ERIC Number: ED038901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of the Effect of Foreign Language Study in the Elementary School Upon Achievement in the High School. Final Report.
Vollmer, Joseph H.; And Others
This study of two student groups enrolled in secondary school foreign language programs evaluates comparative achievement covering a four-year sequence of study. The control group results, reflecting previous foreign language elementary school (FLES) instruction, provide strong contrasts favoring the continuation and further development of FLES programs. Experiment description, research design, and conclusions are reported. Description of FLES courses, foreign language personnel data, and a detailed statistical report are included. (RL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Audiolingual Skills, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Schools, FLES, Grammar Translation Method, High Schools, Language Acquisition, Language Instruction, Language Research, Language Teachers, Modern Languages, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research, Second Language Programs, Second Languages, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Data
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Bureau of Business Research and Service.