ERIC Number: ED040642
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Townsend Junior High School Independent Foreign Language Study Project: A Second Evaluation and Progress Report.
Bockman, John F.
Description of the second phase of the project, which has as basic objectives the determination of the feasibility of independent foreign language study in public schools and also an examination of the advantages, disadvantages, potentialities, and limitations of this mode of self-instruction, surveys the procedures 30 eighth-grade students followed in the experiment. The design, implementation, and conclusions of the project are examined. The major portion of this document is found in the appendixes which include: (1) a letter to the parents, (2) orientation to independent study, (3) results of attitudinal questionnaires, (4) comments by participants, and (5) scores in listening and reading proficiency achieved by project participants. For phase one see ED 033 632. (RL)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Objectives, Experimental Programs, Grade 8, Independent Study, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Motivation Techniques, Programed Instruction, Programed Instructional Materials, Second Language Learning, Secondary Schools, Student Evaluation, Tape Recorders
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tucson Public Schools, AZ.