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Following are the workshops/conferences that may be of interest to teachers of Chinese language and cultures.

| Local | Regional | National |

Local

  • Chinese Associate Instructor Training Workshop
    | 8/17 | 8/18 | 8/19 | 8/20 |

  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, 1998

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August 17, Monday (BH 016)
    9:00 a.m.
          Welcome and Introduction
          Overview: workshop goals and activities
          Chinese language program: goals, curricula, materials, and resources
          A.I. roles and responsibilities
    10:00 a.m.
          Effective Language Instruction
          Profiles of students: backgrounds and learning styles
          Entry and exit performance
          Macro- and micro-strategies
          Dos and don’ts
    11:00 a.m.
          Exploring the Art and Science of Teaching
          First Year Chinese (videotape and discussion)
          Second Year Chinese (videotape and discussion)
          Third Year Chinese (videotape and discussion)
          Fourth Year Chinese (discussion)
          Business Chinese (videotape and discussion)
    12:00 a.m.
          Level-Specific Conferencing
          Assignment: AIs prepare a 10-minute skeletal lesson plan that practices grammar and vocabulary.


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    August 18, Tuesday (BH016)
    9:00 a.m.

          Microteaching I—Language-focused
          First Year Chinese
          Second Year Chinese
          Third Year Chinese
          Fourth Year Chinese
          Business Chinese
    11:00 a.m.
          Evaluation of Drill Instruction
          Midterm and final analysis of teaching
          Faculty visits
    12:00 a.m.
          Level-Specific Conferencing
          Assignment: AIs prepare a 50-minute lesson plan that builds skills in listening, speaking, reading or writing in addition to the practice of grammar and vocabulary.


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    August 19, Wednesday (BH016)
    9:00 a.m.

          Microteaching II—Skill-oriented
          First Year Chinese
          Second Year Chinese
          Third Year Chinese
          Fourth Year Chinese
          Business Chinese
    10:30 a.m.
          Evaluations of Student Performance
          Oral Proficiency Interview
          Test preparation
          Grading
    12:00 a.m.
          Level-Specific Conferencing
          Assignment: AIs prepare a sample quiz that assesses students’ mastery of a language point or a skill introduced.
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    August 20, Thursday
    9:00 a.m.
          Review and Planning
          Contextualizing instruction: the use of visual aids
          Integrating culture: the use of films, TV news, and live broadcasting
          Language in action: Chinese Performance Night and Newsletter
    9:30 a.m.
          Chinese Computing
          Chinese Language Program Websites
          Computer-mediated and on-line learning resources
          Word-processing
    11:00 a.m.
          Office Orientation
          EALC working resources and support
          AI offices, supplies and paperwork
    12:00 a.m.
          Level-Specific Conferencing
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