Sponsor: Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban
Co-Sponsors: University of Rhode Island, Tufts University, NECLTA (New England Chinese Language Teachers Association)
Host Institute: Confucius Institute at the University of Rhode Island
Registration Fee: $15 (Online payment available. Coming soon.)
Dates: August 25-27, 2017
Application Deadline: Friday, August 18, 2017
Qualification: Chinese language teachers at all levels and TCFL students
Location: Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 (URI Campus Map)
Accommodation: On-campus lodging is available on first-come, first-served basis. Rates are below.
- $25/ bed/ night (Double)
- $35/ night (Single)
Accommodation Check-in: Thursday, August 24th from 1:00 pm -6:00 pm at the IEP House living room (61 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881).
Dining: The workshop will provide FREE breakfast and lunch on campus.
- Professor Cao, Xianwen, Associate Dean, Institute for International Scholars and Students, Nanjing University, China; and Board Member of the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching 曹贤文教授，中国南京大学海外教育学院副院长，世汉学会理事
- Professor Wang, Jiangang, College of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University, China 王建刚教授，中国浙江大学传媒与国际文化学院
- Professor Cynthia Ning, Associate Director, Center for Chinese Studies, & Director of Confucius Institute, University of Hawai’i at Manoa 任友梅教授，美国夏威夷大学中国研究中心副主任，孔子学院院长
A. Current Best Practices in Chinese Language Education: Including principles, a demonstration of principles in action, and discussion of curriculum design
B. From Comprehensible Input to Comprehensible Output: Preparing for Performance Assessment
- Professor Frank Tang, Co-Director of Center for Developing Chinese Language Teachers (DCLT), NYU (New York University) 唐力行教授，美国纽约大学中文教师发展中心主任
A. Humanizing teaching: Implications to teaching Chinese as an international language
B. Adapting TPRS to teaching Chinese in American schools
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