AAUSC Language Program Articulation by Catherine M. Barrette, Kate (Wayne State University) Paesani, Sally Sieloff Magnan


AAUSC Language Program Articulation by Catherine M. Barrette, Kate (Wayne State University) Paesani, Sally Sieloff Magnan

Language program articulation, i.e., how the skills level (1st and 2nd year courses) integrate with the content level (3rd and 4th year) is a metric used to evaluate the strength of a language department. Goals of successful articulation are both to provide a smooth transition between levels, and, by so doing, to encourage retention up the curriculum. Annual journal of the AAUSC. Contains articles on the topic of advanced foreign-language learning. In this edition, we are updating the overall design (cover and interior) of the journal, which has had the same look throughout the series.


Contents. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part I: MODELING PROGRAM ARTICULATION. 1. Kate Paesani and Catherine M. Barrette: The Role of the Language Program Director within a Three-Dimensional Model of Articulation. 2. Adriana Murillo: Modeling Articulation within the Theory of Constraints. 3. Sharon Wilkinson: Articulating Studying Abroad: The 'Depth

, CURRICULAR CONTENT AND INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY. 4. Jean Marie Schultz: The Role of Special Focus Sections in the Articulation of Language and Literature Courses. 5. Hiram H. Maxim: Articulating Foreign Language Writing Development at the Collegiate Level: A Curriculum-Based Approach. 6. Margit Sinka and Reinhard Zachau: An Articulation of Post-Secondary German Students: Results, Implications, and Suggestions. Part III: ARTICULATION AND LEARNER EXPERIENCE. 7. Glenn S. Levine: Co-Construction and Articulation of Code-Choice Practices in Foreign Language Classroms. 8. Diane Beelen Woody: Language Program Articulation from the Perspective of the Learners: Constructing Coherence through the Use of a Language-Learning Portfolio. 9. Sally Seiloff Magnan, Diana Frantzen and Robin Worth: Factoring in the Previous Study of Other Foreign Languages When Designing Beginning Courses. About the Contributors. AAUSC Style Sheet.

About the Author

Sally Sieloff Magnan received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She is a Professor of French and Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute. She is also Editor of the Modern Language Journal. She teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in college teaching methods, second language studies, French language, and topics in French immigration. She received the honor of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques and several teaching awards.

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228 pages


Catherine M. Barrette, Kate (Wayne State University) Paesani, Sally Sieloff Magnan
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Publication date

28th November 2004



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