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ERIC Number: ED123889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.; Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.