ERIC Number: ED340200
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Syllabus Development and Programming. Australian Language Levels Guidelines. Book 2.
Scarino, Angela; And Others
The Australian Language Levels (ALL) Project offers a coherent model for elementary and secondary language curriculum design. Book 2 of the four-volume series elaborates on each of the major features of the ALL Project proposal for language curricula outlined in Book 1, focusing on the syllabus, suggesting possible content at different instructional stages, and describing procedures for planning of both syllabuses and classroom instruction. The volume contains: an introductory overview of the ALL Project and curriculum framework; a detailed description of foreign language syllabus organization and content, including the instructional stages, learner characteristics influencing syllabus content at the different stages, case study examples, general and specific goals, the concept of an activities-based syllabus, the activity-type as an organizing unit of syllabus design, and guidelines for sequencing syllabus content through activities; an overview of the syllabus development process; and a discussion of issues in classroom programming, including factors to be considered, the program development process, and useful programming tools. Appended materials include a statement on specific syllabus content, statements of suggested syllabus content for each instructional stage and examples of instructional units. Contains 88 references. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Australian National Curriculum Resource Centre, Adelaide.
Identifiers - Location: Australia