Encyclopedia of Language and Education: 1

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Ruth Wodak, David Corson
Springer Science & Business Media, 1997 - Language and education - 266 pages
This volume covers basic fields of sociolinguistics and the sociology of language; both macro- and micro-domains are presented in the fields of language teaching, minority languages, and problems of language acquisition, as well as practical issues of curricula planning and textbook writing.

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Contents

Language Attitudes and Educational Policy
1
MaoriEnglish Bilingual Education in New Zealand
15
Focus on the Learner
23
An Overview
25
The Testing of First Language Speaking Skills
29
Linguistic Discrimination in Educational Contexts
33
Survey Methods in Researching Language and Education
35
Testing and Assessment in a Second Language
39
Language Policy and Education in Canada
149
The Assessment of Young Learners of English as a Foreign
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
Innovative Second Language Education in North America
165
French Language Minority Education in Canada
167

Power and TeacherAdministrator Discourse
43
American Indian Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Bilin
45
Researching Gender in Language Use
47
Language Attrition
51
Human Rights and Language Policy in Education
55
Bilingual Education for Indigenous Groups in Canada
57
Focus on Writing
59
Focus on the Delivery of Instruction
63
Oral Language Culture and Identity
65
International Law and Education in a Minority Language
67
Language Awareness and Learning Styles
73
The Testing of Speaking in a Second Language
75
Language Policies for Indigenous Peoples
77
Teaching Exceptional Second Language Learners
85
The Development of Spelling and Punctuation
87
National Sign Languages and Language Policies
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
Language Policies for a Multicultural Britain
113
Bilingual Education in Friesland
117
Focus on the Social Context of Literacy
119
Focus on Professional Preparation
121
Language Policy and Education in Australia
127
The Use of Multimedia in Teaching
131
Social Literacies
133
Language Policy and Education in the United States
137
Second Language Assessment
141
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
Language Policy and Education in New Zealand and the
189
Focus on Selected Regions
191
Innovative Second Language Education in the Middle East
197
The Politics of English Language Teaching
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
Teaching Language and Power
241
Name Index
243
Bilingual Education in Lebanon
251
Subject Index
253
Generalizability Theory
255
Name Index
261
Criterion Referenced Testing
263
Tables of Contents other Volumes 267
Name Index 249
Colin Baker
Accountability in Language Assessment 313
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