ERIC Number: ED134024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Careers, Communication and Culture in Foreign Language Teaching. A Guide for Building the Modern Curriculum. Selected Papers from the 1974 Central States Conference.
Grittner, Frank M., Ed.
This book consists of eleven papers presented at the 1974 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The papers are intended to be representative of the spirit, content, and theme of the Conference: "Foreign Language Teaching: A Kaleidoscopic Perspective." The underlying theme deals with a question that concerns many language teachers today: how to make the foreign language curriculum relevant to the present generation of students. The following papers are included in the volume: (1) "Humanism in the Classroom: A Dramatic Proposal," by Genelle Morain: (2) "The Making of a Precedent: Foreign Language Education and the American Bicentennial," by Howard B. Altman; (3) "Talking with My Son: An Example of Communicative Competence," by Sandra J. Savignon (not included in the filmed version, available as ED 090 794); (4) "Careers for Our Foriegn Language Graduates," by Barbara Rolland; (5) "Capturing Student Interest with Visuals," by Jermaine D. Arendt; (6) "Fifteen-Year-Old Students Can Do Cross-Cultural Research: Basic Inquiry Strategies and Exercises for Teachers and Pupils," by Frederick L. Jenks; (7) "Building Better Bridges in a Kaleidoscopic Society," by Arno G. Preller; (8) "Los Olvidados: Meeting Bilingual Education Student Needs at the Secondary School Level," by Anthony Gradisnik; (9) "Variety in the Advanced Spanish Class: Emphasis on Art, Music and Drama," by George Giannetti; (10) Creating Climates for Growth - Inservice Training," by Sue Reynolds (not included in the filmed version, available as ED 013 989); and (11) "Martial's'Portraits' of Roman Women: Roman Noses, Warts, and All," by Lorraine A. Strasheim. (CFM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Career Education, Careers, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Drama, Educational Media, French, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Latin, Latin Literature, Media Selection, Modern Language Curriculum, Music, Publicize, Relevance (Education), Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Spanish
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Statistical Research, Inc., Westfield, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see FL 008 336-339