ERIC Number: EJ878457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 73
African American English: Implications for School Counseling Professionals
Day-Vines, Norma L.; Barto, Heather H.; Booker, Beverly L.; Smith, Kim V.; Barna, Jennifer; Maiden, Brian S.; Zegley, Linda; Felder, Monique T.
Journal of Negro Education, v78 n1 p70-82 Win 2009
African American English (AAE) refers to the systematic, rule-governed linguistic patterns of found among African Americans. This article provides an overview of AAE. More specifically, the article enumerates the historical underpinnings associated with AAE, identifies a representative set of AAE characteristics, reviews relevant research, and addresses implications for school counselors who work with AAE speakers.
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Bias, School Counseling, School Counselors, African Americans, North American English, Language Patterns, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Cultural Awareness, Code Switching (Language)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A