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ERIC Number: EJ1123887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 10
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ISSN: ISSN-2194-654X
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Language Study Matters for Classroom Teachers in Diverse Schools
Quach, Lan Hue; Heining-Boynton, Audrey L.; Wang, Chuang
Multicultural Learning and Teaching, v2 n1 p10-19 Jan 2007
In this study, we explored dimensions of a teacher?s experience with formal language study, time spent abroad, and levels of bilingualism as factors that relate to their personal teaching efficacy beliefs using a purposeful sample of teachers from North and South Carolina working with English Language Learners in the mainstream classroom. Our statistical results from independent sample t-tests and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) support the need for all educators working in diverse classrooms to commit to long-term formal foreign language study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina; South Carolina
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