ERIC Number: ED345537
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Modern Technology in Foreign Language Education: Applications and Projects. The ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series.
Smith, Wm. Flint, Ed.
This book, the second of two volumes devoted to instructional media in second language instruction, focuses on specific applications of advanced technology in the classroom. The first part, "Applications," contains seven chapters. They are: "The Language Laboratory in the Computer Age" (S. E. K. Otto); "Television Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom" (C. P. Richardson, S. G. Scinicariello); "Interactive Videodisc in Language Teaching" (Maj. M. D. Bush and Maj. J. Crotty); "The Athena Language-Learning Project: Design Issues for the Next Generation of Computer-Based Language-Learning Tools" (J. H. Murray, D. Morgenstern, G. Furstenburg); "The CLCCS CALL Study: Methods, Error Feedback, Attitudes, and Achievement" (G. L. Robinson); "The Computer and Foreign Languages in the High School" (J. E. Becker); and "CALL and NCCALL in the United Kingdom: Past, Present, and Future" (G. D. Davis). Part 2, "Projects," contains 18 chapters divided among the following categories: Television and Distance Learning; Interactive Audio; Interactive Video; Tests; Teacher Training; and Software. Chapters are: "PICS: The Project for International Communication Studies" (R. Altman); "French Media Courses for Journalism and Communications" (L. Vines); "German by Satellite: Technology-Enhanced Distance Learning" ( H. S. Wohlert); "Interactive Tele-Classes from Germany" (B. D. Eddy); "Using Interactive Audio with Computer-Assisted Language Learning" (R. L. Jones); "FLIS: Random-Access Audio and Innovative Lesson Types" (G. M. Henry, J. F. Hartmann, P. B. Henry); "Macario, Montevidisco, and Interactive Digame: Developing Interactive Video for Language Instruction" (L. E. Gale); "USAFA Interactive Study in Spanish" (Maj. M. Verano); "The Annapolis Interactive Video Project" (G. M. Rivera-La Scala); "SSI: Survival Spanish Interactive" (A. W. Jensen, M. A. Lyman); "LLD: The Language Learning Disc" ( J. Rubin); "S-SCAPE: A Spanish Computerized Adaptive Placement Exam" (J. W. Larson); "The ACTFL Computerized Adaptive Test of Foreign Language Reading Proficiency" (P. Dandonoli); "CALLIOPE: An Outreach Project for Computer-Based Foreign Language Instruction in Illinois Schools" (R. S. Hart); "WestCenter: Software Programs Developed at Western Washington University" (R. S. Balas); "Spanish MicroTutor" (F. A. Dominguez); "CLEF: Computer-Assisted Learning Exercises for French" (D. M. Paramskas; and "LITLAB: Computer-Assisted Investigation of Literature." (MSE)
Descriptors: Chinese, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Distance Education, Educational Television, English (Second Language), Feedback, Foreign Countries, French, German, Indonesian, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Interactive Video, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Language Laboratories, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Languages for Special Purposes, Latin, Literature Appreciation, Outreach Programs, Portuguese, Program Descriptions, Russian, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Spanish, Student Placement, Swahili, Teacher Education, Thai, Uncommonly Taught Languages
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.
Identifiers: Athena Language Learning Project; Germany; United Kingdom