Language Policy in Schools by David Corson
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Language Policy in Schools
By David Corson

Language Policy in Schools

A Resource for Teachers and Administrators

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Language Policy in Schools by David Corson

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Language Policy in Schools provides school administrators and teachers a practical approach for designing a language policy for their school and for dealing with the language issues that confront schools, particularly those operating in settings of linguistic and cultural diversity. It can be used as a text in teacher and administrator preparation programs, graduate programs, and in-service and professional development programs. Special features include: * a clear, jargon-free writing style that invites careful reading; * abundant examples that students of education everywhere can learn from--including samples of school language policies developed for real schools by real teacher-researchers; * questions at the end of each chapter to highlight key points and stimulate informed discussion among pre-service and experienced teachers and administrators; and * an up-to-date international and cross-cultural biography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805832969
ISBN-10: 0805832963
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publish Date: 13-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Language Diversity and Education by David Corson Language Diversity and Education, Paperback (November 2000)

This introductory text for students of linguistics, language and education provides background, as well as up-to-date information and resources, that beginning researchers need for studying language diversity and education.

Language Policy in Schools by David Corson Language Policy in Schools, Hardback (December 1998)

This text offers a practical approach to dealing with language problems confronting schools in contexts of cultural and linguistic diversity. Written for those engaged in policy making in schools in English-speaking societies, it has examples of language policies designed for real schools.

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