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ERIC Number: ED010241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Mar
Pages: 63
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Reference Count: 0
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THE EDUCATION OF THE MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHER FOR AMERICAN SCHOOLS.
AXELROD, JOSEPH
THE PROBLEM WITH WHICH THIS REPORT DEALS IS PART OF A LARGER AND MORE BASIC PROBLEM FACING FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPARTMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES - REDEFINING THE ENDS OF THE INSTRUCTION OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND DISCOVERING MORE ADEQUATE CURRICULAR MEANS THAN ARE USED AT PRESENT TO IMPLEMENT THOSE ENDS. SECTION ONE OF THE REPORT FOCUSES ON THE PROBLEM. SECTION TWO CONTAINS A SKETCH OF THE SUCCESSFUL FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHER IN THE AMERICAN SCHOOL. SECTION THREE PRESENTS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CURRICULAR DEVELOPMENT IN TEACHER-EDUCATION PROGRAMS (BASED ON STUDY GROUPS OF NDEA FOREIGN LANGUAGE INSTITUTES). SECTION FOUR DEALS WITH THE NEED FOR PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE DIFFICULT TASK OF CURRICULAR REFORM. A NUMBER OF CONCRETE SUGGESTIONS ARE MADE. TWO APPENDIXES ARE INCLUDED--(1) MEMBERS OF THE 1965 INSTITUTE STUDY PROJECT, AND (2) MLA GUIDELINES FOR TEACHER-EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES. (JC)
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Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Identifiers: National Defense Education Act Language Institutes; NEW YORK; New York (New York)