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ERIC Number: EJ717830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
A Community Within The Classroom: Dialogue Journal Writing of Adult ESL Learners
Kim, Jungkang
Adult Basic Education: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Adult Literacy Educational Planning, v15 n1 p21-32 Spr 2005
This article presents my views and reflections on working with adult ESL learners at a community-based adult literacy program in the Southwest. In this article, I share my experience working with adult learners learning English as a second language and critically address and discuss issues significant to the learners in their language and literacy education. In particular, I examine and reflect on the pedagogical practice of dialogue journal writing that brought the class together in the place where learning became the most meaningful, authentic, and collective experience. I believe that the issues discussed in the article are of interest to teachers, researchers, and teacher educators in the field of adult literacy education.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A