CRITICAL APPROACH TO STANDARDS
DescriptionIn this course, we have looked at language from a mostly structural point of view. But language and language instruction for speakers of languages other than English and speakers of non-standard forms of English have sociological, philosophical, ideological, and political aspects to them. Lobeck’s article makes us think about power and privilege when it comes to language. For this reflection, think about what Lobeck wants us to understand about power and language. What is your big takeaway?