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ERIC Number: ED313897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct-26
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
"Strength Through Wisdom" Revisited: Reauthorization of OERI and the Need for a Center for Research on Foreign Language Learning. Written Statement for Subcommittee on Select Education Hearing on Reauthorization of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Offered at the Invitation of the Joint National Committee for Languages.
Rodamar, Daniele Ghiolfi
This statement discusses issues surrounding the reauthorization of the Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) focus on the need for continued research on diverse aspects of language education. Background information and research on the need for second language instruction in the United States is reviewed, and recent initiatives from various sectors supporting the growth and improvement of foreign language education are described, including existing and proposed federal legislation. The low priority afforded research on language education is highlighted, and areas in which substantial research and program development are needed for improving classroom instruction are outlined. OERI's potential role in such research is discussed. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A