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Kunschak, Claudia – Journal of Intensive English Studies, 1998
Presents a brief introduction to current models of curriculum development and evaluation, analyzes their relevance to curriculum practice based on a case study of the curriculum process in English-as-a-Second-Language program at a multistate community college in the Southwest, and suggests implications for future development based on current…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
Carrell, Patricia L. – 1984
The limited existing research on text structure and its effects on reading comprehension in English as a native language and English as a second language (ESL) is reviewed, and studies that have shown facilitating effects on first language reading comprehension of explicitly teaching text structure are discussed. A research project in progress…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Advanced Courses, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language)
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Benseler, David P.; Schulz, Renate A. – 1979
Intensive foreign language courses are discussed in terms of historical background, categorization of types, definition of components of intensive instruction as practiced at present in academic settings, and advantages and special problems of intensive instruction. Practical considerations for the implementation of intensive options cover the…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Course Content, Course Evaluation, Course Organization