QTEL undertakes studies and develops instructional materials for outside groups and sponsors.  Here are examples of our recent work in research and development.

QTEL Research

What are we doing to Middle School English Learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs. In this study for the William and Flora Hewitt Foundation, QTEL researchers looked at the impact of a range of promising practices for the instruction of Middle School English language learners.

QTEL Tools and Materials Development

Persuasion across Time and Space: Analyzing and Producing Complex Texts

Our most recent development project, a collaboration with Stanford University’s Understanding Language initiative, features a unit on persuasion developed by QTEL staff.