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書名 Second-language skills for all? : analyzing a proposed language requirement for U.S. Air Force officers / Chaitra M. Hardison ... [et al.]
出版項 Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012
國際標準書號 9780833060341 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0833060341 (pbk. : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  358.4161 Se245 2012    在架上  -  30500101467929
說明 xxiii, 148 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
系列 Report ; TR-1189-AF
Technical report (Rand Corporation) ; TR-1189-AF
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-148)
Increasing the language proficiency of incoming Air Force officers -- RAND's study -- Organization of the report -- Background on adult language learning -- Measuring language proficiency -- Categories of difficulty -- The supply of language expertise -- Individual differences among language learners -- Educational programs designed to achieve high levels of proficiency -- After language learning: attrition and maintenance -- Implications -- Survey of Air Force officers -- Survey sample -- Survey content -- Survey results -- Language skills among Air Force officers -- Language learning experiences -- Relationships between language skills and other desirable outcomes -- Mandatory proficiency policies -- Incentives and disincentives for learning a second language -- Open-ended responses -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Immediate next steps -- Closing comment -- A. Descriptions of the ILR proficiency levels -- B. List of language flagship programs -- Screenshots of the survey -- Language courses at ROTC detachments -- E. Additional details on "other" and open-ended responses
主題 United States. Air Force -- Officers -- Training of
Second language acquisition
Communicative competence -- United States
Alt Author Hardison, Chaitra M
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