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Teaching Adult Learners with Dyslexia and English as an Additional Language
Practical Tips to Support Best Practice




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ISBN 9781032020433
March 14, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
168 Pages 103 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Packed full of practical tips to use in the classroom, case studies to provide theoretical grounding and ideas to improve inclusion, Teaching Adult Learners with Dyslexia and English as an Additional Language covers all the key areas necessary to ensure inclusive and effective teaching practice in higher and further education settings.

This book provides a coherent framework for those looking to develop their knowledge and skills in this challenging area and explores key areas such as: teaching and learning strategies, differentiation, assessment, feedback and supporting students using technology. It provides a unique insight into how to develop a thorough understanding of the needs of learners and the principles and practices of how to meet those needs within a classroom setting.

This is an essential introductory book for anyone working or training to work in either Further or Higher Education and who wishes to develop knowledge and skills in the challenging area of supporting and teaching adult EAL learners with learning differences.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction;   2 Independent learning skills ;  3 Critical Reading, Critical Writing and Critical Thinking ;  4 Assessment and feedback;   5 Self-assessment and feedback;  6 Differentiated teaching and learning;  7 Assistive Technology;  8 Developing Academic skills;  9 Reading comprehension;  Afterword

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Biography

Paul Demetriou is an experienced teacher/education consultant and journalist specialising in working with young people and adults who are educationally excluded because of their socio-economic backgrounds or learning disabilities in the secondary, post-secondary and higher education sector. He currently works in teacher education in Further Education and has worked on the post-graduate teaching programmes of several British universities for the past 20 years.