ERIC Number: ED412760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Transitional Course Outline: Spanish I. Draft.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
The materials describe Kentucky's strategy for reforming the state standards for introductory Spanish second language instruction. They begin with a course description outlining the shift in orientation from grammar instruction to development of communicative competence. A subsequent section suggests ways in which the teacher might identify targeted, course, and supporting outcomes that correspond to the state's six learning goals and 75 learning outcomes. Selection of course content is then discussed, and an outline of sample content is presented. Several charts indicate how teachers may adapt traditional second language instruction techniques to meet the state's new standards for instruction, learning processes, and assessment. Sample assessment strategies are listed. Finally, a sample format for developing an instructional unit is detailed. The state's six general learning goals and the learning outcomes specifically relevant to second language instruction are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Communicative Competence (Languages), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Introductory Courses, Outcomes of Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spanish, State Standards
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky