ERIC Number: ED331285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Building Better English Language Programs: Perspectives on Evaluation in ESL.
Pennington, Martha C., Ed.
A collection of essays addresses the evaluation of college and university English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs, curricula, services, faculty, and administration. They include the following: "Developing Effective Evaluation Systems for Language Programs" (James D. Brown, Martha C. Pennington); "Self-Study and Self-Regulation for ESL Programs: Issues Arising from the Associational Approach" (Patricia Byrd, Janet Constantinides); "A Novel Approach to ESL Program Evaluation" (David E. Eskey, Richard Lacy, Cheryl A. Kraft); "Unifying Curriculum Process and Curriculum Outcomes: The Key to Excellence in Language Education" (Martha C. Pennington, James D. Brown); "Participatory Placement: A Case Study" (Louis J. Spaventa, Janis S. Williamson); "Evaluation of Culture Components in ESL Programs" (Christine Winskowski-Jackson); "Evaluation of Student Services in ESL Programs" (Geoffrey C. Middlebrook); "Creating and Operating a Statistical Database for Evaluation in an English Language Program" (Roger Ponder, Bill Powell); "Designing and Assessing the Efficacy of ESL Promotional Materials" (Frederick L. Jenks); "Procedures and Instruments for Faculty Evaluation in ESL" (Martha C. Pennington, Aileen L. Young); "Evaluating the ESL Program Director" (Robert P. Fox); "Administrative Evaluation in ESL Programs: How'm I Doin'?" (Barbara F. Matthies). Notes on contributors are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Case Studies, Cultural Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Evaluation, English (Second Language), Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Evaluation, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Second Language Programs, Self Evaluation (Groups), Student Personnel Services, Student Placement
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Advisory, Teaching, and Specialized Programs Div.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.