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ERIC Number: EJ184985
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Cognitive Development of Children in Immersion Programs
Cummins, James
Canadian Modern Language Review, 34, 5, 855-83, May 78
A discussion of the effect of an immersion program on the majority language child. Research is reviewed on the "threshold hypothesis" and "the developmental interdependence hypothesis." Recent studies of the cognitive and academic effects of bilingualism are critically examined in the light of these hypotheses. A bibliography is attached. (AMH)
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