ERIC Number: ED061843
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Publication Date: 1972
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Individualization of Instruction in Foreign Languages: A Practical Guide. Language and the Teacher: A Series in Applied Linguistics, Volume 13.
Gougher, Ronald L., Ed.
This volume, one in a continuing series in applied linguistics, contains 11 articles which guide the teacher seeking to understand and implement the individualization of instruction in the classroom. Written for language teachers at every instructional level, this text views individualized instruction as a realistic goal, emphasizing the articulation of performance objectives according to the optimum learning rates and interests of individual students. The articles include: (1) "Defining Individualized Instruction of Foreign Languages," (2) "The State of Individualized Foreign-Language Instruction in 1970," (3) "The Foreign-Language Teacher and the Process of Change: A Case for Individualized Instruction," (4) "A Typology of Foreign-Language Education with Particular Emphasis on Compensatory and Individualized Instruction," (5) "The Management of Individualized Programs," (6) "A Checklist for Development and Control of Individualized Instruction," (7) "Problems of Individualized Instruction--How Some Successful Programs Deal with Them," (8) "Development of Mini-Courses at Marshall-University High School: Individualization and Interest," (9) "Foreign Languages in John Dewey High School, New York City: An Individualized Approach," (10) "Grading and Awarding Credit on a 'Humane' and Sensible Basis: The Ithaca Experience," and (11) "A Selected Resource List for Individualizing Foreign-Language Instruction." (RL)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
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