ERIC Number: ED367142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Content-Centered Language Learning. ERIC Digest.
This digest discusses the rationale for integrating language and content instruction, and provides an overview of some of the program models and teaching techniques that focus on this approach. The following program models are highlighted: Content-based language instruction, sheltered subject matter teaching, theme-based instruction, sheltered instruction, language across the curriculum, the adjunct model, and the cognitive academic language learning approach. The teaching methods discussed include: cooperative learning, task-based or experiential learning, whole language approach, and graphic organizers. Contains 13 references. (VWL)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Program Descriptions, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Whole Language Approach
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Content Area Teaching; ERIC Digests