ERIC Number: ED069190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Maintenance of the Language Laboratory. ERIC Focus Reports on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Number 28.
Medley, Frank W.
The purpose of this report is to identify the various aspects of language laboratory operation and maintenance as they relate to the teacher and the administrator, and to suggest certain practices which will result in more effective utilization of the installation. Discussion of the language laboratory includes: (1) selection of personnel, (2) scheduling, (3) budgeting, (4) mechanical operation and staff training, and (5) preventive maintenance. A sample form for scheduling the use of the laboratory and a sample laboratory service contract are included. (RL)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Budgeting, Equipment Maintenance, Laboratory Equipment, Language Instruction, Language Laboratories, Recruitment, Scheduling, Teacher Responsibility
MLA Materials Center, 62 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10011 ($.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Communication (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, New York, NY.