ERIC Number: ED358709
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
ELT and Development: The Place of English Language Teaching in Aid Programmes. Report on the Dunford Seminar (England, United Kingdom, August 10-20, 1987).
Boyle, Helen, Ed.
Proceedings of a seminar on the role of English language teaching (ELT) in British technical assistance projects are presented in the form of session and case study narrative summaries. They include descriptions of sessions on the development of ELT projects; a presentation on a project in Oman using a recommended format; a case study simulation using that format; actual case studies for Ghana, Indonesia, Mali, Tanzania, and Yemen; discussions of professional issues, including the role of language in the general curriculum, the nature of evaluation to indicate achievement, project monitoring and evaluation, a Yemen textbook project evaluation, English as an international language, use of genre to teach English for special purposes; and language across the curriculum. Finally there are reports on additional topics and projects, including computer applications, the role of English-as-a-Second-Language training in three countries (Kenya, West Africa, Oman), authentic video materials in ELT, teaching and learning in context, and the relationships between project host institutions, the British Council, and the British government agency for overseas development. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Government Role, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, International Cooperation, Language Role, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Student Evaluation, Technical Assistance, Textbooks
English Language Division, The British Council, Medlock Street, Manchester M15 4AA, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Kenya; Oman; United Kingdom; Yemen