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ERIC Number: ED239011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 257
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8077-2723-7
Asian- and Pacific-American Perspectives in Bilingual Education: Comparative Research.
Chu-Chang, Mae, Ed.; Rodriguez, Victor, Ed.
The articles in this book together provide a state-of-the-art review of bilingual education research specifically dealing with Asian and Pacific Americans. Following an introduction by Mae Chu-Chang, chapters are grouped into 3 sections. In Section I, "Bilingual and Biliteracy Acquisition," works include (1) "The Basic Grammatical Structures of Selected Asian Languages and English," by Charles Li; (2) "English Language Acquisition by Speakers of Asian Languages," by Kenji Hakuta; (3) "Speech and Script Relations in Some Asian Languages," by William S-Y Wang; (4) "Cognitive Processing of Various Orthographies," by Ovid J.L. Tzeng; and (5) "Biliteracy Acquisition and Its Sociocultural Effects," by Agnes M. Niyekawa. Articles in Section II, "Assessment," include (6) "Cognitive Assessment of Asian-Americans," by Jayjia Hsia; (7) "Limited English Speaking, Handicapped, and Poor: Triple Threat in Childhood," by Kenyon S. Chan; and (8) "Assessment of Self-Concept: Bilingual Asian-American Children," by Kalei Inn. Section III, "Bilingual Education Instruction," contains (9) "Code-Switching Strategies in Bilingual Instructional Settings," by Chui-Lim Tsang; and (10) "Patterns of Classroom Interaction with Pacific Islands Children: The Importance of Cultural Differences," by Cathie Jordan, Kathryn Hu-Pei Au, and Ann K. Joesting. Several of the papers in this publication were originally presented at the "Symposium on Bilingual Research: Asian/Pacific American Perspectives," held September 3-5, 1980, in Los Alamitos, California. (GC)
Teachers College Press, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 ($17.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Books
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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