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  • Author: Matthews, F. Louise

Date: 1955-04-00

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing French, French-Canadian, and Franco-American newspapers published in the US and Canada as useful classroom tools for language learning and cultural competency. Discussions of various relevant French-language periodicals, their…

  • Author: Peters, Jason

Date: 2013-07-00

Publication: College English

Volume: 75

Language: en

Find in a Library: 507095240, 1564053

Article analyzing the Sentinelle Affair in 1920s Rhode Island as a case study in la survivance, for the role of language politics in spectres of assimilation and white ethnicity in the United States, and as a lens to the political economies that have…

  • Author: Arsenault, Philip

Date: 1976-09-00

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 60

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642244, 41157033

Summary description of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, held in New York City. The conference's theme relating to the origins and endurance of languages other than English among…

  • Author: Collin, Marc
  • Author: Létourneau, Jocelyn
  • Author: Buck, Paul

Date: 2006 spring/summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing several ways to integrate resources in Québec history into American university curricula on the history of the United States and North America. Historiographical summaries of historical periods and subject areas in Québec…

  • Author: Murray, Kathleen Rochefort

Date: 2000-09(2000 fall / 2001 winter)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 30

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on iconography surrounding Ste. Anne - the mother of Jesus' mother, Mary - in the Roman Catholic culture of Québec. Exploration's of the saint's importance for understanding Québec and its people more intimately, first in terms of popular…

  • Author: Parent, Daniel

Date: 2009 February

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Comparative study of the education levels of Franco Americans and francophone Quebeckers of similar age, based on census data from 1970/1 and 2000/1. Patterns of educational attainment among each group. Franco American educational achievement as…

  • Author: Hagel, Phyllis L.

Date: 1981 February

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing the French-English bilingual elementary education program as developed and instituted by the Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union of Franklin County, Vermont. Bilingual education as a response to certain educational and…

  • Author: Smith, James Brian

Date: 1993

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: Boston College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31951945

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Education study of the cultural validity of standardized testing in Maine. Based on test performances in 1988 and 1989 from samplings of students in St. Agatha, Madawaska, Lewiston, Fort Kent, Van Buren, and Caribou. Analyzes scoring in the areas of…

  • Author: Bolduc, Claire
  • Author: Colin, Cecile

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5542504

Franco American language and culture resource guide for healthcare personnel. Glossary of French language terms and phrases, lessons, and an example story of French-English bilingual interaction. Published for a 1979 telecture (long-distance…

  • Author: Raymond, Marcel-Alexandre-Lucien

Date: 1959

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Ottawa

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16015534

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Education research into the Roman Catholic diocesan school system in Maine - from the Church's early teaching there, to the system's official establishment in 1853, to its middle-twentieth-century form. One of the earlist writings on the Maine…

  • Author: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • Author: Le Comité de Vie Franco-Américaine

Date: 1965

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 70305868

Sous-titrée, "Actes du VIIIe Congrès des Franco-Américains tenu à Manchester, New Hampshire, les 15, 16, et 17 october 1965." Des actes d'un congrès de 1965 dont le but principal était une discussion sur l'état de la…

  • Author: Comité de vie franco-américaine

Date: 1967

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 2348006

Sous-titrée, "Actes du IXe Congrès des Franco-américains tenu à Providence, Rhode Island, les 11 et 12 novembre 1966." Des actes d'un congrès de 1966 dont le but principal était une discussion sur l'état de la langue…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.

Date: 1972 May 2 (published 1973; republished Summer 2010)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

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Original text of a presentation included in "The French in New England, Acadia, and Quebec," a 1972 conference sponsored by the New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec Centre at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Considers the birth, plight, and…

  • Author: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…

  • Author: Gabrielle, Sister Marie
  • Author: de Jésus, Sister Raymond

Date: 1964 February 01

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 48

Language: English

Find in a Library: 41157033, 1642244

Findings of a New England study comparing the listening comprehension, reading abilities, and general mental abilities of English-speaking, Franco American French-speaking, and bilingual fourth-grade students in parochial school French language…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Presentation of findings of a study on Vermont Franco American children. A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - as measured in young Vermont students in parochial school and public school. A report of the involved questionnaire and…

  • Author: Stewart, Andrew T.

Date: 1975

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Working paper prepared for the New Hampshire Department of Education in the 1970s. An examination of the correlation between New Hampshire school districts holding students with French surnames, and New Hampshire towns wherein reside adults who have…

  • Author: Simano, Irene

Date: 1974 June 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

A presentation of data collected on the pilot programs of a children's French language television series (La Bonne Aventure) produced by the Maine Public Broadcasting Network and created by Project FACTS. Intended as a review and a "validation" of…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11803013

A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - corresponding to ethnicity, as measured in young Vermont students of French Canadian, Anglo-American, and mixed heritage. A report of the involved questionnaire and study, a presentation of…

  • Author: Kistler, Ruth Barthold

Date: 1947

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53768425

Dissertation on the cultural life of French Canada, from the 16th century until the middle 20th, and the specific roles that religion, education, and language have played in its minority preservation in and outside of Quebec. Historical background of…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand C.

Date: 1971

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 22407012

Dissertation exploring the resources and methods available for teaching the French language to the Franco American native French speaker. Suggestions for materials, activity, and practice in the Franco American's bilingual education setting,…

  • Author: Picard, Omer

Date: 1976

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: English (other essays in both English et français)

Find in a Library: 3732360

Some thoughts on the special features and concerns of "bilingual education" as one of many sorts of language education methods, and with a certain set of goals for an individual's growth. The particular state of the French language relative to the…

  • Author: Schwartzwald, Robert

Date: 1994

Book Title: Langue, espace, société : les variétés du français en Amérique du Nord

Language: French

Find in a Library: 34478167

Des pensées sur les défis culturelles, politiques, et scolaires auxquels sont confrontés les études québécoises et les études franco-américaines dans les universités américaines. L'état actuel des cultures francophones comme des sujets…

  • Author: Pinette, Susan

Date: 2007

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 80

Language: English

Find in a Library: 137573897

An essay on including Franco Americans and Franco American literature in the rubric of French studies. How such inclusions impact this rubric historically, theoretically, and in terms of content. How a recognition of "la Francophonie" outside of…

  • Author: Drummond, Robert J.
  • Author: McIntire, Walter G.

Date: 1980

Publication: Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied

Volume: 106

Language: en

Find in a Library: 425947545, 1782317

Studies conducted by University of Maine researchers on early school-age children. Observations and evaluations of psychological self-concept. Studies measure age, sex, and ethnic heritage factors and present data and observations based on these…

  • Author: Langellier, Kristin M.

Date: 1996

Book Title: Logon Didonai: Gespräch und Verantwortung

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35227497

Essay discussing the particular engagements - with theory, academia, community - of Franco-American Studies initiatives at the University of Maine. How community/classroom collaborative programming and discussion-based research participate in what…

  • Author: Thompson, Laura Anne

Date: 2008

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Secondary Education

Institution: University of Alberta

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 229425429

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From the author: "In the province of Alberta, the recent phenomenon of French-speaking newcomers, who are multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic and multifaith, is putting into question the concept of a collective Francophone identity in Canada. On…

  • Author: Guyette, George Francis

Date: 1941

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 50013355

Thesis that argues a recognition of the persistence of French language from 17th-century France and New France into 20th-century southern New England. As a research piece in the field of education, this study examined the 1930s state of colloquial…