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Title: Family Language Policy Among Immigrants in a Multilingual Era

Time: 2:15 pm

Room: MacDonald 9

Name: Analee Scott

Institution: Gonzaga University

Co-presenters (if any): Mary Jeannot, Gonzaga University

Type: Paper or Report (45 min)

Summary: This paper seeks to contribute to the current, fourth phase of research on family language policy (FLP) - implicit and explicit language beliefs and behaviors in a family - and to bring the findings into teacher education. Using ethnography, the FLP of four immigrant families is explored and applied to classroom practice.

Biography: Analee Scott is a current master's student in Gonzaga University's MA/TESL program, expecting to graduatae in May 2020. She finished her BA in Spanish & International Relations at GU in May 2018, and hopes to use her degrees to teach English abroad in many different countries. Her favorite activities are spending time with international students at Gonzaga and traveling to see them when they return back home. She loves Korean BBQ and advisor meetings with Dr. Jeannot :)

Mary Jeannot has been training and teaching ESL/EFL since 1983. She came to Gonzaga University in 1992 and, with her talented colleagues, founded the MA/TESL program and TESOL Summer Institute in 1998. She has traveled to many countries and enjoys learning new languages and cultures. She is a little crazy and enjoys teaching people from around the world. She likes to read and write; hike in the great outdoors, especially in the Pacific Northwest; and tell her husband what to do.

Topics addressed: Research

Intended audience: K-12 Settings,Teacher Educators,Bilingual Programs

Thematic track: Research


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