Bibliography: Bilingual Education (page 135 of 829)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Ramon Lewis, Michael Clyne, Gerald R. Lewis, Deborah Brown, Melissa Whiting, Richard L. Larson, Herbert L. Bacon, Christina Bratt Paulston, Rolland G. Paulston, and Donna Harrington-Lueker.

Lewis, Ramon; And Others (1982). Secondary School Students' Attitudes towards Bilingual Learning in Schools, Australian Journal of Education. A study investigating secondary students' receptiveness to bilingual education in Melbourne, Australia examined general student perceptions of (1) bilingual and monolingual students' attitudes and (2) bilingual students' own perceptions of their parents' and teachers' attitudes. Strong bilingual student support was found despite their own perception of little external encouragement. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries

Brown, Deborah; Larson, Richard L.; Whiting, Melissa (1997). Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English, Research in the Teaching of English. Presents a selective list of recent research studies in the teaching of English. States that most appeared during the six-month period preceding the compilation of the bibliography (July through December 1996). Contains 57 items divided into sections on bilingual education, cultural studies, literacy studies, literature, professional development, research methodology, and writing. Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction

Bacon, Herbert L.; And Others (1982). The Effectiveness of Bilingual Instruction with Cherokee Indian Students, Journal of American Indian Education. Determines that the eighth grade reading and mathematics achievement scores of Cherokee Indian students in Oklahoma improve for those receiving four to five years of bilingual instruction. Makes five recommendations for further study and implementation of bilingual education; appends tables of statistical findings.   [More]  Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education

Paulston, Christina Bratt; Paulston, Rolland G. (1980). Language and Ethnic Boundaries, Language Sciences. Group bilingualism, the contact situations which lead to it, and the role of language in maintaining ethnic boundaries are examined. Emphasis is laid on minority languages in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South Africa. The insistence of these groups on maintenance bilingual education rather than the acceptance of transitional assimilation goals is emphasized.   [More]  Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Pluralism

Valdivieso, Rafael (1980). Federal Policy, Segregation and Language in the Schooling of Puerto Ricans, Metas. Discusses contradictions in Federal educational policy regarding mainland v island Puerto Ricans. Reviews recent information on the educational status of Puerto Ricans and other Hispanics. Holds that the government has a legal obligation to develop a systematic bilingual education policy and to resolve the segregation of ethnic and language minorities.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government

Cummins, James (1978). Bilingualism and Educational Development in Anglophone and Minority Francophone Groups in Canada, Interchange on Educational Policy. Two bilingual education systems in Canada are discussed in this consideration of what types of educational programs are likely to be most effective in developing a high level of functional bilingualism in majority language anglophone children on the one hand and minority language francophone children on the other.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Educational Objectives, Educational Policy

Harrington-Lueker, Donna (1989). U.S. English: 'We're Promoting the Language', American School Board Journal. According to Tom Olson, director of public affairs for U.S. English, the group plans to launch three federal initiatives in 1989: (1) reforms for bilingual education; (2) reintroduction of the English language amendment; and (3) a federal program that would encourage businesses to offer English classes in the workplace. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Attitudes, Legislation

Diaz, Joseph O. Prewitt (1981). Psycho-Educational Variable Affecting the Cognitive Development of Puerto Rican Bilingual Students, Reading Improvement. Discusses J. Piaget's concepts of assimilation and accommodations in relation to bilingual education. Suggests that age differences must be considered when planning such a program for Puerto Rican adolescents. Concludes that motivation, the usefulness of the second language, and identification with speakers of the language are key to second language learning.   [More]  Descriptors: Acculturation, Adolescents, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students

Morgan, Gerald (1988). The Place of School in the Maintenance of the Welsh Language, Comparative Education. Discusses adaptability of Welsh language as key to its survival. Summarizes history of Welsh in relationship to English. Details Welsh usage and cultural education in schools from 1940 to 1985. Analyzes current hindrances to development of bilingual education in Wales' secondary schools. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Diachronic Linguistics, English Curriculum, Foreign Countries

Paulston, Christina Bratt (1978). Education in a Bi/Multilingual Setting, International Review of Education. Group bilingualism is typically the result of contact and assimilation between ethnic groups. The language shift is influenced by the origin of the contact, the degree of enclosure, and the control exerted by dominant groups. Bilingual education may have the goal of language maintenance or induced language shift.   [More]  Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Culture Contact

Citrin, Jack (1990). Language Politics and American Identity, Public Interest. Reviews the development of the English Only movement and its negative effects on linguistic minorities. Suggests the following components of a national language policy: abandon divisive "Official English" measures; encourage transitional bilingual education; expand existing adult education with federal support; and revitalize the concept of the "melting pot" process of cultural assimilation. Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Bilingual Education, English

Clyne, Michael (1977). Some Experiences with Primary School German in Melbourne–A First Report, Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers' Associations. A first report on an attempt to introduce a second language, specifically German, in four state schools in Australia. The rationale, details about the program, a summary of the teaching, the relationship between FLES, bilingual education and general language programs, and the question of continuity are discussed.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, FLES, German

Lewis, Gerald R.; And Others (1985). Factors Influencing Title VII Bilingual Program Institutionalization, Journal of Educational Equity and Leadership. This study of the primary restraining and driving forces that influence Title VII bilingual education programs found the external environment, the local community, to be the main factor influencing institutionalization and self-renewal. The internal environment–the local school, and the local school's organization or central office, school board, and superintendent–are also important forces. Descriptors: Administration, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education

Titone, Renzo (1990). Early Bilingual Growth as an Objective of Basic Education, Canadian Modern Language Review. It is proposed that today's basic elementary/secondary curriculum must include multilingual and multicultural education as part of the intellectual, individual, and social development of the child. The experiences of Europe, especially Italy, with bilingual education are used to illustrate this concept. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Child Development, Educational Objectives

Troike, Rudolph C. (1983). Bilingual–Si!, Principal. Makes a case for bilingual education by citing program and research results and by comparing bilingual programs with English as a second language programs. Suggests why some bilingual programs are less successful and notes the importance of principals for educational programs.   [More]  Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Educational Research, Elementary Education

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