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dc.contributor.authorPeterson, Rachel
dc.contributor.authorKnorr, Christine
dc.description.abstractAdult English learners in advanced ESL courses often lose their motivation to deepen their language skills once a functional level of fluency has been achieved. Applying a holistic, dynamic, literature-based curriculum based on the principles of experiential learning to enhance the skills of these students has been a proven success strategy in the design of City University of Seattle’s (CityU) Advanced Communications I: Intro to Composition and Literature Course. The proven practices behind this course design can substantially motivate the advanced second language student toward deeper fluency and academic success while remedying the factors that cause second-language error fossilization.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofSupporting the Success of Adult and Online Students
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProven practices in higher education
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
dc.subjectAdvanced ESL curriculumen_US
dc.subjectAdult English language learnersen_US
dc.subjectMotivating ESL students
dc.subjectAcademic achievement of ELLs
dc.subject.lcshEnglish language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers
dc.subject.lcshMotivation in adult education
dc.subject.lcshLimited English-proficient students
dc.titleMotivating Unmotivated Adult English Language Learners in an Advanced Reading-Writing Courseen_US
dc.typeBook Chapteren_US
cityu.siteSeattleen_US Statesen_US

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