Bilingual Education in the 21st Century A Global Perspective

ISBN-10: 1405119942

ISBN-13: 9781405119948

Edition: 2009

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Description: 'Bilingual Education in the 21st Century' examines language and bilingualism as individual and societal phenomena, presents program types, variables, and policies in bilingual education, and concludes by looking at practices, especially pedagogies and assessments.

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List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface and Acknowledgments (and a Caveat)
Bilingual Education for All
Introducing Bilingual Education
Scenarios
Introduction
What Is Bilingual Education?
Beneficiaries and Reasons
Geopolitics and Language Orientations
Summary
Conclusion
Bilingualism and Education
Languaging and Education
Introduction
Language Constructions
Languaging
Conclusion
Bilingualism and Translanguaging
Introduction
Bilingualism and Translanguaging
Models of Bilingualism
Questioning Assumptions
Bilingual Abilities
Bilingual Development
Neurolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Considerations
Conclusion
The Sociopolitics of Bilingualism
Introduction
Transglossia
Language Maintenance, Shift, and Revitalization
Language Ideologies
Language Policy as Right and Resource
Conclusion
Benefits of Bilingualism
Introduction
Cognitive Advantages
Social Advantages
Intervening Factors
Conclusion
Bilingual Education Policy
Bilingual Education: Frameworks and Types
Introduction: The Social Context
Bilingual Education Models?
Bilingual Education Theoretical Frameworks
Bilingual Education Types
Conclusion
Bilingual Education: Factors and Variables
Introduction
Situational Factor
Operational Factor
Outcome Factor
Integrating Situational, Operational, and Outcome Factors
Conclusion
U.S. Language Policy in Education
Introduction
The Past
The Present
Conclusion
Language Promotion by European Supra-national Institutions
Introduction
The Council of Europe
The European Commission
Bilingual Education: CLIL/EMILE
Conclusion
Monoglossic Bilingual Education Policy
Introduction
Policies for Transition: Transitional Bilingual Education
Policies for Maintenance and Enrichment: Maintenance Bilingual Education
Policies for Enrichment of Social Elite: Prestigious Bilingual Education
Policy for Enrichment of Language Majorities: Immersion Bilingual Education
Conclusion
Heteroglossic Bilingual Education Policy
Introduction
Policies for Language Revitalization: Immersion Revitalization Bilingual Education
Policies for Development of Minority Languages: Developmental Bilingual Education
Policy for Plurilingualism across Groups: Poly-Directional or Two-Way Bilingual Education (Dual Language)
Policies for Plurilingualism within Groups: CLIL and CLIL-Type Bilingual Education
Policies for Multiple Languages: Multiple Multilingual Education
Conclusion
Bilingual Education Practices
Bilingualism in the Curriculum
Introduction
Bilingual Allocation
Bilingual Arrangements
Bilingual Practices: Translanguaging
Models of Bilingual Teaching
Conclusion
Bilingual Education Pedagogy and Practices
Introduction
Bilingual Education Approaches and Methods
Principles and Practices of Bilingual Education Pedagogy
Strategies: Scaffolding
Conclusion
Biliteracy Practices and Pedagogy
Introduction
A Sociocultural Approach
The Continua of Biliteracy
Models of Biliteracy Use
Biliteracy Sequencing
Written Language and Texts
Instructional Approaches
The Biliteracy Workshop
Conclusion
Assessment of Bilinguals
Introduction
The Power of Assessment
Assessing Bilinguals
Democratic Assessment for Bilinguals
Conclusion
Bilingual Education for the Twenty-first Century
Conclusion
Myths and Realities
Notes
Bibliography
Author Index
Subject Index
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