ERIC Number: ED258464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Humanistic Approaches: An Empirical View. ELT Documents 113.
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.
A collection of papers on humanistic approaches to instruction in English as a second language includes: an introduction (Patrick Early); "Humanism" (Earl W. Stevick); "Some Humanistic Doubts about Humanistic Language Teaching" (Christopher Brumfit); "Self-Confidence Through Self-Disclosure: The Pursuit of Meaningful Communication" (Gertrude Moskowitz); "Exquisite Corpses, Men of Glass and Oulipo: Harnessing the Irrational to Language Learning" (Alan Maley); "Off Stage: Informal Drama in Language Learning" (Margaret Early, Carole Tarlington); "Awareness Activities for Teaching Structures" (Mario Rinvolucri); "A Humanistic Philosophy of Education" (Jennybelle Rardin); "Interviewing in the Group Life of Community Language Learning" (Paul G. La Forge); "CLL: A Way Forward?" (Rod Bolitho); "Learner-Centred Remedial Work: A Humanistic Approach" (Henry Daniels, Denny Packard); "Designer's Needs versus Learner's Needs: Conversation in the Classroom" (Patrick Early); "How Real Is a Computer Simulation?" (John Higgins); "Suggestopedy and the Adult Language Learner" (Peter O'Connell); and "The Silent Way: Evaluating an Experience" (Arthur McNeill). (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Dramatics, Educational Philosophy, English (Second Language), Group Dynamics, Humanistic Education, Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Remedial Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Self Esteem, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.