Bilingual Bicultural Teacher Education Programs, 106 Ford Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 ($8.00).
Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
The second of three volumes that present the three basic factors of the bilingual education equation--public policy, theory, and technology--this volume focuses on the theoretical aspects of bilingual education. Papers from the areas of language, culture, neurolinguistics, and pedagogy include: (1) "Ethnic and Linguistic Processes: The Future of Indigenous Alaskan Languages" by James M. Orvik; (2) "Factors Affecting Native Language Maintenance" by Wendy P. Weimer; (3) "Linguistic Proficiency: How Bilingual Discourse Can Show That a Child Has It" by Maryellen Garcia; (4) "The Transfer Nemesis in Bilingual Education" by Eugene E. Garcia and Dennis Madrid; (5) "To Switch or Not to Switch: The Role of Code-Switching in the Elementary Bilingual Classroom" by Gustavo Gonzalez and Lento F. Maez; (6) "A Theory of the Structure of Bicultural Experience Based on Cognitive-Developmental Psychology" by Charles D. Nelson; (7) "The Neurology of Learning and Bilingual Education" by Elisa Gutierrez; (8) "The Effects of Bilingual Multicultural Content on Elementary School Children" by Sheryl Linda Santos; (9) "Teacher Preparation in Bilingual Education" by Lester S. Golub; and (10) "Notes on a Social Theory for Bilingual Education in the United States" by Jose Llanes. (JK)