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ERIC Number: ED097810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Minimal Competencies for the Preparation of Foreign Language Teachers.
New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers.
A list of minimal competencies for foreign language teachers is presented. The document was designed as a guideline for consortia in various parts of New York State to use according to their specific needs. Descriptions of teacher competency in the following areas are given: (1) practical command of the language, (2) language analysis, (3) culture, (4) the teaching-learning process, and (5) professional awareness. A summary of the knowledge, skills, and behaviors required of teachers and suggestions concerning the role of cooperating school districts, teachers, and institutions of higher learning in teacher preparation programs are included. Appendix A consists of the format for submission of teacher education program proposals, and in Appendix B the educational rights of students enrolled in teacher education programs are cited. (PMP)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Consortia, Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Minimum Competencies, Performance Criteria, Program Development, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Educators, Teacher Qualifications
Robert Ludwig, Administrative Assistant, 1102 Ardsley Road, Schenectady, New York 12308 ($3.00 individual copy, $15.00 set of 10)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers.