ERIC Number: ED123889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Russian Language Study in 1975: A Status Report. CAL-ERIC/CLL Series on Languages and Linguistics, No. 29.
Conrad, Joseph L., Ed.
The papers included in this collection attempt to provide a comprehensive overview of the situation confronting the Russian language-teaching profession and a picture of the status of the teaching of Russian in the U.S. today. The papers are: (1) "Trends in Enrollments in Russian in U.S. Colleges and Public Secondary Schools," by Richard I. Brod (trends in foreign language enrollments, 1960-72; trends in Russian enrollments; and college Russian enrollments, 1974-75); (2) "The Teaching of Russian in American Secondary Schools, 1974-75," by Gerard L. Ervin (the national enrollment picture; a close-up of Ohio, 1974-75--teachers, enrollment, materials and teacher workshops; and some possible courses of action toward reversing the trend); (3) "Russian Instruction: First- and Second-Year College Level," by Donald K. Jarvis (professional support and preparation; widely used techniques--beginning texts and second-year texts; and innovative programs and techniques--CAI-CBI, speech delay, individualized instruction, decoding courses, Lipson technique); (4) "Intensive Russian Language Programs," by Robert Lager; (5) "Computer-Assisted Instruction in Russian," by George Kalbouss; (6) "Junior-, Senior-, and Graduate-Level Programs, Including Russian Literature," by Maurice I. Levin (advanced undergraduate programs--small college major, university major; graduate programs; and proficiency); and (7) "Russian Language Programs in the USSR for American Students," by Joseph L. Conrad. A summary and conclusions are also provided. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Enrollment Trends, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Intensive Language Courses, Language Enrollment, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Majors (Students), Russian, Secondary Education, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publications Dept., Modern Language Association, 62 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10011 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.; Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.