ERIC Number: ED402769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
On JALT 95: Curriculum and Evaluation. Proceedings of the JALT International Conference on Language Teaching/Learning (22nd, Nagoya, Japan, November 1995).
Troyer, Gene van, Ed.; And Others
The conference proceedings include 62 papers on aspects of language teaching and learning, organized in seven sections: looking back, looking forward (history of language teaching, future directions); curriculum design (curriculum development, competency-based curricula, content-based instruction, global issues in curriculum and evaluation, instructional materials, business English); computers and language learning (creating and selecting software, learning strategies, language laboratory use, computer network use, scope and limitation of computer-assisted language learning); classrooms and culture (intercultural/interpersonal communication, student behavior norms, learning styles of Japanese, Japanese student nonverbal behavior, sociocultural patterns and change); bilingualism and children (nurture and nature, early English-as-a-Second-Language acquisition, age factors and language proficiency, K-12 Japanese second language instruction); in the classroom (fluency development, learner development, a survey about Japanese teachers and class activities, identity and beliefs in language learning, structured group encounters, self-evaluation videotaping, student journals, reading comprehension, vocabulary development, shared inquiry, literature appreciation, reading activities, peer journals, writing instruction, student publishing, oral history, drama, language rhythm, German instruction, class size); and testing and evaluation (English entrance examinations, questionnaire design, oral testing, listening comprehension, interpreting teacher and course evaluations). Individual papers contain references. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Business Communication, Cognitive Style, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Design, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Intercultural Communication, Language Skills, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Student Evaluation
Japan Association for Language Teaching, Urban Edge Building, 5th Floor, 1-37-9 Taito, Taito-Ku, Tokyo 110, Japan (2500 Yen).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Japan Association for Language Teaching, Tokyo.