ERIC Number: ED142617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Bilingual Education in the United States.
Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Inst. for Intercultural Relations and Ethnic Studies.
Topics discussed include the following: the world-wide prevalence of bilingual education, the need for bilingual education in the U.S., a definition of bilingual education, the official status of bilingual education in the U.S., the target audience of bilingual education in the U.S., definitions of terms commonly used in bilingual education, the aims of bilingual education, the "maintenance" and "transitional" approaches to bilingual education, instructional staff in bilingual education, bilingual instruction in subject matter other than language arts, format and content of lessons, the role of English as a Second Language in bilingual education, an example of a lesson integrating ESL with science in bilingual education, history and culture in bilingual education, instructional personnel in bilingual education, teacher preparation in bilingual education (including language preparation, culture-history preparation, and professional preparation), instructional materials in bilingual education, evaluation in bilingual education, and, misinformation and problems in bilingual education. (JM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Compensatory Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Problems, Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Materials, Program Development, Teacher Education, Teachers, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Inst. for Intercultural Relations and Ethnic Studies.
Note: For a related document see ED 121 882