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Selected PublicationsTo appear, “Language Policy and Medium of Instruction in Formal Education.” (with Carol Benson). In Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy, (ed Bernard Spolsky).
In press. “Mother-tongue Instruction in Lubuagan, Philippines”, (with Diane Dekker) In International Review of Education.
2010. “The Kom MLE report 2010.” (with Kristine Trammell). Unpublished research report.
2009. “The Kom MLE report 2009.” (with Kristine Trammell). Unpublished research report.
2008. “The language of instruction issue: framing an empirical perspective. ” In Handbook of Educational Linguistics, Bernard Spolsky and Francis Hult (eds). Blackwell, London: UK.
2005. Eritrea National Reading Survey (with Patricia M. Davis). Report presented to the Eritrea Ministry of Education. Pp. 1-503
2003. “Does language of instruction matter?” In Language and Life: Essays in Memory of Kenneth L. Pike. Mary Ruth Wise and T. Headland, and R. Brend, eds. Publications in Linguistics, No.139. Dallas: SIL International and the University of Texas at Arlington.
1994. “Mother tongue literacy–the Work of the S.I.L. ” In Writing and its Use–an Interdisciplinary Handbook of International Research. . pp.798-802. New York: Walter de Gruyter Press.
1994. “Language policy, literacy and minority languages - What can we expect? ” (with Kay R. Ringenberg). Policy Studies Review, pp. 341-366.
Selected papers presented2008. “Designing educational assessments for experimental mother tongue education programs. ” GIAL Academic Forum Series, Dallas, TX.
2007. “Is this camel carrying too much straw?” Comparative and International Education Conf., Baltimore, MD.
2005. “Reinventing education in Eritrea. ” Paper presented at SIL/UND Forum Series in Linguistics. Grand Forks, ND.
2005. “Designing a research program in mother tongue education. ” GIAL Forum Series. Dallas, Texas.
2004. “Bilingual education in Guatemala.” GIAL Forum Series. Dallas, Texas.
2003. “Learning English in Eritrea. ” GIAL Forum Series, Dallas, Texas.
2003. “Mother tongue education in Eritera. ” GIAL Forum Series,Dallas, Texas.
2002. “National Reading Survey. ” Report presented to the Ministry of Education , Seminar in Education, Asmara, Eritrea.
2000. “Recent research in bilingual education: How extensible? ” SIL/UND Forum Series in Linguistics, Grand Forks, ND.
1999. “What we know about Adult Literacy–The experience of one NGO. ” World Bank, Washington, DC.
1997. “World literacy - issues and trends. ” SIL/UND Forum Series in Linguistics, Valley City, ND.
1993. “Mother tongue literacy and education in the minority languages of the Peoples' Republic of China. ” Paper presented in Indiana University Literacy Forum. Bloomington, Indiana.
Selected online publications2000. “Explaining multilingual education: information on some tough questions. ” In Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session 2000. Vol 44. Online. URL: http://www.und.edu/dept/linguistics/wp/2000Walter.PDF