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By Johnnie Johnson Hafernik

This booklet explicitly addresses moral dilemmas and concerns that post-secondary ESL school regularly come across and examines them within the framework of social justice issues. Ethics is outlined largely, to incorporate tasks and tasks to scholars inside and out the study room, besides to colleagues, academic associations, the TESL career, and society as an entire. situations in every one bankruptcy supply practical and compelling occasions for mirrored image and dialogue. The authors then set out the problems raised, relate them to the school room surroundings, and provide possibilities to envision them in various contexts and to contemplate attainable strategies to the dilemmas. concerns contain checking out, plagiarism, expertise, social and political concerns affecting scholars and the study room, gift-giving, curriculum judgements, disruptive scholars, institutional constraints, educational freedom, gender, category, and gear. Busy school room teachers will locate this e-book available, thought-provoking, and correct to their day-by-day paintings occasions. it isn't meant as a theoretical therapy of ethics and social justice in ESL, nor does it suggest that ESL college train morals or ethics to scholars. really, it's designed as a concise, sensible advent to moral perform for either new and skilled ESL college in post-secondary educating events within the usa, for others drawn to the ESL lecture room, and as a textual content for TESL periods and seminars. moral concerns for ESL college: *maps new territory within the field--ethical concerns in TESL, really as encountered by way of post-secondary school room lecturers, are usually not frequently mentioned in ESL courses; *makes the advanced problems with ethics within the context of social justice available to TESL practitioners; and *includes necessary assets, equivalent to extra situations for dialogue, an intensive reference record, and chosen ethics-related sites.

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Schrieber probably should have done. In each such case, instructors need to ask themselves whether they have constructed an appropriate test, and not assume the students are at fault for doing poorly. Assessment and grading based partially on class participation is a partic­ ularly critical point, in that class participation is a culturally constructed concept. Some ESL students come from cultures where speaking up in class, challenging others' views, and engaging in vigorous exchange of opin­ ions are not only often discouraged but also may be considered inappropri­ ate and rude.

It is not the goal to rob students of their own culture by forcing them into a mold that may distort their voices. To the extent possible, teachers must value their students' cultures and heritages, but at the same time realize that, whether by choice or not, these students are now in a new culture and society. ESL instructors are in a good position to help them adjust. C H A P T E R 3 Classroom Management, Inappropriate Comments, and Complaints Scenario One Mr. Reynolds, 38, had taught in an intensive English program at an urban university for more than 10 years and was up for a pay raise in a few months.

Mason's high level writing class at the local community college made an ap­ pointment to see the chair of the ESL Department, Mrs. Collingwood. The students complained about Mr. Mason's class because he had only given 15 16 CHAPTER 2 the class two writing assignments the entire semester. They had done little writing in class, and they felt that Mr. Mason was slow in returning their pa­ pers. The first paper had been returned 4 weeks after the due date and the second one had not been returned yet.

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