ERIC Number: ED039803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Language Program Evaluation Based on a Definition of Objectives.
Mandel, E. Jules; And Others
The procedure described for evaluating foreign language programs is based on the interaction of teaching and supervisory personnel, materials (administrative guides and texts), and students. Discussion includes techniques to formulate instructional objectives in behavioral terms with specific reference to foreign languages, distinguishing between operational objectives and procedural statements. Sample objectives illustrating principles of language instruction are included. Factors based on such learning principles which serve as guides to the activity of the teacher in attaining behavioral objectives are listed. Techniques for gathering evidence based on pupil performance for use in program evaluation through classroom visitation by supervisors are examined. (RL)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Course Objectives, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Performance Criteria, Performance Specifications, Performance Tests, Program Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Testing
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Working Committee Report of NDEA Foreign Language Leadership Institute