Problem-based learning and adult English language learners
Series or Serial: CAELA Brief
Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: April 2007
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: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 8 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Educational Needs; Learning Strategies; Instruction; Problem Solving; Constructivism (Learning)
How problem-based learning aligns with research on second language acquisition is addressed in this Brief. "Guidelines for teachers and administrators on implementing problem-based learning in classes or programs for adults learning English as a second language" are provided, and the "benefits and challenges of a problem-based learning approach with adult English language learners" are outlined. Lists of references and additional resources are included.
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