ERIC Number: ED255074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Theory, Technology, and Public Policy on Bilingual Education.
Padilla, Raymond V., Ed.
A collection of papers on bilingual education covers these topics: (1) second-language acquisition theories relevant to bilingual education; (2) the age factor in native language maintenance and in the development of English proficiency of overseas Japanese children; (3) applying the Cummins language proficiency model to students who acquire language bimodally; (4) acquisition of Spanish sounds in two-year-old Chicanos; (5) bilingual education's role in Puerto Rican students' cultural adjustment; (6) qualitative analysis of teacher disapproval behavior; (7) assessing a community's ethnolinguistic complexity; (8) a bilingual education program effective with both Spanish and Asian language students; (9) Spanish mathematics instruction in some Texas schools; (10) oral history in bilingual social studies; and (11) a ten-year-old language learner's journal. Other topics include (1) improving vocational education for bilingual students; (2) the microcounseling approach for limited-English-proficient adults; (3) linguistic interferences among Korean students learning English; (4) scoring a Spanish informal reading inventory for bilingual students; (5) classroom observation for Spanish-speaking parents; (6) bilingual education on television; (7) the impact of state evaluation systems on limited-English-speakers; (8) issues in bilingual education policy formation; (9) language rights versus racial nondiscrimination; (10) bilingual education in higher education; (11) bilingual bicultural education; and (12) Hispanic women in higher education. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Children, Educational Policy, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnolinguistics, Evaluation Methods, Federal Regulation, Females, Higher Education, Interference (Language), Japanese, Language Acquisition, Language Attitudes, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Learning Theories, Limited English Speaking, Linguistic Theory, Mexican Americans, Multicultural Education, Parent Participation, Public Policy, Puerto Ricans, Reading Skills, Second Language Learning, Social Studies, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Attitudes, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.; National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Rosslyn, VA.