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Love, F. William D.; Honig, Lucille J. – 1973
This report presents information on 51 current innovative foreign language projects and programs for grades K-12. Information was collected by means of a year-long, national survey of continuing language programs, which involved announcements in journals, newsletters, and other publications; form letters to program supervisors; an ERIC search; a…
Descriptors: Chinese, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs, FLES
ADAMS, E.N.; AND OTHERS – 1968
BASED ON THE ASSUMPTION THAT COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (CAI) CAN BE PROFITABLE TO BOTH STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, AN EXPERIMENTAL COURSE IN GERMAN WAS DESIGNED WHICH COULD MAKE USE OF COMPUTER CAPABILITIES IN A LANGUAGE LABORATORY SITUATION. RESEARCHERS CHOSE TO EXPERIMENT WITH A FAIRLY LONG, LESS CONTROLLED BEGINNING LANGUAGE…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Experimental Programs, German
Yorio, Carlos Alfredo – 1973
The University of Michigan English Language Institute has experimented successfully with offering extra-curricular mini-courses for students of English as a second language. The courses provide an optional activity in which the exposure to English is through a real situation in learning subject matter. After several successful attempts, and some…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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Strauss, George – Babel, 1973
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Experimental Programs, FLES
Campbell, Russell N.; Lindholm, Kathryn J. – 1987
Three successful school program models designed to help language minority students conserve the language skills acquired in their homes and continue normal native language development are described. The programs were developed to counteract a trend toward wasting valuable existing language skills and resources. The programs include: (1) an…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs
Ryan, Marianne – 1985
The first grade program of the Fairview German Bilingual School, the elementary (K-5) segment of the Cincinnati public school system's German bilingual alternative program, is described. The school provides intensive second-language instruction in German for monolingual English-speaking children with bilingualism as the objective. The school is…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Bilingual Education Programs, Cultural Background, Curriculum Design
Laihiala-Kankainen, Sirkka – 1988
This publication discusses the use of intensive teaching methods for language instruction, also known as suggestopedia ("suggestopaedy"). The theory of suggestopedia, various methods developed from the theory, and their applications are described. A description of Lozanov's suggestopedic method precedes a discussion about the various…
Descriptors: Experimental Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
REINDORP, REGINALD C. – 1962
A 10-WEEK INTENSIVE COURSE IN ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE WAS DEVELOPED AT MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN COLLEGE AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIMENTING WAS DONE WITH DIFFERENT METHODS, MATERIALS, AND TECHNIQUES. THE GOVERNING ASSUMPTIONS WERE THAT LANGUAGE BASICALLY CONSISTS OF SPEECH OR SOUND, AND THAT THE MASTERY OF A SOUND SYSTEM INVOLVES THE MASTERY OF THE…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Audiolingual Skills, English (Second Language), Experimental Programs
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Wallace, John A. – Foreign Language Annals, 1972
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Experimental Programs, Experimental Teaching, Intensive Language Courses
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Hefferlin, JB Lon – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1972
Intensive courses may have the effect, for better or worse, of inculcating a non-bureaucratic or even anti-bureaucratic approach to education and life, while concurrent courses most likely reinforce bureaucratic behavior patterns. (Author)
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Colleges, Courses, Educational History
Roberts, J. T. – Audio-Visual Language Journal, 1975
Outlines a strategy attempted as an alternative to the traditional instruction in intensive sessions of English at the Institut Universitaitre de Technologie in Nancy, France. Included were six basic activities (films, TV, press, tape library, games, and language laboratory) in a minimally-structured three-day session. (MSE)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Educational Psychology, English (Second Language)
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Stephens, Doris T. – Foreign Language Annals, 1978
An intensive French course, offered as an experimental summer course at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, was a learning experience in which students were intrinsically motivated. Assumptions of Frank M. Grittner concerning motivating students in language programs are discussed. (SW)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Experimental Programs, French, Higher Education
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McInnis, C. E.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
Findings and conclusions of three studies are reported: (1) comparison of two variations of a French core program, (2) an enrichment program attempting to change attitudes, and (3) a comparison between an immersion program and an intensive program. Three guest analysts comment and criticize. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, FLES, French