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ERIC Number: ED013571
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-May
Pages: 55
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THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAM IN WASHOE COUNTY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA.
MELZ, C.W.F.
THIS DETAILED ANALYSIS OF THE IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING IN THE WASHOE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA RESULTED FROM A SURVEY CONDUCTED BY AN EXPERIENCED LANGUAGE TEACHER. USING DATA GLEANED FROM QUESTIONNAIRES DISTRIBUTED TO THE UNIVERSITY FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDENTS AND INFORMATION GATHERED FROM CLASS VISITATIONS, CONFERENCES WITH ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS, ATTENDANCE AT DEPARTMENTAL MEETINGS, AND INTERVIEWS WITH PARENTS AND STUDENTS, THE REPORT CONSIDERS AND ANALYZES SUCH SUBJECTS AS ENROLLMENT TRENDS, STUDY SEQUENCE, PROGRAM ARTICULATION, DROPOUTS, AND TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS. FOLLOWING AN EVALUATION OF ENROLLMENT, LANGUAGE LABORATORIES, AND MECHANICAL AIDS, THERE IS A DETAILED APPRAISAL OF THE EFFECTIVENESS, IN NEVADA SCHOOLS, OF THE AUDIOLINGUAL METHOD, INCLUDING AN EXTENSIVE DISCUSSION OF BASIC ISSUES AND SUGGESTED PROGRAM IMPROVEMENTS. IN THE APPENDIXES ARE COPIES OF THE QUESTIONNAIRES, COMMENTS FROM UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, AND STATISTICS ABOUT THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY. (AB)
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Identifiers: NEVADA; Nevada (Washoe County); UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA