ERIC Number: ED221018
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
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Issues in International Bilingual Education: The Role of the Vernacular.
Hartford, Beverly, Ed.; And Others
The fifteen articles in this volume are generally concerned with the role of vernacular language in bilingual education on an international scale. They examine specific nations and how bilingualism affects their social milieu. The following articles are included: (1) "Bilingualism and the Vernacular," by Shana Poplack; (2) "The Bilingual's Linguistic Repertoire," by Braj Kachru; (3) "Cognitive Development in Bilingual Environment," by Carolyn Kessler and Mary Ellen Quinn; (4) "Immersion Education: Applicability for Nonvernacular Teaching to Vernacular Speakers," by Merrill Swain; (5) "Evaluation and Testing in Vernacular Languages," by John Oller, Jr.; (6) "Third World Vernacular/Bi-Multilingual Curricula Issues," by Isaura Santiago Santiago; (7) "Educational Reform and the Instrumentalization of the Vernacular in Haiti," by Albert Valdman; (8) "The Richford Experience: French Bilingual Education as a 'Basic' Approach to Language Competence," by Phyllis Hagel; (9) "The Role of the Vernacular in Transitional Bilingual Education," by Rodolfo Jacobson; (10) "Teacher Training for Bilingual Education: An International Perspective," by Rudolph Troike and Muriel Saville-Troike; (11) "The Cajun French Debate in Louisiana," by Gerald Gold; (12) "The Status of Languages in Europe," by Guy Heraud; (13) "Education for Separatism: The Belgian Experience," by Elizabeth Sherman Swing; (14) "American Bilingualism: The Need for a National Language Policy," by Charles Foster; and (15) "Issues in Bilingualism: A View to the Future," by Beverly Hartford. (MES)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingualism, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, French, Haitian Creole, Immersion Programs, Language Planning, Multilingualism, Native Language Instruction, Nonstandard Dialects, Teacher Education, Testing
Plenum Publishing Corporation, 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013 ($42.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Identifiers: Europe; French (Cajun)