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- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Julie J. Park examines how losing racial diversity in a university affects the everyday lives of its students. She uses a student organization as a case study to show how reductions in racial diversity impact the ability of students to sustain multiethnic communities. The book contributes to our understanding of race and inequality in collegiate... more...
- Channel View Publications 2003; US$ 25.00
Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
This book addresses questions of language education in the United States, focusing on how to teach the 3.5 million students in American public schools who do not speak English as a native language. These students are at the center of a national debate about the right relationship among ESL, bilingual, and mainstream classes. Bilingual education has... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 49.95
This book documents ongoing language shift to English among by Latino professionals in California. It then describes current instructional practices used in the teaching of Spanish as an academic subject at the high school and university levels to ?heritage? language students who, although educated entirely in English, acquired Spanish at home as a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 95.00
All societies contain ethnic divisions. Traditionally, education has acted to promote social integration, but with the acknowledgement of diversity do we know which system best promotes positive inter-community relations? Education in Divided Societies examines the experience of a range of systems, including those which provide common schools and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95
As college classrooms have become more linguistically diverse, the work of ESOL professionals has expanded to include research on the experiences of multilingual learners not only in ESOL courses but also in courses across the curriculum. At the same time that ESOL professionals are trying to understand the academic challenges that learners face beyond... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.00
This book describes the development process and dynamics of change in the course of implementing a two-way bilingual immersion education program in two school communities. The focus is on the language and literacy learning of elementary-school students and on how it is influenced by parents, teachers, and policymakers. Pérez provides rich, highly detailed... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 42.00
Drawing on data from the OECDs Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA), this report examines the performance of students with immigrant backgrounds and compares it to that of their native counterparts. As well as providing information on countries approaches to the integration of immigrants, it looks at other factors that... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95
A collection of 18 essays addressing the policy and politics of educating English language learners. It includes subjects such as demographic change and its educational implications, American responses to language diversity, public controversies over bilingual education, and high-stakes testing and its impact on English language learners. more...