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Immersion education : practices, policies, possibilities

Author: Diane J Tedick; Donna Christian; Tara Williams Fortune
Publisher: Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2011.
Series: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 83.
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This volume showcases the practice and promise of immersion education through in-depth investigations of program design, implementation practices, and policies in one-way, two-way and indigenous  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Tedick; Donna Christian; Tara Williams Fortune
ISBN: 9781847694034 1847694039 9781847694027 1847694020 9781847694041 1847694047
OCLC Number: 704895980
Description: xix, 289 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
Contents: The future of immersion education : an invitation to 'dwell in possibility' / D.J. Tedick, D. Christian and T.W. Fortune --
Integrating multiple languages in immersion : Swedish immersion in Finland / S. Björklund and K. Mård-Miettinen --
Insights from indigenous language immersion in Hawai'i / W.H. Wilson and K. Kamanā --
Two-way immersion charter schools : an analysis of program characteristics and student body compositions / G. Zehrbach --
Student outcomes in Chinese two-way immersion programs : language proficiency, academic achievement and student attitudes / K. Lindholm-Leary --
The same outcomes for all? High-school students reflect on their two-way immersion program experiences / E.J. de Jong and C.I. Bearse --
French immersion studies at the University of Ottawa : programme evaluation and pedagogical challenges / S. Burger [and others] --
'I thought that we had good Irish' : Irish immersion students' insights into their target language use / P.Ó Duibhir --
Talking in the fifth-grade classroom : language use in an early, total Spanish immersion program / M.A. Broner and D.J. Tedick --
Using language assessment to inform instruction in indigenous language immersion / L. Peter, G. Sly and T. Hirata-Edds --
Context and constraints : immersion in Hong Kong and mainland China / P. Hoare --
US immigrants and two-way immersion policies : the mismatch between district designs and family expeirences / L.M. Dorner --
Struggling learners and the language immersion classroom / T.W. Fortune --
Reflecting on possibilities for immersion / F. Genesee.
Series Title: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 83.
Responsibility: edited by Diane J. Tedick, Donna Christian and Tara Williams Fortune.

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