ERIC Number: ED457697
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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New Perspectives and Issues in Educational Language Policy: A Festschrift for Bernard Dov Spolsky.
Cooper, Robert L., Ed.; Shohamy, Elana, Ed.; Walters, Joel, Ed.
This edited volume contains 15 chapters. Part one, "Language Teaching, Language Learning, and Literacy," has three chapters: "The Monolingual Teaching and Bilingual Learning of English" (Henry G. Widdowson); "Literacy: The Extension of Languages Through Other Means" (Ellen Bialystok); "Bilingual Processing Strategies in the Social Context of an Undergraduate Immersion Program" (Andrew D. Cohen, Kirk C. Allison). Part two, "Language Testing in Educational Contexts," includes three chapters: "Some Construct Validity Issues in Interpreting Scores from Performance Assessments of Language Ability" (Lyle F. Bachman); "What Second Language Learners Can Tell Us About the Native Speaker: Identifying and Describing Expectations" (Alan Davies); "The Social Responsibility of Language Testers" (Elana Shohamy). Part three, "Multilingualism, Minority Languages, and Language Planning," has five chapters: "Multilingualism and Diglossia in Palestine in the First Century of the Common Era: Some Thoughts on Historical Sociolinguistics" (Christina Bratt Paulston); "Introducing Khayem Zhitlovski" (Joshua A. Fishman); "Arab Language Education in the Hebrew State" (Muhammad Amara); "Adult Use and Language Choice in Foreign Language Policy" (Richard D. Lambert); "Linking Levels in Foreign Language Teaching Through a Common Frame of Reference" (Kes de Bot, Theo van Els). Part four, "Case Studies in Educational Linguistics: Focus on Policy," has four chapters: "Micro Language Policy as a Barometer of Change: A University Language Policy as an Example" (Michael Clyne); "The Genesis of a District-Wide Spanish FLES Program: A Collaborative Achievement" (G. Richard Tucker, Richard Donato, Kimmaree Murday); "The Distinctiveness of Applied Linguistics in Australia: A Historical Perspective" (Tim F. McNamara, Joseph Lo Bianco); "Educational Linguistics as a Field: A View from Penn's Program as It Approaches Its 25th Anniversary" (Nancy H. Hornberger). References are appended to the end of each chapter. A subject index is included. (KFT)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Diachronic Linguistics, Diglossia, Educational Policy, FLES, Foreign Countries, Hebrew, Higher Education, Immersion Programs, Language Planning, Multilingualism, National Programs, Native Speakers, Official Languages, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Spanish, Student Evaluation, Test Validity, Uncommonly Taught Languages
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Israel; Palestine; United States