Computers in ESL: The Why and the How*

Claire Bradin Siskin
Michigan State University
  E-mail: bradincl@pilot.msu.edu

Printed Resources:

Bradin, C. (1999) Instructional aspects of software evaluation. In J. Egbert & E. Hanson-Smith (Eds.), CALL Environments: Research, Practice, and Critical Issues. Alexandria: TESOL.
J. Egbert & Hanson-Smith , E. (Eds.) (1999). CALL Environments: Research, Practice, and Critical Issues. Alexandria: TESOL.
Hardisty, D. & S. Windeatt. (1989). CALL. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Healey, D. (1994). Something to Do on Tuesday. Houston, TX: Athelstan.
Healey, D. & N. Johnson (Eds.). (1999) 1999 CALL IS Software List. Alexandria: TESOL.
Levy, M. (1997). Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Context and Conceptualization. Oxford: Clarendon.
Pennington, M. (Ed.) (1996). The Power of CALL. Houston, TX: Athelstan.
Warschauer, M. (Ed.). (1995). Virtual connections: On-line activities & projects for networking language learners. Honolulu, HI: Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center, University of Hawai'i.

Internet Resources:

Claire Bradin Siskin Computer-Assisted Language Learning http://edvista.com/claire/call.html
Claire Bradin Siskin Word Processing-based Activities for a Language Class http://edvista.com/claire/wp.html
Claire Bradin Siskin The Internet for ESL Teachers http://edvista.com/claire/internet-esl.html
Michigan Adult Learning & Technology Center  ESL in Corrections Homepage http://www.malt.cmich.edu/eslcorr_index.htm
Susan Gaer "Using Software in the Adult ESL Classroom" http://www.cal.org/ncle/digests/SwareQA.htm
Deborah Healey and Norman Johnson A Place to Start in Selecting Software. http://ucs.orst.edu/~healeyd/cj_software_selection.html
Susan Imel "Using Technologies Effectively in Adult and Vocational Education" http://ericacve.org/docs/pab00011.htm
  National Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy http://www.cal.org/ncle/
"Worth a Visit" -- sites collected by the staff at the National Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education (NCLE) http://www.cal.org/ncle/links.htm

Organizations:

MITESOL: http://www.mitesol.org/
TESOL: http://www.tesol.edu/
TESOL CALL Interest Section: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~call/


*This page is a handout that I distributed at the ESL Conference, "Teaching ESL to Adults in the New Millennium," at the Center for Community Education in Holland, Michigan on February 17, 2000.


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