ERIC Number: ED031102
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1944
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A Survey of Language Classes in the Army Specialized Training Program.
Agard, Frederick B.; And Others
A survey, involving visits to the 44 institutions offering the Army Specialized Training Program's (ASTP) Foreign Area and Language Study Curriculum, provides information on program structure, faculty organization, student requirements, instructional procedures for presenting language skills and grammar, instructional aids, and the result achieved by the, then, innovative audiolingual teaching practices. Preceding the discussion of the study and its findings, there are references to survey organization and procedures as well as acknowledgments of those assisting in the project. The final portion is comprised of (1) a glossary of relevant acronyms, (2) a list of recommendations expressed by survey leaders and participants, (3) the possibilities for applying ASTP teaching practices to FLES and secondary school language programs, and (4) an explanation of projected teacher training needs. (AF)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, Curriculum Evaluation, Faculty Organizations, FLES, Grammar, Language and Area Centers, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Skills, Military Training, National Surveys, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Effectiveness, Second Language Programs, Secondary Schools, Special Programs, Teacher Education
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Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. Commission on Trends in Education.