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ERIC Number: ED010932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 34
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Reference Count: 0
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON METHODS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION.
HALLMAN, CLEMENS L.
THIS STATEWIDE CONFERENCE, UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE INDIANA STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGES, WAS CONCERNED WITH METHODS COURSES FOR PROSPECTIVE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS. THE CONFERENCE MADE GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION, BUT CONCENTRATED ON THE EXISTING WEAKNESSES OF METHODS COURSES. IT SUGGESTED METHODS AND TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS GUIDELINES ON TRAINING THE FUTURE TEACHER IN (1) USING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, INCLUDING LANGUAGE LABS AND NEW MEDIA, (2) DEVELOPING THE FOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS, (3) STUDYING TO COMPETENCY RELATED DISCIPLINES AND THE CULTURE, CIVILIZATION, AND LITERATURE OF THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE, AND (4) LEARNING LANGUAGE ANALYSIS. METHODS COURSES SHOULD INCLUDE PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT CLASSROOM TECHNIQUES AND APPROACHES TO OR METHODS OF PRESENTATION, AND AN OPPORTUNITY NOT ONLY TO OBSERVE A VARIETY OF TEACHING SITUATIONS OF DIFFERING QUALITY AND LEVEL IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS BUT ALSO TO UNDERGO A WELL-SUPERVISED STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE. AN APPENDIX TO THE PROCEEDINGS PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF A SURVEY OF METHODS COURSES IN INDIANA. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE INDIANA LANGUAGE PROGRAM, 101 LINDLEY HALL, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA 47401. (AS)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis.; Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Indiana Language Program.
Identifiers: Butler University IN; Indiana (Indianapolis)