Developing Qualified Chinese      Language Teachers: A collaborative Effort between  Universities in China and in         ...
Preparing Chinese    Language Teachers:  A collaboration between       NYU and ECNU Dr. Frank Lixing Tang, New York Univer...
NYU-ECNU Joint Chinese          Language Teacher Preparation Program Communication started with Hanban and ECNU in early ...
Negotiation started in Fall,2006
Agreement signed in Spring 2007
HanbanECNU            NYU
B.A. in  TCFL        Content CoreAt ECNU         专业课                  (12)  Content      MA in          GeneralPedagogical...
First cohort arrived in Fall2007 and graduated in August            2008
The second cohort    (2008-09)
The third cohort: 2009-2010
The 2010-11 Cohort
The 2011-2012 Cohort
The 2012-2013 Cohort A total of 14 applicants applied. Six students have been accepted with tuition scholarship. Four s...
2007-2008 (4)                              -Total graduates                                (2007-2011): 272008-2009 (9)   ...
The follow-up study:    Participants and data          collectionParticipants: Graduates from the NYU- ECNU joint program...
The follow-up study:        Research questionsThe learning experienceThe teaching experienceReflection and assessment o...
Finding #1:   The learning experienceNew ways of thinkingA broadened vision and a global point of viewFirst-hand knowle...
Finding #2: Teaching experience:Challenges, successes, and upsets  Stability and instability of jobs  Culture shock abou...
 Lack of professional development and  supportCommunicative competence, particularly pragmatic competenceHeavy workload
Finding #3: Reflection and    feedback on the joint          programA little too fast and too intensive Case study appro...
THANK YOU   frank.tang@nyu.edujiangaoshuang@163.com
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Developing Qualified Chinese Language Teachers: Colaborative Efforts Between Universities in China and the United States

  1. 1. Developing Qualified Chinese Language Teachers: A collaborative Effort between Universities in China and in the U.S.Dr. Wayne Wenchao He, University of Rhode Island Dr. Yinghui Wu,Minzu University of China Dr. Aoshuang Jiang, Minzu University of China Dr. Frank Lixing Tang, New York University 2012 National Chinese Language Conference Washington, D.C.
  2. 2. Preparing Chinese Language Teachers: A collaboration between NYU and ECNU Dr. Frank Lixing Tang, New York UniversityDr. Aoshuang Jiang, Minzu University of China2012 National Chinese Language Conference Washington, D.C.
  3. 3. NYU-ECNU Joint Chinese Language Teacher Preparation Program Communication started with Hanban and ECNU in early 2006 Proposal submitted to ECNU and Hanban in fall 2006
  4. 4. Negotiation started in Fall,2006
  5. 5. Agreement signed in Spring 2007
  6. 6. HanbanECNU NYU
  7. 7. B.A. in TCFL Content CoreAt ECNU 专业课 (12) Content MA in GeneralPedagogical TCFL Pedagogical Core (10) Core (10) (35 pts) 教育基础 外语教育 Field Experiences 教学实践 (3)
  8. 8. First cohort arrived in Fall2007 and graduated in August 2008
  9. 9. The second cohort (2008-09)
  10. 10. The third cohort: 2009-2010
  11. 11. The 2010-11 Cohort
  12. 12. The 2011-2012 Cohort
  13. 13. The 2012-2013 Cohort A total of 14 applicants applied. Six students have been accepted with tuition scholarship. Four students have been accepted but are put on waitlist for scholarship. Three applicants have been rejected. One student has declined our offer.
  14. 14. 2007-2008 (4) -Total graduates (2007-2011): 272008-2009 (9) - China: 3 - U.S.: 24 - College: 32009-2010 (8) NYU-ECNU - K - 6: 9 Joint TCFL - 7-12: 15 Program - NYC: 162010-2011 (6) - Other: 8 (2007-2013) - Public schools: 17 - Ind. Schools: 32011-2012 (5) - Charter schools: 62012-2013 (6)
  15. 15. The follow-up study: Participants and data collectionParticipants: Graduates from the NYU- ECNU joint programsData were collected through: Interview: face to face and through telephone School visit and class observation Questionnaire
  16. 16. The follow-up study: Research questionsThe learning experienceThe teaching experienceReflection and assessment of the jointprogram
  17. 17. Finding #1: The learning experienceNew ways of thinkingA broadened vision and a global point of viewFirst-hand knowledge about American public schoolsIntegration of theory with practiceStrong emphasis on field experience
  18. 18. Finding #2: Teaching experience:Challenges, successes, and upsets  Stability and instability of jobs  Culture shock about the American schools  Classroom management & motivating students to learn Chinese  Lack of curriculum, textbooks, and resources
  19. 19.  Lack of professional development and supportCommunicative competence, particularly pragmatic competenceHeavy workload
  20. 20. Finding #3: Reflection and feedback on the joint programA little too fast and too intensive Case study approach More knowledge and skills on teaching young childrenMore knowledge and skills teaching in dual language Chinese immersion programs
  21. 21. THANK YOU frank.tang@nyu.edujiangaoshuang@163.com

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