ERIC Number: ED433716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Modules for the Professional Preparation of Teaching Assistants in Foreign Languages.
Burkart, Grace Stovall, Ed.
The series of ten instructional modules is designed for the training of graduate teaching assistants (TAs) in college-level second language instruction. The modules are written by authors with a professional interest in the professional preparation of teachers who are experienced in the design and preparation of materials for language teaching. The authors assume a generally communicative approach, and call on the TAs to reflect on their own teaching experiences. Modules include: "Beyond TA Training: Developing a Reflective Approach to a Career in Language Education" (Celeste Kinginger); "Research and Language Learning: A Tour of the Horizon" (Ken Sheppard); "Teaching Learning Strategies to Language Students" (Anna Uhl Chamot); "Alternative Assessment in the Language Classroom" (Diane J. Tedick, Carol A. Klee); "Grammar in the Foreign Language Classroom: Making Principled Choices" (Patricia Byrd); "Listening in a Foreign Language" (Ana Maria Schwartz); "Spoken Language: What It Is and How To Teach It" (Grace S. Burkart); "Reading in the Beginning and Intermediate College Foreign Language Class" (Heidi Byrnes); "Writing in the Foreign Language Curriculum: Soup and (Fire)crackers" (Diane Musumeci); and "The Teaching of Culture in Foreign Language Courses" (Dale L. Lange). (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Design, Educational Research, Grammar, Higher Education, Language Research, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Learning Strategies, Listening Skills, Oral Language, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Center for Applied Linguistics, 4646 40th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20016-1859.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Note: For individual modules, see FL 025 974-983.