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Language Policies And Dis Citizenship

Author : Prof. Vaidehi Ramanathan
ISBN : 9781783090211
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume explores the concept of 'citizenship', and argues that it should be understood both as a process of becoming and the ability to participate fully, rather than as a status that can be inherited, acquired, or achieved. From a courtroom in Bulawayo to a nursery in Birmingham, the authors use local contexts to foreground how the vulnerable, particularly those from minority language backgrounds, continue to be excluded, whilst offering a powerful demonstration of the potential for change offered by individual agency, resistance and struggle. In addressing questions such as 'under what local conditions does "dis-citizenship" happen?'; 'what role do language policies and pedagogic practices play?' and 'what kinds of margins and borders keep humans from fully participating'? The chapters in this volume shift the debate away from visas and passports to more uncertain and contested spaces of interpretation.

Language Immigration And Naturalization

Author : Ariel Loring
ISBN : 9781783095179
Genre : Social Science
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This volume focuses on the everyday legalities and practicalities of naturalization including governmental processes, the language of citizenship tests and classes, the labelling and lived experiences of immigrants/outsiders and the media’s interpretation of this process. The book brings together scholars from a wide range of specialities who accentuate language and raise issues that often remain unarticulated or masked in the media. The contributors highlight how governmental policies and practices affect native-born citizens and residents differently on the basis of legal status. Furthermore, the authors observe that many issues that are typically seen as affecting immigrants (such as language policies, nationalist identities and feelings of belonging) also impact first-generation native-born citizens who are seen as, or see themselves as, outsiders.

Effective Educational Programs Practices And Policies For English Learners

Author : Liliana MinayaRowe
ISBN : 9781623968595
Genre : Education
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The central issue of this volume is how to meet the linguistic and academic needs of the increasing numbers of English learners (ELs). At the center of educational turns is the role of school professionals in this Common Core Standards era. Teacher education programs and professional development, or preservice and inservice programs for teachers of ELs, are currently being reframed to reflect the new demands placed on all teachers in light of the new standards. The expectation is that ELs can learn, and their teachers possess the expertise to teach, both discipline content and academic English at the same time. The large numbers of ELs across the country have created a wide gap between what teachers have been trained to do and the skills they need to teach and reach them effectively. This practical handbook brings together research, policy and practice on teacher effectiveness, preservice and inservice programs in the context of student linguistic and cultural diversity. Key features include: • Clearly articulated teacher training and professional development programs; • Coverage of Common Core curriculum and a variety of instructional programs and practices with researchbased tools to implement them; and, • Policies to equitably and effectively prepare ELs academically and linguistically.

Internationalizing Teaching Localizing Learning

Author : Paul McPherron
ISBN : 9781137519542
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Based on ethnographic and policy data collected over a ten-year span at a university in the People’s Republic of China, this book analyses the history of English Language Teaching (ELT) polices in Chinese higher education. The book uses the university as a lens in which to investigate the creative imaginations and divergent (re)appropriations of teaching methods, learning materials, and language use in the Chinese ELT context. Book chapters move beyond mere descriptions of tensions and point to the local understandings and practices of English teachers (both local and foreign) and students. Working together, these teachers and students are constantly articulating new social and political conditions and meanings outside and inside given discourses and traditions of ELT. The book’s main argument is that these multiple stakeholders must be given a more prominent role in shaping policy and curriculum at universities and other English language contexts around the world.

Refugee Resettlement In The United States

Author : Emily M. Feuerherm
ISBN : 9781783094592
Genre : Social Science
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This edited volume brings together scholars from various disciplines to discuss how language is used by, for, and about refugees in the United States in order to deepen our understanding of what ‘refugee’ and ‘resettlement’ mean. The main themes of the chapters highlight: the intersections of language education and refugee resettlement from community-based adult programs to elementary school classrooms; the language (of) resettlement policies and politics in the United States at both the national level and at the local level focusing on the agencies and organizations that support refugees; the discursive constructions of refugee-hood that are promulgated through the media, resettlement agencies, and even the refugees themselves. This volume is highly relevant to current political debates of immigration, human rights, and education, and will be of interest to researchers of applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology, and cultural studies.

Gemeinsamer Europ Ischer Referenzrahmen F R Sprachen Lernen Lehren Beurteilen

Author : John Trim
ISBN : 3126065201
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Der Referenzrahmen richtet sich an Lehrer, Fortbilder, Autoren und Curriculumplaner in der Schule und der Erwachsenenbildung. Der Gemeinsame europäische Referenzrahmen für Sprachen stellt die gemeinsamen Referenzniveaus zur Erfassung des Lernfortschritts vor, befasst sich mit der Entwicklung von Curricula und diskutiert verschiedene Prüfungsformen.

Inklusion Im Englischunterricht

Author : Christiane M. Bongartz
ISBN : 3631660219
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Ziel dieses Buches ist es, den inklusiven Englischunterricht aus einer multiperspektivischen Sicht zu beschreiben, zu seinem Kern als Prinzip der Offnung vorzustossen und dieses fachlich greifbarer zu machen. Die Beitrage wenden sich der Umsetzung und den fur die Inklusion bedeutsamen empirischen und didaktischen Gesichtspunkten zu und sind mit den Herausforderungen der verschiedenen Kontexte befasst, in denen die VerfasserInnen wirken. Die eingenommenen Perspektiven umfassen verschiedene Forderschwerpunkte, Mehrsprachigkeit, Migrationshintergrund, schulformspezifische und inklusiv-didaktische Fragen. Es eint sie der realistische Blick auf die Praxis, die Verortung in der empirischen Forschung und evidenzbasierten Schlussfolgerungen und der Versuch, auch grundlegende Fragen zu beantworten."

Buddha F R Anf Nger

Author : Stephen T. Asma
ISBN : 3404606485
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Der Preis Der Ungleichheit

Author : Joseph Stiglitz
ISBN : 9783641098193
Genre : Social Science
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Viele Arme, wenige Reiche - Warum die wachsende Ungleichheit uns alle angeht Die Ungleichheit in der Welt nimmt zu: Immer weniger Menschen häufen immer größeren Reichtum an, während die Zahl der Armen wächst und die Mittelschicht vom Abstieg bedroht ist. Doch diese Entwicklung, so zeigt Nobelpreisträger Joseph Stiglitz in seinem neuen Bestseller, ist keine zwangsläufige Folge einer freien Marktwirtschaft, sondern Ergebnis einer globalisierten Ökonomie, die zunehmend vom reichsten einen Prozent der Bevölkerung beherrscht wird.

Wie Wir Denken

Author : John Dewey
ISBN : 3907526988
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