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ERIC Number: ED142095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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The Middlebury College Foreign Language Schools. The Story of a Unique Idea.
Freeman, Stephen A.
This in-depth history of the Middlebury language schools was written as part of the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Middlebury College. Chapter one gives the general background of the schools. Chapter two discusses the founders of the German, French and Spanish schools and chapter three, the builders of the French, Spanish, German, Italian and Russian schools. Chapters four, five, and six are devoted to "Polices and Problems, 1946-70,""The Language Laboratory, 1926-1975," and "The Doctorate in Modern Languages, 1927-1975," respectively. The history of the four graduate schools abroad, located in France, Spain, Germany, and Italy, is discussed in the seventh chapter. "The Fifties and Sixties: Fluctuations and Successes" in the French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish schools is the subject of the eighth chapter. Chapter nine relates the history of the two Oriental schools, the Chinese and the Japanese. Chapter ten is the conclusion and is followed by five appendices: (1) Sources and References; (2) Enrollments; (3) Master of Arts Degrees Awarded; (4) Honorary Degrees Awarded; and (5) Index. (CFM)
Descriptors: Chinese, College Language Programs, College Second Language Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Educational History, French, German, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Immersion Programs, Italian, Japanese, Language Instruction, Masters Degrees, Russian, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Spanish, Study Abroad
Middlebury College Store, Proctor Hall, Middlebury, Vt. 05753 ($5.95)
Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Middlebury Coll., VT.