ERIC Number: ED219967
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
International Dimensions of Bilingual Education. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (Washington, D.C., 1978).
Alatis, James E., Ed.
These proceedings of the Georgetown Round Table cover the international dimensions of bilingual education. The proceedings are divided as follows: (1) "Aspects of Bilingual Education," which includes discussions of models, bilingual communities, and positive bilingualism; (2) "Parameters of Bilingual Education Policy," which includes discussion of policies, research methodology, and multicultural education; (3) "Bilingual Education and Dialects," which discusses Western prestige languages, and code-mixing in India; (4) "Implementation of Bilingual Education: Strategy and Structure," including discussions on the native American, professionalism, the English-speaking Canadian and French immersion, and multilingualism; (5) "Perspectives on Bilingual Education," which discusses cognitive and sociocultural factors, and bilingual programs; (6) "Implementation of Bilingual Education: Strategy and Structure," which includes discussion of indigenous languages, bilingual programs in the Phillipines and Africa, and evaluation; (7) "Bilingualism and Language Learning," including material development, cultural and ethnic factors, and methodology; (8) "Further Perspectives on Bilingual Education," which discusses research, methodology, and literacy; (9) "Bilingual Education and Dialects"; and (10) a concluding address on the morality of bilingual education. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Dialect Studies, Educational Policy, Ethnicity, Immersion Programs, International Studies, Language Variation, Linguistic Theory, Program Evaluation, Second Language Learning, Sociocultural Patterns, Teaching Methods, Testing
Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC 20057 ($13.25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC. School of Languages and Linguistics.