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Professional development for adult ESL practitioners: building capacity

Series or Serial: CAELA Brief

Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: October 2007

Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859

Phone: (202)-362-0700

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 19 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Adult Educators; Professional Development; Teacher Education; Instruction

Abstract:
The "need for professional development, in adult education generally and specifically for teachers of adults learning English" are discussed in this Brief. A review of the "literature on professional development in K-12, adult education, and education for adult English language learners and its implications for professional development planning" are provided. Lists of references and resources are also included.

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