Using the ESL program standards to evaluate and improve adult ESL programs
Series or Serial: Briefs
Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: May 2005
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Program Manager
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 9 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Program Effectiveness; Educational Objectives; Program Evaluation
"Program quality standards can help program staff and other stakeholders develop, improve, and maintain programs that are consistent with their goals, objectives, and expected outcomes; state and federal requirements; and learners' goals and needs." This brief identifies the benefits of of developing and using program standards, as well as the advantages of evaluating progress in meeting program goals. References are included.