ERIC Number: ED444383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Sociopolitics of English Language Teaching. Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 21.
Hall, Joan Kelly, Ed.; Eggington, William G., Ed.
Chapters in this volume include the following: "Policy and Ideology in the Spread of English" (James W. Tollefson); "Linguistic Human Rights and Teachers of English" (Tove Skutnabb-Kangas); "Official English and Bilingual Education: The Controversy over Language Pluralism in U.S. Society" (Susan J. Dicker); "Non-Native Varieties and the Sociopolitics of English Proficiency Assessment" (Peter H. Lowenberg); "The Social Politics and the Cultural Politics of Language Classrooms" (Alastair Pennycook); "Educational Malpractice and the Miseducation of Language Minority Students" (John Baugh); "Transforming the Politics of Schooling in the U.S.: A Model for Successful Academic Achievement for Language Minority Students" (Shelley Wong); "Creating Participatory Learning Communities: Paradoxes and Possibilities" (Elsa R. Auerbach); "Exploring the Spiritual Moral Dimensions of Teachers' Classroom Language Policies" (Ramona M. Cutri); "Disciplinary Knowledge as a Foundation for Teacher Preparation" (William Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller, Christine Tardy); and "Becoming Sociopolitically Active" (Linn E. Forhan, Mona Scheraga). (KFT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, English Only Movement, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Language Minorities, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Language Variation, Limited English Speaking, Politics of Education, Public Policy, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Teacher Education
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