Adult English as a second language programs: an overview of policies, participants and practices
Corporate Name: Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning and Policy, Multilevel Special Populations Division
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1996
Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: Policy Maker
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 51 p.
Subjects: English (Second Language); Adult Education;
This research report provides an overview of the issues central to federally supported adult ESL programs in the United States. Major sections of the report include: need and demand; administration, funding, and staffing; curricular and instructional approaches; assessment, evaluation and accountability structures; available evidence of effectiveness; and future research needed.
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