LINGUIST List 11.991

Mon May 1 2000

Qs: Baby Sign, Williams Reference on Lang Attitudes

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  1. Kathleen Bracken, "baby sign"
  2. Kevin Cohen, Williams on language attitudes in education

Message 1: "baby sign"

Date: 26 Apr 00 13:47:32 EDT
From: Kathleen Bracken <kjsbrackennetscape.net>
Subject: "baby sign"

I am interested in sources that discuss "baby sign". I am not talking about
infants that are learning ASL or some other established sign language but
self-invented signs (or collaborative signs created in the context of
significant relationships). I am not necessarily talking about
hearing-impaired or speech-impaired children either.
Thanks for any help. Will post results if there is interest.

 

Kathleen Bracken
kjsbrackennetscape.net

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Message 2: Williams on language attitudes in education

Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 12:24:22 -0600
From: Kevin Cohen <kevinmapquest.com>
Subject: Williams on language attitudes in education

I'm looking for references to a 1973 and a 1974 paper by someone by the
name of Williams, who studied the effects of dialect differences on
teachers' evaluations of students. Please respond to
kevinmapquest.com. Thank you!
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