ERIC Number: ED091932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
A Brief Guide to Bilingual Education.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Basic questions about bilingual education are answered in this guide: (1) What is bilingual education? (2) Why have bilingual education? (3) Who is bilingual education for? (4) When should bilingual education begin? (5) How does a bilingual program start? A program design is provided, listing the methods by which a community may initiate bilingual education in a local school district, including guidelines for teacher selection and training, as well as methods for encouraging community participation. In addition, the most important research needs are cited. Sources of professional assistance and information and a list of materials centers and publications are included. (LG)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Intercultural Programs, Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Design, Program Development, Program Guides, Research Needs, Teacher Selection
Center for Applied Linguistics, 1611 North Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia, 22209 (single copy free, each additional copy $0.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Note: Adapted in part from "A Handbook of Bilingual Education" by Muriel R. Saville and Rudolph C. Troike. Washington, D. C.: Center for Applied Linguistics/ERIC, 1970; 2nd edition revised, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 1971