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- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 60.00
Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these distinctive institutions? Though indigenous students are among the least populous, the poorest, and the most educationally disadvantaged in the world, they... more...
- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 20.00
This book calls for critical adaptations when theories of bilingual education, based on practices in the North, are applied to the countries of the global South. For example, it challenges the assumption that transitional models necessarily lead to language shift and cultural assimilation. Taking an ethnographically-based narrative on the purpose and... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 37.99
Diverse schools offer enriched academic and social environments, as students and families of different backgrounds and experiences provide a vibrant mosaic of insights, perspectives, and skills. This book highlights stories from around the world, as innovative teachers, educational leaders, and community activists passionately share personal accounts... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
How can it be that 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, our institutions of higher education have still not found ways of reducing the education gaps for racial and ethnic groups? That is the question that informs and animates the Equity Scorecard model of organizational change. It shifts institutions focus from what students do... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 21.99
This book fills a significant void in the research on ethnic minority cultural centers, offers the historic background to their establishment and development, considers the circumstances that led to their creation, examines the roles they play on campus, explores their impact on retention and campus climate, and provides guidelines for their management... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 23.02
Hauptbeschreibung An vielen deutschen Schulen gehört er mittlerweile zum Schulprofil: der bilinguale Biologieunterricht. Als Unterrichtsform bietet er eine geeignete Möglichkeit, die Fremdsprache kontextbezogen einzusetzen und dabei den Biologieunterricht inhaltlich motivierend und lebensweltbezogen zu gestalten. Alke Finn stellt die Entwicklung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Currently, linguistic minority students?? students who speak a language other than English at home ? represent 21% of the entire K-12 student population and 11% of the college student population. Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound linguistic minority students in the K-12 pipeline, this ground-breaking volume... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00
This volume examines the ways schools respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. A richness of accumulated experience is portrayed in this study of six Australian secondary schools; partial success, near success or instructive failure as the culture of the school itself was transformed in an attempt to meet the educational needs of its students.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
A large and growing number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the US and around the world have the potential to develop bilingualism and biliteracy if supported in their immediate environment. At the forefront in focusing exclusively on biliteracy development in early childhood across a variety of languages, this... more...