Improving schooling for language-minority children : a research agenda /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Developing a Research Agenda on the Education of Limited-English-Proficient and Bilingual Students.
Other Authors: August, Diane., Hakuta, Kenji.
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Overview
  • 2. Bilingualism and Second-Language Learning
  • 3. Cognitive Aspects of School Learning: Literacy Development and Content Learning
  • 4. The Social Context of School Learning
  • 5. Student Assessment
  • 6. Program Evaluation
  • 7. Studies of School and Classroom Effectiveness
  • 8. Preparation and Development of Teachers Serving English-Language Learners
  • 9. Estimating Population Parameters
  • 10. Issues Related to the Research Infrastructure
  • 11. Priorities for Research
  • App. A. The Infrastructure for Research on English-Language Learners and Bilingual Education / Diane August and Carl Kaestle
  • App. B. Federal and State Interviews
  • App. C. Funded Research Activities
  • App. D. Committee Sources
  • Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
  • Other Reports from The Board on Children, Youth, and Families.