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California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Language Education and Research. – 1989
Seven research tasks and related projects undertaken by the Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) are described in a series of summary reports. For each specific task, an introductory section outlines the background, relevant research, and scope of the task. Subsequent sections contain reports of studies done as part of the task, each…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning
California Child Development Programs Advisory Committee, Sacramento. – 1985
Six papers presented at a conference on early childhood first and second language acquisition sponsored by the California state legislature's Child Development Programs Advisory Committee include: "Bilingual Development and the Education of Bilingual Children During Early Childhood" (Eugene E. Garcia); "An English-Only Preschool Program" (William…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cognitive Development
Voght, Geoffrey M., Ed. – 1984
Part V of the proceedings consists of eight presentations. They are: "Principle and Practice in Syllabus Design: A Syllabus of Spoken English for Lawyers" (Richard Mead); "Using New Technology for Technology Transfer: ESP for Operations and Maintenance Personnel" (Allene G. Grognet and JoAnn Crandall); "A Description of a Course in English for…
Descriptors: Banking, Business Administration, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
McCarus, Ernest N.; Hunwick, John, Ed. – 1978
A report is presented on the joint evaluation session of intensive overseas language programs. The evaluation session was attended by representatives of the following federally-funded programs: American Institute of Indian Studies, Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan, Center for Arabic Study Abroad (Cairo), Cooperative Russian Language…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Information Dissemination
Reitan, Henry M., Ed.; Wolak, William J., Ed. – 1976
This report includes four papers presented at the fourth annual Conference on Compansatory/Remedial Education held by the Community College Development Center in 1976. Georgette Ioup reviews current issues in second language learning research and discusses their implications for the ESL (English as a Second Language) classroom. David Harrison…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges
Stansfield, Charles W.; Kenyon, Dorry Mann – 1988
The report of the Interagency Language Roundtable's invitational symposium on language aptitude testing consists of a description of the project and appendixes which include the following: (1) the symposium program and abstracts of papers; (2) a list of participants; and (3) summaries of the discussions of three working groups (on applications,…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Aptitude Tests, Artificial Languages
Parry, Thomas S., Ed.; Stansfield, Charles W., Ed. – 1990
Six of 11 papers presented at a symposium on language aptitude testing are included in this document. "Cognitive Abilities in Foreign Language Aptitude: Then and Now" (John B. Carroll) reconsiders language aptitude testing 30 years after publication of the Modern Language Aptitude Test (MLAT). "Preliminary Investigation of the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Aptitude Tests, Case Studies, Cognitive Ability
Nasr, Raja T., Ed. – 1983
Papers in French, English, and Arabic address issues in Arabic language instruction for European adults, including: classroom techniques, literary Arabic and diglossia, the specificity of instruction, Arabic studies in Denmark, phonetic difficulties of instruction, Franco-Maghrebin relations and language instruction, contrastive and comparative…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Arabic, Bulgarian, Classroom Techniques
Strain, Jeris E. – 1986
A symposium of language learning specialists reviewing C.C. Fries' Oral Approach to English language instruction developed and used at the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan is summarized. The thesis of the symposium was that the basic Oral Approach concepts had and continue to have a profound and far-reaching, though largely…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, Communication Skills, Comparative Analysis
Rosseel, Eddy, Ed.; Young Silva, Catherine, Ed. – 1982
Papers in English, French, and Portuguese address topics of creativity and its relationship to: native language instruction by television; conditions of language production at the moment of the emergence of creativity; comparison teaching; foreign language teachers; modern language instruction; psychological, pedagogical, and cultural…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Audiovisual Aids, Child Language, Classroom Techniques
Rassias, John A., Ed.; Cormier, Raymond J., Ed. – The Ram's Horn, 1982
This combination Winter-Spring 1980-81 and 1982 number of the journal contains several papers which constitute the proceedings of a special session of the December 1979 Modern Language Association annual meeting as well as a separate article and a book review. The conference papers include: "New Views on the Use of Drama and Dramatic…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Conference Proceedings