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Bilingual Education in the 21st Century : a Global Perspective.

Author: Ofelia García
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bilingual Education in the 21st Century examines languages and bilingualism as individual and societal phenomena, presents program types, variables, and policies in bilingual education, and concludes by looking at practices, especially pedagogies and assessments. This thought-provoking work is an ideal textbook for future teachers as well as providing a fresh view of the subject for school administrators and policy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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García, Ofelia.
Bilingual Education in the 21st Century : A Global Perspective.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ofelia García
ISBN: 9781444359787 1444359789
OCLC Number: 778339297
Notes: Policy for Plurilingualism across Groups: Poly-Directional or Two-Way Bilingual Education (Dual Language).
Description: 1 online resource (1080 pages)
Contents: Cover; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments (and a Caveat); Part I: Bilingual Education for All; 1: Introducing Bilingual Education; Scenarios; Overview; Introduction; What Is Bilingual Education?; Beneficiaries and Reasons; Geopolitics and Language Orientations; Summary; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; Part II: Bilingualism and Education; 2: Languaging and Education; Overview; Introduction; Language Constructions; Languaging; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading. 3: Bilingualism and TranslanguagingOverview; Introduction; Bilingualism and Translanguaging; Models of Bilingualism; Questioning Assumptions; Bilingual Abilities; Bilingual Development; Neurolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Considerations; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; 4: The Sociopolitics of Bilingualism; Overview; Introduction; Transglossia; Language Maintenance, Shift and Revitalization; Language Ideologies; Language Policy as Right and Resource; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; 5: Benefits of Bilingualism; Overview; Introduction. Cognitive AdvantagesSocial Advantages; Intervening Factors; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; Part III: Bilingual Education Policy; 6: Bilingual Education: Frameworks and Types; Overview; Introduction: The Social Context; Bilingual Education Models?; Bilingual Education Theoretical Frameworks; Bilingual Education Types; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; 7: Bilingual Education: Factors and Variables; Overview; Introduction; Situational Factor; Operational Factor; Outcome Factor; Integrating Situational, Operational, and Outcome Factors; Conclusion. Questions for ReflectionFurther Reading; 8: U.S. Language Policy in Education; Overview; Introduction; The Past1; The Present; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; Important Websites; 9: Language Promotion by European Supra-national Institutions; Overview; Introduction; The Council of Europe; The European Commission; Bilingual Education: CLIL/EMILE; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; Important Websites; 10: Monoglossic Bilingual Education Policy; Overview; Introduction; Policy for Transition: Transitional Bilingual Education. Policy for Maintenance and Enrichment: Maintenance Bilingual EducationPolicy for Enrichment of Social Elite: Prestigious Bilingual Education; Policy for Enrichment of Language Majorities: Immersion Bilingual Education; Conclusion; Questions for Reflection; Further Reading; 11: Heteroglossic Bilingual Education Policy; Overview; Introduction; Policies for Language Revitalization: Immersion Revitalization Bilingual Education; Policies for Development of Minority Languages: Developmental Bilingual Education.

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Bilingual Education in the 21st Century examines languages and bilingualism as individual and societal phenomena, presents program types, variables, and policies in bilingual education, and concludes by looking at practices, especially pedagogies and assessments. This thought-provoking work is an ideal textbook for future teachers as well as providing a fresh view of the subject for school administrators and policy makers. Provides an overview of bilingual education theories and practices throughout the worldExtends traditional conceptions of bilingualism and bilingual education to include glob.

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"Aside from the conceptual issues highlighted above, the detailed discussions of multilingual education policy alone make the book worth buying for scholars of language in education issues." Read more...

 
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