ERIC Number: ED077303
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Research, Relevance, Reality: The Three R's of FLES.
Lipton, Gladys C., Ed.; Bourque, Edward H., Ed.
Recognition of the significance and interrelatedness of research, relevance, and educational realities concerning foreign language instruction in the elementary schools (FLES) is exhibited in eight articles contained in this annual report compiled by the National FLES Committee of the American Association of Teachers of French. The articles include: (1) "Criteria for Research" by R. Pillet, (2) "An Overview of Research Findings in FLES" by L. Couture, (3) "FLES and High School Achievement" by J. Mirsky, (4) "Psychological Backgrounds of Language Learning at the FLES Level" by V. Gramer, (5) "Language Learning in the FLES Classroom" by C. Tarlton, (6) "Introductory Remarks on FLES Enrollments: This Is Where We're At" by V. Spaar and B. Bendon, (7) "Progress Made in the Past Ten Years" by P. Aspel, and (8) "Implementation of Results" by R. Pillet. (This document previously announced as ED 055 495.) (RL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, Annual Reports, Articulation (Education), Community Attitudes, Educational Development, Educational Research, Elementary Schools, Enrollment Trends, FLES, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Modern Languages, Program Development, Relevance (Education), Student Interests, Teaching Methods
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Teachers of French.
Note: Report by the FLES Committee of the American Association of Teachers of French presented on December 29, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan