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- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 35.00
This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines for... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 30.00
Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This book examines the changing linguistic and cultural identities of bilingual students through the narratives of four Japanese returnees ( kikokushijo ) as they spent their adolescent years in North America and then returned to Japan to attend university. As adolescents, these students were polarized toward one language and culture over the other,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95
This book will feature lessons learned about the successful implementation of leadership program preparation and development programs that are grant-funded by the United States Department of Education through the School Leadership Program. Each chapter will highlight one or more practices that have been identified as a best practice by the literature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
By looking closely at the multilingual democracies of India, France and the USA, Harold F. Schiffman examines how language policy is primarily a social construct based on belief systems, attitudes and myths. Linguistic Culture and Language Policy exposes language policy as culture-specific, helping us to understand why language policies evolve the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95
This book is a major new investigation into the issues of 'race', ethnicity and education, following the educational reforms during the late 1980s. It provides an up-to-date and critical introduction to current issues and major research findings in the field, exploring the teacher-pupil relationship through a detailed account of life in an inner-city... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00
In the 1960s and 1970s, minority and women students at colleges and universities across the United States organized protest movements to end racial and gender inequality on campus. African American, Chicano, Asia American, American Indian, women, and queer activists demanded the creation of departments that reflected their histories and experiences,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
This book examines how teachers, administrators, and educational institutions contribute to racial and ethnic inequality and offers policy and practice suggestions for change. It reviews the literature, the national societal and cultural contexts, definitions of race and ethnicity, family influences, and then explores the topic in relation to teachers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural capital - examines the social relations that often underpin... more...