Organizations in the Field Grants and Funding
Professional Development Sites Useful Information from Web Sites of Professional Linguists
University Web Sites With Resources Electronic TESOL Journals
Sites for Statistics Books and Materials Related to TESOL
Sites for ESL Teaching for International Students Languages & Dialects
Maryland State Standards and Information Materials Development

Organizations in the Field

The Linguist List - One of the most comprehensive sites in the field.

The Linguistic Society of America - A key site for studies in Sociolinguistic issues as well as other issues in American Linguistics.

The American Association of Applied Linguistics - A key site for resources in TESOL as well as applied linguistics.

TESOL - Professional Organization.  A very comprehensive site in issues to do with TESOL.
 

Grants and Funding

The National Endowment of the Humanities - A very comprehensive site on the latest books in literature etc. for K-12 reading curricula etc. (funding etc.)

Funding Opportunities - This page provides links to non-federal sources for funding opportunities in the U.S. in fields relating to education and diversity.

 

Professional Development Sites

Center for Applied Linguistics - A very comprehensive database on current research topics in TESOL.

Eric Digest - A wealth of information on topics related to TESOL with a number of very accessible virtual libraries.

National Clearing House for English Language Acquisition - Types of programs available  for English Language Acquisition.

SLAT - A list of Second Language Acquisition Journals.

 

Useful Information from Web Sites of Professional Linguists

Jack Richards - Dr. Richards is an internationally renowned specialist in second and foreign language teaching, an applied linguist and educator, the author of numerous professional books for English language teachers, and the author of many widely used textbooks for English language students.

James Crawford - A very useful site constantly being updated.

Crawford's links to other crucial sites - Link for minority education.

University Web Sites With Resources

Intensive English Institute - At the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Bilingualism Database - Hosted by the University of Birmingham.

 

Electronic TESOL Journals

ESL Focus - Information for ESL.

Internet TESOL Journal - Not affiliated with TESOL Professional Organization.

TESOL Links - A very comprehensive list of TESOL, ESOL and bilingualism links from the journal above.

TESL-EJ - Information for TESL.

Language Learning and Technology - A list of journals for second and foreign language educators.

ELT Journal - Oxford University Press.

American Language Online - Journals of communication and education magazine.

TESOL Matters - A list of events and books for TESOL.

ESL Magazine - The leading magazine for ESL and EFL professionals.

CALL-EJ Online - A list of journals on computer-assisted language learning and related fields.

The English Teaching Forum -  U. S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

 

Sites for Statistics

Maryland Census Data for 2000 - Census 2000 Data and Information.

 

Books and Materials Related to TESOL

Alta Books - A site for online shopping service for TESOL/ESOL books and materials.

International Reading Association - A membership organization of literacy professionals.

 

Sites for ESL Teaching for International Students

ESL Directory - Search for ESL programs all over the world.

Scholarship Information for International Students - Search of International education financial aids.

ESL Teaching Job Center - Search for available TESOL jobs.

 

Languages & Dialects

Language Varieties - A site full of informational links about various dialects and languages.

Accent Archive - A site full of information about accents.

 

Maryland State Standards and Information

Content Areas - A list of journals on computer-assisted language learning and related fields.

Maryland State Department of Education TESOL Certification Requirements - Information about special areas and TESOL program.

NCATE Standards - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Maryland Schools by County and Superintendents - A list of Maryland schools.

 

Materials Development

FILMS - A very comprehensive site on the latest films etc -- could be useful for TESOL.

Music and ESL - A site containing links about music materials for teaching ESL.

 


We hope you find them helpful in your studies.  If you find a broken link or wish to suggest a link for this list, please e-mail Mr. Hoffman at rxhoffman@salisbury.edu.