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ERIC Number: ED010470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Dec-15
Pages: 467
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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MANPOWER IN THE NEGLECTED LANGUAGES, FALL 1962.
HARMON, JOHN; AND OTHERS
THIS REPORT ON THE STUDY OF "NEGLECTED" LANGUAGES IN UNITED STATES COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN 1962-63 SHOWED THAT THE NEGLECT WAS DIMINISHING WITH ENROLLMENTS OF ABOUT 17,000 STUDENTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES, EXCLUDING THE "BIG FIVE" (FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, RUSSIAN, AND SPANISH). IN 168 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED STATES, 68 NEGLECTED FOREIGN LANGUAGES WERE BEING TAGUHT IN 270 DEPARTMENTS BY OVER 1,000 TEACHERS TO MORE THAN 11,000 STUDENTS (A FIGURE REACHED BY ESTIMATING THAT EACH STUDENT IS ENROLLED IN ABOUT 1 1/2 COURSES IN THE LANGUAGE). THE FIVE "NEGLECTED" LANGUAGES IN WHICH THE LARGEST ENROLLMENTS WERE REPORTED ARE HEBREW, JAPANESE, CHINESE, PORTUGUESE, AND NORWEGIAN. RELATED INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND IN ED 010 469. (LP)
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Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)