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TitleEncyclopedia of Language and Education [electronic resource] : Knowledge About Language / edited by Leo Van Lier, David Corson
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1997
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-4533-6
Descript XVII, 301 p. online resource

SUMMARY

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION This is one of eight volumes of the Encyclopedia of Language and Educaยญ tion published by Kluwer Academic. The publication of this work signals the maturity of the field of 'language and education' as an international and interdisciplinary field of significance and cohesion. These volumes confirm that 'language and education' is much more than the preserve of any single discipline. In designing these volumes, we have tried to recogยญ nise the diversity of the field in our selection of contributors and in our choice of topics. The contributors come from every continent and from more than 40 countries. Their reviews discuss language and education issues affecting every country in the world. We have also tried to recognise the diverse interdisciplinary nature of 'language and education' in the selection of the editorial personnel themยญ selves. The major academic interests of the volume editors confirm this. As principal volume editor for Volume 1, Ruth Wodak has interests in critical linguistics, sociology of language, and language policy. For Volยญ ume 2, Viv Edwards has interests in policy and practice in multilingual classrooms and the sociology oflanguage. For Volume 3, Bronwyn Davies has interests in the social psychology of language, the sociology of lanยญ guage, and interdisciplinary studies. For Volume 4, Richard Tucker has interests in language theory, applied linguistics, and the implementation and evaluation of innovative language education programs


CONTENT

Section 1: Historical and Theoretical Issues -- 1. Language Awareness and Knowledge About Language: An Overview -- 2. Pedagogical Grammar: From Prescriptive to Descriptive -- 3. The History of Language Awareness in the UK -- 4. The Theory and Practice of Argument in Education -- Section 2: Knowledge About Language and the Language Learner -- 5. Metalinguistic Development in First Language Acquisition -- 6. Phonological Awareness and Learning to Read -- 7. Morphological Awareness and the Second Language Learner -- 8. Language Awareness and Learning Styles -- Section 3: Knowledge About Language, the Curriculum, and the Classroom -- 9. Whole Language: The Whole Story -- 10. Language Awareness at the International High School -- 11. Explicit Knowledge and Second Language Pedagogy -- 12. Language Awareness and Translation -- 13. Awareness and Language Switch in Second-Foreign Language Learning Contexts -- 14. Literacy and Genre -- 15. Esperanto and Language Awareness -- Section 4: Teacher Development -- 16. The Teacher as Educational Linguist -- 17. Language Awareness in In-Service Programmes -- 18. Awareness Raising About Classroom Interaction -- 19. Assessorsโ{128}{153} Language Awareness in the Evaluation of Academic Writing -- 20. Teaching, Learning, and Assessing Argument -- Section 5: Critical Language Awareness -- 21. Critical Discourse Analysis and Educational Change -- 22. Awareness of Non-Standard Varieties in the Schools -- 23. The Role of Language Awareness in Critical Pedagogy -- 24. The Commodification of Classroom Discourse -- 25. Language Use and Awareness in the Multicultural Work Place -- Name Index -- Tables of Contents Other Volumes


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