Understanding Teachers of Heritage and Domestic Language Learners

Understanding Teachers of Heritage & Domestic Language Learning
Author(s): 
Karen E. Johnson & Joan Kelly Hall, Penn State
Publication Type: 
CD, Multimedia
Year: 
2009
ISBN: 
978-0-9793950-6-2
Price: 
$15 [+S&H]

Online purchase is temporarily unavailable. Please contact Gabriela Appel at gxa9@psu.edu to order the publication.

Understanding Teachers of Heritage and Domestic Language Learners combines case-based learning with multimedia technology. It is organized around five conceptual strands:

- Teachers as Learners of Languages
- Beliefs about Language Learning
- Challenges of Teaching LCTLs
- Perception of Heritage and Domestic Students
- Explorations 

The resource provides a window into actual language classrooms, showcasing the complexities of addressing the needs of both heritage and domestic learners in the same language classroom.