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RESEARCH BRIEFS

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  RESEARCH BRIEFS - Part 3

These are the latest research briefs submitted by Bella Hanson.

Promoting Success of Multilevel ESL Classes:What Teachers and Administrators Can Do   Posted 4/13/07

Integrating Reading and Writing into Adult ESL Instruction  Posted 3/16/07

The Impact of Content-Based Instruction: Three Studies  Posted 3/9/07

Mission accomplished…it’s learnable now: Voices of mature challenged spellers using a Word Study approach  Posted 3/2/07

Four Adult Development Theories and Their Implications for Practice  Posted 2/23/07

Issues In Improving Immigrant Workers' English Language Skills  Posted 2/17/07

Helping ESL Students Become Better Readers:  Schema Theory Applications and Limitations  Posted 2/10/07

The Role of Vocabulary Instruction in Adult Basic Education  Posted 1/26/07

Supporting Adult English Language Learners’ - Transitions to Postsecondary Education  Posted 1/19/07

Building Reading Proficiency at the Secondary Level  Posted 1/5/07

Dialogue Journals: Interactive Writing to Develop Language and Literacy  Posted 12/22/06

Program Participation and Self-Directed Learning to Improve Basic Skills.   Posted 12/8/06

One Classroom, Two Languages: Adult Bilingual Curriculum  Posted 12/1/06

Differentiated Instruction - Adjusting to the Needs of All Learners  Posted 12/1/06

High Frequency Vocabulary and Reading Proficiency in ESL Readers  Posted 11/24/06

 

RESEARCH BRIEFS  -  Part 2
Posted 6/2/06
Collected by Bella Hanson

These research briefs all relate to beginning level ESL

Approaches to Adult ESOL Writing Instruction

How Should Adult ESL Reading Instruction Differ from ABE Reading Instruction?

Improving ESL Learners Writing Skills

Models of Reading and the ESOL Student

Numeracy in the Adult ESL Classroom

Rediscovering Themselves Learning to Read for Survival

Reflective Teaching Practice in Adult ESL Settings

Same Activity Different Focus

Second Language Acquisition in Adults

Teaching ESOL Using Word Processing

Using Music in the Adult ESL Classroom

 

RESEARCH BRIEFS  -  Part 1
Posted 5/20/06
Collected by Bella Hanson

These research briefs all relate to beginning level ESL

What Works for Adult ESL Students

Using Multicultural Children’s Literature in Adult ESL Classes

The Language Experience Approach and Adult Learners

L2 Vocabulary Acquisition through Extensive Reading

Improving Adult English Language Learners’ Speaking Skills

Improving Adult ESL Learners’ Pronunciation Skills

Improving ESL Learners’ Listening Skills:  At the Workplace and Beyond

  Beginning to Work with Adult English Language Learners:  Some Considerations

Beginning ESOL Learners' Advice to Their Teachers

Adults Learning to Read in English

 

 

RESEARCH BRIEFS

Here are 12 research briefs in reading.  The titles are listed below.  They are combined into one file for more convenient downloading.

  1. Sustained Silent Reading: A Useful Model
  2. Applying Research Findings to Instruction for Adult English Language Students
  3. Taking Literacy Skills Home
  4. Techniques for Teaching Beginning-Level Reading to Adults
  5. Building a Web Site in an ABE Class
  6. Teaching for Communicative Competence: Interaction in the Classroom
  7. Using Cognitive Strategies to Develop English Language and Literacy
  8. Learning to Love Reading
  9. Using a Multisensory Approach to Help Struggling Adult Learners
  10. The Relationship Between Reading and Speaking Skills
    An Interview with Ann Hilferty
     
  11.  Reading for Pleasure
     

  12. Reading

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THESE 12 READING RESEARCH BRIEFS  Acrobat Reader file - pdf  (419 KB)

 

More Research Briefs
These research briefs are in Acrobat Reader format

Doing Something About Attrition: A Project to Enhance Student Retention in Adult Basic Education
Do the Cognitive Skills of Dropouts Matter in the Labor Market?   Results from a study of GED attempters in two states
Getting into Groups - In Gilmer County, Georgia, a shift from individualized instruction to classes and group discussion increased student retention and participation
Goal Setting and Completion - The Importance of Helping Adult ESL Students Set Goals

The K-12 School Experiences of High School Dropouts

Adult Learner Retention Revisited
Motivation for Learning: Voices of Women Welfare Reform Recipients
The Effects of Continuing Goal-Setting on Persistence in a Math Classroom
Supports: Helping Adults Persist: Four Supports

 

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