Professional Journal Articles

Thomas, W.P., & Collier, V.P. (2011). Drs. Thomas and Collier share the educational implications of their research on dual language programs. ESL Globe, 8(1), 1-2. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (2010). Helping your English learners in spite of No Child Left Behind. Teachers College Record, March 17, 2010. ID#15937. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., Thomas, W.P., & Tinajero, J.V. (2006). From remediation to enrichment: Transforming Texas schools through dual language education. TABE Journal, 9(1), 23-34. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (2005). The beauty of dual language education. TABE Journal, 8(1), 1-6. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (2004). The astounding effectiveness of dual language education for all. NABE Journal of Research and Practice, 2(1), 1-20. PDF.

 

Thomas, W.P., & Collier, V.P. (2003). The multiple benefits of dual language. Educational Leadership, 61(2), 61-64. PDF

 

Thomas, W. P., & Collier, V.P. (2003). Reforming education policies for English learners: Research evidence from U.S. schools. The Multilingual Educator, 4(1), 16-19. Covina, CA: California Association for Bilingual Education. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (2002). Reforming education policies for English learners means better schools for all. The State Education Standard, 3(1), 30-36. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Boards of Education. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (2001). Educating linguistically and culturally diverse students in correctional settings. The Journal of Correctional Education, 52(2), 68-73. ERIC Document #EJ627570 PDF

 

Thomas, W.P., & Collier, V.P. (1999). Accelerated schooling for English language learners. Educational Leadership, 56(7), 46-49. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (1999). Making U.S. schools effective for English language learners, Parts 1-3. TESOL Matters, 9(4, 5, 6), 1, 6. PDF

 

Thomas, W.P., & Collier, V.P. (1997). Two languages are better than one. Educational Leadership, 55(4), 23-26. PDF

 

Collier, V.P. (1995). Acquiring a second language for school. Directions in Language and Education, 1(4). Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition. PDF

 

Thomas, W.P., Collier, V.P., & Abbott, M. (1993). Academic achievement through Japanese, Spanish, or French: The first two years of partial immersion. Modern Language Journal, 77, 170-179. PDF

 

Collier, V.P. (1992). A synthesis of studies examining long-term language minority student data on academic achievement. Bilingual Research Journal, 16(1-2), 187-212. PDF

 

Thomas, W.P. (1992). An analysis of the research methodology of the Ramirez study. Bilingual Research Journal, 16(1-2), 213-245. PDF

 

Collier, V.P. (1992). The Canadian bilingual immersion debate: A synthesis of research findings. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 14(1), 87-97. PDF

 

Collier, V.P. (1989). How long? A synthesis of research on academic achievement in second language. TESOL Quarterly, 23, 509-531. PDF

 

Collier, V.P., & Thomas, W.P. (1989). How quickly can immigrants become proficient in school English? Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, 5, 26-38. PDF

 

Collier, V.P. (1988). The effect of age on acquisition of a second language for school. Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education. PDF

 

Collier, V.P. (1987). Age and rate of acquisition of second language for academic purposes. TESOL Quarterly, 21, 617-641. PDF

 

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