ERIC Number: ED203309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Commission on English in Teacher Education: Chairman's Report.
This informal summary of proceedings from a conference on the preparation of English teachers in the 1980s identifies several fields demanding development in the interest of better English teaching at all levels. After briefly identifying conference participants and explaining the conference program development, the summary presents both a detailed outline of the week-long program and observations about the program that include identifying themes that developed in the multicultural discussion groups. The topics for the discussion groups are listed as (1) the nature of English in teacher education, (2) role shift in the preparation of teachers of English, (3) teacher education in English and the multicultural society, (4) literature in the classroom, (5) oral communication and drama in the preparation of English teachers, (6) teacher education and the initiation of the beginning teacher, and (7) continuing education for teachers. (AEA)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A