ERIC Number: ED238264
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching for Proficiency, the Organizing Principle. The ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series.
Higgs, Theodore V., Ed.
A collection of reports and case studies of second language instruction for proficiency includes: "Language Teaching and the Quest for the Holy Grail" (Theodore V. Higgs); "The ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines: A Historical Perspective" (Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro); "The Proficiency-Oriented Classroom" (Alice C. Omaggio); "Curriculum Development at the Foreign Service Institute" (Earl W. Stevick); "Proficiency Testing for the Other Language Modalities" (Jerry W. Larson, Randall L. Jones); "Doing the Unthinkable in the Second-Language Classroom: A Process for the Integration of Lanuage and Culture" (Linda M. Crawford-Lange, Dale L. Lange); "Preservice and Inservice Teacher Training: Focus on Proficiency" (Judith A. Muyskens); and "Proficiency Projects in Action" (Reynaldo Jimenez, Carol J. Murphy). Appended materials include the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Provisional Proficiency Guidelines (Generic) and the Interagency Language Roundtable Level Definitions. Indexes to persons, topics, and institutions cited are also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Competency Based Education, Cultural Education, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Proficiency, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Agencies, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Testing
National Textbook Company, Lincolnwood, IL ($12.95)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.