ERIC Number: ED072696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Feb
Reference Count: 0
TESOL at the Beginning of the '70s: Trends, Topics, and Research Needs.
Norris, William E.
This report presents an overview of the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) with particular focus on the recent shift of attention among American TESOL specialists toward the U. S. domestic scene. The first section summarizes the results of a survey of TESOL at the beginning of the 1970's; main trends and topics in the field are identified and their educational significance is discussed. The second part lists and assigns priorities to those current topics which are most in need of investigation and development. The subgroups of TESOL specialists who are most concerned with each topic are also indicated. For the earlier edition of this publication, see ED 044 699. (Author)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Educational Objectives, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, English (Second Language), Evaluation, Labor Force Development, Linguistic Theory, Linguistics, Professional Training, Psycholinguistics, Research Needs, Sociolinguistics, Students, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
University Center for International Studies, 224 Social Science Building, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213 ($2.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. ERIC Clearinghouse for Languages and Linguistics.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. University Center for International Studies.
Note: Revised edition