The Resource Oral history interview [transcript], Sam Ritchie ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli

Oral history interview [transcript], Sam Ritchie ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli

Label
Oral history interview [transcript]
Title
Oral history interview [transcript]
Statement of responsibility
Sam Ritchie ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the viewpoints of Sam Ritchie, Superintendent of the Rockingham County (Va.) English as a Second Language program. Briefly reviews the history of the program, beginning in 1990 (?); also earlier efforts. Mentions problems associated with the program: student enrollment numbers, etc. Talks about differences in approach to ESL, depending upon level of school; the use of tutoring; and the state-mandated Literary Passport test. Briefly mentions assimilation and difficulties/changes in lifestyle that occur especially with older students; problems faced by migrant children
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Interview setting: place (?); Nov. 11, 1992
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 8-11.
Label
Oral history interview [transcript], Sam Ritchie ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli
Publication
Note
  • Stack copy: TRANSCRIPT AND BACKGROUND PAPER ONLY
  • Paraphrased transcript from interview
  • Forms part of The New cultural pluralism in the Shenandoah Valley, an oral history project. For summary information on this project see bibliographic record for: The New cultural pluralism in the Shenandoah Valley : An Oral history project [background paper] / Theresa Staropoli. For details of individual interviews, all conducted by Theresa Staropoli, see bibliographic records for the following: Oral history interview [sound recording] / Rev. Joseph S. Roberson. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Alex Flores. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Marlene Webb. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Willie Chavez. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Ana Sanchez and Efraim Sanchez-Garcia. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Tanya and Sasha Reut. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Thu Huynh. For summaries of interviews not put on tape and not transcribed, see bibliographic records for the following: Oral history interview / Marta F. de Meza. Oral history interview / Laura Draim. Oral history interview / Sheryl K. Wyse
Control code
36888277
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[1] leaf

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