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ERIC Number: EJ652237
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0790-8318
A Case Study of the Sociopolitical Dilemmas of Gullah-Speaking Students: Educational Policies and Practices.
Van Sickle, Meta; Aina, Olaiya; Blake, Mary
Language, Culture and Curriculum, v15 n1 p75-88 2002
Discusses the belief that divergent language usage has a negative impact on visible demonstration of academic reading achievement. Illustrated this through a case study of Gullah-speaking students. While students' indigenous language patterns created holistic pictures, they did not use the exact word to communicate the appropriate meaning to those unfamiliar with their language. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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