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Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

2005

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Levels Of Consciousness, Archetypal Energies, And Earth Lessons: An Emerging Worldview, Carroy U. Ferguson Sep 2005

Levels Of Consciousness, Archetypal Energies, And Earth Lessons: An Emerging Worldview, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

Worldviews emerge from our individual and collective Levels of Consciousness at given points in time and space and from what we come to “believe” is possible or not. In my own experience, my research on Consciousness, and my study of various cultures, societies, and Consciousness literature, I have identified at least seven Levels of Consciousness, twenty-five Archetypal Energies, and various Earth Lessons, which we seem to commonly experience as human beings, in our own unique personal, societal, and global life spaces.


Language And Ideology: The Efficacy Of Language In The Construction Of Ideas, Leena Her Feb 2005

Language And Ideology: The Efficacy Of Language In The Construction Of Ideas, Leena Her

Leena N. Her

No abstract is currently available.


Turn Taking In Adult Esol Classroom Interaction: Practices For Interaction In Another Language, John Hellermann Jan 2005

Turn Taking In Adult Esol Classroom Interaction: Practices For Interaction In Another Language, John Hellermann

John Hellermann

In this article, I report on research into practices for turn-taking that adult learners of English used to start their teacher-assigned, task focused dyadic interaction with their peers in an ESOL classroom. I also discuss the implications of this research for instructors. The study was conducted at the National Lab Site for Adult ESOL, known locally as “The Lab School,” funded by the Institute for Education Sciences, US Department of Education, via the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). The Lab School is a partnership between Portland State University (PSU) and Portland Community College (PCC ...


Solving The Multilevel Dilemma, Bradley Baurain Dec 2004

Solving The Multilevel Dilemma, Bradley Baurain

Bradley Baurain

No abstract provided.


Reclaiming Compassion: Getting To The Heart And Soul Of Teacher Education, Patricia Whang, Claudia Peralta Nash Dec 2004

Reclaiming Compassion: Getting To The Heart And Soul Of Teacher Education, Patricia Whang, Claudia Peralta Nash

Claudia Peralta

As professors committed to preparing educators poised to teach effectively across differences and in ways that actively resist perpetuating injustices, we have found Buddhist teachings to be nothing short of provocative in terms of expanding how we think and do our work. We offer the following in hopes of intriguing others to join us as we continue exploring the power and potential in practices enlightened by Buddhist teachings. These teachings have much to offer those committed to peace education. This is especially true if one agrees that peace in the world depends on a populace committed to achieving inner peace ...


Empathy And Intercultural Peace Curricula Development: A Critical Case Study Of Teacher Involvement In Multicultural Change At A U.S. Midwestern High School, Edward Brantmeier Dec 2004

Empathy And Intercultural Peace Curricula Development: A Critical Case Study Of Teacher Involvement In Multicultural Change At A U.S. Midwestern High School, Edward Brantmeier

Edward J. Brantmeier

No abstract provided.


The Effect Of Test-Taker Gender, Audience And Topic On Task Performance In Tape-Mediated Assessment Of Speaking., Tom Lumley, Barry O'Sullivan Dec 2004

The Effect Of Test-Taker Gender, Audience And Topic On Task Performance In Tape-Mediated Assessment Of Speaking., Tom Lumley, Barry O'Sullivan

Dr Tom Lumley

Performance in tests of spoken language can be influenced by a wide range of features of both task and participants. This article hypothesises that there may be effects on performance attributable to an interaction of variables such as the task topic, the gender of the person presenting the topic and the gender of the candidate. In contrast to previous studies, which have examined speaking tests involving face-to-face interaction, this study considered the issue in a tape-mediated test delivered in a language laboratory, with no interlocutor present, but where stimulus material is presented by one or more speakers, one of whom ...


Research Methods In Language Testing, Tom Lumley, Annie Brown Dec 2004

Research Methods In Language Testing, Tom Lumley, Annie Brown

Dr Tom Lumley

No abstract provided.


“It’S Like A Story”: Rhetorical Knowledge Development In Advanced Academic Literacy, Christine Tardy Dec 2004

“It’S Like A Story”: Rhetorical Knowledge Development In Advanced Academic Literacy, Christine Tardy

Christine M. Tardy

In the academic ranks of schooling, writing tasks move gradually from a focus on the transmission of knowledge to the transformation of knowledge. As a more complex writing task, knowledge-transforming requires writers to engage in the rhetorical act of persuading readers of their work's value, significance, and credibility. At the postgraduate level, writers may be wrestling with these issues for the first time, often discovering this more occluded rhetorical dimension only after they have become somewhat more comfortable with issues of generic form or subject-matter content. This paper explores the nature and role of rhetorical knowledge in advanced academic ...


Feminist Framings Of Teacher Research: Emancipation, Transformation, Collaboration, Mary Christianakis Dec 2004

Feminist Framings Of Teacher Research: Emancipation, Transformation, Collaboration, Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis

No abstract provided.


Science Concept Learning In A Dual Language Setting, Elaine Hampton Dec 2004

Science Concept Learning In A Dual Language Setting, Elaine Hampton

Elaine Hampton

No abstract provided.


Increasing English-Language-Learners’ Speaking Opportunities, Chamkaur Gill Dec 2004

Increasing English-Language-Learners’ Speaking Opportunities, Chamkaur Gill

Chamkaur Gill

No abstract provided.


School And Family [Chapter 6], H. Adamson, Ellen Courtney Dec 2004

School And Family [Chapter 6], H. Adamson, Ellen Courtney

Ellen H Courtney

No abstract provided.


Assessing Second Language Writing: The Rater’S Perspective, Tom Lumley Dec 2004

Assessing Second Language Writing: The Rater’S Perspective, Tom Lumley

Dr Tom Lumley

This study investigates the process of rating texts written by adult ESL learners. Four experienced raters provided think-aloud protocols describing the rating process for a set of 24 texts. The think-aloud data allowed analysis of the sequence of rating, raters' interpretations of the scoring categories, and difficulties raters faced. The study reveals the complexity of the rating process, whereby raters struggle to resolve a tension between the wordings (or rules) of the rating scale and their complex, initial, intuitive impression of the text. Rating requires training to provide reliable measurement. The study also demonstrates that caution is needed in interpreting ...


The Dialectics Of Peace And Non-Peace: Reconstructing Everyday Understandings Of ‘Peace’ At A U.S. Midwestern High School With Transnational Students, Edward Brantmeier Dec 2004

The Dialectics Of Peace And Non-Peace: Reconstructing Everyday Understandings Of ‘Peace’ At A U.S. Midwestern High School With Transnational Students, Edward Brantmeier

Edward J. Brantmeier

No abstract provided.


Testing A Diffusion Of Innovations In Education Model (Diem), Mark K. Warford Dec 2004

Testing A Diffusion Of Innovations In Education Model (Diem), Mark K. Warford

Mark K Warford

Following is a report on a questionnaire study based on the Diffusion of Innovations in Education Model (DIEM), which synthesizes research on educational innovations. The social system under study included foreign language teacher educators in eleven Southeastern states (N=83). Regional foreign language teacher educators were targeted for gathering data regarding the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Proficiency Guidelines (1986), a language teaching innovation. In analyzing results, inferential statistics tested the weight of some of the DIEM’s predictions about the nature of educational change. In terms of the model’s predictions, state mandates appear to ...


The Academic And Occupational Outcomes Of Private Residential High School Student Instruction, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Hye Sun Moon, Shawn M. Kanaiaupuni, Katherine A. Tibbetts Dec 2004

The Academic And Occupational Outcomes Of Private Residential High School Student Instruction, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Hye Sun Moon, Shawn M. Kanaiaupuni, Katherine A. Tibbetts

Linda Serra Hagedorn

Using a population of graduates from a large high school with both residential and commuter students serving specifically students with Native Hawaiian ancestry, the study compares outcomes such as high school graduation, college attendance, college graduation, occupational status, and overall life happiness to determine the effects of residential status. Results indicated that the strongest variable that separated the college completers from the non-completers was receipt of college financial aid. Other important variables included Hawaiian culture, locus of control, family predominance of standard English, and beginning college at a community college


Race, Suburban Resentment, And The Representation Of The Inner City In Contemporary Film And Television, C. Mccarthy, A. Rodriguez, S. Meacham, S. David, C. Wilson-Brown, Heriberto Godina Phd, K.E. Supriya, E. Buendia Dec 2004

Race, Suburban Resentment, And The Representation Of The Inner City In Contemporary Film And Television, C. Mccarthy, A. Rodriguez, S. Meacham, S. David, C. Wilson-Brown, Heriberto Godina Phd, K.E. Supriya, E. Buendia

Heriberto Godina PhD

No abstract provided.


Archetypal Energies And The Four Faces Of Romantic Relationships, Carroy U. Ferguson Dec 2004

Archetypal Energies And The Four Faces Of Romantic Relationships, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

All relationships are valuable learning experiences. They are mirrors to assist us in our various Earth lessons. As mirrors, relationships, particularly romantic or intimate relationships, reflect to a large extent energies that are going on inside of us. At much deeper levels, these energies are what I call our authentic Archetypal Energies. Over the years, I have come to recognize at least twenty-five of these primary Archetypal Energies, each with a unique function and purpose for our human experience. I use easily recognized terms to evoke a common sense of these energies. Love, for example, is one of these deeper ...


Reconceptualizing L2 Motivation Theory: Vygotskian Activity Theory Approach, Tae-Young Kim Dr. Dec 2004

Reconceptualizing L2 Motivation Theory: Vygotskian Activity Theory Approach, Tae-Young Kim Dr.

Dr. Tae-Young Kim (김태영, 金兌英)

No abstract provided.


The Project Framework: A Tool For Language, Content, And Skills Integration, Tammy Slater, Gulbahar Beckett Dec 2004

The Project Framework: A Tool For Language, Content, And Skills Integration, Tammy Slater, Gulbahar Beckett

Gulbahar Beckett

Project-based instruction is a valuable way to promote the simultaneous acquisition of language, content, and skills, provided that students in academic ESL classes can see the value of learning through projects, which the literature notes has not consistently been the case. This article introduces a methodological tool called ‘The Project Framework’, describes the research which tested it in an undergraduate university ESL classroom, and suggests how it can be used as a cultural tool to help socialize students into a new way of thinking about language and language learning. The Framework allows ESL students to see the value of project-based ...


Making Experience Meaningful:
Interpreting Chinese Canadian Women's Personal Encounters With Racism, Jane S. Ku Dec 2004

Making Experience Meaningful:
Interpreting Chinese Canadian Women's Personal Encounters With Racism, Jane S. Ku

Jane S Ku

Using Philomena Essed's theory on everyday racism, this paper explores how Chinese Canadian women interpret racism. It argues that differences in interpretation can be explained by examining personal biographies that attend to subjective experience and social context, and from which implications for anti-racist feminist epistemology can be drawn.