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Chong, Sin Wang – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Recent literature on the use of exemplars in the context of higher education has shown that exemplar-based instruction is implemented in various disciplines; nevertheless, how exemplar-based instruction can be implemented in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) writing classrooms in higher education institutions remains under-explored. In this…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Griffith, Mary; Lechuga, Clotilde – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper presents specific reference tools to provide institutional language integrated support with a specific language plan for a bilingual programme at the University of Malaga. This follows experts' opinions that claim the need of such a plan. While studies show the importance of language support in bilingual instruction, they rarely address…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Language Planning, Second Language Learning, College Faculty
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Baker, Melanie – English Teaching Forum, 2017
Khatuna Kharkheli is an English language teacher in the Faculty of Education, Exact, and Natural Sciences at Gori State Teaching University (GSTU) in Gori, Georgia. With her passion for developing innovative and creative lessons and with her commitment to professional development, Ms. Kharkheli works to inspire her students to achieve success both…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dali, Ning – English Language Teaching, 2017
The increase of international exchange in education triggers strong demand for learning English language skills in various academic disciplines among Chinese students, which brings up a wide implementation of EAP (English for academic purposes) learning in universities in China. However, the teaching and learning result do not seem to be as…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Díaz, Erin M. – Hispania, 2016
Supplementing the foreign language curriculum with the incorporation of art museum visits has benefits for students, faculty, the campus art gallery, and the institution. Such a collaborative program serves to expand the classroom and complement instruction by providing learners with a new space to engage in authentic practice in the target…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Art
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Gomez-Cash, Olga – Research-publishing.net, 2016
In the second year module "Professional Contexts for Modern Languages" at Lancaster University, students take 20-25 hour placements, and using a multimodal forum, they articulate their challenges, development and understanding of the varying contexts in which they are working. In summative assessment, students across languages and types…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness
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Pinner, Richard – Language Teaching Research, 2016
In this article I outline how and why I have established a self-assessment system for class participation scores in an English-speaking skills course at a Japanese university. I explain how my experience with one particular student, who personally admitted to having abused the system, led me to realize that elements from Yin and Yang have been…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Learning Experience, Student Evaluation, Scores
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Rauch, Karen L.; Slack, Dawn – Hispania, 2016
In this article, we outline ways that language pedagogy intersects with best practices in entrepreneurial education. By highlighting two courses, one in translation studies for a polyglot audience and another in entrepreneurship for Spanish-speaking students, we show how to infuse basic business principles into language curricula. Course…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Literacy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Moore, Robert L. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2014
The separation of student and instructor is the core characteristic of distance education (Simonson et al., 2012, p. 28), contributing to one of the biggest challenges to distance education-attrition (Dueber & Misanchuk, 2001, p. 2). By the very nature of distance education, students are different locations from one another and their…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Learner Engagement
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Hollander, Inez Gijsberdina – L2 Journal, 2014
In this paper, the author shares some of the pedagogical ironies she has experienced while teaching Dutch on an American university campus.
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Second Language Instruction, Language History, Second Language Learning
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Jian, Shi – English Language Teaching, 2013
College English Teaching (CET) plays an important and basic part in the whole college education system in China and whether it should adopt the quality-centered education or tool-oriented training remains controversial in current Chinese CET practices. After comparing several basic concepts and analyzing the existing problems in Chinese practical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Espitia Cruz, Martha Isabel; Kwinta, Anna – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
Recent technological development has created new pedagogical practices in the EFL classroom to maximize the time for students to use the language by considering online tools. Whilst working in a pedagogical context with new technologies, some educators were concerned with how online interaction in EFL content-based classes could be effectively…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bugel, Talia – Hispania, 2013
The service-learning Spanish translation course (Spanish 315: "Spanish in the Business World") taught at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in the fall of 2010 and spring of 2012 provided an ideal context for the students to connect with the Hispanic community in our geographical region. Once the connection through service…
Descriptors: Translation, Service Learning, Spanish, Second Language Learning
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Moussu, Lucie – TESL Canada Journal, 2013
When university/college faculty members believe that ESL students' writing skills are not equivalent to those of native speakers, they frequently send these ESL students to their institution's writing centres (WCs). However, this often results in frustration for WC staff, the students, and faculty members. This article first describes ESL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
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Freedman, Leora – Across the Disciplines, 2013
A reading-writing initiative began in 2011-12 at the University of Toronto as a partnership between an East Asian Studies (EAS) department and an English Language Learning (ELL) Program. In this institution, students are expected to enter into scholarly discussions in their first year essays, yet many (both native English speakers and non-native…
Descriptors: Reading Writing Relationship, Foreign Countries, Asian Studies, English (Second Language)
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