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ERIC Number: ED014240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 36
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Reference Count: 0
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NDEA LANGUAGE INSTITUTE FOR UNDERGRADUATE GERMAN MAJORS (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, JUNE 23 TO AUGUST 10, 1966). FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT. (TITLE SUPPLIED).
LINDBERG, JOHN D.
THE 1966 INSTITUTE HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT IRVINE (UCI) FOR UNDERGRADUATE GERMAN MAJORS PREPARING TO TEACH IS DESCRIBED AND EVALUATED IN THIS FINAL REPORT. EACH OF THE FOUR AREAS OF CONCENTRATION--PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION, APPLIED LINGUISTICS, GERMAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION, AND GERMAN LANGUAGE SKILLS--IS DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF ITS FORMS, SPECIFIC METHODS, AND SPECIAL FEATURES. HIGHLIGHTED ARE SUCH UNIQUE FEATURES OF THE INSTITUTE AS DEMONSTRATION CLASSES ON TWO LEVELS, THE USE OF THE "DISCOVERY METHOD" WHEREBY STUDENTS TRIED TO DISCOVER THE TEACHING PROCEDURE BEFORE THE THEORY WAS PRESENTED IN CLASS, REQUIRED PARTICIPANT PRACTICE TEACHING IN PEER GROUPS AND DEMONSTRATION CLASSES, AND THE USE OF RECORDINGS OF THE VOICES OF MODERN GERMAN POLITICAL FIGURES. THE REPORT ALSO DESCRIBES PRE-INSTITUTE PREPARATION AND ORIENTATION, PHYSICAL FACILITIES, STAFF-PARTICIPANT RAPPORT, RELATIONS WITH THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION AND UCI ADMINISTRATION, LECTURES, AND MATERIALS. IN THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTITUTE, MAJOR EMPHASIS IS GIVEN TO ITS IMMEDIATE AND POTENTIAL IMPACT ON PARTICIPANTS, ITS STRONG AND WEAK FEATURES, AND PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS OF THE PROGRAM FOR FUTURE INSTITUTES. APPENDED ARE LISTS OF STAFF AND STUDENT PARTICIPANTS, WITH GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION, A STATISTICAL REPORT, THE ORIENTATION PROGRAM SCHEDULE, AND THE APPLIED LINGUISTICS COURSE OUTLINE. (AB)
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Identifiers: California (Irvine); National Defense Education Act Language Institutes; UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA