ERIC Number: ED157867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Comprehensive Explanation and Analysis of the Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Training Program at Mississippi State University.
Hawkins, Merrill M.; And Others
Under federal funding and with assistance from the Choctaw Indian Tribe, Mississippi State University has developed a teacher training program for Choctaw students who are majoring in elementary education. Students who take courses in the bilingual/bicultural education curriculum obtain knowledge and skills in the following areas: (1) development and construction of teaching materials in a language other than English; (2) knowledge of syntax and grammar of a second language (in this program, Choctaw is the target language); (3) teaching methodology for teaching English as a second language; (4) an appreciation of cultural and language differences of people and the contribution of these differences to our society; and (5) the law and bilingual education in this country. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Univ., State College.