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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

English Language Learners Bring Rich Experiences and Perseverance to Community Colleges

English Language Learners Bring Rich Experiences and Perseverance to Community Colleges

Barbara Yasue, chair of the ESOL department at Laney College, shares stories from some of her students and points out ways in which narratives from immigrant and refugee students can inform and inspire college instructors.

Shining a Light on the Growing Population of English Learners

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English language learners compose a growing portion of the community college population, but little research thus far has been devoted to examining their experiences. This blog post explains why it's important to fill in the gap.