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Promising practices to promote retention: results of a case study conducted in the San Diego Centers for Education and Technology, SDCCD

Publisher: San Diego Community College District

Published At: San Diego, CA

Date Published: 2004

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 3 p

Subjects: Persistence; Adult Students; English (Second Language)

This is a report of a case study of eight adult ESL classes with high retention rates. The consistent themes identified were well structured and organized classes, a community of learners, and expert teaching. Eleven key elements of the classes were also recorded.

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