Language Teaching and Learning in ESL Education

Language Teaching and Learning in ESL Education
English | 2010 | ISBN: 193598702X, 9781935987024 | 260 pages | PDF | 3,3 MB

This text explores new topics and revisits recurring ones in the discipline of English as a second language (ESL). The volume mainly examines what is being accomplished in the field today with a fresh and practical look. Various chapters also address English as a foreign language (EFL) issues. The twenty-eight contributors represent many continents of the world either by birth or by living in a country other than the U.S.
The chapters in this volume investigate the following topics:
• Teaching the multilevel ESL classroom
• Building ESL lessons with pop and rock music
• Working with northeast Asian ESL students in the classroom
• Engaging students in global advocacy
• Acquiring teacher assessment literacy
• Writing the ESOL-infused lesson plan
• Conducting action research at a university in Colombia
• Exploring perceptions of teachers by academic ESL students
• Examining exemplary literacy programs
• Investigating the TEFL certificate industry in Thailand
• Developing leaders through mentoring and professional development
• Determining ESL student success
• Designing a bilingual school's gifted program in Honduras
• Using collaborative reflection to prepare career changes to teach ELL students
• Revisiting online teaching and adult educators
• Critiquing policies on adjunct instruction
• Funding Intensive English Programs (IEP) professional development
This worldly volume is essential for teachers, faculty members, administrators, and staff at K-12 schools, colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. It is also functional as a supplement textbook for teacher training classes and/or in-service training.

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