ERIC Number: ED058790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Language Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve.
Dusel, John P.; And Others
This guide to language instruction in California public schools is designed for teachers, administrators, counselors, board members, parents,and curriculum planners. Five major areas concern: (1) creating effective foreign language programs, (2) designing a course of study for foreign languages, (3) implementing a foreign language program, (4) individualizing instruction, and (5) professional growth. This text focuses attention on the elements of foreign language instruction, clarifies common problems, offers solutions, and can be used in the planning or reappraisal of any school district's program of foreign language education. Specific chapters concern program articulation, culture, instructional objectives, language proficiency, instructional materials, program coordination, student placement, scheduling, paraprofessionals, programed learning and computer- assisted instruction, student contracts, and instructional improvement. Appendixes contain: (1) commercial language tests, (2) guidelines for evaluation of foreign language instructional materials, (3) study-abroad-program evaluation guidelines, (4) criteria for selection of FLES instructional materials, (5) legal provisions for foreign language instruction in California, (6) instructional objectives and student behaviors, and (7) selected references. (RL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Computer Assisted Instruction, Cultural Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Guidelines, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Program Guides, Programed Instruction, State Curriculum Guides, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education.