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Research-based session [clear filter]
Friday, November 18

3:45pm PST

Dual-listed Credit and Noncredit Community College ESL
The presenters will provide an overview of a year-old, dual-listed program, where credit and noncredit students are enrolled in the same courses at all levels. Enrollment patterns, institutional data, student success, curricular design, external factors and future directions will be addressed. Time at the end will be allowed for input and questions.

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Nancy Frampton

ESL Instructor, Madera Community College Center
Instructor of ESL, Linguistics and Reading at the community college level. Program is dual-listed, credit and noncredit. Students are primarily immigrants and Spanish-speaking. Experience teaching EFL in Yugoslavia as a Fulbright lecturer, Egypt as a USAID teacher trainer and... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 2

3:45pm PST

The Grammar Log: A Curricular Investigation
Many IEPs hand grammar instructors a curriculum guide and a textbook but let the instructor decide which topics to cover. What does get covered, and how much of the textbook actually gets used? The answers revealed when one curious IEP collected data from grammar instructors may surprise.

Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Saturday, November 19

8:30am PST

Adapting and Expanding Student Support Services to Foster Success in Academic English Writing Courses
UC Irvine’s Academic English/ESL Program offers various support services to foster student success in writing courses. We provide both writing-focused and grammar-focused workshops that supplement instruction. In addition, we give required tutoring sessions to struggling students. Data from these services show increased pass rates and positive student feedback.

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Amanda Jerome, UC Irvine

Lecturer, UC Irvine
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Jacob Ludwig

Lecturer, University of California, Irvine

Anna Striedter

University of California, Irvine

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST

8:30am PST

Secondary Schools to Learn from: Empowering English Language Learners
A national research study on secondary schools successfully serving ELLs will be outlined: the purpose of the study, the criteria for selection of schools nationwide and the process for settling on the final schools. Schools will be described, observation protocols and observer notes will be shared, and research findings explained.

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Meeting House - Towne