ERIC Number: ED033256
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
National Conference on Bilingual Education: Language Skills.
Educational Systems Corp., Washington, DC.
This final report of the Bilingual Education Conference presents an overview of the state of the art in America and position papers on various theoretical aspects of bilingual education. The work of over 40 leading specialists in the field includes discussions of research, theories, and operational programs. Extensive discussion of a typology of bilingual education, problems of research in a "plurilingual universe", and children's second language learning in a natural environment is incorporated. Other significant topics are a government report on the Bilingual Education Program (Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Title VII, 1967 Amendments), a keynote address on the realities of bilingual education, and the components and objectives of a bilingual program. Charts and an appendix with a conference guide, list of participants, and a typology questionnaire are furnished. (RL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Community Surveys, Conference Reports, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Instructional Program Divisions, Intercultural Programs, Language Classification, Language Instruction, Language Role, Language Standardization, Multilingualism, North American English, Research Utilization, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Educational Systems Corp., Washington, DC.