Creating a professional workforce in adult ESL literacy
Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE digest
Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1994
Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Administrator
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: English (Second Language); Adult Literacy; Professional Personnel; Professional Development; Work Environment; Credentials
This digest explores the issue of professionalism in adult ESL literacy. It describes the current conditions of the ESL workforce, it discusses the role credentialing and certification might play in the professionalization process, and it highlights several professional development models the field might consider to help create a professional workforce.
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