Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University
2013 Summer Institute for Chinese Language Teachers

Effective Integration of Theory and Practice for Quality Teaching:
Content Knowledge of Chinese Language and Classroom Teaching Methods

汉语本体知识与课堂教学方法的有机结合是提高汉语教学效率的关键

San Francisco, California / June 9th, 2013 ~ June 15th, 2013

 Download:  Registration Form 

Overview

2013 Summer Institute for Chinese Language Teachers is a seven-day extensive training program designed to meet all Chinese language educators’ needs in enhancing their knowledge about Chinese language and culture and improving their teaching capabilities. The trainers will make special presentations from their perspectives, sharing their understanding of TCSL/TCFL, hands-on experience, and teaching resources. We hope 2013 Summer Institute will help local schools in Northern California improve the quality of Chinese language teaching and prepare sufficient qualified teachers for today and tomorrow. A certificate of completion will be issued to each trainee upon successful completion of the whole training program.

Institute Goals

Through 2013 Summer Institute, Confucius Institute at SF State would like all participants to benefit from the lectures and presentations, achieving inclusive excellence, advancing toward their dream for success in teaching Chinese language and culture in their schools. Building on research and previous experiences, the Institute addresses three broad goals

  1. To train sufficient qualified teachers with updated knowledge of Chinese language and culture;
  2. To help trainees remain informed about the latest development in methods and teaching strategies;
  3. To enhance trainees’ capabilities in adopting appropriate textbooks/teaching materials and utilizing effective teaching skills in teaching Chinese language at all levels.

Curriculum

Seven-day intensive training courses from June 9 through June 15 at SFSU will focus on:

  1. Theory and practice of TCSL/TCFL in the U.S.

  2. Content knowledge of Chinese language, including Chinese phonology, lexicology, characters, and grammar
  3. Teaching Chinese in American K-12 schools and colleges/universities: successful route for qualified Chinese language teachers, knowledge learning and professional training
  4. Teachers' knowledge and understanding of their role as a teacher: professionalism, and qualification of a credentialed teacher
  5. Integration of Chinese language and Chinese culture motivates learners to work collaboratively, communicate effectively, and think critically and creatively
  6. Classroom activities and the quality of teaching: case studies, demonstrations, and evaluation

Institute Faculty

  1. Professors from universities in the U.S. and China
  2. Senior and experienced local Chinese language teachers
  3. Visiting scholars of Confucius Institute at SF State

Trainees

  1. Chinese language teachers at K-12 schools
  2. Chinese language teachers at weekend/evening schools
  3. Those who want to teach Chinese in the U.S.

Photos and Recordings

The host will use photos or recordings for the purpose of promoting Chinese language and cultural programs and other non-commercial activities.

Classroom / 教室

HUM Building, SF State

Time / 时间

Topics / 课程名称

Instructor

06/09
Sun.

9:30am-10:00am

Opening Ceremony

Jiaxin Xie, CI
Hesheng Zhang-BNU
Yuhui Lǚ-BNU

10:00-12:00am

汉语教师的基本素质
讨论与互动:汉语教师应如何提高自身素养

Hesheng Zhang-BNU

1:00pm-3:00pm

Adopting Appropriate Textbooks for Different Level Learners

BLCU Press

06/10
Mon.

10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-2:30pm

Knowledge about Chinese Grammar and Teaching Methods in K-16 Classrooms
汉语语法知识与语法教学案例

Yuhui Lǚ-BNU

2:30pm-3:00pm

Trainee Demonstrations and Assessment
学员汉语教学展示、交流与讲评(分5组,自由选题)

Yuhui Lǚ-BNU
Hesheng Zhang-BNU
Zhenglong Xu-CI
Hui Wang-CI
Hui Zhang-CI

06/11
Tue.

10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-2:30pm

Knowledge about Chinese Lexicology and Teaching Methods in K-16 Classrooms
汉语词汇知识与词汇教学案例分析

Hesheng Zhang-BNU

2:30pm-3:00pm

Trainee Demonstrations and Assessment
汉语语法教学展示与讲评
(分5组)

Hesheng Zhang-BNU
Yuhui Lǚ-BNU
Zhenglong Xu-CI
Hui Wang-CI
Hui Zhang-CI

06/12
Wed.

10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-2:30pm

Knowledge about Chinese Phonology and Teaching Methods in K-16 Classrooms
汉语语音知识与语音教学案例分析

Yuhui Lǚ-BNU

2:30pm-3:00pm

Trainee Demonstrations and Assessment
汉语词汇教学展示与讲评
(分5组)

Hesheng Zhang-BNU
Yuhui Lǚ-BNU
Zhenglong Xu-CI
Hui Wang-CI
Hui Zhang-CI

06/13
Thur.

10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-2:30pm

Knowledge about Chinese Characters and Teaching Methods in K-16 Classrooms
汉字基本知识与汉字教学案例分析

Hesheng Zhang-BNU

2:30pm-3:00pm

Trainee Demonstrations and Assessment
汉语语音教学展示与讲评
(分5组)

Hesheng Zhang-BNU
Yuhui Lǚ-BNU
Zhenglong Xu-CI
Hui Wang-CI
Hui Zhang-CI

06/14
Fri.

10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-2:30pm

汉语教学中的中国文化传播

Yuhui Lǚ-BNU

2:30pm-3:00pm

Trainee Demonstrations and Assessment
汉字教学与讲评
(分5组)

Yuhui Lǚ-BNU
Hesheng Zhang-BNU
Zhenglong Xu-CI
Hui Wang-CI
Hui Zhang-CI

06/15
Sat.

10:00am-12:00pm

Integration of Chinese Culture in Teaching Chinese Morphemes
如何在汉字教学中融入中国文化教学

Zhenglong Xu-CI

12:00-12:30pm

Closing Ceremony

CI at SFSU

12:30pm-2:30pm

Graduation Lunch

CI at SFSU



Trainers from Beijing Normal University 来自北师大的培训师:

Prof. Hesheng Zhang张和生教授

Prof. Hesheng Zhang is Executive Dean of College of Chinese Language & Culture at Beijing Normal University. His research interests are: Chinese lexicology, Chinese characters and teaching Chinese as a second language. He is a well-known scholar in teaching Chinese lexicology and characters with rich experience in training students and teachers abroad including the U.S, England, Korea and many other counties in the world.

北京师范大学汉语文化学院执行院长,教授。主要从事汉语词汇学、汉字学研究及对外汉语教学研究。在汉语词汇教学及汉字教学方面由较深入的研究。曾在美国、英国、韩国等多个国家考察、任教、讲学、培训教师,有特别丰富的海外教学经验和培训经验。

Prof. Yuhui Lǚ吕俞辉教授

Prof. Lǚ, Yuhui is Assistant Dean of the College of Chinese Language & Culture at Beijing Normal University. Her research interests are: Chinese grammar, cross-culture communication and Chinese lexicology. She has taught Chinese in the U.S., Korea, and many other countries, and earned very rich experience in teaching international students and training local teachers abroad.

北京师范大学汉语文化学院副教授,院长助理。主要从事汉语语法学研究、跨文化交际研究及对外汉语词汇教学研究。曾在美国、韩国等多个国家任教、培训教师,有非常丰富的海外教学经验和培训经验。

Registration

  1. Early Bird (on or before May 15, 2013) registration fee: $150 (Lunch provided)
  2. Registration after May 15: $180
  3. Student registration fee: $50 (Proof of enrollment is required.)
  4. Group registration fee: $100/each (5 or more registers)
  5. Registration Form: Registration Form  
  6. Registration Deadline: June 6, 2013
  7. Non-refundable after the first class on June 9, 2013
  8. Please download a Registration Form from our website www.sfsu.edu/~ci and submit the 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:

Lois Gao, Program Coordinator
Tel: 415-338-7631 / Fax: 415-405-2866
E-mail: cisfsu@sfsu.edu
Website: www.sfsu.edu/~ci