ERIC Number: ED466626
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Linguistics, Language, and the Professions: Education, Journalism, Law, Medicine, and Technology. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (Washington, DC, May 4-6, 2000).
Alatis, James E., Ed.; Hamilton, Heidi E., Ed.; Tan, Ai-Hui, Ed.
This volume contains the published version of selected papers from the 2000 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT). Plenary speeches include the following: "The Talk of Learning Professional Work" (Shirley Brice Heath); "Linguistics, Education, and the Ebonics Firestorm" (John R. Rickford); "Dateline, Deadline: Journalism, Language, and the Reshaping of Time and Place in the Millennial World" (Allan Bell); "Breaking into Language and Law: The Trials of the Insider-Linguist" (Roger W. Shuy); and "The (Socio)linguistic Turn in Physician-Patient Communication Research" (Richard M. Frankel); "Holy Tower of Babel: The Language and Linguistics of Machines" (Lee Lubbers). Selected conference papers include: "Language Policy and Mother-Tongue Education in South Africa: The Case for a Market-Oriented Approach" (Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu); "Language Mixing at Home and School in a Multilingual Community" (Leslie C. Moore); "Exploring Children's Spontaneous Accomplishments of Reading Activity" (Laura Sterponi); "Involvement Strategies in News Analysis Roundtable Discussions" (Stacy Krainz); "Helping a Jury Understand Witness Deception" (David Singleton); "Coherence in Operating Room and Team Cockpit Communication: A Psycholinguistic Contribution to Applied Linguistics" (Patrick Grommes and Rainer Dietrich); "Linguistic Approaches in Information Retrieval of Medical Texts" (Anne-Marie Currie, Jocelyn Cohan, and Larisa Zlatic); and "Linguistics and Speech-Language Pathology: Combining Research Efforts towards Improved Interventions for Bilingual Children" (Adele W. Miccio, Carol Scheffner Hammer, and Almeida Jacqueline Toribio). Opening and closing remarks are included. "Individual Presentations and Colloquia at GURT 2000" is appended.(Each paper contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Students, Black Dialects, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Journalism, Juries, Language of Instruction, Legal Responsibility, Medicine, Multilingualism, Physician Patient Relationship, Physicians, Psycholinguistics, Reading Skills, Sociolinguistics, Speech Language Pathology
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa