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ERIC Number: ED249843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 138
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Teaching Assistants in U.S. Universities.
Bailey, Kathleen M., Ed.; And Others
The communication difficulties of foreign teaching assistants (TA) in U.S. colleges are addressed in 11 articles, with attention to the problems of the TA system as a whole in the spirit of international educational exchange. Titles and authors include the following: "'The Foreign TA Problem'" (Kathleen M. Bailey); 'Toward an Anthropology of the Classroom: An Essay on Foreign Teaching Assistants and U.S. Students" (Frank Pialorsi); "Linguistic Competence, Communicative Needs, and University Pedagogy: Toward a Framework for TA Training" (Peter A. Shaw, Elena M. Garate); "A Survey of Training Programs for Foreign Teaching Assistants in American Universities" (Nina J. Turitz); "A One-Day Workshop in Oral Communication Skills" (Kathleen M. Bailey, Frances B. Hinofotis); "A One-Week Language Skills Orientation Program for Foreign Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students" (William Gaskill, Donna Brinton); "A One-Semester Program for Orienting the New Foreign Teaching Assistant" (Donna Steed Rice); "Problems and Strategies: An Extended Training Program for Foreign Teaching Assistants" (Jean Zukowski/Faust); "An Evaluation of a Training Course for Foreign Teaching Assistants" (Mark Landa, William Perry); "Two Instruments for Assessing the Oral English Proficiency of Foreign Teaching Assistants" (Charles W. Stanfield, Rodney J. Ballard); and "A Typology of Teaching Assistants" (K. Bailey). (SW)
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Publications Order Desk, 1860 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.