ERIC Number: ED406837
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
A View from Within: A Case Study of Chinese Heritage Community Language Schools in the United States.
Wang, Xueying, Ed.
A collection of essays on Chinese heritage community language schools in the United States addresses these topics: the schools, their curricula, and organization (Theresa Hsu Chao); school administration and management (Chao, Lydia Chen, Edward Chang); academic curriculum (Pay-Fen Serena Wang); non-heritage Chinese learners: practices and implications (Ming Lee); extracurricular activities (Suray H. Lee, Chang-Yu Miao); Chinese language summer camps for students (Cathy E-Ling Chai); short-term professional development for teachers (Yu-Ming Peng); obtaining credit from local school districts (Rae Shae Chen); awarding credit through testing: the case of the San Francisco (California) Unified School District (Ju-Ching Liu); issues and recommendations for improving Chinese language schools (Shu-han Chou Wang); optimizing unique opportunities for learning (Martha Wang Gallagher); and forging a link: Chinese heritage community language schools and the formal education system (Xueying Wang). (MSE)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), Camping, Case Studies, Chinese, Curriculum Design, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Equivalency Tests, Extracurricular Activities, Heritage Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Native Language Instruction, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Second Language Programs, Summer Programs, Testing
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Foreign Language Center, Washington, DC.