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Nieto, Sonia – Issues in Teacher Education, 2017
In this article, the author focuses specifically on how what she calls non-specialist teachers (i.e., those who are neither bilingual nor ESL teachers) can benefit from the practices of bilingual and ESL teachers, and how teacher educators can incorporate this knowledge in their curriculum and pedagogy. To do so, she uses examples from research…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Bilingual Teachers, Bilingual Students, Language Teachers
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Baecher, Laura; Kung, Shiao-Chuan – Issues in Teacher Education, 2014
University-based teacher educators across the U.S. have become increasingly focused on making their practices relevant to the needs of teacher candidates. Teacher educators are engaged in a variety of approaches as a means to improve the preparation that they provide to teacher candidates, in order to continuously examine their expertise. These…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Video Technology, College Faculty, Electronic Libraries
Aminy, Marina; Karathanos, Katya – Issues in Teacher Education, 2011
While programs have been established to support secondary level English Learners (ELs) in their transition to institutions of higher education (IHEs), limited attention has been given to how to support adult ELs who struggle with the academic language demands of their college or university content-area courses. Research indicates that many EL…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Academic Discourse, Student Teachers, Speech Communication
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Weisman, Evelyn Marino; Hanson, Darrell Zack – Issues in Teacher Education, 2002
In this article, the authors describe the results of research that explored how Proposition 227--a measure that mandates English immersion instruction for all English language learners--has affected bilingual teachers at varying points in their professional development. The perspectives of preservice, novice and veteran bilingual teachers offer…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Teacher Role, Second Language Learning, Bilingual Teachers