ERIC Number: ED258466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Asian Bilingual Education Teacher Handbook.
Young, John; Lum, John
A guide to bilingual education for Asians contains chapters on bilingual and multicultural education characteristics; the learner; Asian and Asian American learners; bilingual program designs, methodology, and classroom activities; instructional materials and resources for Asian bilingual education programs; and teacher competencies, staff development, and certification. Appendixes, which make up 75% of the document include materials on: compiling Asian bilingual curriculum development materials; the question of literacy and its application in Chinese bilingual education; a taxonomy of bilingualism-biculturalism; a Philippine experiment in multicultural social studies; an example of a multicultural alternative curriculum; bridging the Asian language and culture gap; students from Korea; an Asian-American profile; learning styles of Chinese children; the early history of Asians in America; Korean-Americans; Asians as Americans; the Japanese American in the Los Angeles community; Koreans in America, 1903-1945; organized gangs taking refuge in the United States; cultural marginality and multiculturalism as they relate to bilingual-bicultural education; problems in current bilingual-bicultural education; new approaches to bilingual-bicultural education; an outline for a guided study course; a list of competencies for university programs that train personnel for bilingual education programs; inservice bilingual teacher training; state bilingual teacher certification requirements; and behavioral outcomes for bilingual program students. (MSE)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Certification, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Literacy, Multicultural Education, Program Design, Social Studies, Student Characteristics, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center, Lesley College, 49 Washington Ave., Cambridge, MA 021140.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Cambridge, MA.; Seton Hall Univ., South Orange, NJ.
Note: Handbook was developed by the Asian Bilingual Curriculum Center, Seton Hall University. Document contains some pages with light type.