Creating a Safe Space for English Language Learners

ID: 49025 Type: Roundtable
  1. Jennifer Green, New Mexico State University, United States
  2. Karin Wiburg, New Mexico State University , United States

Tuesday, March 22 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Location: Harborside Center View on map

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Abstract: Creating a web-based safe space for adult English language learners facilitates communicative language acquisition. A learning environment without the stress of high-stakes proficiency placement testing enables multiple methods of assessing students’ knowledge and metalinguistic awareness. Learning should always coincide with students’ interests and unique learning styles.


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