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The Role of Language of Instruction in Promoting Quality and Equity in Primary Education

Carol Benson

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Early literacy, relevant content learning and effective classroom communication is necessary for education to make a difference in marginalized children’s lives. Teaching in the learner’s home ... More


Bad Citizens

Edwin L. Battistella

in Bad Language: Are Some Words Better than Others?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172485
eISBN:
9780199788187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172485.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter focuses on American attitudes toward languages other than English, beginning with some history and case studies and moving forward to contemporary issues of English-only and bilingual ... More


Improving Indigenous Children’s Educational Access and Outcomes Through Intercultural Bilingual Education

Brittany Lambert

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Belonging to a minority or Indigenous group is one of the greatest obstacles to a quality education. This case study examines how Bolivia successfully increased enrollment, reduced drop-out rates and ... More


Stance in a Corsican School: Institutional and Ideological Orders and the Production of Bilingual Subjects

Jaffe Alexandre

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the sociolinguistic significance of teachers' stancetaking in a Corsican bilingual school, with a specific focus on how teachers take up stances toward the two languages of the ... More


Bilingual Personhood and the American Dream

Jeehyun Lim

in Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter two examines the rhetorical and social construction of bilingual personhood as part of the American Dream through the debates on public bilingualism. The debates on bilingual education and ... More


Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Marc Marschark, Gladys Tang, and Harry Knoors (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education, volume editors Marc Marschark, Gladys Tang, and Harry Knoors bring together diverse issues and evidence in two related domains: bilingualism among deaf ... More


Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in ... More


Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education: Time to Take Stock

Harry Knoors, Gladys Tang, and Marc Marschark

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the context in which bilingual deaf education came to flourish in many countries in the world since the 1980s. It also discusses the philosophy of bilingual deaf education and ... More


Navigating Two Languages in the Classroom: Goals, Evidence, and Outcomes

Marc Marschark and ChongMin Lee

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Issues associated with bilingual education and with language in deaf education more generally have a long and complex history. The research literature with regard to outcomes—both linguistic and ... More


Perspectives on Bilingualism and Bilingual Education for Deaf Learners

Marc Marschark, Harry Knoors, and Gladys Tang

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The implementation of bilingual education for deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students, involving both sign language and the written/spoken vernacular, has been controversial. Its short history and ... More


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