Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412963982
  • ISBN-13: 9781412963985
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1008 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released July 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

The Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education is a valuable resource for those who wish to understand the polemics associated with this field as well as its technical details. This will be an excellent addition to any academic library.

Key Features

  • Explores in a comprehensive, non-technical way the intricacies of this subject from multiple perspectives: its history, policy, classroom practice, instructional design, and research bases
  • Shows connections between bilingual education and related subjects, such as linguistics, education equity issues, socio-cultural diversity, and the nature of demographic change in the United States
  • Documents the history of bilingual education in the last half of the 20th century and summarizes its roots in earlier periods
  • Discusses important legislation and litigation documents

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
About the Editor.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Academic English.
2: Accents and Their Meaning.
3: Accommodation Theory, Second–Language.
4: Acculturation.
5: Additive and Subtractive Programs.
6: Affective Dimension of Bilingualism.
7: Affective Filter.
8: Affirmative Steps to English.
9: Alatis, James E. (1926–).
10: Amendment 31 (Colorado).
11: Americanization and Its Critics.
12: Americanization by Schooling.
13: Andersson, Theodore (1903–1994).
14: Aspira Consent Decree.
15: Assimilation.
16: Attitudes Toward Language Diversity.
17: Audio-Lingual Method.
18: Baby Talk.
19: Baker, Colin (1949–).
20: Benefits of Bilingualism and Heritage Languages.
21: Bennett, William J. (1943–).
22: Bernal, Joe J. (1927–).
23: Best English to Learn.
24: BICS/CALP Theory.
25: Biculturalism.
26: Bilingual Charter Schools.
27: Bilingual Education as Language Policy.
28: Bilingual Education in the Press.
29: Bilingualism in Holistic Perspective.
30: Bilingualism Stages.
31: Bilingual Paraprofessionals.
32: Bilingual Special Education.
33: Bilingual Teacher Licensure.
34: Boarding Schools and Native Languages.
35: Bourne, Randolph S. (1886–1918).
36: Brain Research.
37: Canadian and U.S. Language Policies.
38: Cárdenas, José A. (1930–).
39: Castañeda Three-Part Test.
40: Castro Feinberg, Rosa (1939–).
41: Center for Applied Linguistics, Initial Focus.
42: Center for Applied Linguistics, Recent Focus.
43: Chacón-Moscone Legislation.
44: Chávez, Linda (1947–).
45: Chinese in the United States.
46: Chinese Language Study, Prospects.
47: Christian, Donna (1949–).
48: Civil Rights Act of 1964.
49: Classroom Discourse.
50: Code Switching.
51: Cognates, True and False.
52: Cognitive Benefits of Bilingualism.
53: Collier, Virginia P. (1941–).
54: Communicative Approach.
55: Communities of Practice.
56: Compound and Coordinate Bilingualism.
57: Comprehensible Input.
58: Concurrent Translation Method.
59: Container Theory of Language.
60: Continua of Biliteracy.
61: Contrastive Analysis.
62: Costs of Bilingual Education.
63: Crawford, James (1949–).
64: Credentialing Foreign-Trained Teachers.
65: Critical Languages for the United States.
66: Critical Literacy.
67: Critical Period Hypothesis.
68: Cultural Capital.
69: Cultural Deficit and Cultural Mismatch Theories.
70: Culturally Competent Teaching.
71: Culture Shock.
72: Cummins, James (1949–).
73: Deaf Bilingual Education.
74: De Avila, Edward (1937–).
75: Defense Language Institute.
76: Deficit-Based Education Theory.
77: Designation and Redesignation of English Language Learners.
78: Discourse Analysis.
79: Dual-Language Programs.
80: Early Bilingual Programs, 1960s.
81: Early Immigrants and English Language Learning.
82: Easy and Difficult Languages.
83: Ebonics.
84: Enculturation.
85: English First World Language.
86: English, How Long to Learn.
87: English As a Second Language (ESL) Approaches.
88: English for the Children Campaign.
89: English Immersion.
90: English in the World.
91: English-Only Organizations.
92: English Or Content Instruction.
93: Epstein Noel (1938–).
94: Equal Educational Opportunity Act of 1974.
95: Equity Struggles and Educational Reform.
96: Error Analysis.
97: Escamilla Kathy (1949–).
98: Escobedo, Deborah (1954–).
99: Ethnocentrism.
100: Exit Criteria for English Language Learner Programs.
101: Federal Court Decisions and Legislation.
102: FernÁndez, Ricardo (1940–).
103: First-Language Acquisition.
104: Fishman, Joshua A. (1926–).
105: Flores v. State of Arizona.
106: Four-Skills Language Learning Theory.
107: García, Eugene E. (1946–).
108: German Language Education.
109: German Language in U.S. History.
110: Gifted and Talented Bilinguals.
111: Gómez, Joel (1945–).
112: Gómez, Severo (1924–2006).
113: González, Henry B. (1916–2000).
114: GonzáLez, Josué M. (1941–).
115: Grammar-Translation Method.
116: Guerrero, Adalberto (1929–).
117: Hakuta, Kenji (1952–).
118: Haugen, Einar (1906–1994).
119: Hayakawa, S. I. (1906–1992).
120: Heritage Language Education.
121: Heritage Languages in Families.
122: Hidden Curriculum.
123: High-Stakes Testing.
124: Hispanic Population Growth.
125: Hogan, Timothy M. (1951–).
126: Home Language and Self-Esteem.
127: Home Language Survey.
128: Home/School Relations.
129: Hornberger, Nancy (1951–).
130: Immigrant ELL Education.
131: Immigration and Language Policy.
132: Improving America's Schools Act of 1994.
133: Indigenous Language Revitalization.
134: Indigenous Languages, Current Status.
135: Indigenous Languages as Second Languages.
136: Indo-European Languages.
137: Interlanguage.
138: Japanese Language in Hawai'i.
139: Kloss, Heinz (1904–1987).
140: Krashen, Stephen D. (1941–).
141: Labeling Bilingual Education Clients: LESA, LEP, and ELL.
142: LaFontaine, Hernán (1934–).
143: Language Acquisition Device.
144: Language and Identity.
145: Language and Thought.
146: Language Brokering.
147: Language Defined.
148: Language Dominance.
149: Language Education Policy in Global Perspective.
150: Language Experience Approach to Reading.
151: Language Learning in Children and Adults.
152: Language Loyalty.
153: Language Persistence.
154: Language Policy and Social Control.
155: Language Registers.
156: Language Restrictionism.
157: Language Revival and Renewal.
158: Language Rights in Education.
159: Languages, Learned Or Acquired.
160: Languages and Power.
161: Language Shift and Language Loss.
162: Languages in Colonial Schools, Eastern.
163: Languages in Colonial Schools, Western.
164: Language Socialization.
165: Language Socialization of Indigenous Children.
166: Language Study Today.
167: Latino Attitudes Toward English.
168: Latino Civil Rights Movement.
169: Lau v. Nichols, Enforcement Documents.
170: Lau v. Nichols, San Francisco Unified School District's Response.
171: Lau v. Nichols, the Ruling.
172: Learning a Language, Best Age.
173: Linguistics, an Overview.
174: Literacy and Biliteracy.
175: Literacy Instruction, First and Second Language.
176: Lyons, James J. (1947–).