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Title: Creoles in Education
Subtitle: An appraisal of current programs and projects
Edited By: Bettina Migge
Isabelle Léglise
Angela Bartens
Series Title: Creole Language Library 36

This volume offers a first survey of projects from around the world that
seek to implement Creole languages in education. In contrast to previous
works, this volume takes a holistic approach. Chapters discuss the
sociolinguistic, educational and ideological context of projects, policy
developments and project implementation, development and evaluation. It
compares different kinds of educational activities focusing on Creoles and
discusses a list of procedures that are necessary for successfully
developing, evaluating and reforming educational activities that aim to
integrate Creole languages in a viable and sustainable manner into formal
education. The chapters are written by practitioners and academics involved
in educational projects. They serve as a resource for practitioners,
academics and persons wishing to devise or adapt educational initiatives.
It is suitable for use in upper level undergraduate and post-graduate
modules dealing with language and education with a focus on lesser used

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027288202
Prices: U.S. $ 158.00
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027252586
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