Pre-ETS Glossary


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Bibliographies

Descriptive lists of books or other printed materials, which are written by one author, during one period, on one subject, produced by one printer and/or publisher, or located in one place. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bibliometrics

The application of mathematical and statistical methods in the study of bodies of writings to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bibliotherapy

Use of selected reading and related materials for therapeutic purposes in physical medicine, mental health, and education. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingual Education

Encouragement of bilingualism through the teaching of regular school courses in both the national language and a second language. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingual Education Programs

Activities that offer content area instruction in two languages -- appreciation of participants' cultural heritage is emphasized, and native speakers of both languages may be present -- attention is given to developing the academic skills of minority students while they learn the language of the majority culture. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingual Instructional Materials

Print and/or nonprint educational materials developed specifically for use with students who need proficiency in two languages. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingual Students

Students who can communicate effectively in more than one language. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingual Teacher Aides

Teacher aides who can communicate effectively in more than one language. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingual Teachers

Teachers who can communicate effectively in more than one language. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Bilingualism

The ability to communicate in two languages. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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