Second and Foreign Language Education

Encyclopedia of Language and EducationVolume 4

Editors: Van Deusen-Scholl, Nelleke, Hornberger, Nancy (Eds.)

  • Truly global coverage of language and education
  • Necessary reference for every university and college library  
  • Essential research on foreign language education
  • The text of each review is followed by a reference list containing about 30 key references mentioned in the text
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This volume presents the most recent theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical insights on foreign and second language learning and teaching in diverse educational settings and situations, learner populations, proficiency levels and teaching practices. Five thematic sections each include theoretical and practical approaches to second and foreign language education: •Theoretical underpinnings •Current approaches •International perspectives •Teacher preparation and professional development •The role of technology This is one of ten volumes of the Encyclopedia of Language and Education published by Springer. The Encyclopedia bears testimony to the dynamism and evolution of the language and education field, as it confronts the ever-burgeoning and irrepressible linguistic diversity and ongoing pressures and expectations placed on education around the world.

About the authors

Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and Director of Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include language planning and policy; bilingualism, bilingual education and biliteracy; and the ethnography of communication. Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl is director of the Center for Language Study at Yale University. She focuses her research on sociolinguistics and foreign language education.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Second and Foreign Language Education
Book Subtitle
Encyclopedia of Language and EducationVolume 4
Editors
  • Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl
  • Nancy Hornberger
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media LLC
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-9463-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 419
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