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Strategy Use Of Russian Pre-Service Tefl University Students: Using A Strategy Inventory For Program Effectiveness Evaluation, Alla Zareva, Anna Fomina Jan 2013

Strategy Use Of Russian Pre-Service Tefl University Students: Using A Strategy Inventory For Program Effectiveness Evaluation, Alla Zareva, Anna Fomina

English Faculty Publications

The focus of the present study is on identifying categories of learning strategies that are mostly used by Russian university students in an English Linguistics Program with a TEFL concentration. The more specific goal of the study is to offer a model of evaluation of the effectiveness of TEFL-oriented programs in terms of the language learning strategies their students use and recognize as pedagogically applicable to their EFL environment. To this end, two groups of students were compared on their self-reported frequency of strategy use -- 1st year students (n = 23), who had just entered the program, and 4th year students ...


Constructivism And Mediated Learning In Designing English-As-A Foreign-Language Instruction, Chun-Hsiu Chen Jan 2005

Constructivism And Mediated Learning In Designing English-As-A Foreign-Language Instruction, Chun-Hsiu Chen

Theses Digitization Project

Social interaction is the foundation of knowledge construction in a constructivist classroom. This project proposes a mediated instruction that is based on the theory of constructivism and social interaction to help new adult immigrants successfully achieve English competence and adapt quickly to the culture of the United States.


Examining English As A Second Language: Textbooks From A Constructivist Perspective, Juliana Theresa Reineman Jan 2002

Examining English As A Second Language: Textbooks From A Constructivist Perspective, Juliana Theresa Reineman

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this thesis is to question the methodological practices of ESL textbooks.


The Effects Of Computer Assisted Language Learning And Specially Designed Academic Instruction In English On Second Language Acquisition, George Edward Williams Jan 2002

The Effects Of Computer Assisted Language Learning And Specially Designed Academic Instruction In English On Second Language Acquisition, George Edward Williams

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two methods of instruction for second language acquisition. The first method used a computer based software program known as English Language Learning Instructional System (ELLIS). The second method used Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE).


Margaret Mae Bryant Papers - Accession 21, Margaret Mae Bryant Jan 1976

Margaret Mae Bryant Papers - Accession 21, Margaret Mae Bryant

Manuscript Collection

The collection consists of Dr. Bryant’s professional and organizational files, biographical data, correspondence, and speeches. Most of the material relates to her publishing efforts, her work as a faculty member at Brooklyn College, and her involvement with professional organizations, especially the New York branch of the American Association of University Women. Most of the material extends form 1950-1975. A list of the more prominent individuals who corresponded with Margaret Bryant has been included as an appendix to the inventory. (For more extensive and comprehensive list of correspondents, see the list included in the collection control file.)