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ERIC Number: ED003935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 68
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NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE TEACHING OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES AND AREA STUDIES, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, MARCH 11-12, 1960.
BORDIE, JOHN G.; DOSTERT, LEON E.
VARIOUS WAYS OF EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH AND MATERIALS IN AFRICAN STUDIES WERE REPORTED. THE PARTICIPANTS (31) ENGAGED IN DISCUSSIONS, PRESENTED PAPERS, AND ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS DURING THE 2-DAY CONFERENCE. THE PAPERS WERE PRESENTED ON TOPICS SUCH AS--RESEARCH PROBLEMS, RESOURCES, AFRICAN REACTION, LEVELS OF COMMUNICATIONS, PEDAGOGICAL SUPPORT FROM RESEARCH, AND LANGUAGE PROGRAMS. FOLLOWING THE PRESENTATION OF PAPERS, THE REMAINDER OF THE SESSION WAS DEVOTED TO DRAWING UP RESOLUTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS. THIRTEEN CONCLUSIONS WERE DISCUSSED. A GENERAL CONCLUSION INDICATED THE IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING PROFESSIONAL LINGUISTS IN AFRICAN SPECIALITIES TO SERVE AS A NUCLEUS FOR BROAD PROGRAMS IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC.
Identifiers: AFRICA; DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA