ESL Info Share

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ESL Info Share
Highlights of results 2014
Survey Respondents
NAME
Silvia Garcia
POSITION TITLE
Coordinator and Professor
Blair Trewartha
COLLEGE
Algonquin
Cambrian
Susan Dujon Trenker
Coordinator and Professor
Canadore
Trish Coles
Chair, English Department
Centennial
Director, Conestoga Language Institute
Conestoga
Coordinator and Professor
Fanshawe
Chair
Fleming
Chair, School of ESL
George Brown
EAP Coordinator
Georgian
Director, English Language Centre
Humber
Coordinator, Applied Communications Centre
Mohawk
ESL Faculty
Niagara
Director, English Language Institute
Seneca
Coordinator and Professor
Sheridan
Christine Buuck
Corinne Marshall
Robin Cox
Ian Wiggleworth
Tamara Fisher Cullen
Stephen Allen
Erica Fagan
Carolyn Ambrose
Martine Allard
John Iveson
Does your college offer an intensive
full-time ESL program during the day?
How would your program be best classified?
•
LINC [Which of the following other
ESL programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
53%
Georgian, Fanshawe, Cambrian, Canadore, Humber, Seneca,
Niagara, George Brown.
Offered through the same
department as Intensive ESL
27%
Algonquin, Conestoga, Centennial, Algonquin.
Offered through Continuing
Education
20%
Mohawk, Sheridan, Fleming.
Offered through another
department
0%
ELT [Which of the following other ESL
programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
73%
Algonquin, Humber, Canadore, Seneca, George Brown, Georgian,
Centennial, Fleming, Cambrian, Fanshawe
Offered through the same
department as Intensive ESL
13%
Niagara, Conestoga
Offered through Continuing
Education
13%
Mohawk, Sheridan
Offered through another
department
0%
OSLT [Which of the following other ESL
programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
20%
Humber, Fleming, Cambrian.
Offered through the same
department as Intensive ESL
40%
Canadore, Algonquin, George Brown, Conestoga, Centennial.
Offered through Continuing
Education
27%
Mohawk, Fanshawe, Sheridan, Seneca.
Offered through another department 13%
Niagara, Georgian.
Bridging [Which of the following other ESL
programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
47%
Algonquin, Fleming, Cambrian, Sheridan, Niagara,
Georgian, Centennial.
Offered through the same department 27%
as Intensive ESL
Canadore, George Brown, Algonquin, Conestoga.
Offered through Continuing Education
13%
Mohawk, Seneca.
Offered through another department
13%
Humber, Fanshawe.
TESOL [Which of the following other ESL
programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
53%
Mohawk, Canadore, Fleming, Cambrian, Sheridan,
Niagara, Georgian, Centennial.
Offered through the same department 40%
as Intensive ESL
Humber, Algonquin, Seneca, George Brown, Conestoga.
Offered through Continuing Education
7%
Fanshawe, Seneca
Offered through another department
0%
Part-time ESL [Which of the following other
ESL programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
33%
Fleming, Cambrian, Sheridan, Niagara, Centennial.
Offered through the same department 47%
as Intensive ESL
Canadore, Algonquin, Fanshawe, George Brown,
Conestoga, Georgian.
Offered through Continuing Education
20%
Mohawk, Humber
Offered through another department
0%
Other [Which of the following other ESL
programming does your college offer?]
Not offered
80%
Mohawk, Canadore, Algonquin, Fleming, Cambrian,
Sheridan, Niagara, George Brown, Conestoga, Georgian,
Centennial.
Offered through the same department 13%
as Intensive ESL
Humber (Summer Language Program), Fanshawe (IELTS
Preparation).
Offered through Continuing Education
7%
Seneca (TESOL, EAP).
Offered through another department
0%
What kind of language support is available to
ELLs enrolled in general postsecondary
programs at your college?
General support, free of charge,
through a learning centre or writing
centre.
33%
Mohawk, Humber, Algonquin, Fleming, Cambrian, Fanshawe, Sheridan,
Seneca, George Brown, Niagara, Conestoga, Centennial, Georgian.
ELL-specific support, free of charge,
through a learning centre or writing
centre.
23%
Mohawk, Humber, Fleming, Cambrian, Fanshawe, Seneca, Niagara, George
Brown, Conestoga, Georgian.
Full-fee or subsidized fee-based peer
tutoring.
16%
Canadore, Algonquin, Sheridan, Mohawk, Cambrian, Fanshawe, George Brown.
Writing/composition classes with
dedicated sections for ELLs.
12%
Seneca, Humber, Conestoga, Fanshawe, George Brown.
Profesional communications classes
with dedicated sections for ELLs.
2%
Seneca
General education classes with
dedicated sections for EELs
12%
Algonquin, George Brown, Seneca, Mohawk.
No language support available
0%
Other
2%
How many levels does your Intensive ESL
program have?
1
0%
2
7%
Canadore
3
7%
Centennial
4
20%
Algonquin, Conestoga, Georgian.
5
27%
Fleming, Fanshawe, Sheridan, Niagara.
6
7%
Cambrian
7
0%
8
27%
Mohawk, Humber, Seneca, Algonquin.
More
than 8
7%
George Brown
Fast fact comparisons
College name
Average Start and end times
class size
Current
enrollment
% of Int’l
students
% Dom.
students
Mohawk
24
9:30am to 12:30pm (1-3 twice per week)
130
0.9%
0.1%
Canadore
20
8:30 - 4:30
55
70%
30%
Humber
18
8:00 - 18:00
250
0.8%
0.2%
Algonquin
20-24
8-5
425
0.7%
0.3%
Fleming
10
8.30-4.30
20
1%
0%
Cambrian
10-15
9am-4pm
25
0.85%
0.15%
Fanshawe
19
am - 8/9 am to 1 pm - 12/1 pm to 5/6 pm
400
85%
15%
Sheridan
17
5 hours/day either am or afternoon
225
65%
35%
Seneca
18
8 am -6 pm
600
93%
7%
Niagara
20
8:30 - 6:30
315
85%
15%
George Brown
20
9:00 to 1:00
600+
65%
35%
Algonquin
20-24
Huge variety! 8 am start 4 pm finish, depends
450
0.77%
0.23%
Conestoga
20
9:00 am = domestic; 12:00 pm = International
215
0.8%
0.2%
Georgian
15
8 to 12 or 12 to 4 or LINC 9 to 3
97
97%
3%
Centennial
20
9 -5
120
0.03%
0.97%
How long are terms of study in your
Intensive ESL?
7 weeks
13%
Mohawk, Seneca.
8 weeks
27%
Humber, Cambrian, George Brown,
Algonquin.
14 weeks
27%
Fleming, Niagara, Canadore,
Georgian.
16 weeks
7%
Fanshawe
Other
27%
Sheridan- 7 for international and 14
for domestic, Conestoga(15 weeks),
Centennial(15 weeks).
Is mid-term or monthly intake available in
your Intensive ESL?
Mid-term intake available for all
students
25%
Fleming, Cambrian,
Niagara, Georgian.
Mid-term intake available for
international students
31%
Mohawk, Fanshawe,
Sheridan, Conestoga.
Monthly intake available
0%
Monthly intake available seasonally
0%
Intake at term starts only
38%
Canadore, Algonquin,
Seneca, George Brown,
Centennial.
Are general education courses offered as part
of the ESL program?
Yes, with restricted choices
48%
Fleming, Cambrian, Sheridan, George Brown, Georgian, Centennial, Seneca
Yes, with no restrictions
7%
Conestoga.
Yes, but only ESL-specific general 33%
education courses
Mohawk, Canadore, Algonquin, Humber.
No
7%
Fanshawe.
Other
13%
Niagara (Only domestic students can take post-secondary)
Are students required to complete exit testing in
order to successfully complete and/or move to
postsecondary programs?
Students must pass an internally-recognized exit test
28%
Fleming, Fanshawe, Seneca, Niagara, Cambrian.
Students must pass an externally-recognized exit test
6%
Cambrian
Passing grades in a terminal level are accepted for a
completion/progression to postsecondary
61%
Mohawk, Humber, Algonquin, Georgian, Conestoga,
Fanshawe, George Brown, Niagara.
Other
6%
Centennial (Internally-recognized unless 70% or great in core
English course)
When students successfully complete your
program, what do they receive as a formal
credential?
Ontario College Certificate(OCC) 53%
Mohawk, Cambrian, Fanshawe, Sheridan, George Brown, Algonquin, Centennial.
No Credential
13%
Niagara, Georgian
Other
33%
Canadore (GAS-ESL Certificate), Algonquin (OCC for Canadians and local college
certificate for international students), Fleming (Internal college Certificate),
Seneca (Local certificate of standing), Conestoga (International students receive
college certificate)
How is Intensive ESL programming
delivered?
Language skills (Writing, Reading, etc.) are
taught in separate courses.
47%
Canadore, Algonquin, Fanshawe, Conestoga, Georgian,
Centennial.
Language skills are partially integrated.
20%
Cambrian, Sheridan, Niagara.
Language skills are fully integrated.
33%
Mohawk, Humber, Fleming, George Brown, Seneca.
How is Intensive ESL programming
delivered?
• Perhaps the survey
somehow didn’t gather
the information correctly,
because follow-up
questions about
technology indicated that
some respondents DO
have online/hybrid
offerings.
What percentage of courses in your Intensive
ESL program are delivered as on-line courses?
Name
Silvia Garcia
John Iveson
Ian Wigglesworth
College
Algonquin
Sheridan
George Brown
%
15
0-20
>10
What percentage of courses in your Intensive
ESL program are delivered as hybrid courses?
Name
Erica Fagan
Silvia Garcia
John Iveson
Martine Allard
Carolyn Ambrose
College
Mohawk
Algonquin
Sheridan
Seneca
Niagara
%
1
17
0-20
10
25
Perceptions of online learning, according to…
…Administrators?
Erica Fagan
Silvia Garcia
John Iveson
Strong move at College to move all
COMM online - hybrid perceived as
huge success despite data
Mohawk supporting reverse
Successful - prepares our students
for PS. Online GEn Ed not designed
with online in mind, had to be
Algonquin redesigned .
Four online lab hours at one
campus location (from three) is a
new venture from Fall 2013.
Sheridan Generally positive response so far.
Carolyn
Ambrose
Niagara
Ian
George
Wigglesworth Brown
…Faculty?
When 'allowed' to control
the amount of and delivery
method of on-line material,
very supportive
…Students?
Overall, perceived positively as
they are trained to use the
programming and receive
reinforcement/feedback regularly
Students not too thrilled about
hybrid / online. Arab students
especially do not value,
sometimes refuse to participate.
Successful.
Generally positive. Some
concerns about lower levels, Anecdotally positive. Coordinator
need for physical lab space has no access to student course
for assessment
evaluations.
Overall, perceived as
successful; faculty recognizes Students appreciate engaging in
Students appear to be successfully not always the best way for online platforms, working at own
engaged in the online learning
every student to practice
pace, extended practice of what
experience.
and learn.
is being learned in class.
Students participate and achieve Students participate and
Students participate and achieve
specified outcomes
achieve specified outcomes specified outcomes
What are the minimum qualifications required
for NFT ESL faculty at your college?
University degree plus ESL teaching qualifications(i.e. TESLO, DELTA, etc) and some experience.
67%
Canadore, Humber, Algonquin, Fanshawe, Sheridan,
Seneca, Niagara, George Brown, Conestoga, Centennial.
University degree plus ESL teaching qualifications(i.e. TESLO, DELTA, etc) and significant ESL experience.
33%
Mohawk, Fleming, Cambrian, Georgian, Algonquin.
What are the minimum qualifications required
for FULL-TIME ESL faculty at your college?
What are the minimum qualifications required
for FULL-TIME ESL faculty at your college?
University degree plus ESL teaching
qualifications(i.e. TESL-O, DELTA, etc) and
some experience.
7%
Centennial
University degree plus ESL teaching
qualifications(i.e. TESL-O, DELTA, etc) and
significant ESL experience.
33%
Canadore, Algonquin, Cambrian
Masters degree in ESL-related and some
experience.
7%
George Brown
Masters degree in ESL-related plus significant 40%
ESL teaching experience.
Mohawk, Humber, Fleming, Fanshawe, Niagara, Conestoga,
Seneca
Other
Georgian, Sheridan
13%
If your minimum requirement for ESL faculty
includes an ESL-related Masters degree, what kinds
of graduate degrees do you accept?
What is your program’s current
contribution to overhead?
Information not available
47% Canadore, Cambrian, Fanshawe, Sheridan, Conestoga, Georgian, Centennial.
Accurate calculation is challenging
because of combination of domestic and
international contributions.
27% Humber, Algonquin, Niagara.
Other
27% Mohawk (Under new model we will be using Profit/Loss not CM), Fleming
(College is looking for an average of 30%), Seneca, George Brown.
How are language and communication subjectmatter experts (SMEs) consulted on issues related
to new programming, degree audits, etc.?
The college structure allows for a consistent or formal consultation
process before programs are created or changes are made .
21%
Humber, Sheridan, Centennial.
A structure exists for discussion and consultation, but is currently
informal or occurs inconsistently.
50%
Algonquin, Fleming, Fanshawe, Seneca,
George Brown, Conestoga.
Consultation with language and communication SMEs happens only
occasionally
21%
Mohawk, Canadore, Niagara.
Language and Communication SMEs happens only occasionally
7%
Cambrian.
Other
0%
Does your college have a larger institutional
strategy of which ESL is a key component?
Strategy for attracting international students.
47%
Mohawk, Canadore, George Brown, Niagara, Seneca,
Conestoga, Georgian.
Strategy for attracting newcomers
0%
Strategy for attracting international students and
newcomers.
27%
Humber, Cambrian, Fanshawe, Sheridan.
No strategy involving ESL
20%
Algonquin, Fleming.
Other
7%
Centennial.
Various fast facts
COLLEGE NAME
ESL program is housed in which school
Current pay rate for sessional faculty
Mohawk
Language Studies- International in Fall 2014
N/A
Canadore
General Arts and Science
$50/hr
Humber
LAS
N/A
Algonquin
General Arts and Science
$30/hr
Fleming
GAS through continuing education
N/A
Cambrian
Justice and community services & General Arts
$50/hr
Fanshawe
School of Language and Liberal Arts
$71/hr
Sheridan
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
N/A
Seneca
International Development, Reporting to VPA
$67-$110
Niagara
International Education
$49/hr
George Brown
School of ESL
$50+
Algonquin
EAP is housed under General Arts and Science
$30
Conestoga
School of Language & Communication Studies
On grid
Georgian
Liberal Arts and Access Programs
Unsure
Centennial
Advancement
No idea

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