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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 72 Citations 62,879 182 World Ranking 189 National Ranking 15

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Pedagogy
  • Social science
  • Mathematics education

His primary scientific interests are in Neuroscience of multilingualism, Pedagogy, Language proficiency, First language and Bilingual education. His Neuroscience of multilingualism research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Language development, Teaching method, English language, Education policy and Competence. His work deals with themes such as Mathematics education, Social science and Natural language, which intersect with Pedagogy.

His Language proficiency research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Interpersonal communication, Cognitive psychology, Language assessment and Language acquisition. His study in First language is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Foreign language, Developmental psychology, Multilingualism, English for specific purposes and Transitional bilingual education. His Bilingual education study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as English as a lingua franca, Empowerment and English-language learner.

His most cited work include:

  • Language, Power And Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire (2357 citations)
  • Linguistic Interdependence and the Educational Development of Bilingual Children (2076 citations)
  • Bilingualism and Special Education: Issues in Assessment and Pedagogy (1285 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Jim Cummins spends much of his time researching Pedagogy, Bilingual education, Mathematics education, Neuroscience of multilingualism and Language assessment. Bilingual education is frequently linked to Language proficiency in his study. His work carried out in the field of Language proficiency brings together such families of science as Developmental psychology and Language acquisition.

The concepts of his Mathematics education study are interwoven with issues in Second language and Education theory. The study incorporates disciplines such as Special education and Cognitive psychology in addition to Neuroscience of multilingualism. The various areas that he examines in his Language assessment study include Second-language attrition, Language pedagogy, Language education, Language transfer and Comprehension approach.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Pedagogy (49.78%)
  • Bilingual education (28.70%)
  • Mathematics education (23.32%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2010-2021)?

  • Pedagogy (49.78%)
  • Literacy (13.90%)
  • Mathematics education (23.32%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Jim Cummins mainly investigates Pedagogy, Literacy, Mathematics education, Bilingual education and Multilingualism. His Pedagogy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Identity and Neuroscience of multilingualism. His studies examine the connections between Mathematics education and genetics, as well as such issues in Reading comprehension, with regards to Vocabulary.

His Bilingual education research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Language proficiency, Academic skills, Academic development and First language. The Language proficiency study combines topics in areas such as Ell, Language acquisition and Power structure. His Multilingualism research incorporates elements of Identity negotiation, Teaching method and Applied linguistics.

Between 2010 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Bilingualism in Education: Aspects of theory, research and practice (323 citations)
  • BICS and CALP: Empirical and Theoretical Status of the Distinction (290 citations)
  • International Handbook of English Language Teaching (189 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Pedagogy
  • Social science
  • Mathematics education

His primary areas of investigation include Pedagogy, Literacy, Mathematics education, Multilingualism and Neuroscience of multilingualism. His Pedagogy research incorporates themes from Power structure and First language. His Literacy study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Identity, Academic language, Ell and Meaning.

In Multilingualism, Jim Cummins works on issues like Teaching method, which are connected to Self-concept. His studies in Neuroscience of multilingualism integrate themes in fields like Social science and Education policy. His work carried out in the field of Bilingual education brings together such families of science as Translanguaging and Communicative language teaching.

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Best Publications

Language, Power And Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire

Jim Cummins.
(2000)

8391 Citations

Bilingualism and Special Education: Issues in Assessment and Pedagogy

Jim Cummins.
(1984)

4859 Citations

The role of primary language development in promoting educational success for language minority students

J. Cummins.
Schooling and Language Minority Students. A theoretical Framework (1981)

4585 Citations

Negotiating Identities: Education for Empowerment in a Diverse Society

Jim Cummins.
(1996)

4238 Citations

Linguistic Interdependence and the Educational Development of Bilingual Children

James Cummins.
Review of Educational Research (1979)

3390 Citations

Cognitive/Academic Language Proficiency, Linguistic Interdependence, the Optimum Age Question and Some Other Matters. Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 19.

Jim Cummins.
(1979)

2783 Citations

Bilingualism in Education: Aspects of theory, research and practice

Jim Cummins;Merrill Swain.
(2014)

2285 Citations

Empowering minority students: A framework for intervention.

Jim Cummins.
Harvard Educational Review (1986)

2039 Citations

Interdependence of first- and second-language proficiency in bilingual children

Jim Cummins.
(1991)

1756 Citations

The Cross-Lingual Dimensions of Language Proficiency: Implications for Bilingual Education and the Optimal Age Issue.

Jim Cummins.
TESOL Quarterly (1980)

1336 Citations

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