Shaping Language Policy In The U S

Author: Scott Wible
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809331357
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In Shaping Language Policy in the U.S.: The Role of Composition Studies, author Scott Wible explores the significance and application of two of the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s key language policy statements: the ...

Language Legislation And Linguistic Rights

Author: Douglas A. Kibbee
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027275076
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The Courts, the Legislature and Society: The Shaping of Federal Language
Policy in the United States Thomas Ricento The University of Texas at San
Antonio 1. Introduction This paper will examine the evolution of a specific federal
language-ineducation policy, formalized in law in 1968 by the US. Congress as
the Bilingual Education Act, P.L. 90-247 (henceforth BEA), Title VII of the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Important modifications to that law
were effected in 1974, ...

English Learners Left Behind

Author: Kate Menken
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1853599972
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Chapter 6 'Teaching to the Test' as Language Policy: The Focus on Test
Preparation in Curriculum and Instruction for ELLs Because of the consequences
of standardized tests being used in compliance with No Child Left Behind,
educators of English language learners across the United States are now
focused on preparing their students to pass the tests that count (Amrein &
Berliner, 2002; McNeil & Valenzuela, 2000; Valenzuela, 2002, 2005; Wright,
2002). When exams are linked to ...

Language Policy And Political Development

Author: Brian Weinstein
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780893916114
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Apparently, those concerned with shaping political reality often believe that they
can achieve their purposes indirectly by influencing language, and those
concerned with shaping linguistic reality often believe that they can achieve their
purposes indirectly by influencing politics. ... But it would be a mistake for us to
universalize the perspective of one kind of activist at one point in time and treat
one of these phenomena as the inherent object and the other as the inherent

Adult Language Education And Migration

Author: James Simpson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317512774
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This book is essential reading for advanced students and researchers working in the area of language policy and language and migration"--

English Medium Instruction At Universities

Author: Aintzane Doiz
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1847698158
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US. Higher. Education: Opportunities. and. Challenges. Ofelia García, Mercè
Pujol-Ferran and Pooja Reddy Introduction That English had its own social and
economic value even back when the colonists were shaping the future of the ...
This chapter documents how this implicit US language policy, that we may term '
protectionist,' is manifested in two different higher education contexts – a two-
year community college with a majority of poor Latino immigrants, and a
university with ...

Language Policy Processes And Consequences

Author: Dr. Sarah Catherine K. Moore
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1783091967
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during training sessions, Katie responded: 'They highly encourage us to use the
SIOP because that's what they used for the first 15 hours ... so they versed
everybody in the book and all the different components and then now they want
us to reflect on and build ... They were incorporating in SEI courses the
sociocultural/sociopolitical contexts of SEI and the general goal of shaping
students' perceptions about language minority schooling through their
completion of SEI coursework.

Language Teaching And Social Transformation

Author: Laurie M. O'Reilly
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As Bulgaria continues the process of re-orienting itself to the U.S. and western
Europe, issues of language policy become increasingly important. Histories of
this geographical region (and, indeed, throughout the world) demonstrate the
influential relationship between the language policies of a nation and national
identity (Woolard, 1989; Steinberg, 1987). As U.S. organizations continue to
develop and to implement policies shaping language education, they will be
engaged in a ...

Challenges For Language Education And Policy

Author: Bernard Spolsky
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134658729
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Schools as institutions are shaped by educational policies from the top, but also
by the ideologies and enactments of individual educators (Menken & García,
2010). Most important ... its organization. This chapter focuses on schools serving
emergent bilinguals; in the US, where our work takes place, such students are
typically designated ... As Shohamy (2001, 2006) has noted, school principals
wield enormous power in shaping language policies enacted within schools. For
example ...

Languages In The World

Author: Julie Tetel Andresen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118531280
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Balances linguistic analysis with socio-historical and political context, offering a cohesive picture of the relationship between language and society Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of language by drawing not only ...