ERIC Number: ED197596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Action for the '80s: A Political, Professional, and Public Program for Foreign Language Education. The ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series.
Phillips, June K., Ed.
This volume deals with issues in foreign language education that have come to the fore since the publication of the Report of the President's Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies. It contains the following articles: "Action or Inaction: An Editorial Opinion," by June Phillips; (2) "ACTFL's 1980 Agenda: Intention to Action," by ACTFL Staff; (3) "Public Relations: Making an Impact," by V. B. Galloway; (4) "Public Policy: The Washington Connection," by B. Owens; "A Case Study: The Foreign Language Liaison," by J. Mendelson; (5) "New Opportunities for Interprofessional Cooperation," by N. Abramowitz and H. Ferguson; (6) "Learning Outcomes in the Language Classroom," by G. Guntermann; (7) "Broadening the Middle School Curriculum through Content: Globalizing Foreign Languages," by L. Strasheim; (8) "The International High School: A Challenge for Scholars," by D. Goodman and G. Scott; (9) "Modest Proposals for Second and Foreign Language Teacher Education in the 1980s," by C. Hancock; (10) "Language Teaching/Learning Research: A Canadian Perspective on Status and Directions," by H. Stern and J. Cummins; and (11) "The National Assessment of Educational Progress, Foreign Language Education, and the Future," by W. Martin. (AMH) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Program Description (Operating Procedures).
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, International Studies, Lobbying, Modern Language Curriculum, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Public Relations, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.