ERIC Number: ED197624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Reactions to Ann Arbor: Vernacular Black English and Education.
Whiteman, Marcia Farr, Ed.
The papers in this collection provide a brief state-of-the-art statement on the role of non-standard dialects of English in education and on some implications of the Ann Arbor decision. The following papers are included: (1) "Vernacular Black English: Setting the Issues in Time," by Roger W. Shuy; (2) "Beyond Black English: Implications of the Ann Arbor Decision for Other Non-Mainstream Varieties," by Walt Wolfram; (3) "Evaluating the Language of Black English Speakers: Implications of the Ann Arbor Decision," by Fay Boyd Vaughn-Cooke; (4) "Lawyers, Linguists, and Language Arts: From the School Administrator's Viewpoint," by Thomas P. Pietras; (5) "Black English: Implications of the Ann Arbor Decision for the Classroom," by Elizabeth M. Whatley; (6) "Knowledge into Practice: Delivering Research to Teachers," by Robert Berdan; (7) "Teacher Attitude Change: Does Informing Make a Difference?" by Shirley Lewis; and (8) "Projecting the Issue into Time: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go from Here?" by William S. Hall. (AMH)
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Black Education, Court Litigation, Dialect Studies, Elementary Education, Language Variation, Minority Groups, Nonstandard Dialects, Sociolinguistics, Teaching Methods
Center for Applied Linguistics, 3520 Prospect St., N.W., Washington, DC 20007 ($5.95).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.