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Foreign Language Learning In Santo Domingo: Qualitative Case Studies In Two Private Schools, Priscilla Garrido Noble Jul 2007

Foreign Language Learning In Santo Domingo: Qualitative Case Studies In Two Private Schools, Priscilla Garrido Noble

Educational Policy Studies Dissertations

Improving the teaching of English as a foreign language in public schools is a high priority for the Dominican administration elected in 2004. Consequently, the government’s plan of action includes a pilot project that integrates language teaching strategies and methods already found in the country’s private, K-12, foreign language programs. The purpose of this naturalistic inquiry was to investigate English teaching through case studies at two private schools in hopes of guiding the country’s educational policy. The schools were selected based on their contrasting methods of foreign language instruction. One school, Imersão, follows a structured immersion program ...


Global Evolution: A Chronological Annotated Bibliography Of International Students In U.S. Academic Libraries, Kaetrena D. Davis Jan 2007

Global Evolution: A Chronological Annotated Bibliography Of International Students In U.S. Academic Libraries, Kaetrena D. Davis

University Library Faculty Publications

This chronological, annotated bibliography shows the evolution of the issues concerning undergraduate and graduate international students in American academic libraries and contains many possible guidelines and ideas for meeting the basic and advanced information needs of an increasingly diverse patron group.