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ERIC Number: ED011444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug
Pages: 41
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Reference Count: 0
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE STATES, 1965, DATA ON SELECTED TOPICS AS REPORTED BY STATE SUPERVISORS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND NDEA TITLE III COORDINATORS.
POWERS, JAMES R.
A SUMMARY IS GIVEN OF ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED DURING THE 1964-65 SCHOOL YEAR AS PART OF THE PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION AUTHORIZED BY TITLE III OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT. SIGNIFICANT GAINS CITED BY STATE FOREIGN LANGUAGE SUPERVISORS ARE THE DEVELOPMENT OF LONGER SEQUENCES OF STUDY, GROWTH IN ENROLLMENTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, AND AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF SUPERVISORS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AT THE LOCAL LEVEL. IN ADDITION, THE SUMMARY SHOWS TRENDS IN THE DESIGN AND USE OF LANGUAGE LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND IN THE TYPES OF STATE-SPONSORED INSERVICE TRAINING PROVIDED TO HELP TEACHERS APPLY APPROPRIATE METHODOLOGY IN USING THE MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT ACQUIRED WITH TITLE III FUNDS. OTHER TOPICS DISCUSSED BRIEFLY ARE TELEVISION, PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION, BILINGUAL EDUCATION, THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM, AND INSTRUCTION IN UNCOMMON LANGUAGES. A STATE-BY-STATE COMPILATION IS GIVEN FOR EACH OF THE MAJOR TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THE INDIVIDUAL STATE REPORTS. (AM)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT TITLE III