ERIC Number: ED297587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Chamorro Language Issues and Research on Guam. A Book of Readings.
Spencer, Mary L., Ed.
A collection of research reports concerning language issues on Guam includes: "Language Survival, the Ideology of English and Education in Guam" (Robert A. Underwood); "American Policies and Practices Affecting Language Shift on Guam: 1898-1950" (Rosa S. Palomo); "Is Bilingual Education a Friend or Foe of the Indigenous Languages of the Marianas?" (Samuel Betanes); "Chamorro Child Language" (Carol Odo); "Studies of Chamorro and English Oral Language Proficiency with Chamorro Children in Guam" (Mary L. Spencer, Rosa Palomo, Nelia Vela); "A Survey of Language Use Attitudes in Guam" (Carol Odo); "The Development of Linguistic Attitudes Toward Guamanian Dialect English and Standard English" (Julieta Babasa); "Ethnic Inequalities in Guam's Special Education Programs" (Nerissa Lee); and a discussion of the implications for research and development (Mary Spencer). (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Chamorro, Child Language, Diachronic Linguistics, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Language Attitudes, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Oral Language, Public Policy, Regional Dialects, Special Education, Standard Spoken Usage, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Guam Univ., Mangilao. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Guam