ERIC Number: ED281200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Trends and Issues in English Instruction, 1987--Seven Summaries. Summaries of Informal Annual Discussions of the Commissions of the National Council of Teachers of English and the NCTE Standing Committee against Censorship.
Schuster, Charles I.; And Others
Information on current trends and issues in English instruction, compiled by directors of the following National Council of Teachers of English groups, is presented in this report: Commission on Composition (Charles I. Schuster); Commission on Curriculum (Eileen Lundy); Commission on the English Language (James C. Stalker); Commission on Media (David England); Commission on Reading (Dorothy J. Watson); Commission on Literature (Gladys Veidemanis); and Standing Committee against Censorship (John M. Kean). Some of the topics discussed include journal writing, test development and administration, teacher evaluation, class size, computer uses in education, language variation, bilingual education, phonics, state adoption of textbooks, preservice preparation programs for elementary language arts teachers, mass media in the English curriculum, basal readers, teacher empowerment, censorship, and the separation of teachers of literature from teachers of writing. (SRT)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: For the 1984-1986 Trends and Issues Reports, see ED 240 606, ED 252 881, and ED 267 413, respectively.