ERIC Number: ED025166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1953-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Developing Cultural Understanding Through Foreign Language Study; A Report of the MLA Interdisciplinary Seminar in Language and Culture.
Brown, R.W.; And Others
PMLA, v68 n5 p1196-218 Dec 1953
The comprehensive report of the activities of the 1953 interdisciplinary seminar in language and culture held at Ann Arbor, Michigan appears here with the working bibliography compiled at the time of the seminar. The report discusses existing text materials, general perspectives, popular conceptions of nationality, objective criteria, implementation, and evaluation, and concludes with recommendations and a summary report. The accompanying bibliography, not originally published with the report, covers general and specific treatments of culture (French, German, Hispanic, and American), national stereotypes, patterning in culture, and pedagogical materials and methods. (AF)
Descriptors: American Culture, Bibliographies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture, French, German, Hispanic American Culture, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Instruction, Program Development, Second Language Learning, Seminars, Spanish
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.