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ERIC Number: ED016430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Jun-30
Pages: 58
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Reference Count: 0
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ELABORATION AND EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF PROCEDURES AND SPECIALIZED MATERIALS FOR IN-SERVICE TRAINING OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES. FINAL REPORT ON "MODERN TEACHING OF SPANISH".
FELDMAN, DAVID M.
A FINAL REPORT IS PRESENTED HERE ON A PILOT PROJECT THAT WAS CONDUCTED DURING THE 1962-63 ACADEMIC YEAR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO IN WHICH SECONDARY SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHERS WERE GIVEN AN IN-SERVICE COURSE IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS. A HISTORY OF THE EXPERIMENT IS OUTLINED AND FOLLOWED IN PART II BY AN EVALUATION OF THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FACTORS OF SUCH NECESSARY CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE PROJECT AS LOCATION FOR THE EXPERIMENT, GROUP PARTICIPATION, MATERIALS, DISCUSSION METHODS, TESTING, BUDGET, AND PERSONNEL. PART III OF THE REPORT SETS FORTH SOME BASIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ADMINISTERING FUTURE PROGRAMS WITH RESPECT TO FORMULATING GOALS AND PLANS PRIOR TO THE SESSION'S OPENING, SENDING THE STUDY GUIDE AND EXPLANATORY MATERIAL TO PARTICIPANTS IN ADVANCE, OFFERING A FULL-DAY ORIENTATION SESSION CONDUCTED AS AN OPEN FORUM, EMPHASIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF GROUP DISCUSSION AS AN EFFECTIVE LEARNING METHOD, ADMINISTERING ONLY APPLICABLE PARTS OF THE MLA PROFICIENCY TESTS, AND ENCOURAGING THE USE OF FILMS TO CLARIFY AND SUPPLEMENT THE STUDY MATERIAL. INCLUDED IN THE APPENDIXES ARE A SAMPLE OF A RECORDER'S NOTES FROM A SESSION, PROJECT PUBLICITY, AND PROFICIENCY TEST RESULTS. SEE FL 000 662 FOR THE STUDY GUIDE USED ON THE PROJECT. (SS)
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Authoring Institution: Colorado Univ., Boulder. Extension Div.
Identifiers: COLORADO; Colorado (Boulder); UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO