ERIC Number: ED257322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Directory of Foreign Language Service Organizations: 3. Language in Education: Theory and Practice, No. 61.
Behrens, Sophia A., Comp.
This updated resource guide for foreign language educators contains information on resources and services that can help enrich the classroom instruction. It is also designed for those who are concerned with the study or advancement of foreign languages and cultures. Information is provided on 149 foreign language service organizations and 68 publishers and distributors of foreign language materials. A language index is included. Two major sources of information and services relating to the teaching of English as a second language have also been included: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and the English Language Division of the British Council Central Information Service (formerly the British Council English Teaching Information Centre. For each service organization, information is provided on: the president, founding data, source of funding, number of staff, purpose, subject area, grade level, services, geographic area served, newsletter, publications, and projects in progress. The listing of publishers and distributors includes the address, phone number, and contact persons, when known. Publishers/distributors that provide inservice training for educators purchasing their materials are identified, along with any cost involved. Organizations and publishers/distributors offering services or materials related to specific languages may be located in the index under the language itself or under broader terms such as, "Uncommonly Taught Languages," and "East European Languages." (SW)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Cultural Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Language Teachers, Organizations (Groups), Professional Associations, Professional Services, Publications, Publishing Industry, Researchers, Resource Materials, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Guides
Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich International, Orlando, FL 32887.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.; Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington, VA.