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ERIC Number: ED359817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0260-5104
Using Computers with Bilingual Students.
Smith, Glenys
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU) Newsletter, n45 insert 1992
Computer applications in working with bilingual students are reviewed in this newsletter. A variety of practical ideas are presented to support teachers in their instruction. They include the following: (1) software to supplement vocational training; e.g., materials that introduce the use of word processing, databases, and spreadsheets in an office environment; (2) supplemental materials for English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) students, including instruction in the mechanical skills of handwriting as well as cognitive skills; (3) software that supplements traditional educational programs; and (4) data free programs, which help exploit the student's languages and may use a concept keyboard to extend the possibility for using a student's own language. Some of the software mentioned includes Workroom, Newtown, Context, Allwrite, Multilingual Scholar, and Advanced Folio. (LB) (Adjunct ERIC CLearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Adjlt Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU), Kingsbourne House, 229-231 High Holborn, London WC1V 7DA, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Bristol)