ERIC Number: ED080261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Feb-7
Bilingual/Bicultural Education Models. Final Report.
Martinez, Frank; And Others
Written in English and Spanish, this report presents program models for bilingual and bicultural education. It includes migrant community discussions of problems and opportunities for these; general goals and anticipated outcomes; language policy; and curriculum models in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Given are summary statements, prepared by 5 theory and research consultants, pertaining to: theory and research base for bilingual, bicultural education models; sociolinguistics; child development and language learning; behavior modifications; community development; and a humanist perspective. Group discussions topics are: (1) Conflicts and Problems: The Chicano Experience; (2) Discrepancy Between Theory and Practice; (3) Definition of the Need for Bilingual/Bicultural Education in the Northwest; (4) Administration and Classroom Teaching; and (5) The Main Issue: The Principle of Community Control Versus the Principle of Experimental Controlled Variation. Given in the appendix are the roster of input for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington; conference and project goals; sociolinguistic theory and a bilingual/bicultural model; behavior modification and humanist perspectives and bilingual/bicultural education models; early decisions in planning program evaluation studies; and 3 models for variation experiments in bilingual/bicultural education. (NQ)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior Change, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Child Development, Culture Conflict, Curriculum, English (Second Language), Mexican Americans, Migrants, Models, Socioeconomic Status, Sociolinguistics
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-220 771, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Valley Migrant League, Salem, OR.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Note: Written in both English and Spanish