Practical Suggestions for Using Computers in ESL*

 

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

Printed Resources

Internet Resources
for ESL Instructors

 Internet Resources for Adult ESL Students

Organizations

 

Printed Resources:

Egbert, J. & E. Hanson-Smith. (Eds.) (1999). CALL Environments: Research, Practice, and Critical Issues. Alexandria: TESOL.
Healey, D. (1994). Something to Do on Tuesday. Houston, TX: Athelstan.
Healey, D. & N. Johnson (Eds.). (1999). 1999 CALL IS Software List. Alexandria: TESOL.
Pennington, M. (Ed.) (1996). The Power of CALL. Houston, TX: Athelstan.

Internet Resources for ESL Instructors:

Computer-Assisted Language Learning on the Web
http://edvista.com/claire/call.html

The Internet for ESL Teachers
http://edvista.com/claire/internet-esl.html

Word Processing-based Activities for a Language Class
http://edvista.com/claire/wp.html

Using Software in the Adult ESL Classroom, by Susan Gaer
http://www.cal.org/ncle/digests/SwareQA.htm

A Place to Start in Selecting Software, by Deborah Healey and Norman Johnson
http://ucs.orst.edu/~healeyd/cj_software_selection.html

Using Technologies Effectively in Adult and Vocational Education, by Susan Imel
http://ericacve.org/docs/pab00011.htm

National Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy
http://www.cal.org/ncle/

Adult Education ESL Teachers Guide
http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/Teacher/TeacherGuideMain

Overview of Text Reconstruction, by Roger Kenner
http://rkenner.concordia.ca/T430_98/Tr_lec98.html

Athelstan: Source for text reconstruction and other software
http://www.athel.com/

The Puzzlemaker
http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/

Quia!
http://www.quia.com/eng.html

Trackstar
http://scrtec.org/track/

FreePolls.com
http://ads.freepolls.com/

ESL Lesson Plans and Resources
http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/eslplans.html

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Internet Resources for Adult ESL Students:

Selected Links for ESL & EFL Students (The Internet TESL Journal)
http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/ESL.html

Dave's ESL Cafe
http://eslcafe.com/

Internet Treasure Hunts for ESL Students
http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/th/

Accents in English with eViews --
http://www.eviews.net/

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
http://www.esl-lab.com/

ESL Independent Study Lab
http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/toppicks.html

Takako's Great Adventure
http://www.studint.net/takako/

Common Errors in English
http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/errors/errors.html

ESL Multimedia Language Learning
http://user.gru.net/richardx/index.html

 

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Organizations:

Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MITESOL:) http://www.mitesol.org

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages:(TESOL): http://www.tesol.org

TESOL CALL Interest Section: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~call/


*Note: This page accompanies a session presented at the Adult ESL Professional Development Conference, sponsored by the Michigan Association of Adult and Community Education (MACAE), held in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 12, 2000.

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Last revised: May 10, 2000

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