ERIC Number: ED242206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb-15
A Descriptive Study of the Classroom Instruction Component of the ESEA Title VII Bilingual Education Program. Selected Case Histories.
Cardenas, Rene F.; Rudes, Blair A.
Twenty-two case histories of bilingual education programs funded under Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act are presented as a companion volume to the technical report of the same study. The case histories were developed from site visits and surveys of administrators, teachers, and parents involved in the program. The program descriptions focus on these program aspects: instructional approach, parent and community involvement, adaptation to local contexts, innovation, materials development, program structure, coordination of special programs, and state education agency involvement. The programs were chosen from the 60 sites visited because of their applicability to the major objectives of the study, potential reference to several topics in the technical report, and intrinsic interest. Spanish, Indian, and Asian language programs are included. Special topics covered included language revitalization, refugees and immigrants, program change over time, home versus school language usage and support, cable television use for instruction, urban program institutionalization, a language assessment center, staffing, and a multilanguage program. (MSE)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, American Indians, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Coordination, Educational Strategies, Federal Programs, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Instructional Innovation, Material Development, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Refugees, School Districts, Spanish, State Departments of Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.; Development Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII