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Lewis, Marilyn W.; Wu, Liyun – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
Forty-five veterans were recruited from an historically Black university (HBCU) using purposive, non-probability sampling to study their transition to college. Schlossberg's 4Ss transition model evaluated their Situation (operationalized as combat exposure, dangerous duty), Self (current depressive symptoms), Supports/Deficits (marital…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Students with Disabilities, Veterans, African American Students
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Yeo, Marie; Lewis, Marilyn – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2019
Although co-authoring is commonly practised, we know little about its actual process. How do authors choose their collaborators? How do they make decisions about the writing process? What obstacles do they face and how do they overcome them? What do they see as the benefits and pitfalls of coauthoring? This article begins by demonstrating the…
Descriptors: Authors, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wu, Liyun; Lewis, Marilyn W. – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The trajectory of successfully completing an undergraduate educational program, attaining postgraduate employment, and beginning advanced degree programs was examined using the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B: 2008/2012), a large U.S. nationally representative longitudinal sample survey of college graduates who completed the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Employment Opportunities, Immigration, Gender Differences
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Wu, Liyun; Lewis, Marilyn W. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Despite wide application of research skills in higher education, undergraduate students reported research and computer anxiety, and low association between research and their professional goals. This study aims to assess whether peer-assisted mentoring programs would promote positive changes in undergraduates' attitudes toward research. Using a…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Social Work, Black Colleges, Undergraduate Students
Bleistein, Tasha; Smith, Melissa K.; Lewis, Marilyn – TESOL Press, 2020
How can you encourage students to accept varieties of English from around the world? This Reflective Question and many others await your discussion and analysis in this revised edition of TESOL Press's best-selling "Teaching Speaking," which explores different approaches to teaching reading in second language classrooms. This volume…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Farrell, Thomas S. C.; Baurain, Bradley; Lewis, Marilyn – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2020
For most of its history, the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) has focussed much of its attention on teaching methods and curricula to the exclusion of the person who must deliver them. In this article we propose that TESOL recognize the inner lives of teachers through understanding their spirituality from the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods
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Lewis, Marilyn W.; Ericksen, Kirsten S. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students attending an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) may experience bullying. Using snowball sampling, the authors recruited six LGBTQ students for a focus group to learn how they perceived their HBCU campus atmosphere toward LGBTQ students. Thirty faculty…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Lewis, Marilyn – TESOL Journal, 2012
"Am I a girl?" This question from a long-ago English class (quoted by Kennedy, 1983) illustrates what was once considered suitable practice for language learners. Over the decades, ideas for the content of a language lesson have reflected developing theories of second language learning and teaching. This essay draws on materials,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Textbook Content, Course Content, English Curriculum
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Smith, Melissa K.; Lewis, Marilyn – ELT Journal, 2015
In TESOL teacher mentoring, giving advice can be conceptualized as a continuum, ranging from directive to facilitative feedback. The goal, over time, is to lead toward the facilitative end of the continuum and specifically to catalytic interventions that encourage self-reflection and autonomous learning. This study begins by examining research on…
Descriptors: Mentors, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn – ELT Journal, 2006
Self-access centres (SACs) are playing an increasingly pivotal role in supporting the (self-) study of languages. Selecting suitable resources thus becomes more and more important. At the selection stage, identifying problems with available resources is not an easy task, and is made more difficult by a lack of published guidelines. Linked with…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Materials, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Petry, Nancy M.; Weinstock, Jeremiah; Alessi, Sheila M.; Lewis, Marilyn W.; Dieckhaus, Kevin – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: Contingency management (CM) treatments are usually applied individually for drug abstinence, but CM can also be targeted toward health behaviors and implemented in groups. This study evaluated effects of a group-based CM intervention that focused on reinforcing health behaviors. Method: HIV-positive patients with cocaine or opioid use…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Health Activities, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Behavior
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Lewis, Marilyn W.; Cavanagh, Paul K.; Ahn, Grace; Yoshioka, Marianne R. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Prior history of trauma may sensitize individuals to subsequent trauma, including terrorist attacks. Using a convenience sample of secondary, cross-sectional data, pregnant women were grouped based on lifetime interpersonal violence history. Cumulative risk theory was used to evaluate the association of lifetime interpersonal violence history and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Terrorism, Females, Pregnancy
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Lewis, Marilyn P. – Library Trends, 2002
Investigates technology competency requirements in the library profession. Examines and evaluates advertised qualifications of job positions and attempts to see if midcareer librarians are effective in the present and future job market, using the position advertisements in "American Libraries" over a 20-year period. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Competence, Employment Qualifications, Labor Market, Librarians
Lewis, Marilyn, Ed. – 1997
The guide offers over 100 classroom activities and techniques for teaching English as a second language to adults, all provided by experienced teachers who have found them useful. They are divided into ten categories: (1) activities using materials or techniques from radio, television, and print news media; (2) exercises for teaching English for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Class Activities, Classroom Communication
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Starks, Donna; Lewis, Marilyn – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2003
Reviews samples of professional annotated bibliographies (ABs), and on the basis of these, establishes a list of potential features of its genre. Uses this list to evaluate student annotated bibliographies. Results show that students, as emerging members of their professional communities, have an understanding of the conventional structure of ABs…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Discourse Analysis, Language Styles, Writing (Composition)
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