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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
Recent research in language teaching is cited and four models for assessing the relationship between research and practice are discussed. These models are called the application model, separation or hands-off model, resource model, and common-ground or convergence model. (SW)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Language Instruction
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1986
A distinction should be made between movements, which spontaneously influence the course of language teaching, and projects designed to effect change or deal with specific issues or problems by research methods. A Canadian professional association has proposed a major national project on core French instruction. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
A plea is made for interprovincial cooperation in renewing the French core curriculum by widening its scope so that it becomes a viable alternative to the popular immersion programs. A multidimensional language curriculum consisting of four syllabi (language, culture, communicative activities, and general language education) is outlined.…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stern, H. H. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1978
A review of the history of French immersion programs since their inception 15 years ago. The following topics are also addressed: a review of the findings of immersion research, new directions with regard to other forms of language teaching, quality of second language development, future research and teacher training. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stern, H. H.; And Others – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1976
An overview and synthesis is given of a number of studies concerned with different aspects of a major research project related to French programs in Carleton and Ottawa schools. Comments and criticisms are made by three guest analysts. (RM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education