ERIC Number: ED421858
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Many Voices: A Journal of New Settlers and Multicultural Education Issues. Volumes 6-12.
Many Voices, n6-12 1993-1998
The seven issues of this New Zealand journal contain brief articles on a variety of immigrant and multicultural education issues. Topics include: the role of English language instruction in creating opportunities; Pacific Islander university students; lecture listening and note-taking techniques; the language of geography examinations; audiotape libraries; supporting native language use in child care centers; implications of world English for English language teaching; teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in Vietnam; a home tutor conference; bilingual tutors and refugees; ESL funding; special education; meeting ESL students' needs within the school system; teaching English to absolute beginners; problems of recent Chinese immigrants; speech act analysis and its role in first language/cultural maintenance; community language schools; team teaching in the polytechnic institutes; bridging cultural gaps; inservice teacher education; language learning at home; a training program for Pacific Islanders; language content and perspectives of national curriculum programs; Samoan resources for the New Zealand curriculum; developments in Pacific Islands education; answers to questions primary school teachers ask about assisting students from non-English-speaking backgrounds (NESB); a German language weekend school for native German-speakers; successful bilingual teaching techniques; the linguistic and educational background of Lao immigrant students; designing Samoan language programs for New Zealand students; finding instructional materials for NESB students; guidelines for training peer and adult volunteer tutors of NESB students; the cultural and educational background of NESB Asian students; Cook Islands Maori instructional materials; student attitudes about English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes; language maintenance in the Korean community; and newly migrated Samoan students. Works of creative writing are included in some issues. (MSE)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Community Schools, Creative Writing, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Geography, Heritage Education, Higher Education, Immigrants, Independent Study, Introductory Courses, Land Settlement, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Limited English Speaking, Listening Comprehension, Multicultural Education, Native Language Instruction, Pacific Islanders, Program Descriptions, Refugees, Samoan, Second Language Instruction, Special Education, Speech Acts, Teacher Education, Testing, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocational Education, Vocational English (Second Language)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Dept. of Education, Wellington.
Identifiers - Location: China; New Zealand; Vietnam