ERIC Number: ED359778
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Dialect Differences in the Schools: Educational, Social, and Economic Implications. Workshop (Cleveland, Ohio, June 26-28, 1986).
Cleveland State Univ., OH.
Materials concerning dialects and language variation are presented here as background information for a workshop on English dialect differences in elementary and secondary schools. Articles and essays include: "Grammatical, Phonological and Language Use Differences across Cultures" (Walt Wolfram); "A Linguistic Description of Social Dialects" (Ronald Williams, Walt Wolfram); "Dialect Switching on Stigmatized Black English Grammatical Forms: Implications" (Howard A. Mims); "Potential Interference from Spanish on the Production of English" (Gustavo Gonzalez); "Rejection of Speaker's Dialect as Related to Rejection of Speaker's Culture" (Howard A. Mims); "Effects of Speaking Black English upon Employment Opportunities" (Sandra L. Terrell); "Cultural Influences in the Development and Treatment of Stuttering: A Preliminary Report on the Black Stutterer" (William R. Leith, Howard A. Mims); "Social Dialects: Position Paper" (Committee on the Status of Racial Minorities); "Implications of the Position on Social Dialects" (Lorraine Cole); "Improving Language Assessment in Minority Children" (Fay Boyd Vaughn-Cooke); "Some Possible Dialectal Biases in the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test for Speakers of Black English" (O. L. Taylor); "External Discrimination Behavior as Related to Black English Grammatical Variants" (Howard A. Mims; Carl T. Camden); "Congruity and Predictability between Two Measures of Nonstandard Dialect Usage on Four Grammatical Forms" (Howard A. Mims, Carl T. Camden); and "Bibliography: Dialects and Sociolinguistic Factors" (Howard A. Mims). Some newspaper articles, classroom materials, and instruments used in dialect analysis are also included. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cleveland State Univ., OH.
Note: Workshop conducted by Howard A. Mims and Walt Wolfram. Photocopied materials from various sources have several reproducibility problems.