ERIC Number: EJ647637
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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English as a Second Language at the Community College: An Exploration of Context and Concerns.
Blumenthal, Amy J.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n117 p45-54 Spr 2002
Discusses five issues related to community college English-as-a-second-language (ESL) programs: the diversity of the ESL student population and the difficulty of measuring student outcomes, the organizational structure of ESL programs, employment and training issues for ESL instructors, the newly defined "Generation 1.5" population, and financial and funding concerns. (Contains 12 references.) (AUTH/KP)
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Diversity (Student), Educational Finance, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Student Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Employment, Two Year Colleges
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Note: Issue titled "Next Steps for the Community College."