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Grantsmanship and other resources for PALS Faculty.


Research Office, Newark


Program in American Language Studies


Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Grants Page

Lists opportunities for grants on the postsecondary level from the US Department of Education



The Center for Adult English Language Acquistion (CAELA) is a program of the Center for Applied Linguistics.  CAELA’s mission is to help “states build their capacity to promote English language learning and academic achievement of adults learning English.”—from the site


Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson, Rutgers-restricted)

Commercial database in education.  Good source of articles about the state of the art for any given education topic.  This Rutgers-restricted version has links to Rutgers holdings via the button.


ERIC (Ebscohost, Rutgers-restricted)

Government-sponsored database in education, and one of the first to be online (1966).  This Rutgers-restricted version has links to Rutgers holdings via the button.


ERIC (Public version)

By choosing ADVANCED SEARCH and checking the box that says

Full-Text Availability:

    Show only results with free

         full text directly from ERIC

you can perform quick searches that retrieve only full-text documents from the system.




     This LibGuide has been created especially for Program in American Langauge Studies faculty.

     You spend a lot of creative energy and time including your students in wonderful academic endeavors.  This site will help you add to your expertise.  More: It is designed to help you think about and create some great adventures for yourself too!




Patricia Bender

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p.s. Special thanks to Erleen Harris for help with gathering resources found in this guide.

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Grant Specialist

Patricia Bender

is a Research/Grant Specialist in the Office of Sponsored Research at Rutgers, Newark.   Ms. Bender is also a poet, writing teacher, and learning coach with a B.A. from Bloomfield College and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Rutgers University.  She is a National Writing Project consultant, and has earned certification in workshop leadership through Amherst Writers and Artists.