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Digests are short reports that highlight current topics of interest covering a variety of subjects related to language learning, cultural orientation, and linguistics. We invite you to browse our complete collection of digests by subject or search the digest collection by title, author, or date. Digests can be downloaded for free. CAL has also created print collections of digests to make it convenient for you to add these resources to your reference library.

The following digests can be downloaded for free from the CAL Web site.

 

Brain Research: Implications for Second Language Learning
Fred Genesee, McGill University (December 2000)

 

Developing Language Proficiency and Connecting to Students' Lives: Two Standards for Effective Teaching
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (November 1998)

 

Examining Latino Paraeducators' Interactions With Latino Students
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (December 2000)

 

From At-Risk to Excellence: Principles for Practice
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (October 1997)

 

Impact of Two-Way Immersion on Students' Attitudes Toward School and College
Kathryn J. Lindholm-Leary and Graciela Borsato, San José State University (May 2002)

 

In Their Own Words: Two-Way Immersion Teachers Talk About Their Professional Experiences
Elizabeth R. Howard & Michael I. Loeb, Center for Applied Linguistics (December 1998)

 

Promoting Successful Transition to the Mainstream: Effective Instructional Strategies for Bilingual Students
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (October 1999)

 

Secondary Newcomer Programs: Helping Recent Immigrants Prepare for School Success
Deborah J. Short, Center for Applied Linguistics (March 1998)

 

The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol: A Tool for Teacher-Researcher Collaboration and Professional Development
Deborah J. Short, Center for Applied Linguistics, & Jana Echevarria, California State University, Long Beach (December 1999)

 

Two-Way Immersion Programs: Features and Statistics
Elizabeth R. Howard & Julie Sugarman, Center for Applied Linguistics (March 2001)


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