College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
In this report, the author presents a review of currently used English as a Second Language (ESL) instructional strategies and presents the current research results on how well students who are taught with these strategies do compared to native English speakers. A presentation and pamphlet are provided that can be given to school district administration personnel to help educate them on current ESL integration strategies and issues. The author finds that, according to current research results, bilingual instruction is the single most effective ESL program. However, these bilingual instruction programs are difficult to staff and have been the target of a number of disinformation campaigns designed to make them look worse than they actually are.
Date of Award
© Thomas Satter
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Satter, Thomas O., "English As a Second Language: Issues and Strategies: Issues and Strategies: Issues and Strategies" (2007). Student Publications. 315.