The Genesis of Structured Immersion: How’d We Get This Version?

2:00 - 2:30pm

Majestic 2, 37th floor

Presented at: American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference

Authors review the emergence of English immersion in the early 80s as compared with subsequent versions, highlighting variance, such as Spanish language arts in the original program model. Interpretive Policy Analysis (IPA) will situate research and explain how symbolic artifacts and interpretive communities correspond to the evolution of English immersion.