ERIC Number: ED044996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Development and Evaluation of a Self-Instructional Spanish Course.
Brown, George H.; And Others
This introductory course, designed to satisfy routine travel needs of U.S. military personnel, serves as a model for preparation of self-instructional foreign language courses. Description of the research and program design focuses on: (1) educational objectives, (2) course description, (3) student schedules and performance data, (4) testing and scoring procedures, (5) student achievement, (6) student attitudes, and (7) discussion of course effectiveness. Course guidelines, auditory discrimination lessons, simulation, dialogues, and tests are examined in the appendixes. Tables cover student data, final examinations, scoring, and attitudinal factors. (RL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Conversational Language Courses, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Evaluation Methods, Intensive Language Courses, Language Instruction, Language Tests, Military Personnel, Modern Languages, Spanish
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.; Department of the Army, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Research Organization, Alexandria, VA.