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Language Program Direction: Theory and Practice

By Gillian Lord, Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jun 3, 2013


Practical tips and theory for Language Program Directors


Language Program Direction: Theory and Practice combines helpful, practical, everyday advice with research and theory to offer a rich, contemporary resource for Language Program Directors or anyone involved in administering a language program.


Intended for current and future foreign language teaching professionals, volumes in the Theory and Practice in Second Language Classroom Instruction series examine issues in teaching and learning in language classrooms. The topics selected and the discussions of them draw in principled ways on theory and practice in a range of fields, including second language acquisition, foreign language education, educational policy, language policy, linguistics, and other areas of applied linguistics.  

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The mission statement

Chapter 3: Choosing a textbook

Chapter 4: Syllabi and other administrative materials

Chapter 5: Hiring and training instructors

Chapter 6: Incorporating technology

Chapter 7: Looking to the future



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