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ERIC Number: ED344495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 121
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ISBN: ISBN-0-844-9323-7
Focus on the Foreign Language Learner: Priorities and Strategies. Selected Papers from the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Language (23rd, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 21-24, 1991).
Strasheim, Lorraine A. Ed.; And Others
Eight selected papers from a conference on the teaching of foreign languages cover three main topics: learner-centered priorities; learner-directed strategies; and planning strategies. After an introduction by Lorraine A. Strasheim on learners and learning outcomes, the papers and authors are as follows: "The Developing Child: What Every FLES Teacher Needs to Know" (David B. Heining-Boynton); "Toward a More Thorough Understanding of Foreign Language Anxiety" (Christine M. Campbell and Jose A. Ortiz); "Prioritizing Student Learning: A Guide for Teachers" (Martha Nyikos); "Involve Me and I'll Learn: Active Participation Strategies for Foreign Language Classes" (Margaret Jackson and Sharon Beaver); "Partner Work and Small-Group Work for Cooperative and Communicative Learning" (Jennifer L. Knerr and Charles J. James); "Are They Learning What We're Teaching? Assessing Language Skills in the Classroom" (Walter H. Bartz); "Authentic Videos in the Foreign Language Classroom" (John I. Liontas); and "Implementing a Less Commonly Taught Language Program: A Longitudinal Perspective" (Audrey L. Heining-Boynton and Timothy L. Hart). Each paper concludes with a reference list. (LB)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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