ERIC Number: ED336931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
New Challenges and Opportunities. Dimension: Languages '87. Report of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching.
Fryer, T. Bruce, Ed.; Medley, Frank W., Jr., Ed.
Papers included in this volume from a conference on language teaching include the following: "The Symposium on the Evaluation of Foreign Language Proficiency: Challenges to the Profession" (Albert Valdman); "Conversion to a Proficiency Oriented Curriculum at the University Level" (Carmen Villegas Rogers, William H. Heflin, John Romeiser); "Dispelling Students' Fears and Misconceptions about Foreign Language Study: The Foreign Language Anxiety Workshop at the Defense Language Institute" (Christine M. Campbell, Jose Ortiz); "A Sequential Approach to Teaching and Testing the Listening and Speaking Skills" (Barbara Gonzalez Pino); "Foreign Language Reading: Linguistic, Cognitive, and Affective Factors Which Influence Comprehension" (Richard G. Kern); "Writing Across the (Foreign Language) Curriculum" (Hannelore Jarausch, Clare Tufts); "Learning Via the Socratic Method: The Use of the Concept Attainment Model in Foreign Language Classes" (Marie-Cecile Louvet); "The Newspaper and the Five Skills" (Donna Reseigh Long, Linda L. Harlow); "Teachers Working with Teachers: Becoming Proficient with Proficiency" (June K. Phillips, Eileen W. Glisan); "Technoscientific French for Teachers" (Brigitte D. Muller); "Going International in the Business World: A Special Purpose Course in Spanish" (Ronald Carl Cere); and "The Videocassette Challenge: Strategies for the Foreign Language Teacher" (Richard Terry Mount, Joann McFerran Mount, Aida Z. Toplin). (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Classroom Techniques, Communication Apprehension, Competency Based Education, Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, French, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, International Trade, Language Attitudes, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, Language Tests, Languages for Special Purposes, Newspapers, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Skill Development, Spanish, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Testing, Videotape Recordings, Writing Across the Curriculum
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Conference on Language Teaching.