ERIC Number: ED381029
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
Scholar with a Mission: The Career of Theodore Andersson and His Contributions to Language Education.
Evans, Carol A., Ed.
The accomplishments of Theodore "Tug" Andersson (1903-1994) cover four major areas: (1) the teaching of modern languages in general; (2) the foreign languages in the elementary school (FLES) in particular; (3) bilingual education in the United States; and (4) preschool biliteracy. The 11 articles of Andersson's work are as follows: (1) "FLES after Fifty: The Bilingual Legacy of Theodore Andersson" (William F. Mackey); (2) "Some Early Encounters" (Joshua A. Fishman); (3) "Yet Another Tribute" (Wallace Lambert); (4) "A Very Sane Man of La Mancha" (Robert Lado); (5) "Pioneer, Visionary, Educator" (George M. Blanco); (6) "An Intellectual Foundation for Bilingual Education" (Eugene Garcia); (7) "Scholarship, Geniality, and a Sense of Fun" (Muriel Saville-Troike and Rudy Troike); (8)"A Man with a Clear Vision of the Big Picture" (Chester C. Christian, Jr.); (9) "A Student's Perspective" (Carol A. Evans); (10) "Communication in Interaction: A Total Approach" (Ragnhild Soderbergh); and (11) "Challenging Language Prospects: A View of the Scholarly Work" (Carol A. Evans). A biographical sketch is included. (Contains 78 references.) (LR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Maintenance, Dialects, Early Childhood Education, Educational Innovation, Ethnic Bias, FLES, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Language Attitudes, Language Proficiency, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Preschool Children, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Young Children
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Historical Materials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.