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The Education of English Language Learners
Research to Practice

Edited by Marilyn Shatz and Louise C. Wilkinson

306 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
August 2011
ISBN 978-1-4625-0330-8
Cat. #0330
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April 2010
ISBN 978-1-60623-659-8
Cat. #3659
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March 2011
ISBN 978-1-60623-660-4
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Marilyn Shatz, PhD, is Professor Emerita of Psychology and Linguistics at the University of Michigan and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Society and has been a Guggenheim Fellow; a Senior Research Fulbright Scholar; and a recipient of a National Institute of Education fellowship. An expert in language and the development of communication skills, Dr. Shatz has used both naturalistic and experimental methods to carry out research on the interrelations among social, cognitive, and language development in young children. Her current research investigates how young children acquire abstract vocabulary. Dr. Shatz has published more than 70 chapters, articles, and books, and has served as an editor and editorial board member of numerous journals.

Louise C. Wilkinson, EdD, is Distinguished Professor of Education, Psychology, and Communication Sciences at Syracuse University, where she teaches courses on literacy learning for English language learners. An internationally recognized leader in education, she is best known for her extensive research on school-age children’s language and literacy learning and has published 150 articles, chapters, and volumes. Dr. Wilkinson has served on the editorial boards of major research journals. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the American Educational Research Association, and the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. Dr. Wilkinson cochairs the Literacy Leadership for Urban Teacher Education Commission of the International Reading Association.
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