ERIC Number: ED384262
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education Newsletter, 1991-1995.
Adult Education Newsletter, v18-21 1991-1995
The seven issues of the newsletter contain articles, letters, professional announcements, reports, reviews, and classroom instructional ideas of interest to teachers of adult English as a Second Language (ESL). Articles address these topics: diversity and commonalities among language and literacy teachers; part-time teaching; literacy for homeless women with drug and alcohol problems; an organization of Central American students; an organization of adult learners concerned about the future of a school; an English proficiency test; program evaluation; a student's thoughts about coming to America; teacher licensing; the role of theory in program or individual assessment; the teacher as student in participatory learning; workplace education projects; ethnographic analysis for curriculum development; workplace program evaluation; publication of student writing; teaching older adults; learner-generated materials; taking and using photographs in class; language simplification; writing in the native language; family literacy; poetry about jobs and work; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) resource materials; team-teaching with a psychiatrist for students with post-traumatic stress disorder; on-line professional communication; cancer education; advocacy; federal legislation; reading aloud; and first-language literacy. Vol. 19, n1 has theme "Workplace Literacy." Vol. 19, n2 has theme "Publishing Student Work." Vol. 21, n1 has theme "Health Education in Adult ESL." Vol. 21, n2 has theme "Native Language Literacy." (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Cancer, Curriculum Development, Electronic Mail, Emotional Disturbances, English (Second Language), Health Education, Inplant Programs, Instructional Materials, Language Proficiency, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Literacy Education, Older Adults, Poetry, Program Evaluation, Reading Aloud to Others, Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Developed Materials, Student Organizations, Teacher Certification, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role, Testing, Vocational English (Second Language), Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.