Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Master of Arts in TESOL)
This study is comprised of a literature review of best practices for working with displaced people and interviews with teachers of refugees. The author found that self-advocacy is multifaceted and that promoting self-advocacy is a key way to support learners in advocating for themselves and their communities. As borders become less porous, there will be more refugee crises, and more language teachers will be needed. Best practices for teaching languages include seeing students as cultural experts, teaching and encouraging resistance, being a trauma-informed practitioner, teaching legal rights, and making room for students to choose what they learn.
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
Persinger, Payton, "Practicing Self-Advocacy for Displaced People in the English Language Learner Classroom" (2022). MA TESOL Collection. 761.