1. Introduction: What Is Educational Linguistics?: Bernard Spolsky (Bar-Ilan University).
2. The History and Development of Educational Linguistics: Francis M. Hult (University of Texas at San Antonio).
Part I: Foundations for Educational Linguistics:.
3. Neurobiology of Language Learning: Laura Sabourin (University of Oregon) and Laurie A. Stowe (University of Groningen).
4. Psycholinguistics: William C. Ritchie (Syracuse University) and Tej K. Bhatia (Syracuse University).
5. Linguistic Theory: Richard Hudson (University College London).
6. Sociolinguistics and Sociology of Language: Rajend Mesthrie (University of Cape Town).
7. Linguistic Anthropology: Stanton Wortham (University of Pennsylvania).
8. The Political Matrix of Linguistic Ideologies: Mary McGroarty (Northern Arizona University).
9. Educational Linguistics and Education Systems: Joseph Lo Bianco (University of Melbourne).
Part II: Core Themes:.
A. Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Education.
10. The Language of Instruction Issue: Framing an Empirical Perspective: Stephen L. Walter (Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics).
11. Bilingual and Biliterate Practices at Home and School: Iliana Reyes (University of Arizona) and Luis C. Moll (University of Arizona).
12. Vernacular Language Varieties in Educational Settings: Research and Development: Jeffrey Reaser (North Carolina State University) and Carolyn Temple Adger (Center for Applied Linguistics).
13. Linguistic Accessibility and Deaf Children: Samuel J. Supalla (University of Arizona) and Jody H. Cripps (Towson University).
14. Identity in Language and Literacy Education: Carolyn McKinney (University of Witwatersrand) and Bonny Norton (University of British Columbia).
15. Postcolonialism and Globalization in Language Education: Hyunjung Shin (University of Toronto) and Ryuko Kubota (University of North Carolina).
B. Language Education Policy and Management.
16. Levels and Goals – Central Frameworks and Local Strategies: Brian North (Eurocentres).
17. Language Acquisition Management Inside and Outside the School: Richard B. Baldauf Jr (University of Queensland), Minglin Li (Ludong University) and Shouhui Zhao (Nanyang Technological University).
18. Language Cultivation in Developed Contexts: Jiří Nekvapil (Charles University).
19. Language Cultivation in Contexts of Multiple Community Languages: M. Paul Lewis (SIL International) and Barbara Trudell (SIL International).
20. Ecological Language Education Policy: Nancy H. Hornberger (University of Pennsylvania) and Francis M. Hult (University of Texas at San Antonio).
21. Education for Speakers of Endangered Languages: Teresa L. McCarty (Arizona State University), Tove Skutnabb-Kangas (University of Roskilde) and Ole Henrik Magga (Saami University College).
22. The Impact of English on the School Curriculum: Yun-Kyung Cha (Hanyang University) and Seung-Hwan Ham (Michigan State University).
C. Literacy Development.
23. Literacy: Glynda A. Hull (University of California, Berkeley) and Gregorio Hernandez (University of California, Berkeley).
24. Vernacular and Indigenous Literacies: Kendall A. King (Georgetown University) and Carol Benson (Stockholm University).
25. Religious and Sacred Literacies: Jonathan M. Watt (Geneva College) and Sarah L. Fairfield (Geneva College).
26. Genre and Register in Multiliteracies: Mary Macken-Horarik (University of Canberra) and Misty Adoniou (University of Canberra).
D. Acquiring a language.
27. Order of Acquisition and Developmental Readiness: Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig (Indiana University) and Llorenç Comajoan (University of Vic).
28. Language Socialization: Kathleen C. Riley (Concordia University).
29. Interlanguage and Language Transfer: Peter Skehan (Chinese University of Hong Kong).
30. Second Language Acquisition and Ultimate Attainment: David Birdsong (University of Texas) and Jee Paik (University of Texas).
31. Explicit Form-focused Instruction and Second Language Acquisition: Rod Ellis (University of Auckland).
E. Language Assessment.
32. Language Assessments: Gate-keepers or Door Openers?: Lyle F. Bachman (University of California, Los Angeles) and James E. Purpura (Teachers College, Columbia).
33. Diagnostic and Formative Assessment: Ari Huhta (University of Jyväskylä).
34. Accountability and Standards: Alan Davies (University of Edinburgh).
35. Scales and Frameworks: Neil Jones (University of Cambridge) and Nick Saville (University of Cambridge).
36. Nationally Mandated Testing for Accountability: English Language Learners in the U.S: Micheline Chalhoub-Deville (University of North Carolina) and Craig Deville (Measurement Inc.).
Part III: Research-Practice Relationships.
37. Task-based Teaching and Learning: Teresa Pica (University of Pennsylvania).
38. Corpus Linguistics and Second Language Instruction: Susan M. Conrad and Kimberly R. LeVelle (Portland State University).
39. Interaction, Output, and Communicative Language Learning: Merrill Swain (University of Toronto) and Wataru Suzuki (University of Toronto).
40. Classroom Discourse and Interaction: Reading Across the Traditions: Lesley Rex (University of Michigan) and Judith Green (University of California, Santa Barbara).
41. Computer Assisted Language Learning: Carol Chapelle (Iowa State University).
42. Ecological-semiotic Perspectives on Educational Linguistics: Leo van Lier (Monterey Institute of International Studies).
43. The Mediating Role of Language in Teaching and Learning: A Classroom Perspective: Frances Bailey (School for International Training), Beverley Burkett (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) and Donald Freeman (School for International Training).
44. A Research Agenda for Educational Linguistics: Paola Uccelli (Harvard Graduate School of Education) and Catherine Snow (Harvard Graduate School of Education).