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ERIC Number: ED549552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan-1
Pages: 212
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 1-931185-01-8
Content-Based Instruction in Higher Education Settings
Crandall, JoAnn, Ed.; Kaufman, Dorit, Ed.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL)
Content-based instruction (CBI) challenges ESOL teachers to teach language through specialist content in institutional settings. This volume addresses CBI negotiation between ESOL teachers and subject specialists in higher education. Writers document and evaluate courses that support the subject discipline and meet the language needs of EFL and ESL learners. The book opens with Acknowledgments and a Series Editor's Preface, then follows with chapters and authors divided over two themed parts: (1) Content-Based Instruction in Higher Education Settings: Evolving Models for Diverse Contexts (JoAnn Crandall and Dorit Kaufman); Part 1: Case Studies of EFL Contexts: (2) Adjunct Courses in the Great Books: The Key That Unlocked Locke for Japanese EFL Undergraduates and Opened the Door to Academia for EFL (Patrick Rosenkjar); (3) Merging Expertise: Developing Partnerships Between Language and Content Specialists (Timothy Stewart, Michael Sagliano, and Julie Sagliano); (4) Content-Based English for Academic Purposes in a Thai University (Catherine Owens); (5) English for Students of Mathematics and Computer Science: A Content-Based Instruction Course (Sara Kol); (6) Developing Genre Awareness in Nonnative-English-Speaking Writers of Experimental Research Articles: A Collaborative Approach (Iliana A. Martinez); (7) Content-Based English for Specific Purposes Course Design: The Case of English for Architecture (Dafne Gonzalez and Rubena St. Louis). Part 2: Case Studies of ESL Contexts: (8) Promoting the Acquisition of Knowledge in a Content-Based Course (Fredricka L. Stoller); (9) Appropriating the Adjunct Model: English for Academic Purposes at the University Level (Donna M. Brinton and Linda Jensen); (10) To Motivate and Educate, Collaborate and Integrate: The Adjunct Model in a Bridge Program (Martha A. Iancu); (11) A Collaborative Approach to Sheltering Complex Content for Native and Nonnative English Speakers in a University Setting (Mark A. Schneider and Joan E. Friedenberg); and (12) Teaching and Learning Academic Literacy Through Project LEAP (Marguerite Ann Snow and Lia D. Kamhi-Stein). Also included are References and an Index.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Identifiers - Location: Japan