Webinar: AB 705 Research Update on English Learners

Hear the latest AB 705 research focused on English learners in California’s community colleges. Craig Hayward and Terrence Willett from the Research and Planning Group will discuss their research into placement of English learners who are US high school graduates, international students, and adult learners. Olga Rodriguez from the Public Policy Institute of California will share …

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Webinar: Supporting English Learners in Mainstream Transfer-level Composition

In this webinar ESL faculty share strategies that can be used in mainstream composition classes to support English learners. We get concrete advice from Jessica Pardoe from Santa Rosa Junior College, Nicole Siminsky from Palomar College, Rebecca Beck from Irvine Valley College, and Jose Cortes from Solano College.

Webinar: ESL and Mainstream Concurrent Support for College Composition

ESL professor Rebecca Beck and English professor Summer Serpas co-developed curriculum for Irvine Valley College’s composition course with corequisite support around a theme of connection and belonging. In this webinar, they compare how they use this curriculum to support English learners in an ESL-designated section versus a mainstream section.

Webinar: Classroom Strategies for Supporting ESL Students in College Composition

English language learners can bring many strengths to the college composition classroom, as well as learning needs that many faculty feel ill-equipped to support. In this interactive session, experienced instructors of college composition for non-native English speakers share some of their best practices, strategies, and materials for working with this population. Whether ESL students comprise …

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Webinar: Curricular Options for Supporting English Learners in College Composition

Since the passage of AB 705, community colleges have implemented different curricular models with the goal of maximizing the rates at which English learners complete transfer-level English composition. This webinar will review these models in detail and provide a comprehensive list of the offerings in place at colleges this fall. The presenters will also share …

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