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Felipe Oscar Reyes – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The study's purpose was to explore if there was a statistically significant difference in reading comprehension of non-Limited English Proficient students when reading eBooks compared to printed books. Second, it explored if there was a statistically significant difference in Limited English Proficient students. Third, it explored if there was a…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Limited English Speaking, Electronic Books, Language Proficiency
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Nguyen Dao – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2024
Employing ethnography and the theoretical paradigm of "language ideology" (Silverstein, M. 1979. "Language structure and linguistic ideology." In "The Elements: A Parasession on Linguistic Units and Levels," edited by P. Clyne, W. Hanks, and H. Carol, 193-247. Chicago Linguistic Society), this article examines how…
Descriptors: Migrants, Foreign Workers, Vietnamese, Limited English Speaking
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Crissa Stephens – American Educational Research Journal, 2024
Educational interpreters are not neutral mediators of messages. In education, they are policy brokers whose translations can reflect their own social identities and often align with larger social power dynamics, including deficit perspectives of racialized multilingual people. In U.S. schools, language minoritized parents have the right to make…
Descriptors: Translation, Mothers, English (Second Language), Limited English Speaking
Nayereh Nouri – ProQuest LLC, 2024
Integrating emergent bilingual students into K-12 mainstream classrooms where linguistic support is not provided has the potential to lead to their academic underperformance. This is because the content is delivered in English, which may not be understandable to immigrant students with limited English proficiency, possibly leading to psychological…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes
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Jaramillo, Jahn; Moran Bradley, Belen; Jentes, Emily S.; Rahman, Mehabuba; Sood, Neha Jaggi; Weiner, Judith; Marano, Nina; Ahmed, Farah S.; Kumar, Gayathri S. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
In this commentary, we briefly describe our methodology in conducting a remote qualitative investigation with essential workers from southwest Kansas, and then describe some key considerations, challenges, and lessons learned in recruiting and conducting interviews remotely. From August 4, 2020 through August 26, 2020, Centers for Disease Control…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Employees, Limited English Speaking
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Yasukawa, Keiko – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2023
Australia's natural environment poses challenges for human inhabitants and will continue to pose novel challenges in an era of climate change. However, the resources that people can access to respond to climate change are diverse and unequally distributed. While this suggests a role for education, especially for those who are most socially and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Teaching Methods, Economically Disadvantaged
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Diego A. Barrado-Timón – Open Education Studies, 2024
This research provides information toward answering the question of whether bilingual studies at the university level might be elitist. This is a recurring research topic in terms of using English for nonlanguage instruction at the primary and secondary levels, but very few studies refer to university education. We seek to fill that gap in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Bilingualism, Student Attitudes
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Olguín, Ana Aracelly; Sanders-Smith, Stephanie C. – Teachers College Record, 2021
Background/Context: Since 1975, 3 million refugees have resettled in the United States. However, researchers and educators know little about the lives of refugee children and families entering the American educational system. Much of the extant research groups refugee children in families with other immigrant groups, failing to recognize the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Relocation, Acculturation
Terese Francis – ProQuest LLC, 2021
The review of the literature indicated that a notably smaller number of nontraditional students persist to graduation than do traditional students. There is a significant body of scholarship regarding the experiences of nontraditional students; however, only a few studies have specifically examined persistence. Sparse research exists on the…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Nontraditional Students, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
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Kim, Beaumie; Bastani, Reyhaneh; Takeuchi, Miwa A. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2023
In this article, we discuss embodied mathematical practices in the context of learners' board game (re)design activities. By focusing on "redesigning" a board game as a pedagogical approach, rather than designing one from scratch, we intended to limit the vast creative design possibilities and engage learners more deeply with the…
Descriptors: Games, Teaching Methods, Game Based Learning, Design
Kara A. Walker – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP; National Center for Education Statistics, 2020) have shown that despite efforts to raise the literacy skill levels of students in elementary school, the average reading scores for fourth-grade students in 2019 were still cause for concern. The NAEP data showed the reading scores in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Suburban Schools, Grade 3, Grade 4
Calderón, Margarita – Educational Leadership, 2020
Many U.S. schools now have adolescent students who are recent immigrants arrive throughout the school year--sometimes with little English or having had interrupted formal education in their home country. Teachers need strategies to involve such "newcomer" students in classroom work right away. The author describes a framework of…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Adolescents, English Language Learners, Academic Achievement
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Koo, Katie; Kim, Young Won; Lee, Joonyoung; Nyunt, Gudrun – Journal of International Students, 2021
Mental health issues are on the rise on college campuses for all students, including international students. This qualitative study explores the mental wellness of Korean international graduate students, a subgroup that has received limited attention. We found that limited English proficiency shapes various aspects of Korean international graduate…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Mental Health, Wellness
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Shaffer, Sarah A.; Evans, Jacqueline R. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2018
Interpreters play an important role in the criminal justice system, yet little is known about the way interpreters are used. This survey of U.S. law enforcement (N = 299) assessed practices and perceptions regarding interpreter use during interviews with nonnative English speakers. Investigators reported using colleagues more often than…
Descriptors: Translation, Law Enforcement, Interviews, Limited English Speaking
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Doering-White, John; Pinto, Rogério M.; Bramble, Rosa Maria; Ibarra-Frayre, Maria – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
This teaching note describes a workshop to help monolingual and multilingual social workers prepare for language interpretation in social work practice. Language barriers negatively affect access to social services across populations in the United States, particularly for immigrant groups with limited English proficiency. Effective language…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Translation, Immigrants
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