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Rothweiler, Monika – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2010
In her Keynote Article, Paradis discusses the role of the interface between bilingual development and specific language impairment (SLI) on two different levels. On the level of theoretical explanations of SLI, Paradis asks how domain general versus domain-specific perspectives on SLI can account for bilingual SLI, as well as what bilingual SLI…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Language Research, Linguistics, Language Impairments
Ciriza, Frank – Online Submission, 2008
This report presents information on the Connecting Worlds/Mundos Unidos Project and provides a general comparison overview of accomplishments during its five years of operation. The Connecting Worlds/Mundos Unidos Project has been operating in the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) for eleven years, but in the present format as a Jacob K.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Immersion Programs, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests
Dewaele, Jean-Marc, Ed.; Housen, Alex, Ed.; Wei, Li, Ed. – 2003
This collection of papers focuses on individual bilingualism and societal and educational phenomena. After "Introduction and Overview" (Jean-Marc Dewaele, Alex Housen, and Li Wei), 12 papers include: (1) "Who is Afraid of Bilingualism?" (Hugo Baetens Beardsmore); (2) "The Importance of being Bilingual" (John Edwards); (3) "Towards a More…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Cenoz, Jasone, Ed.; Genesee, Fred, Ed. – 1998
This collection of essays on multilingual education includes the following: "A Global Perspective on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education" (G. Richard Tucker); "Psycholinguistic Perspectives on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education" (Jasone Cenoz, Fred Genesee); "Curriculum Decision-Making in Content-Based Language Teaching" (Myriam…
Descriptors: Basque, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Case Studies
Cook, Vivian, Ed. – 2002
This collection of papers treats second language users in their own right rather than as failed native speakers, reflecting a new shift within the field of second language acquisition research. The 13 papers are: (1) "Background to the L2 User" (Vivian Cook); (2) "Lexical Representation and Lexical Processing in the L2 User" (Anette de Groot); (3)…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Fluency
Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed.; Urdan, Tim, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
The "APA Educational Psychology Handbook" reflects the broad nature of the field today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research and practice; in-depth investigation of the range of individual differences and cultural/contextual factors that affect student achievement, motivation, and beliefs; and close…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Teacher Effectiveness
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Gauthier, Karine; Genesee, Fred – Child Development, 2011
The French language development of children adopted (n = 24) from China was compared with that of control children matched for socioeconomic status, sex, and age. The children were assessed at 50 months of age, on average, and 16 months later. The initial assessment revealed that the 2 groups did not differ with respect to socioemotional…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Receptive Language, Foreign Countries, Expressive Language
Genesee, Fred – Zero to Three, 2008
Parents and child care personnel in English-dominant parts of the world often express misgivings about raising children bilingually. Their concerns are based on the belief that dual language learning during the infant-toddler stage confuses children, delays their development, and perhaps even results in reduced language competence. In this…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Toddlers, Infants, Bilingual Education
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Genesee, Fred – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2007
This report reviews results of research on the outcomes of French immersion students with special educational needs related to low levels of general academic ability and low levels of first language ability (and possibly impairment), as well as those of students with difficulty or who are at risk for difficulty in learning to read. Studies of the…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, High Risk Students, Language Aptitude, French
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Delcenserie, Audrey; Genesee, Fred; Gauthier, Karine – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2013
We assessed the language, cognitive, and socioemotional abilities of 27 internationally adopted children from China, adopted by French-speaking parents, 12 of whom had been assessed previously by Gauthier and Genesee. The children were on average 7 years, 10 months old and were matched to nonadopted monolingual French-speaking children on age,…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Adoption, Foreign Countries, Speech Communication
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Pierce, Lara J.; Genesee, Fred; Paradis, Johanne – Journal of Child Language, 2013
Acquisition of English grammatical morphology was examined in five internationally adopted (IA) children from China (aged 0;10-1;1 at adoption) during the first three years' exposure to English to determine whether acquisition patterns were characteristic of child second language (L2) learners or monolingual first language (L1) learners.…
Descriptors: Grammar, Morphology (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Paradis, Johanne; Genesee, Fred; Crago, Martha B. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
As more and more dual language learners enter the school system, now is the ideal time for this second edition of the bestselling textbook--essential for preparing speech language pathologists (SLPs) and educators to work with young children who are bilingual or learning a second language. This comprehensive, student-friendly text takes the…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Disadvantaged Youth, Second Language Learning, Adoption
Chun, Judith, Ed. – 1978
This issue of the "SLANT" Newsletter for researchers in second language acquisition is highlighted by a survey on research in Canada by Fred Genesee (including a bibliography and reports of research in progress), and a report on "Second Language Acquisition in the Middle East," by Gregory James. The latter article discusses second language…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Conference Reports, Conferences, Language Instruction
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Montone, Christopher L., Ed. – 1995
The proceedings presented consist of summaries and reports of the presentations given during a summer institute on teaching linguistically and culturally diverse learners. Summaries of the following papers are provided: "Education 2000 and Beyond: The Challenge of Our Culturally Diverse Students" (Eugene Garcia); "Second Language Learning in…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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Haigh, Corinne A.; Savage, Robert; Erdos, Caroline; Genesee, Fred – Journal of Research in Reading, 2011
This study investigated the link between phoneme and onset-rime awareness and reading outcomes in children learning to read in a second language (L2). Closely matched phoneme and onset-rime awareness tasks were administered in English and French in the spring of kindergarten to English-dominant children in French immersion programmes (n=98).…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Phonemes, Second Language Learning, Phonological Awareness
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