A Monograph on: Educational Linguistics, its Origin, Definitions and Issues it Accounts for

Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Alduais
2012 International Journal of Education  
Purpose: To present argumentatively Spolsky's proposed idea of exempting the field of applied linguistics from his proposed field educational linguistics and Hult's view that only the history of educational linguistics can be inextricably linked to applied linguistics. Method: Accounting for the history of educational linguistics in terms of its origin, definitions, and issues it accounts for. Besides, the author presents his own proposed models for the field of educational linguistics to be
more » ... cussed against those models proposed by Spolsky (the father of educational linguistics). Results and conclusions: Whether applied linguistics and educational linguistics are the same remains a controversial issue, but it is very clear that applied linguistics could include educational linguistics but not vice versa.
doi:10.5296/ije.v4i4.2437 fatcat:tetvjhmki5akhcry7b5yuga6uy