Dual Language Education Author: Kathryn J Lindholm-Leary

Format:
Paperback - 384 pages
Related Formats:
Hardback PDF 
ISBN:
9781853595318
Published:
18 Jun 2001
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

Dual language education is a program that combines language minority and language majority students for instruction through two languages. This book provides the conceptual background for the program and discusses major implementation issues. Research findings summarize language proficiency and achievement outcomes from 8000 students at 20 schools, along with teacher and parent attitudes.

Author Biography:

Kathryn Lindholm-Leary is Professor of Child Development in the College of Education at San Jose State University in San Jose, California, where she teaches courses in child development, educational psychology, multicultural education, and research. She has worked in evaluating and assisting in the implementation of over 100 dual language education programs covering several states in the US over the past 15 years. Dr. Lindholm-Leary has authored books and articles discussing theory, implementation issues and research results related to dual language education.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional




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