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ERIC Number: ED368222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 245
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-937354-83-X
Adult Biliteracy in the United States. Language in Education: Theory and Practice 83.
Spener, David, Ed.
This collection of articles by 15 leading researchers and teachers explores the social, cognitive, and pedagogical aspects of developing biliteracy--literacy in two languages. Chapters include the following: "Inheriting Sins While Seeking Absolution: Language Diversity and National Data Sets" (Reynaldo Macias); "Sociolinguistic Considerations in Biliteracy Planning" (Arnulfo G. Ramirez); "Bidialectal Literacy in the United States" (Walt Wolfram); "Biliteracy in the Home: Practices Among Mexicano Families in Chicago" (Marcia Farr); "Literacy and Second Language Learners: A Family Agenda" (Gail Weinstein-Shr); "?Guariyusei? Adult Biliteracy in Its Natural Habitat" (Tomas Mario Kalmar); "Literacy as Practice and Cognitive Skill: Biliteracy in an ESL Class and a GED Program" (Nancy H. Hornberger, Joel Hardman); "Putting a Human Face on Technology: Bilingual Literacy Through Long-Distance Partnerships" (Dennis Sayers, Kristin Brown); "Discourse and Social Practice: Learning Science in Language Minority Classrooms" (Beth Warren, Ann S. Rosebery, Faith Conant); and "Engaging Students in Learning: Literacy, Language, and Knowledge Production with Latino Adolescents" (Catherine E. Walsh). (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (VWL)
Delta Systems, Inc., 1400 Miller Pkwy., McHenry, IL 60050-7030 ($19.95).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, Washington, DC.; Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education, Washington, DC.; Delta Systems Inc., McHenry, IL.; Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Biliteracy; United States