Language in Multicultural Education (Research in Multicultural Education & International Perspectives)

Language in Multicultural Education (Research in Multicultural Education & International Perspectives)

By: Rumjahn Hoosain (editor), Farideh Salili (editor)Paperback

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Twenty-nine international academics contribute 19 chapters examining the role that language plays in the development of multicultural education in a number of countries, including the U.S., Canada, Japan, South Africa, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Belarus, and Australia.

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Part I: Introduction; Dimensions of Language in Multicultural Education - Rumjahn Hoosain and Farideh Salili; Part II: General Issues; Linguistic and Cultural Heterogeneity in the Classroom: Canada and Beyond - John Edwards; Second Language Teaching for Multilingualism and Multiculturalism: Politics, Challenges, and Possibilities - Ryuko Kubota; Resistance to Scientific Evidence: Program Evaluation and its Lack of Influence on Policies Related to Language Education Programs - Kip Telle, Susan Leigh Flinspach, and Hersh C. Waxman; Understanding the Power of Words in Multicultural Education and Interaction - Festus E. Obiakor and Darren J. Smith; Part III: Medium of Instruction; Fostering Equity Curriculum and Pedagogy: Educating Students in Dialectical Variations - Laurel M. Garrick Duhaney; English and/ or Mother-Tongue Instruction: Ambivalence in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Victoria J. Baker; The Effects of Medium of Instruction on Students' Motivation and Learning - Farideh Salili and Amy B.M. Tsui; Follow-up Study of Middle School Two-Way Students: Language Proficiency, Achievement, and Attitudes - Kathryn J. Lindholm- Leary and Annette Ferrante; Part IV: Language in Multicultural Education in the United States; Language Culture and Schooling in the United States - Eugene E. Garcia; The Mismatch between Teachers and Students: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Teachers for Diversity - Carmen de Onis; The Complexity of Language Issues in School Desegregation: Case Studies of Latino Students in the United States and Roma Students in Bulgaria - Susan Roberta Katz, Hristo Kynchukov, and Kevin J. Graziano; Children as Language Brokers: A Narrative of the Recollections of College Students - Terri L. De Ment, Raymond Buriel, and Christina M. Villanueva; Culturally Responsive Approaches to Reading in Multicultural Classroom - Ming Fang He and Michael C. McKenna; Critical Inquiry in a Multicultural Setting: Educational Opportunities in a Public University - Martha J. Bell and Robert J. Kelly; Part V: Language in Multicultural Education Elsewhere; "A l' ecole on Parle Francais": Second Language Acquisition and Creation of Community in a Multiethnic Montreal Kindergarten - Mela Sarkar; To Be Literate and Trilingual in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - Rumjahn Hoosain; English Study in Belarus within the Changing Sociopolitical Context - Caroline Linse; Multingual Education: Prospects, Problems, and Issues at a Time of Greater Multiculturalism -Joseph Lo Bianco.

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  • publication date: 30/10/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781593112516
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9781593112516
  • weight: 592
  • ISBN10: 1593112513

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