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ERIC Number: ED010469
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jan-31
Pages: 297
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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MANPOWER IN THE NEGLECTED LANGUAGES, 1963-64--A REPORT IN FIVE PARTS.
TIERNEY, HANNELORE; AND OTHERS
THIS STUDY OF "NEGLECTED LANGUAGES" IN UNITED STATES COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN 1963-64 SUPPLEMENTED AN EARLIER STUDY CONDUCTED DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1962-63. THE PRESENT REPORT SHOWED (AS DID THE EARLIER ONE) THAT THE NEGLECT IS DIMINISHING WITH ENROLLMENTS OF ABOUT 21,000 IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES, EXCLUDING THE "BIG FIVE" (FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, RUSSIAN, AND SPANISH), AS COMPARED WITH 17,000 ENROLLMENTS REPORTED IN THE EARLIER STUDY. IN 207 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED STATES, 70 "NEGLECTED" LANGUAGES WERE BEING TAUGHT. FIVE LANGUAGES HAD ENROLLMENTS OF MORE THAN 1,000 EACH - HEBREW, JAPANESE, CHINESE, PORTUGUESE, AND NORWEGIAN. ARABIC, POLISH, SWEDISH, AND VIETNAMESE HAD ENROLLMENTS OF 500 TO 1,000 STUDENTS. RELATED INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND IN ED 010 470. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (New York)