ERIC Number: EJ462785
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Oral English Language Proficiency of ITAs: Policy, Implementation, and Contributing Factors.
Thomas, Clayton F.; Monoson, Patricia K.
Innovative Higher Education, v17 n3 p195-209 Spr 1993
A survey indicates that student complaints led legislators in 20 states to mandate that higher education institutions develop policies on oral English proficiency of instructors, including language certification for international teaching assistants. Many institutions responded with policies requiring formal language testing and remedial instruction when needed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, English (Second Language), Foreign Students, Higher Education, Language Proficiency, National Surveys, Policy Formation, Remedial Instruction, School Policy, Screening Tests, Second Language Instruction, State Legislation, State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teaching Assistants
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A