ERIC Number: ED420178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Language Coordinators Resource Kit. Section One: The Role of the Language Coordinator.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
The guide is one section of a resource kit designed to assist Peace Corps language instruction coordinators in countries around the world in understanding the principles underlying second language learning and teaching and in organizing instructional programs. An introductory chapter gives an overview of the guide, provides guidance to the language coordinator in identifying personal professional development needs, and outlines a suggested schedule for language coordinator activities. The second section looks at what a language coordinator's job involves, including sample job descriptions and a sample two-year work plan. The final section focuses on methods for increasing effectiveness in the job, discussing the qualifications needed for a language coordinator to be successful, obtaining resources to support language training, and techniques for adjusting to Peace Corps procedures. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.