Educational Linguistics in Practice
Applying the Local Globally and the Global Locally
Educational Linguistics in Practice by Francis M. Hult
Book DescriptionThis volume provides a state-of-the-art snapshot of language and education research and demonstrates ways in which local and global processes are intertwined with language learning, use, and policies. Reflecting but also expanding on Nancy Hornberger's ground-breaking contributions to educational linguistics, this book brings together leading international scholars. Chapters present new research and cutting-edge syntheses addressing current theoretical and methodological issues in researching equity, access, and multilingual education. Organized around three central themes --- bilingual education and bilingualism, the continua of biliteracy, and policy and planning for linguistic diversity in education --- the volume reflects the holistic and dynamic perspective on language (in) education that is the hallmark of educational linguistics as a field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847693532
Classification: Bilingualism & multilingualism , Multicultural education
Format: Hardback (210mm x 148mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Multilingual Matters Ltd
Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Francis M. Hult
Francis M. Hult is Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research examines the globalization of English as it relates to language planning and multilingualism, with a particular focus on Sweden. He is the founder and manager of the Educational Linguistics List. His work appears in journals such as the International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Language Problems and Language Planning, and Language Policy. He is co-editor (with Bernard Spolsky) of the Handbook of Educational Linguistics (Blackwell, 2008) and editor of Directions and Prospects for Educational Linguistics (Springer, 2010).; Kendall A. King is Associate Professor of Second Languages and Cultures at the University of Minnesota, where she teaches about and conducts research on language policy, sociolinguistics and bilingualism. Recent projects have examined transmigration, parenting practices, and Spanish-Quichua-English language learning and use in Washington D.C., Minneapolis, and Saraguro, Ecuador, and the relationship across (im)migration status, second language learning, and school engagement for Latino youth. Her recent work appears in the Modern Language Journal, Discourse Studies, Applied Linguistics, and the International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. She is an editor of the journal Language Policy.
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