Language and Education Journals
We have many of the major journals in language arts education including TESOL Journal, TESOL Quarterly, and Reading Research Quarterly for scholarly research; the timely and informative Language Magazine and Education Week; book reviews via Book List, Book Links and the Horn Book, and more. See the Journals & Databases page for more information.
New Materials in the Library
A list of recently added materials on ESL teaching, available for checkout at The Center Library.
Spotlight on Multicultural Literature
The February 1, 2015 issue of Booklist features a Spotlight on Multicultural Literature. The article includes top 10 lists of nonfiction and fiction for youth and adults, and audio and reference picks. Stop by the library to read our print issues of Booklist, or see links to the lists at the Booklist website, or access Booklist through our EBSCO Professional Development Collection.
Moodle for course management
IRC uses The Center's Moodle online course management system to distribute documents and information for IRC/National-Louis University courses. If your course is using The Center Moodle, your instructor will provide you with access information.
Annotated Bibliography of K12 ESL Materials
The IRC Annotated Bibliography of ESL Materials is compiled by Jeanette Gordon, Illinois Resource Center, and updated twice a year. The latest version can always be found on Jeanette's wiki of ESL Methods resources. Features of this bibliography include suggestions based on program type, and how to use the listed resources and their accomapnying components.
If you are looking for materials for your program, browsing through publisher's catalogs is a good place to start. This reference document contains links to publishers' websites, arranged by specialty area -- K12 ESL, adult education, early childhood, mainstream education, and specialty and foreign language publishers.