ASIANLAN 445 - Chinese Language Pedagogy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 402 or 4th year proficiency.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the pedagogy of teaching the Chinese language. As it is a methodology course, its content focuses on methods and approaches, with discussion and practice in the direct application of teaching. It improves the exposure of prospective teachers to the most up-to-date pedagogical theories and categories, including approaches to teaching, methodology, the composition of syllabi, and the technique and implementation of language teaching. More importantly, it enhances the skills in instructing students in different Chinese language courses at different levels.

The ultimate aim of this course is to educate and assist participants to be competitive job candidates and qualified teachers for Chinese language teaching at college and university, K-12, and private language schools.

Course Requirements:

Class activities include discussion of assigned reading materials and class observation. Students give their own teaching demos, and presentations are a crucial part of the course content.

Intended Audience:

Students who are proficient in Chinese and interested in developing pedagogy skills for teaching the language. Potential students may be from LSA and the School of Education, as well as teachers and prospective teachers in other educational organizations of our community. Students who are not native or near-native speakers are not eligible for the course.

ASIANLAN 445 - Chinese Language Pedagogy
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001 (REC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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