ERIC Number: ED372641
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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Writing Instruction for Limited English Proficient Students: A Survey of Teachers' Perceptions.
Weaver, Laurie R.; Padron, Yolanda N.
A survey investigated the attitudes of 52 elementary school teachers of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students concerning their preference for product- or process-oriented writing strategies for this population. The teachers were administered a questionnaire on which they indicated preference, on a four-point scale, for 28 product- and process-oriented writing strategies identified as most commonly used by English-monolingual and bilingual students during the composing process. Results indicate the teachers perceived the process-oriented strategies as most important for teaching LEP students, in contrast to earlier studies that suggest process-oriented writing strategies are little used in the English-as-a-Second-Language classroom. In addition, years of teaching experience had little effect on preference for process-oriented vs. product-oriented strategies. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: In: Malave, Lilliam M. Ed. National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). Annual Conference Journal, NABE '92-'93. See FL 022 341.