ERIC Number: ED047301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Social and Educational Insights into Teaching Standard English to Speakers of Other Dialects.
Imhoof, Maurice I., Ed.
Viewpoints: Bulletin of the School of Education, Indiana University, v47 n2 Mar 71
This document presents a series of lectures on various aspects of the language problems of inner-city children delivered during the second semester of the 1969-70 academic year at the Department of Urban and Overseas English Programs of the School of Education of Indiana University. The papers are: Roger W. Shuy, "Sociolinguistic Strategies for Studying Urban Speech"; Walt Wolfram, "Black-White Speech Differences Revisited"; Joshua A. Fishman, "Attitudes and Beliefs about Spanish and English among Puerto Ricans"; Helen H. Johnson, "Teacher Attitude and Ghetto Language"; Kenneth R. Johnson, "Should Black Children Learn Standard English?"; and Peter S. Rosenbaum, "Aspects of Instructional Product Design." In addition, an afterword by the editor discusses the preparation of language arts teachers for ghetto schools. Each paper is preceded by an introductory comment by the editor; brief sketches of the academic careers of the individual authors are also included. (FWB)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Black Dialects, Black Youth, Dialect Studies, Educational Problems, Puerto Ricans, Social Background, Sociolinguistics, Spanish Speaking, Standard Spoken Usage, Student Motivation, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, TENL, Urban Language
School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 ($1.50 per copy, 25-49 copies 10% discount, 50 or more 20% discount)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. School of Education.