ERIC Number: ED233390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
English in the Eighties.
Eagleson, Robert D., Ed.
Reflecting concerns for the present state of and current trends in English education on an international scope, the articles in these conference proceedings focus on the multicultural environment, teacher education, and research in English instruction. Following an opening address on the past and future of English teaching, the remaining articles discuss the following topics: (1) multicultural education and the English teacher, (2) constraints in the teaching of written composition, (3) English in an integrated curriculum, (4) assessing the effects of a writing project, (5) evaluating writing achievement, (6) English testing, (7) motivational effects of different schemes for assessing student writing, (8) language learning, (9) patterns of child control of the writing process, (10) reading materials selection, and (11) research in English education. An appendix listing conference delegates concludes the proceedings. (HTH)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, English Teacher Education, Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 14601, member $7.50, non-member $8.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Association for the Teaching of English.
Note: Series of papers presented at the International Conference for the Teaching of English (3rd, Sydney, Australia, 1980).