Tuesday, March 15, 2005

General: Research: Adult English Language Acquisition

http://www.cal.org/caela/ CAELA, The Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

Finding adequate statistical data for Adult English Language Learners is usually difficult. CAELA is a site that offers statistics and resources for many of the areas, including:
Assessment and Accountablility in Programs for Adult English Language Learners
Adult English Language Instruction in the 21st Century
EL/Civics Resources
Health Literacy Resources
Adult ESL Practice in the New Millenium
Fact Sheets on Adult ESL
A Vision and Action Agenda for Adult ESL in the 21st Century

In addition, there is a new online periodical now available, CAELA Currents, http://www.cal.org/caela/currents/jan05/ that is a quarterly newsletter and can be subscribed to free of charge at caela@cal.org and in the subject line writing "Subscribe CAELA Currents"
CAELA is funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education.