Invented Family as a Tool in Teaching Cultural Orientation" (Sally Quinn); "To Call Yourself a Refugee" (Laurie Kuntz); "Picture Perception and Interpretation among Preliterate Adults" (Christina Hvitfeldt); "The Intensive ESL/CO Program for Ethiopian Refugees" (Paula Kristofik and Steve Cook); "Scenes from Bataan" (Paul Tanedo); "Culture Quizzes: Training beyond the Curriculum" (Christina Herbert); "Teacher, It's Nice to Meet You, Too" (Ruby Ibanez); "The MELT Project: A Link to the Overseas Refugee Program" (Myrna Ann Adkins); "Cultural Orientation for Eastern European Refugees" (Katie Solon); "ICM's ESL Program for Eastern European Refugees" (Roger West); "Community Mental Health and Family Services" (Steven Muncy); "Silk Screening: Task-Based Learning in a Basic Job Skills Lesson" (Evelyn Mariman and Kelly Stephens); "Refugees' Pronunciation of English--Can the Classroom Teacher Help?" (Douglas Gilzow); "How Not to Blow a Flute into a Buffalo's Ear" (Thelma Laguilles); and "A Quiet Revolution in Language Teaching at Bataan" (Robert Wachman). (MSE)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Classroom Techniques, Community Services, Cultural Education, Educational Strategies, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Mental Health, Orientation, Perception, Program Descriptions, Pronunciation, Refugees, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Self Concept, Simulation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of State, Washington, DC. Bureau of Refugee Programs.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.