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ERIC Number: ED014245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 12
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Reference Count: 0
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FOREIGN LANGUAGES IN OUR SCHOOLS. PART ONE, CHANGES AND DEVELOPMENTS. PART TWO, RESEARCH, METHODS, AND MEASUREMENT. PART THREE, SOLVING PROBLEMS.
MCQUEEN, MILDRED
THIS 3-PART RESEARCH REPORT DISCUSSES SYSTEMATICALLY THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES, ANALYZES THE PROBLEMS THAT FACE SCHOOLS, AND OFFERS SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVING PROGRAMS. AFTER REVIEWING THE HISTORICAL FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NEW EMPHASIS BEING PUT ON LANGUAGES, PART ONE SUMMARIZES SUCH DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS AS THE AUDIOLINGUAL METHOD, LANGUAGE LABORATORIES, LONGER SEQUENCES OF STUDY, FLES, AND NDEA LANGUAGE AND AREA CENTERS AND OTHER PROGRAMS. INCLUDED IN PART TWO ARE AN EXPLORATION OF CRITICAL REACTION TO DEVELOPMENTS, AN ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHER, A COMPARISON AND EVALUATION OF NEW AND OLD METHODOLOGIES, AND AN EXPLORATION OF THEORIES AND REALITIES IN SELECTION AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES. PART THREE CONCENTRATES PRIMARILY ON THE SHORTAGE OF QUALIFIED LANGUAGE TEACHERS AND THE ALLIED NECESSITY OF MAKING EFFECTIVE USE OF THE LANGUAGE LABORATORY, BUT ALSO COMMENTS ON THE PROBLEMS OF BILINGUALISM, LONGER STUDY SEQUENCE, AND PROGRAM ARTICULATION AND PLANNING. BRIEF BIBLIOGRAPHIES ARE APPENDED TO EACH SECTION OF THE REPORT. (AB)
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Authoring Institution: Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.
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