ERIC Number: ED134022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The Cultural Revolution in Foreign Language Teaching. A Guide for Building the Modern Curriculum. Selected Papers from the 1975 Central States Conference.
Lafayette, Robert C., Ed.
This book consists of eleven papers presented at the 1975 Central States Conference. The principal objective of the conference was to examine the trend for human relations, ethnic studies, and bilingual-bicultural education in American education and the new interest in languages not usually taught in the past. The papers include: (1) "We're All Ethnics: Hyphenated Americans, Professional Ethnics, and Ethnics by Attraction," by Lorraine A. Strasheim; (2) "The Analysis of Language and Familiar Cultures," by Nelson Brooks; (3) "Linguistic Diversity in the Classroom," by Geneva Smitherman; (4) "Analyzing French Culture and Interpreting Some of its Manifestations," by Jacqueline C. Elliot; (5) "Analyzing Hispanic Culture: Some Implications for Teaching," by Yvonne de Wright; (6) "A Look at Americans of German Descent," by La Vern J. Rippley; (7) "Newspapers and Magazines in the Second Language Classroom," by Helen L. Jorstad; (8) "Evaluating Cultural Learnings," by Robert C. Lafayette and Renate Schulz; (9) "Sexism in French Language Textbooks," by Betty Schmitz; (10) "Preparing Teachers for Cultural Pluralism," by Margaret Shryer; and (11) "Study-Travel Abroad," by Sue Reynolds. (CFM)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Traits, Culture, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, French, German, Higher Education, Language Instruction, Latin American Culture, Modern Language Curriculum, Second Language Learning, Sex Discrimination, Spanish, Spanish Americans, Spanish Culture, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods, Textbook Evaluation, Travel, Visual Aids
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
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