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Çakir, Ismail; Özer, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Online corpus referencing through web applications such as can help non-native language teachers train tertiary level learners of academic writing by providing them with native or near-native perspectives which come within concordance lines derived from authentic sources. The present study features a semi-experimental design in order to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Computational Linguistics
Tennessee Department of Education, 2017
The research is clear: reading proficiently prepares students for lifelong success. Unfortunately, Tennessee students have fallen behind their peers across the nation in reading. Over the past several years, the results in reading have remained stagnant and, in some cases, have declined. In 2015, on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Achievement, Low Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Loh, Chin Ee – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2015
Research tells us that reading is correlated to academic achievement but how do we motivate students to read? How can schools build reading cultures? Through the case study of a government secondary school in Singapore, I examine how attention to the invisible network of resources that support reading can provide insight into students' resources…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Reading Materials, School Culture, Guidelines
Center for Literacy, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1993
A project was undertaken to help low-literate Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) members develop the reading and writing skills needed to participate fully in AA/NA programs. A training program consisting of three 1.5-hour-long sessions and accompanying training guidelines were developed and used to train 21 student and 7 tutor…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education
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Harer, John B.; Huber, C. Edward – College and Research Libraries, 1982
Discusses the lack of consensus among library administrators concerning the intent of the Copyright Act of 1976 with respect to photocopying of materials for use by academic library reserve rooms, and reports on the results of a survey of 37 Virginia academic libraries concerning their reserve room photocopying practices. (JL)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Guidelines