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ERIC Number: ED420176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 86
Abstractor: N/A
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Trends and Issues in Language Education: A Discussion Paper. Draft.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Current trends and issues in second language education are summarized to provide background data for discussion in these areas: language use patterns in Canada and in the world; language education in Canada, with a focus on Alberta's situation (federal and provincial roles in multicultural education and second language study throughout Canada, and language enrollments and program designs in Alberta); international perspectives on language education, in particular in Europe, the United States, and Australia; languages and economic development in Alberta; post-secondary level language programming and enrollment in Alberta; availability of and research on technology-assisted language learning; and research on language acquisition, particularly learning processes, subject matter instruction in a second language, age of acquisition, and time required to develop proficiency. Contains 100 references. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada