ERIC Number: ED503091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Languages and Language Learners. DIMENSION 2005. Selected Proceedings of the 2005 Joint Conference of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching and the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina
Chambless, Krista S.; Brodman, Marian M.; Terry, Robert M.; Schlig, Carmen; Alley, David C.; Verkler, Karen; Dernoshek, Darrell J.; Ducate, Lara C.; Wilkerson, Carol; Barry, Sue; Lipton, Gladys; Semonsky, Carol; Long, Sheri Spaine; Cherry, C. Maurice, Ed; Bradley, Lee, Ed.
Southern Conference on Language Teaching
"Dimension" is the annual volume containing the selected, refereed, edited Proceedings of each year's conference. The theme of the 2005 proceedings was "Many Languages, Many Learners, One World." Following an introduction by editors Lee Bradley and C. Maurice Bradley, the articles selected for this volume are: (1) Effects of FLEX Programs on Elementary Students' Attitudes towards Foreign Languages and Cultures; (2) Developing Vocabulary Beyond the Word (Marian M. Brodman); (3) The Reading Process: Realistic Expectations for Reading in Lower-Level Language Classes (4) Improving Foreign Language Writing Competence (Carmen Schlig); (5) Using Computer Translation Websites to Further the Objectives of the "Foreign Language Standards" (David C. Alley); (6) Rebuilding a Dying Foreign Language Education Program (Karen Verkler); (7) Graduate Teaching Assistant Training: Pathways to Success (Darrell J. Dernoshek and Lara C. Ducate); and (8) Assessment and Assessment Design 1994-2004: An Annotated Bibliography (Carol Wilkerson; with Sue Barry, Gladys Lipton, Carol Semonsky, and Sheri Spaine Long). (Individual articles contain references, tables, figures, and appendices.)
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Reading, Vocabulary Development, Reading Processes, Teaching Assistants, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Writing Improvement, Graduate Students, Student Evaluation, Annotated Bibliographies, Translation, Web Sites
Southern Conference on Language Teaching. Web site: http://www.scolt.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Conference on Language Teaching.