For a detailed description of the projects listed below, please view Capping Projects in TESL
A Spoonful of Humor Helps the Grammar Go Down
Learner Autonomy and Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA): Bridging the Gap between Theory and Implementation
An Analysis of the Metalanguage Used in ESL Textbook Explanations of the English Article System
Approaches to Enhancing Listening Strategy Instruction in the English for Academic Purposes Classroom
Is it a Task? An Analysis of Communicative Activities in Integrated ESL Textbooks
Understanding Compassion Fatigue and Promoting Resilience: Strategies for Adult ESL Literacy Instructors
ESL Instructor Knowledge and Beliefs: Moving Toward Indigenization
Addressing Barriers to Learning Caused by Psychological Trauma in Adult ESL Students: Applications for the Classroom
Kathy (Kyoungsun) Kim
Language Assessment Practices in LINC Foundations Using ESL for Adult Literacy Learners (ALL)
‘Is it okay if I work alone?’: Encouraging Peer-to-Peer Cooperativeness to Improve Oral Production in an ESL Classroom
Explaining the Meaning of Modal Verbs: An Analysis of ESL Grammar Textbooks
Bridging Learner and Instructor Beliefs: A Task-based Module for Learning about Second Language Acquisition
Supporting Teachers to Recognize and Incorporate an Ethno-Relative Perspective
Canadian Short Stories to Teach Language and Culture to Advanced Adult ESL Learners
Community Programming for Adult ESL Learners
Enhanced Vocabulary Use in ESL Speaking Activities
An Analysis of Present Perfect Timelines in ESL Textbooks
Supporting ESL Literacy Students with Learning Difficulties
Using Web Resources to Enhance L2 Listening Comprehension
Individualizing Grammar Instruction: Mission Possible?
Analysis of Vocabulary Frequency in ESL Textbooks
Incorporating Self-Assessment into EAP Writing Instruction
Developing Language Support Materials for LING 101: Using the Adjunct Model
Integrating grammar into a CLB lesson
Fluency-enhancing activities in EFL textbooks
Product versus process approaches to listening instruction
Using video excerpts to teach pragmatics in ESL classrooms
Teaching culture in the academic English classroom
Teaching comprehension of implied meaning
Teaching and learning articles in ESL.
Linking grammar to CLB-based materials:
Film as a source of authentic material in teaching ESL writing
ESL learner attitudes toward sexual minority identities
Analysis of tasks and activities in ESL pronunciation texts
How does video captioning improve ESL listening comprehension?
Using NFB shorts in the ESL classroom
The feedback on feedback. Has research influenced pedagogy?
Mentoring for instructors of adult ESL
ESL students’ attitudes about their accents and implications for instructors
How well do popular adult ESL materials provide pragmatic knowledge learning opportunities?
The use of portable e-readers in an ESL extensive reading program
Inductive consciousness-raising tasks: Learning the meaning and use of the present perfect
Teaching listening effectively in ESL classrooms
The use of “Discover Canada” in LINC classrooms
A case study exploring perceptions of paraphrasing
Instructors’ perceptions of intercultural communicative competence in the ESL classroom
Teaching vocabulary: ESL instructors’ beliefs and practices
Implementing portfolio-based language assessment in Edmonton LINC programs: Benefits and challenges
Factors Affecting Refugee Youths' Academic Success: A Review of the Literature
Holistically Supporting Refugee and Immigrant Youth in Education: An Interdisciplinary Literature Review for Educators
Is There a Match Between Adult ESL Literacy Instructors’ Needs and Published Materials?
The English as a Second Language Needs of Temporary Foreign Workers in Alberta
Munro, Barbara Jill
Mentoring Teachers: Accommodated Science Assessment for English Language Learners (ELLs)
Brose, Anne Marie
More Than Just Surviving – Thriving: International ESL Students’ Perceptions of What is Needed for Successful Adjustment
Pragmatics in the ESL Classroom
The Effect of Age and Exposure in the Development of L2 Accent Perception
Recognition of Pragmatic Versus Grammatical Errors in a L2
The Mother Tongue as a Resource: Teacher Perspectives from the Multilingual ESL Classroom
The Newspaper: A Formidable Vehicle for ESL Learning?
Are ESL Students Using Facebook?
Pragmatics in the Workplace: The Job Interview
Investigating the Role of English Language Classes for Seniors
Learners’ Stories in the ESL Classroom
Schiff, Sari S.
The Power of Ethnic Literature to Foster Cultural Awareness of Diversity Among Pre-Service Teachers
English as a Second Language Students’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Master Teaching
Developing Learner Autonomy in the ESL Classroom
Teachers’ and Students’ Preferences for Error Correction
Small Talk in ESL Nursing Textbooks
The Erasure of Sexual Identity in the LINC Classroom
“Does that Work for You?” Analysis of Reciprocal Information Gap Task
Using Children’s Literature to Teach Culture in the Adult ESL Classroom
Teaching EAP Students How to Write with Academic Integrity
Strengthening the Form-Meaning Connection in Grammar Instruction
The Influence of a Culturally Sensitive Workshop on the Involvement of Arab Mothers in their Children’s Schooling
Exploring the Relationship between Willingness to Communicate and Students’ Perceived Oral Fluency during Studying Abroad
Waugh, Erin H.
Teaching Grammar within the Canadian Language Benchmarks: A Study of Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices
Reading Topics for Adult Immigrant English as a Second Language Learners: How to Get Them Hooked
Effects of Cloze-Talks on Grammatical Accuracy in Adult ESL Writing
Japanese Students’ Contact with Native English Speakers during a Study Abroad Experience
“I Prefer to Take from the Teacher”: ESL Students’ Comprehension of Grammar Charts
Survey of Assessment Practices in General ESL Programs in Alberta
Alkhalaf, Khalid K.
The Comprehension of Hedges and Boosters in Academic Texts by Arabic Speaking EFL Students
Monolingual or Bilingual: Which Dictionary is Best for Which Level?
Baker, Sheila E.
Computer-Based Vocabulary Expansion in Adult ESL Programs: Exploring the Lexical Tutor
L2 Reading Parameters in Literacy Tutor Training Handbooks
Do Adult Immigrants Discriminate against Each Other in Edmonton ESL Classrooms?
Adapting Instruction for ESL Students Enrolled in a Health Care Aide Program
Reading Differences between Native Speakers and Language Learners: An Eye-Movement Study
Foote, Jennifer A.
ESL Students’ Perceptions of their Own Recorded Speech
Teaching Collocation Activities in English for Academic Purposes
A Guide to Using Webcomics for Language Learning
Using Consciousness-Raising Tasks for Low Proficiency ESL Learners
How Extensive Is It? An Examination of the Current Practices and Beliefs of ESL Teachers Regarding Extensive Reading.
English as the Language of Scientific Research: The International Graduate Student Perspective
Afghan Parents’ Participation in their Children’s Schooling in Canada
English as a Second Language Learners with Learning Disabilities: Strategies for Instructions and Strategies for Learning
Harasymuk, Patrece A.
Long Distance Relationships: Delivering an Effective Online Writing Course for Advanced ESL Learners
English as a Second Language Teachers’ Confidence about Teaching Grammar
Great Expectations: Community Participation and Francophone Immigrants’ Expectations, Experiences, and Beliefs
The Challenge of Promoting Speaking Fluency in English as a Foreign Language Instruction in China
English 101 Instructor’s Perceptions Regarding ESL Students’ Critical Thinking Skills
Ringuette, Nicole F.
Advising International Graduate Students to Maximize their Language Learning Autonomy
L1 Reading in Family Literacy Programs
Teachers’ Perceptions of Factors that Influence Seniors’ L2 Acquisition
The Beliefs and Experiences of Chinese Language Learners
Integrating Volunteering into the Adult Immigrant Second Language Experience
The Use of Computer-mediated Communication in Foreign Language Courses
Ko, Young Mi
"Goose Dad" and "Eagle Mom": Korean Parents’ Perceptions about Second Language Acquisition as Sojourners in Canada
Understanding the Recertification Process for Foreign-Trained K-12 Teachers in Alberta
Luikham, Melody A.
The Host Families' Perspective
Giving Students a Fighting Chance: Pragmatics in the Language Classroom
University Administered Programs and Student Groups as Linguistic and Cultural Resources for International Students
Building an Online Evaluation for the TESL Practicum
Using Poetry in the ESL Class
Capune, Anne M.
Benchmarking Film and Literature Content for Use with Stage II of the Canadian Language Benchmarks
Changarathil, Robin A.
A Workshop on Web-Based Activities and Language Learning
Conquest, Jeffrey P.
Authenticity in ESL Textbooks
Myhre, Peter J.
Dealing with Disruptive Learner Behavior in the Adult ESL Classroom
Josey, Shelley J.
Into the Research Jungle... an Adventure in Classroom-based Research on Metaphor Competency
Portfolio Assessment in Adult ESL Classrooms
Breitkreutz, Judith A.
Corrective Feedback in an ESL Writing Class – A Matter of Choice: A Classroom-Based Research Project
Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition: A Review of the Literature
Some Obstacles to Adjustment and Coping Strategies of International Students at the University of Alberta
Scott, Shirley A.
Instructor Computer Training and Computer Use in the Adult ESL Classroom
Pragmatic Competence in a Second Language: The Case of Electronic Mail
Floden, Leanne D.
Field Trips in Edmonton for ESL: Free and Low Cost Ways to Learn in Edmonton
Fredrickson, Norma J.
Perceptual Learning Styles and their Implications for Second Language Learners and Teachers
Using the World Wide Web to Teach Culture in an English as a Foreign Language Classroom
Form-focused Instruction: Implications for Grammar Textbooks
Music as an Educational Resource in the Adult ESL Classroom: Guidelines, Resources and Activities
EFL and Culture in Arab Gulf Countries
“The Images of Us and Them” Cultural Content in Foreign –Published Grammar Textbooks
ESL Textbook Evaluation
Perceptions and Problems of Adult Korean ESL Visa Students in Edmonton
The Use of Popular Songs in the ESL Classroom
Slomp, David H.
Professionalizing ATESL: An Examination of the Process
The Value of Peer Observation to College Teacher Effectiveness
A Review of Popular, Low-Level Literature for Learners of English as a Second Language
Language Learning Strategies
Call To Learn: Using CALL for Language Learning
The Cultural Adaptation of EFL Teachers in China
Using the Internet in the ESL Classroom
An Annotated Bibliography of Video Related ESL Materials and ESL Videos Available at the University of Alberta and Alberta Vocational College