ERIC Number: ED288348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Language Instruction: A National Agenda.
Lambert, Richard D., Ed.
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v490 Mar 1987
A collection of papers of directions in second language education includes: "The Improvement of Foreign Language Competency in the United States" (Richard D. Lambert); "The Measurement of Foreign/Second Language Proficiency" (Lyle F. Bachman, John D. Clark); "Advanced Technology in Foreign Language Instruction and Translation" (John Fought); "Recent Innovations in Language Teaching Methodology" (Diane Larsen-Freeman); "The Language Teaching Curriculum and a National Agenda" (Dale L. Lange); "The Experimental Classroom" (Michael H. Long); "Truly Foreign Languages: Instructional Challenges" (Eleanor H. Jorden, A. Ronald Walton); "Training for High-Level Language Skills" (Cornelius C. Kubler); "Language Teaching in the Federal Government: A Personal Perspective" (Ray T. Clifford);"Foreign Language Teacher Education: Current Practices and an Assessment of Needs" (Alice C. Omaggio, Stanley L. Shinall); "Dissemination and Diffusion of Progress in the Foreign Language Teaching Field: A National Plan" (Claire L. Gaudiani); "Language Conservation" (Russell N. Campbell, Susan Schnell); "The Humanistic Basis of Second Language Learning" (Winfred P. Lehmann, Randall L. Jones); and "Theoretical Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and Language Pedagogy" (Frank Heny). (MSE)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Difficulty Level, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Experimental Programs, Federal Government, Humanistic Education, Information Dissemination, Instructional Innovation, Language Maintenance, Language Proficiency, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Linguistic Theory, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education, Technological Advancement, Translation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, PA.