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Zhang, Lawrence Jun – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2008
The study explored English as a Second Language (ESL) learner development. In particular, it focused on investigating learners' understanding of reading and their willingness to be engaged in strategic reading in participatory classroom activities. It also examined possible effects of such pedagogy on reading performance. The context was a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), English (Second Language), Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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)
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Goh, Christine C. M. – Language Teaching Research, 1998
Presents findings from research into listening strategies and tactics of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learners from the People's Republic of China studying in an intensive English language and academic skills program in a university in Singapore. Showed that high-ability listeners used more strategies and tactics than the low-ability ones.…
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education