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Bilingual education : an introductory reader

Author: Ofelia García; Colin Baker
Publisher: Clevedon ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, 2006.
Series: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 61
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The book contains a comprehensive selection of outstanding and influential articles on bilingual education in the United States and the rest of the world. It is designed for instructors and students,  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
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All Authors / Contributors: Ofelia García; Colin Baker
ISBN: 9781853599088 1853599085 9781853599071 1853599077
OCLC Number: 156740885
Description: pages cm.
Contents: IntroductionSECTION ONE: Varieties of Bilingual Education1. Reviewing the Research on Language Education Programs by Rebecca Freeman from `Building on Community Bilingualism' pp 40-54 (2004). Philadelphia: Caslon.2. Characteristics of Immersion Programmes by R. Johnstone from Immersion in a Second or Additional Language at School: A Review of the International Research. Chapter 2 (2002), Stirling (Scotland): Scottish Centre for Information on Language Teaching.3. Revitalising Indigenous Languages in Homogenising Times by Teresa L.McCarty, from Comparative Education, 39, 147-163 (2003) . London: Taylor and Francis.4. Dual Language Programs: Key Features and Results by M. E. Torres-Guzman,. (.. Directions in Language and Education,14,1-16 (2002). Washington: National Clearing House for Bilingual Education.5. Rethinking the Education of English Language Learners: Transitional Bilingual Education Programs by Abelardo Villarreal, Bilingual Research Journal, 1999, vol. 23, no. 1, 11-45SECTION TWO: History, Policy and Politics of Bilingual Education6. Accessing language rights in education: A brief history of the U.S. context by T. G. Wiley, In J. Tollefson (Ed.), Language Policies in Education: Critical Readings (pp. 39-64. (2002)..). Mahwah, PA: Lawrence Erlbaum.7. Language Interactions in the Classroom: From Coercive to Collaborative Relations of Power by Jim Cummins Chapter 2 and pages 66 to 76 of chapter 3. (2000) In his book Language, Power and Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.8. Linguistic Human Rights in Education? By Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, pages 569 to 578 (2002) from her book Linguistic Genocide in Education - or Worldwide Diversity and Human Rights. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum.9. Hard Sell: Why is Bilingual Education so unpopular with the American public? by James Crawford. At Language Policy Research Unit website of Arizona State University (2003) Copyright with James Crawford. SECTION THREE : Languages and Literacies in Bilingual Education10. Immersion in a Second or Additional Language at School: A Review of the International Research by R. Johnstone, Chapter 5 (2002). Stirling (Scotland): Scottish Centre for Information on Language Teaching.11. Multilingual Language Policies and the Continua of Biliteracy: an Ecological Approach by N. H. Hornberger, Language Policy, 1, 27-51 (2002) Amsterdam: Kluwer.12. Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning by Pauline Gibbons from her book Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning: Teaching Second Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom , pages 60-67 (2002).Portsmouth: Heinemann.13. Conceptual Framework on Scaffolding Instruction for English Learners by A. Walqui, in International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Vol.9:2, 2006. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters14. Home to School and School to Home: Syncretised Literacies in Linguistic Minority Communities by C. Kelly, E. Gregory and A. Williams, in Language, Culture and Curriculum, Vol. 14 No.1,2001, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. SECTION FOUR: Issues in Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Bilingual Education15. The Pedagogy of Peach by Grace Feuerverger , from her book Oasis of Dreams: Teaching and Learning Peace in a Jewish-Palestinian Village in Israel, pages 51 to 78 (2001). New York: Routledge16. Integrating Language and Content: How Three Biology Teachers Work with Non-English Speaking Students by Yu Ren Dong,International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 5,1: 40-57 (2002). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters17. Bilingual Classroom Studies and Community Analysis by L. C. Moll, L.C. from Educational Researcher, 21,2,20-24 (1992). Washington: American Educational Research Association.18. English Language Learners with Special Needs: Effective Instructional Strategies by A. Ortiz, ERIC Digest December 2001 (EDO-FL-01-08). ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics: Washington, DC.19. The No Child Left Behind Act and English Language Learners: Assessment and Accountability Issues by Jamal Abedi. Educational Researcher , Vol. 33, No. 1 (January-February) 2004.
Series Title: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 61
Responsibility: edited by Ofelia García and Colin Baker.
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