Education Programs: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Period of Performance

1/1/1980 - 6/30/1982

Funding Totals

$134,040.00 (approved)
$127,983.89 (awarded)

Strengthening & Preserving Ethnic Languages

FAIN: EH-*0257-80

New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM 88003-8002)
Guadalupe Valdes (Project Director: August 1979 to October 1990)

To develop a model program in Spanish (adaptable to other languages) that focuses on preserving immigrant ethnic languages around the country. Curriculummaterials will be disseminated among Spanish teaching professionals and other language professionals, who will be instructed in replacing the materials.