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ERIC Number: ED011168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Aug-4
Pages: 172
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Reference Count: 0
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REPORT OF THE SEMINAR FOR COLLEGE TEACHERS OF FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH (INDIANA UNIVERSITY, JUNE 22 - AUGUST 4, 1964).
MACALLISTER, ARCHIBALD T.; VALDMAN, ALBERT
A SUMMARY IS GIVEN OF A 6-WEEK PILOT SEMINAR IN INSERVICE EDUCATION FOR 46 COLLEGE LANGUAGE TEACHERS, CONDUCTED AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY DURING THE SUMMER OF 1964. THE PURPOSE WAS TO PRESENT TO THESE TEACHERS NEW FINDINGS IN LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE LEARNING AND, ULTIMATELY, CREATE INTEREST IN THE PROFESSION FOR REVITALIZING COLLEGE LANGUAGE TEACHING. THE FIRST PART OF THE REPORT DESCRIBES (1) THE ORGANIZATION OF THE SEMINAR, (2) THE SELECTION OF THE FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH PARTICIPANTS, THE GRAPHS AND CHARTS SHOWING AGE, EXPERIENCE, GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION, AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PARTICIPANT'S HOME INSTITUTIONS, (3) FACILITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY USED BY THE PARTICIPANTS, (4) THE LECTURE SERIES, AND (5) A SAMPLE WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES. A SECTION ON EVALUATION PRESENTS SUMMARIES OF THE VIEWS OF PARTICIPANTS AND STAFF REGARDING THE PROGRAM OFFERED AND IMPROVEMENTS FOR FUTURE SEMINARS, ALONG WITH A SAMPLE OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE USED. THE BULK OF THE REPORT IS A SERIES OF DESCRIPTIONS--INCLUDING OUTLINES OF CONTENT, SCHEDULES OF ACTIVITIES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, AND LISTS OF REQUIRED TEXTS--OF THE COURSES THE SEMINAR OFFERED. THE COURSES WERE APPLIED LINGUISTICS, METHODS OF LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION, THE TEACHING OF LITERATURE, DEMONSTRATION CLASSES, PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE LEARNING, AND LANGUAGE LABORATORY METHODS. (AM)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Indiana Language Program.
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