Bibliography: Bilingual Education (page 141 of 829)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Leonard A. Valverde, Reynaldo A. Contreras, Lisa A. Tanners, Christina Bratt Paulston, David A. Stewart, Louise Leong, Claire D. Biel, Julia Wu, Lamar P. Miller, and Sheila Swett.

Bartels, Dennis; Bartels, Alice (1989). Language Education Programs for Aboriginal Peoples of the Siberian North: The Soviet Experience, Canadian Journal of Native Education. Describes recent trends in bilingual education for aboriginal peoples in northern Siberia, USSR. Discusses teacher education in Siberian aboriginal languages, production of native language textbooks, and efforts to retain and revive northern aboriginal languages. Contains 14 references and specific information on 27 aboriginal languages. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education

Lam, Tony C. M. (1992). Analysis of Performance Gaps in Program Evaluation: A Review of the Gap Reduction Design, Evaluation Review. Use of performance gaps analysis in program evaluation is examined by analyzing and critiquing the gap reduction design as an experimental design and an analytic tool in program outcome evaluation. The example of the Bilingual Education Evaluation System illustrates the contention that disadvantages of the method outweigh its contributions. Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education

Khan, Sitara (1994). Bilingualism and the Curriculum, Multicultural Teaching. A case is made for bilingual education in Britain, emphasizing the importance of the heritage language in child development. For children to appreciate language diversity, they must gain insight into the nature and form of languages and their roles in society. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Child Development

Stewart, David A.; Hollifield, Aileen (1988). A Model for Team Teaching Using American Sign Language and English, Perspectives for Teachers of the Hearing Impaired. A bilingual education program for deaf children (ages 13-16) in American Sign Language (ASL) and English is described. Using a team-teaching approach, a deaf teacher taught social studies using ASL while a hearing teacher taught language arts using Signed English and speech. Follow-up activities are summarized and a teaching unit outlined. Descriptors: American Sign Language, Bilingual Education Programs, Deafness, English Instruction

Vallen, Ton; Stijnen, Sjef (1991). Ethnic Minorities and Ethnic Minority Languages in Dutch Primary Schools: Problems and Challenges, Language and Education: An International Journal. The multiethnic nature of Dutch society is discussed, particularly the extent of educational underperformance among ethnic minority children. The possible role of language in this underperformance is examined in terms of bilingual education, home language instruction in primary schools, and government policy. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs

Medina, Marcello, Jr. (1988). Hispanic Apartheid in American Public Education, Educational Administration Quarterly. From a Hispanic perspective, the current educational reform movement is closely related to three other contemporaneous policy agendas that imply an increasingly ethnocentric policy environment: (1) the Immigration Reform and Control Act; (2) the English-only movement; and (3) efforts of the Department of Education to sabotage the Bilingual Education Act. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Bias

Koenig, Linda A.; Biel, Claire D. (1989). A Delivery System of Comprehensive Language Services in a School District, Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. The Language Services Department in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights (Ohio) City School District is presented as a model for the extension of language support services in public schools. Described are the district's Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language, and English as a Standard Dialect programs. Appendices include mastery-level skills and assessment instruments. Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)

Wu, Julia; Leong, Louise (1973). Little May's Family (Siu Muih Dik Ga Tihng). This bilingual-bicultural reader in Cantonese and English is intended for elementary school children in a bilingual education setting. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the story of a young Chinese girl's family and school activities. Each page of the text is written in Chinese characters, Romanized form, and in English. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cantonese, Childrens Literature, Chinese

Contreras, Reynaldo A.; Valverde, Leonard A. (1994). The Impact of Brown on the Education of Latinos, Journal of Negro Education. Describes the progress made to improve the educational experience of Latinos incident to Brown v Board of Education as well as the legal history of Latino desegregation. It focuses on bilingual education as a remedy for educational inequity and on the rise of multicultural education, the latest instructional approach to emerge in the evolution of desegregation. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects

Bonyun, Rosemary (1985). The Ottawa High School Bilingual Program: Views of Two Groups of Graduates, Canadian Modern Language Review. Presents results of a survey of about 65 percent of Ottawa's graduates of bilingual education programs in 1978-79 and 1979-80 concerning their education and employment since high school, their plans, self-assessed level of French proficiency, actual or expected use of French, and opinions of the program and its effects. Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Comparative Analysis, English, Foreign Countries

Silentman, Irene (1995). Revaluing Indigenous Languages through Language Planning, Bilingual Research Journal. In light of the articles in this issue, this article discusses the role that language planning plays in the building of communities and nations, focusing on American Indian language and bilingual education. Also examined is the impact of the Native American Languages Act on the maintenance of indigenous language and cultural resources. (four references) Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education

Miller, Lamar P.; Tanners, Lisa A. (1995). Diversity and the New Immigrants, Teachers College Record. Schools are inadequately prepared to serve the needs of increasing numbers of culturally diverse students. Problems relate to desegregation, multicultural education, higher quality education, and bilingual education. New York City is used as an example, noting the school system's role in serving New York's immigrant students. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Rights Legislation, Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education

Lambert, Wallace E.; And Others (1975). Language Attitudes in a French-American Community, Linguistics. Examines these questions: how do America's ethno-linguistic groups adjust to the bicultural demands made on them? How are speakers of local varieties of French as opposed to other forms viewed by French-Americans? Does participation in a bilingual education program influence children's attitudes?   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Childhood Attitudes, Community Attitudes, Cultural Interrelationships

Swett, Sheila (1986). Cross-Cultural Computing, Electronic Learning. Discusses how and why three schools are using computers to teach bilingual students and describes the CHIPS Project, West New York; Computer Education Language Learning Program, Irvine School District; and Applied Computer Technology in Education Project, Compton Unified School District. Six bilingual education computer-using demonstration projects are also briefly described. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software

Paulston, Christina Bratt (1978). Rationales for Bilingual Educational Reforms: A Comparative Assessment, Comparative Education Review. Following a brief history of bilingual education (BE), the author makes a meta-evaluation assessment of BE research, arguing that the findings are not so contradictory if one examines the theoretical frameworks chosen by the researchers. The equilibrium and conflict paradigms and the structural-functional theory are considered.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Comparative Analysis, Conflict, Educational Change

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