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Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016
This article reports the findings of ethnographic classroom research on the deployment of literature circles in English reading classes in the vocational secondary education sector in Indonesia. Grounded in micro-interactional, thematic, and discourse analyses, empirical findings showed that the students engaged actively in text selection, role…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Ethnography, Classroom Research, Reading Programs
Phillips, Jon – 1987
In response to concern among Galang refugee camp students about their ability to interact with Americans in the United States, a social language unit was developed and added to the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) curriculum. The unit addresses specific language functions, through syntactic forms, in the context of everyday social encounters…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Context, Culture Conflict, English (Second Language)
Anivan, Sarinee, Ed. – 1991
Papers on aspects of second language program evaluation include the following: "The Role of Language Testing in Language Program Evaluation" (Adrian Palmer); "Defining an Appropriate Role for Language Tests in Intensive English Language Programs" (Margaret Des Brisay, Doreen Ready); "Principles and Practice in an…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
Des Brisay, Margaret; Ready, Doreen – 1991
The use of test results as a criterion for evaluating the design of an intensive English language program is examined in one Canadian university program in Indonesia. The study was investigating whether: (1) realistic estimates of training needs were being made; (2) data from other tests would enable better prediction of student outcomes, and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. – 1984
A collection of background notes and lesson plans from the pre-employment training programs under way at three refugee processing centers in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand is presented. The pre-employment component of an educational program that also includes intensive English as a second language and cultural orientation training…
Descriptors: Consortia, Cultural Awareness, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Potential
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1970
Both the 1945 and the 1950 constitutions of the Republic of Indonesia are presented in Bahasa Indonesian as part of the basic language course in Indonesian. The volume is used daily for reading comprehension practice during the final weeks of the third phase of the course. Comparing these constitutions enables students to comprehend the course of…
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Content Area Reading, Directed Reading Activity, Indonesian
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1972
This 10-unit volume dealing with historical events in Indonesia is used in the advanced phase of the Indonesian Basic Course for United States military personnel. The objectives of the course are: (1) to relate the significant history of the area, (2) to expand the student's vocabulary, and (3) to develop the student's linguistic skills. The ten…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, History Instruction, Indonesian, Intensive Language Courses
Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1973
This 8-unit volume written in Bahasa Indonesian is intended to acquaint United States military personnel studying Bahasa Indonesian with Indonesian geography and geographic terminology. The text, used in the third phase of the Basic Course, aims to: (1) relate significant content about the area, (2) expand the student's vocabulary, and (3) develop…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Geography Instruction, Indonesian, Intensive Language Courses
Desruisseaux, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1998
Many colleges and universities are experiencing sharp declines in enrollment of students from Asian countries suffering from currency devaluations and economic turmoil. However, enhanced recruiting in other parts of the world and relatively high retention rates for already enrolled students from those countries have helped many institutions offset…
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Economic Climate, English (Second Language), Enrollment Influences