Encyclopedia of Language and Education

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Edwards, Viv, David Corson
Springer Science & Business Media, 1997 - Language and education - 250 pages
 

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Contents

The Reading Process
1
Focus on the Learner
23
The Testing of First Language Speaking Skills
29
Communicative Competence
31
Language in Education in Kenyan Schools
33
Survey Methods in Researching Language and Education
35
Testing and Assessment in a Second Language
39
Ethnomethodological Studies of Talk in Educational Settings
43
Second Language Assessment
141
LadinoItalian Bilingual Programs in Italy
143
Language Policy and Education in Canada
149
SorbGerman Bilingual Education
151
Family Literacy
153
Bilingual Education in China
157
Linguistic Policy and Education in Francophone Countries
159
The Second Language Assessment of Minority Children
163

American Indian Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian B ilin
45
Researching Gender in Language Use
47
Language Attrition
51
Poststructuralist Theory and Classroom Talk
53
Minorities and Education
55
Writing Systems and Orthographies
59
Focus on the Delivery of Instruction
63
Oral Language Culture and Identity
65
Bilingual Education for Indigenous Groups in India
67
The Development of Young Children as Authors
69
Language Awareness and Learning Styles
73
The Testing of Speaking in a Second Language
75
The Teaching of Writing
77
The Development of Spelling and Punctuation
87
Second Language Acquisition Research Methods
89
TeacherPupil Talk in MultiEthnic Classrooms
95
Handwriting Skills
97
NonStandard Varieties and Educational Policy
99
Researching Age in Language Acquisition and Use
101
Critical Oracy and Education for Active Citizenship
105
Writing in Multilingual Classrooms
107
Bilingual Education in Slovenia
109
Methods of Testing and Assessment
111
The Social Psychology of Reading
119
Focus on Professional Preparation
121
Language Policy and Education in Australia
127
Performance Testing
131
Literacy vvi
133
Language Policy and Education in the United States
137
Innovative Second Language Education in North America
165
French Language Minority Education in Canada
167
Language Policy and Education in South Africa
169
Sustaining Local Literacies
173
Innovative Second Language Education in Western Europe
175
Bilingual Education in Singapore Malaysia and Indonesia
177
Language and Education in the Indian Subcontinent
179
Innovative Second Language Education in Central and East
187
Literacy Teaching in France
191
Innovative Second Language Education in the Middle East
197
Bilingual Education for Immigrant Students in the
199
Practical and Empirical Issues
201
Literacy Teaching in the Low Countries
207
Australian Bilingual Education
209
Media in Education
211
Bilingual Education for Finnish Minority Students in Sweden
217
Language Policy in Teacher Education
219
Innovative Second Language Education in Southeast Asia
221
Literacy Teaching in Norway
225
The Quantitative and Qualitative Validation of Tests
227
School Language Policies
229
Innovative Second Language Education in the South Pacific
231
Name Index
243
Generalizability Theory
255
Subject Index 241
260
Colin Baker
263
Teaching Language and Power 241
264
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