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2017 Teacher Training Workshop Registration Form



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)

AccommodationOn-campus lodging is available on first-come, first-served basis. Rates are below.

  • $25/ bed/ night (Double)
  • $35/ night (Single)

Dining: The workshop will provide FREE breakfast and lunch on campus.

Speakers’ Information:

  1. 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

          Tentative topics:

A. 国际汉语有效教学的研究方法

B. 传承语教育理论与海外汉语教学策略


  1. 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

           Tentative topics:

A. 日常生活中的语言问题——兼谈汉语恶质化现象

B.  汉语中的积极修辞与消极修辞


  1. 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

          Tentative topics:

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


  1. 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

         Tentative topics:

A. Humanizing teaching: Implications to teaching Chinese as an international language

B. Adapting TPRS to teaching Chinese in American schools



2017 Teacher Training Workshop Registration Form (2017 罗德岛大学汉语教师培训) -

  • K-12, college-level and etc.
  • PDP is only applicable to public school teachers.
  • The IEP House (Student dorm, twin size bed) will be hosting our workshop participants. Room availability is on first-come, first-served basis. A Single is $35/ night and a Double is $25/ bed/ night. Please note: You will be charged for the number of nights that was indicated on your registration form. Payment is non-refundable.
    Please select your length of stay here. You will be charged for the total number of nights indicated here. Payments are non-refundable.
    The IEP House has five sets of bedding is available for rental ($20/ set). Availability is on first-come, first-served basis.
  • If you are staying in a double at the IEP House and would like to room with a specific workshop participant, please put his/her name below. NOTE: Both roommate must be of the same sex.
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  • Workshop participant can pay the registration fee and accommodation fees online or pay onsite with cash. Friendly reminder: If you are staying in the IEP House (student dorm) you will be charged for the total number of nights that was indicated on this registration form.
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