ERIC Number: ED461988
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Language in Our Time: Bilingual Education and Official English, Ebonics and Standardized English, Immigration, and the Unz Initiative. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (Washington, DC, May 6-8, 1999).
Alatis, James E., Ed.; Tan, Ai-Hui, Ed.
This collection of papers includes the following: "Introduction to the Volume" (James E. Alatis); "Adults Learning To Read in a Second Script: What We've Learned" (David L. Red); "Trends in Peace Corps Volunteer Language Proficiency" (Margaret E. Malone); "Evidence for the Greater Ease of Use of the ILR Language Skill Level Descriptions for Speaking" (Pardee Lowe, Jr.); "Bringing Learning Strategies to the Student: The FSI Language Learning Consultation Service" (Madeline Ehrman); "Can You Beat Guessing in Multiple-Choice Testing?" (Beth A. Mackey); "Lessons Learned from Fifty Years of Theory and Practice in Government Language Teaching" (Frederick H. Jackson, Marsha A. Kaplan); "Analysis of Texts and Critique of Judgment" (James R. Child); "Paved with Good Intentions: Words of Advice for the Rocky Road of Bureaucratic Language" (Roger W. Shuy); "Bilingual Education: Arguments for and (Bogus) Arguments Against" (Stephen D. Krashen); "Educating English and Language Learners in U.S. Schools: Agenda for a New Millennium" (Rosalie Pedalino Porter); "The Official English Movement and Bilingual Education Reform" (Eric J. Stone); "Literacy Development in High School English Language Learners" (Anna Uhl Chamot); "Languages in Israel: Policy, Practice, and Ideology" (Bernard Spolsky); "Language and Policy Issues in the Education of Immigrant Students" (Donna Christian); "The Pragmatic Implications of 'Boilerplate' in News Coverage of California Ballot Initiative Controversies" (Colleen Cotter); "Involuntary Language Loss among Immigrants: Asian-American Linguistic Autobiographies" (Leanne Hinton); "Ebonics and Standard English in the Classroom: Some Issues" (Salikoko S. Mufwene); "Ebonics Need Not Be English" (Ralph W. Fasold); "Whose 'Standard'? What the Ebonics Debate Tells Us about Language, Power, and Pedagogy" (Denise E. Murray); "From Definition to Policy: The Ideological Struggle of African-American English" (Walt Wolfram); "South Asian Bilingualism: Hindi and Bhojpuri" (Shaligram Shukla); "Gods, Demi-Gods, Heroes, Anti-Heroes, Fallen Angels, and Fallen Arches" (John A. Rassias); "A Global Perspective on Bilingualism and Bilingual Education" (G. Richard Tucker); "Bilingual Education with English as an Official Language: Sociocultural Implications" (Anne Pakir); "Bilingualism, Language Policy, and the European Union" (Reinhold Freudenstein);"Bilingual Education and the Dialects of National Integration" (Wendy D. Bokhorst-Heng); "The Sweet Breath of Words: Language as Nuance in Diaspora Creativity" (Edwin Thumboo); "What in the World Is the World of Language?" (Roger Bowers); "World or International or Global English--and What Is It Anyway?" (Tom McArthur); "Multilingualism and Intellectual Property: Visual Holophrastic Discourse and the Commodity/Sign" (Ronald Scollen); and "The Removal of Arturo: An Immigration Case Nightmare" (Roger W. Shuy). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Acculturation, Adult Learning, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Intellectual Property, Language Maintenance, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Mass Media, Multilingualism, Multiple Choice Tests, Mythology, Politics of Education, Second Language Learning, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Identifiers - Location: California; European Union; Israel