GLOBAL EDUCATION IN THE SCHOOLS:  FOUR INITIATIVES AT WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY Isabel Tirado, Dean Colleg...
1.  Curriculum. 2. Faculty Development 3. Links with  Public School Language Programs 4. Center for the Study of Critical ...
Initiative #1 Curriculum:   The Asian Studies Program  <ul><li>2-track interdisciplinary program in East Asia & South Asia...
Initiative #1 continued:  Curriculum <ul><li>Teacher Preparation program for for K-12  Language Teachers of Chinese and Ja...
Initiative # 2: Faculty Development <ul><li>Collaboration with  Asia Society: 7 faculty members from Education, English, H...
Initiative # 2 cont’d:  Faculty Development <ul><li>Asian Studies faculty member organized a Fulbright Group Study Seminar...
Initiative # 3: Extended language sequence in schools <ul><li>College-level Japanese to economically disadvantaged student...
Initiative # 4: The Center for the Study of Critical Languages <ul><li>To strengthen language pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>A...
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  1. 1. GLOBAL EDUCATION IN THE SCHOOLS: FOUR INITIATIVES AT WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY Isabel Tirado, Dean College of Humanities & Social Sciences William Paterson University of New Jersey
  2. 2. 1. Curriculum. 2. Faculty Development 3. Links with Public School Language Programs 4. Center for the Study of Critical Languages
  3. 3. Initiative #1 Curriculum: The Asian Studies Program <ul><li>2-track interdisciplinary program in East Asia & South Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Languages: Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, and Korean plus literature & culture courses </li></ul><ul><li>K-5 Certification already approved for Asian Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Asia Conference for faculty and teachers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Initiative #1 continued: Curriculum <ul><li>Teacher Preparation program for for K-12 Language Teachers of Chinese and Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>30 credit program grounded in language, literature, and culture </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated component </li></ul>
  5. 5. Initiative # 2: Faculty Development <ul><li>Collaboration with Asia Society: 7 faculty members from Education, English, History, Philosophy, Sociology, and Women’s Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Non Asia specialists </li></ul><ul><li>3-year project to revise GE curriculum designed for teacher preparation programs </li></ul><ul><li>Will also develop upper division courses to enhance UG curriculum </li></ul>
  6. 6. Initiative # 2 cont’d: Faculty Development <ul><li>Asian Studies faculty member organized a Fulbright Group Study Seminar in India for faculty and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Fulbright Language Fellows to support Turkish and Arabic </li></ul><ul><li>Sasakawa fellow </li></ul>
  7. 7. Initiative # 3: Extended language sequence in schools <ul><li>College-level Japanese to economically disadvantaged students in neighboring school </li></ul><ul><li>Program’s immense popularity: from 15 students initially it has grown to 138 taking 1 st and 2 nd year Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>Using this model, we will introduce Chinese and Arabic this year </li></ul>
  8. 8. Initiative # 4: The Center for the Study of Critical Languages <ul><li>To strengthen language pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Russian, and Turkish </li></ul><ul><li>To expand the teaching and learning of critical languages </li></ul><ul><li>Growing student interest: 10% of incoming students requested placement in a critical language </li></ul>

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