"This encyclopedia is tightly focused on the unique history of polemics, and the various forms bilingual education has taken in U.S. schools. The work may be viewed as a single-source history of bilingual education in the last half of the 20th century but its roots in earlier periods in U.S. history are also summarized."
"With 695 signed entries with cross-references and recommended readings, this encyclopedia presents research and statistics, case studies and best practices, policies and programs at pre- and post-secondary levels, mainly in the United States but also in nations around the world, all intricately connected."
v. 1. Language policy & political issues in education -- v. 2. Literacy -- v. 3. Discourse & education -- v. 4. Second & foreign language education -- v. 5. Bilingual education -- v. 6. Knowledge about language -- v. 7. Language testing & assessment -- v. 8. Language socialization -- v. 9. Ecology of language -- v. 10. Research methods in language & education
"The work makes a systematic effort to take into account the many different views and perspectives encountered in research and thinking in the fields of linguistics and language studies, emphasizing the multidisciplinary nature of the subject."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- P165 .H36 2008
"This volume describes the implications of Cognitive Linguistics for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). The first two sections identify theoretical and empirical strands of Cognitive Linguistics, presenting them as a coherent whole. The third section discusses the relevance of Cognitive Linguistics to SLA and defines a research agenda linking these fields with implications for language instruction."
Handbook of Educational Psychology
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1051.H2354 2016
Part I. Psychological Inquiry in Education -- Part II. Functional Processes for Learning -- Part III. Learner Readiness & Development -- Part IV. Building Knowledge & Subject Matter Expertise -- Part V. The Learning & Task Environment
Handbook of Reading Interventions
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.5.H267 2011
Phoneme Awareness and the Alphabetic Principle -- Preschool Foundations for Reading and Writing Success -- Phases in Reading Words and Phonics Interventions -- Morphemic Approaches for Reading Words -- Teaching Spelling to Students with Learning Difficulties -- Making Vocabulary Interventions Engaging and Effective -- Fluency Problems: When, Why, and How to Intervene -- Main Idea and Summarization Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension -- Metacognition to Improve Reading Comprehension -- Teaching Narrative and Expository Text Structure to Improve Comprehension -- Peer-Mediated Approaches -- Supplemental Reading Instruction by Paraeducators and Tutors: Recent Research and Applications -- On the Comprehension and Production of Written Texts: Instructional Activities That Support Content-Area Literacy -- Cultural Aspects of Teaching Reading with Latino English Language Learners -- Teaching Older Students to Read
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- P118.2.H359 2005
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"This landmark volume provides a broad-based, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. Fifty-seven chapters are organized in eight thematic sections: *social contexts of second language learning; *research methodologies in second-language learning, acquisition, and teaching; *contributions of applied linguistics to the teaching and learning of second language skills; *second language processes and development; *teaching methods and curricula; *issues in second or foreign language testing and assessment; *identity, culture, and critical pedagogy in second language teaching and learning; and *important considerations in language planning and policies."
Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching & Learning, volume 2
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- P118.2.H359 v.2 2011
"This landmark volume provides a broad-based, comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. All authors are leading authorities in their areas of expertise. The chapters, all completely new for Volume 2, are organized in eight thematic sections: Social Contexts in Research on Second Language Teaching and Learning Second Language Research Methods Second Language Research and Applied Linguistics Research in Second Language Processes and Development Methods and Instruction in Second Language Teaching Second Language Assessment Ideology, Identity, Culture, and Critical Pedagogy in Second Language Teaching and Learning Language Planning and Policy. Changes in Volume 2: captures new and ongoing developments, research, and trends in the field surveys prominent areas of research that were not covered in Volume 1 includes new authors from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America to broaden the Handbook's international scope."
"The Handbook's forty-nine chapters are divided into twelve parts that clarify the meaning and boundaries of multicultural education. Topics covered include trends and developments, ethnic groups in historical and social science research, language issues, academic achievement, higher education, and international perspectives on multicultural education. The volume also offers comprehensive and balanced analyses of key controversies and debates in the field."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB43 .I59 2009
"This two-volume compendium brings together leading scholars from around the world who provide authoritative studies of the old and new epistemic motifs and theoretical strands that have characterized the interdisciplinary field of comparative and international education in the last 50 years. It analyses the shifting agendas of scholarly research, the different intellectual and ideological perspectives and the changing methodological approaches used to examine and interpret education and pedagogy across different political formations, societies and cultures."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PE1128.A2I58 2007
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""This two volume Handbook provides a comprehensive examination of policy, practice, research and theory related to English Language Teaching in international contexts. More than 70 chapters highlight the research foundation for best practices, frameworks for policy decisions, and areas of consensus and controversy in second language acquisition and pedagogy."
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- P118.2.R677 2015
"The Encyclopedia has the following features: * 252 alphabetized entries written in an accessible style, including cross references to other related entries in the Encyclopedia and suggestions for further reading. *Among these, 9 survey entries that cover the foundational areas of SLA in detail: Development in SLA, Discourse and Pragmatics in SLA, Individual Differences in SLA, Instructed SLA, Language and the Lexicon in SLA, Measuring and Researching SLA, Psycholingustics of SLA, Social and Sociocultural Approaches to SLA, Theoretical Constructs in SLA. * The rest of the entries cover all the major subdisciplines, methodologies and concepts of SLA, from "Accommodation" to the "ZISA project."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.R635 2010
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"A comprehensive collection, the Handbook focuses on the three key areas of reading, writing, and language, and issues that cut across them. The international emphasis of all the chapters is extended by a final section that looks directly at different countries and continents. The authors address many key issues including: why pupil motivation is so important the evidence for what works in teaching and learning the place of Information Technology in the twenty-first century the status of English and other languages globalisation and political control of education."
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