ERIC Number: ED048590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Sociolinguistic Theory, Materials and Training Programs: Three Related Studies. Final Report.
Shuy, Roger W.; And Others
The first section of this report consists of papers given at the two-day conference on social dialects at the Center for Applied Linguistics, October 1969: (1) "Social Dialects and the Field of Speech" by F. Williams, with response by O. Taylor; (2) "Approaches to Social Dialects in Early Childhood Education" by C. B. Cazden, with response by R. D. Hess; (3) "Social Dialects in Developmental Sociolinguistics" by S. Ervin-Tripp, with response by C. M. Kernan; (4) "Developmental Studies of Communicative Competence" by H. Osser, with response by V. John; and (5) "Social Dialects from a Linguistic Perspective: Assumptions, Current Research, and Future Directions" by W. Wolfram, with response by W. Samarin. Part II, "The Current Status or Oral Language Materials," describes the development of an instrument for the taxonomy of characteristics and the production of several detailed model, type-descriptions. Part III, "The Current Status of Urban Language Training Program Programs," describes a search of various departments of universities in the U.S. in order to provide an inventory of training possibilities in the field of social dialects. Part IV, "Social Dialects and the Federal Concern," summarizes the major areas of priority for future federal involvement in social dialects. Appended are a list of materials, evaluation instrument and applications, and survey questionnaire. (AMM)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Child Language, Educational Programs, Instructional Materials, Language Programs, Linguistic Theory, Program Evaluation, Social Dialects, Sociolinguistics, Teacher Education, TENL
Center for Applied Linguistics, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Note: Part I of this report to be published by Center for Applied Linguistics under the title "Social Dialects: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective"