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Title: The Handbook of Educational Linguistics
Edited By: FrancisM.Hult
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1444331043.html
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

"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.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1444331043
ISBN-13: 9781444331042
Pages: 704
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