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LINGUIST List 21.1063

Thu Mar 04 2010

Books: Applied Linguistics: Spolsky, Hult (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Katherine Ward, The Handbook of Educational Linguistics: Spolsky, Hult (Eds)

Message 1: The Handbook of Educational Linguistics: Spolsky, Hult (Eds)
Date: 02-Mar-2010
From: Katherine Ward <kwardwiley.com>
Subject: The Handbook of Educational Linguistics: Spolsky, Hult (Eds)
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Title: The Handbook of Educational Linguistics
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Published: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
                http://www.wiley.com

Book URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1444331043.html

Editor: Bernard Spolsky
Editor: Francis M. Hult
Paperback: ISBN: 9781444331042 Pages: 704 Price: U.S. $ 54.95
Abstract:

"This is not just another Handbook! It is a foundational contribution to
the entire field of linguistics and to its rapidly proliferating
subdisciplines..."
--Walt Wolfram, North
Carolina State University


The Handbook of Educational Linguistics is a dynamic, scientifically
grounded overview revealing the complexity of this growing field while
remaining accessible for students, researchers, language educators,
curriculum developers, and educational policy makers.

* A single volume overview of educational linguistics, written by leading
specialists in its many relevant fields
* Takes into account the diverse theoretical foundations, core themes,
major findings, and practical applications of educational linguistics
* Highlights the multidisciplinary reach of educational linguistics
* Reflects the complexity of this growing field, whilst remaining
accessible to a wide audience


Brief Table of Contents
(for the complete table of contents, please visit:
http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1444331043,descCd-tableOfContents.html)
Introduction: What is Educational Linguistics? (Bernard Spolsky).
The History and Development of Educational Linguistics (Francis M. Hult).
Part I Foundations for Educational Linguistics.
Part II Core Themes.
Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Education.
Language Education Policy and Management.
Literacy Development.
Acquiring a Language.
Language Assessment.
Part III Research-Practice Relationships.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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