ERIC Number: ED297607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Governance of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of a Symposium (Princeton, New Jersey, October 9-11, 1987).
Patrikis, Peter C., Ed.
Papers on issues concerning the governance of private research university foreign language programs include: "The Governance of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning" (James S. Noblitt); "Academic Alignments in Language Teaching" (Winfred P. Lehmann); "The Politics of Language Instruction" (James Redfield); "Perceptions of Governance in a Smaller University" (James J. Wrenn); "Language Teaching in Literature Departments: Natural Partnership or Shotgun Marriage?" (Nicolas Shumway); "A Case Study: A Dean for Language Instruction?" (Barbara F. Freed); "Language Program Governance at the Large Public University: When Is Bigger Better?" (Gerard L. Ervin); "The Training of Foreign Language Specialists in Major Research-Oriented Foreign Language Departments" (Albert Valdman, Cathy Pons); "Language Departments and Teaching: An Administrator's View" (Ward Dennis); "The Technology Explosion--The Teacher's Dilemma" (James W. Marchand); and "New Directions in the Study of Foreign Languages" (Claire Kramsch). Also included are an overview of the symposium, selections from the symposium's transcripts illustrating the range of concerns expressed, and samples of the language used in job descriptions for positions in governance. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Second Language Programs, Department Heads, Educational Researchers, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Governance, Higher Education, Occupational Information, Private Colleges, Program Administration, Research Universities, School Size, Second Language Instruction, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning.