ERIC Number: ED368222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Literacy, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Cognitive Processes, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Ethnography, Family Environment, High School Equivalency Programs, Hispanic Americans, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Planning, Literacy Education, Sciences, Second Language Learning
Delta Systems, Inc., 1400 Miller Pkwy., McHenry, IL 60050-7030 ($19.95).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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