ERIC Number: EJ1034065
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Developmental Immigrant Students: What Cross-Disciplinary Faculty Should Know
Ousey, Debbie Lamb; Brown, Christine F; Goldschmidt, Myra M.
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v30 n2 p65-79 Spr 2014
The purpose of this paper is to suggest ways that cross-disciplinary (non-ESL) faculty can help developmental immigrant students succeed in undergraduate programs. We present five key issues that faculty should consider when teaching these students and when reading their writing. Finally, we offer experience-based, practical suggestions on how to approach each issue.
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Immigrants, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Best Practices, Educational Strategies, Interdisciplinary Approach, English Language Learners, Comprehension, Text Structure, Story Grammar, Information Sources, Language Proficiency, Cultural Influences, Teaching Methods
New York College Learning Skills Association. Web site: http://www.nyclsa.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A