ERIC Number: ED263596
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
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Language, Schooling, and Society. Proceedings of the International Federation for the Teaching of English Seminar (East Lansing, Michigan, November 11-14, 1984).
Tchudi, Stephen N., Ed.
The keynote addresses and study group reports of the International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE) seminar are presented in this book. It begins with an introduction by Stephen N. Tchudi which explores the issues and concerns that cut across several or all of the reports and speeches. Part 1, "International Perspectives on Language, Schooling, and Society," contains the following addresses: "Language, Schooling, and Society: 1964-2004," by Anthony Adams; "Language and Schooling," by Frances Christie; "Literacy: Confessions of a Heretic," by Robert Pattison; "Teaching English l984," by John Dixon; "Language, Literature, and Values," by Louise Rosenblatt; "Language, Schooling, and Teacher Education," by Mary Maguire; "Hidden Impediments," by James Moffett; "English Teaching: Art and Science," by Garth Boomer; and "English Language, English Culture, English Teaching: A Retrospective on the IFTE Seminar," by Ian Pringle. Part 2, "Global Imperatives for Literacy and Learning in English," contains the following reports: "Language, Politics, and Public Affairs," by John Dixon; "Language and Schooling," by Elody Rathgen and Fred Johnson; "Language and the New Media," by David England; "Language, Literature, and Human Values," by Garth Boomer; and "Language and Multicultural Education," by Yetta Goodman. Appendixes contain a list of IFTE seminar participants, titles and authors of study group working papers, and a list of meetings of the International Steering Committee and IFTE, 1966-2002. (EL)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Education, Educational Theories, English Instruction, English Teacher Education, Global Approach, Language, Language Arts, Language Proficiency, Language Role, Language Usage, Literacy, Literature Appreciation, Mass Media, Multicultural Education, Politics, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Social Influences, Teaching Methods, Values, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
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