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EDUC 6186 Methods for Teaching Adults English as a Second Language: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6186 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Arena, C. (2010). Listening plus: A social approach to learning English online. TESL-EJ, 14(2), 1–7.

Arslanyilmaz, A. (2012). An online task-based language learning environment: Is it better for advanced- or intermediate-level second language learners? Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 11(1), 20–35.

Fleming, D., Bangou, F., & Fellus, O. (2011). ESL teacher-candidates’ beliefs about language. TESL Canada Journal/Revue TESL du Canada, 29(1), 39–56.

Gilakjani, A. P., & Ahmadi, M. R. (2011). A study of factors affecting EFL learners’ English listening comprehension and the strategies for improvement. Journal of Language Teaching & Research, 2(5), 977–988.

Jin, J. (2010). A strategic speculation of English teaching methodology in the 21st century. English Language Teaching, 3(2), 187–191.

Kan, S. O. (2011). Critique of a language-learning website. US-China Education Review, 8(5), 675–681.

Nakazawa, K.(2009). Student engagement in online language learning: A case study examining the online delivery of tertiary language courses. International Journal of Learning, 16(7), 405–414.

Nam, J. (2010). Linking research and practice: Effective strategies for teaching vocabulary in the ESL classroom. TESL Canada Journal, 28(1), 127–135.

Pena, M. I. C., & Yeung, A. S. (2010). Satisfaction with online learning: Does students’ computer competence matter? International Journal of Technology, Knowledge & Society, 6(5), 97–108.


Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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