Course Content (Syllabus)
This course will discuss bilingual education: types of bilingual education (e.g. full vs. partial immersion), the roles of and collaboration between language teachers and subject teachers, bilingual schooling issues (underachievement, assessment and special needs), literacy and biliteracy in the Classroom, the politics of bilingualism
Bilingual education, biliteracy, teachers' roles, issues and politics
Additional bibliography for study
Blackledge, A., Ed. (1994). Teaching Bilingual Children. Staffordshire, England, Trentham Books Limited.
Baker, C. (2001) Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Clevendon: Multilingual Matters.
Bhatia, T. K. & Ritchie, W. (2006) The Handbook of Bilingualism. London: Blackwell.
Clegg J. (1999) “Task Design in the Bilingual Secondary School.” Learning through a Foreign Language: Models, Methods, and Outcomes. Ed. J. Masih. London: Centre for Information on Language Teaching Research.
Coyle, D.; Hood, P. & Marsh, D. (2010) CLIL. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Dafouz, E. & Guerini, M. C. (eds.) (2009) CLIL across Educational Levels. Madrid: Richmond / Santillana.
García, O. & Baker, C. (eds.) (2007) Bilingual Education. An Introductory Reader. Clevendon: Multilingual Matters.
Harmers, J., and M. H. A. Blanc (2000) Bilinguality and Bilingualism. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
Lasagabaster, D. & Ruiz de Zarobe, Y. (eds.) (2010) CLIL in Spain. Implementation, Results and Teacher Training. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars.
Snow, M. A., and D. M. Brinton (1997) The Content-Based Classroom. New York: Longman.