ERIC Number: ED046305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Modern Languages.
Nason, Gerald, Ed.
A review of a three-day conference on language teaching policies, methods, instructional materials, and teacher training in Canada is presented in this report. Articles and commentary focus on: (1) Canada's needs in language teaching, (2) language programs in the United Kingdom, United States, and the Soviet Union, (3) research in teaching methodology, (4) applied linguistics, and (5) the language laboratory, programed instruction, and television. Observations concerning the Ottawa, St. Cloud, and Tan Gau methods demonstrated at the conference are noted. Suggestions to improve language programs in specific areas are summarized. A final section on programs in Canadian schools includes tables on enrollment, language offerings, requirements, scheduling, teacher certification, and methods. A list of participants and observers concludes the report. (RL)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Educational Improvement, Instructional Materials, Instructional Program Divisions, International Education, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Modern Languages, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Programed Instruction, Second Language Learning, Tables (Data), Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Teachers' Federation, Ottawa (Ontario).
Note: Report of a seminar held November 21-23, 1963 in Ottawa, Canada