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Schulte, Ann; Klipfel, Lyndsay Halpin – Educational Forum, 2016
In an effort to better understand how participating in teacher research as a student teacher compares to conducting it as a practicing teacher, a teacher educator and her former teacher education student engaged in a collaborative dialogue. They focus their reflections in this article on the impact of external forces on the process of teacher…
Descriptors: Influences, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Researchers
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Brun-Mercer, Nicole; Zimmerman, Cheryl Boyd – CATESOL Journal, 2015
Though research has established a relationship between vocabulary knowledge and academic success and identified features to guide the L2 word learner through academic tasks (see Nation, 2013), less is known regarding student perceptions of academic vocabulary and the conscious decision-making process of these learners while they are writing. In…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Decision Making
Malupa-Kim, Miralynn Faigao – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The Problem: The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze the information structure of native-English speaking (NES) ESOL teachers in giving explanations in a grammar class at an Intensive English Program (IEP) at a university in southern California Method: This mixed-method study employed a sequential-exploratory design. Six grammar…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Gray (Naomi) Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA. – 1984
The resource manual is designed to provide educators with information regarding some of the resources available in bilingual education for language minority students. It may also be useful to parents and community members involved in policy formation or interested in being well informed about bilingual education. The first section outlines the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational History, Educational Research
Garcia, Marilyn; Grady, Karen – 1984
A high intensity language training (HILT) summer program in English as a second language and Spanish as a second language offered to second through eighth grade students in the North Monterey County Unified School District (California) during the summers of 1982 and 1983 is described. The program funding, design, admission, development, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Aid, FLES
Campbell, Russell N.; Lindholm, Kathryn J. – 1987
Three successful school program models designed to help language minority students conserve the language skills acquired in their homes and continue normal native language development are described. The programs were developed to counteract a trend toward wasting valuable existing language skills and resources. The programs include: (1) an…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs
FARRAR, RONALD D. – 1968
THIS EXPERIMENT TESTS CERTAIN INNOVATIONS IN THE PRESENTATION OF A FRENCH COURSE. THE COURSE COVERED, IN ONE SEMESTER, THE MATERIAL NORMALLY GIVEN IN TWO, AND WAS INTENDED TO IMPROVE THE STUDENTS' PROFICIENCY BY INTENSIVE CONTACT AND STILL MAINTAIN THE STANDARDS OF FORMAL EXPRESSION AND GRAMMAR. IT WAS GIVEN TWO SUCCESSIVE HOURS PER DAY FOR FIVE…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Educational Experiments, French, Instructional Innovation
San Leandro Unified School District, CA. – 1968
This narrative report of a 1967 summer institute, designed to explore one of the ways of transmitting to future leaders an awareness, understanding, and tolerance for cultural differences in peoples from other nations, describes the relative effectiveness of certain methods, techniques, and procedures used in teaching experimental groups of high…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Activities, Cultural Context, Cultural Enrichment
Graham, Richard; And Others – 1968
The following lectures are included in this volume: Needed: "Turned on" Teachers; The Most Important Advantage; HILT: High Intensity Language Training; The Education Gap: Why Mexican American Children Fail in School; The Mexican American Heritage; The Invisible Poor: The World of the Migrant; and Emergence of the Mexican American. The…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Disadvantaged
Heffernan-Cabrera, Patricia – Prospects, 1974
The University of Southern California Teacher Corps Rural-Migrant Project in Bilingual-Bicultural Education is a joint teacher training effort between university and local education agencies and a two-year graduate studies programme that recruits and trains bilingual interns with commitment to careers in the education of the disadvantaged. (JH)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Disadvantaged Youth, English (Second Language)