Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University
2011 Summer Institute on Chinese Language Teaching
June 18, 2011 ~ June 26, 2011

About The Institute

The 2011 Summer Institute on pK - 12 Chinese Language Teaching - formally the Summer Training Class for Chinese Language Teachers - is designed to help local school in Northern California improve the quality of Chinese language teaching and prepare qualified teachers for today and tomorrow. The program is attentive to the demands for teaching and learning the Chinese language and culture, knowledge and skills, and achievement of essential teaching -and-learning outcomes. The curriculum reflects the latest research on practices that help all trainees to enhance their teaching.

Institute Goals

Through 2011 Summer Institute, Confucious Institute at SF State has articulated a set of "principles of excellence" for 21st century Chinese language teachers. The first principle is to "Aim High with Confidence". This Institute helps participants achieve inclusive excellence, advancing toward their goals for success in teaching Chinese language and culture in their schools. Building on research and previous experiences, the Institute addresses four broad goals

·To train sufficient qualified teachers to meet the burgeoning demand for learning Chinese language and culture in Northern California

·To help trainees remain informed about the latest development in methods and teaching strategies

·To expand trainees knowledge and abilities to ensure excellence in teaching

·To deliver lectures on critical topics of pedagogy or methodology for pK-12 Chinese language teachers to promote student learning

Curriculum

Nine-day intensive training courses from June 18 through June 26 at SFSU will focus on:

· pK-12 Chinese language pedagogy in the U.S.

· California State Chinese language content standards

· Classroom management & school culture

· Knowledge of Chinese language and teaching skills

· Technology and resources for teaching Chinese in the U.S.

· Teaching culture in Chinese language classroom

· Chinese lesson design and lesson planning

Institute Faculty

· Professors from universities in the U.S. and China

· Senior and experienced Chinese language teachers

· Experts in world language education & teacher training

Trainees

· Chinese language teachers at K-12 schools

· Chinese language teachers at weekend/evening schools

· School teachers in Northern California

· Those who want to teach Chinese in the U.S.

Class Schedule

Time / 时间 Topics / 课名 Instructor
06/18
Saturday
9:30am-10:00am Opening Ceremony  
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
Teaching Chinese Pronunciation
汉语语音教学
Yanhua Ma 马燕华
Beijing Normal University
06/19
Sunday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
Teaching Culture in Chinese Language Classroom
中文教学中的文化导入
Heping Xu 许和平
Monterrey Foreign Language Center
06/20
Monday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
Chinese Course Design/Lesson Planning/Assessment
中文课程设计/教案设计/教学评估
Paul Jia 贾宝才
Cupertino High School
06/21
Tuesday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
Teaching Chinese Vocabulary
汉语词汇教学
Yanhua Ma马燕华 (BNU)
06/22
Wednesday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
K-12 School Systems, Culture, and Teacher’s Qualification
学校系统/校园文化/教师质量
Nathan Avani
San Francisco State University
06/23
Thursday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
American Classroom Management and Teaching Activities
美国课堂管理与课堂教学活动
Sunny Yu 于晓华
Piedmont High School
06/24
Friday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
Teaching Chinese Grammar
汉语语法教学
Yanhua Ma马燕华 (BNU)
06/25
Saturday
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm
Knowledge of Chinese Characters and Teaching Methods
汉字知识与汉字教学
Yanhua Ma马燕华 (BNU)
06/26
Sunday
10:00am-11:00am Student Teaching
学员试讲
Yanhua Ma马燕华 (BNU)
Hui Zhang 张会 (CI at SF State)
Hongjuan Sun 孙红娟 (CI at SF State)
11:10pm-12:00pm Graduation Ceremony
结业典礼
 
12:30pm Graduation Lunch
结业午餐
 

 Please download and fill out a registration form

Registration:

· Early Bird (on or before March 31, 2011) registration fee: $80

· April 1 or later registration fee: $100

· Student registration fee: $50 (Proof of enrollment is required.)

· Free for those teachers who helped host new YCT/HSK in their schools in 2010.

· Registration Deadline: May 30, 2010

· Please submit a completed Registration Form with registration fee (making a check payable to: CI at SF State) by mail or in person to: Confucius Institute at SF State, 1600 Holloway Ave., Burk Hall 325, San Francisco, CA 94132

For more information, please contact:

Tracy Zhang, Program Coordinator
Tel: 415-338-7631
Fax: 415-405-2866
Email: cisfsu@sfsu.edu

Back to top