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Ho CLTA Collaborating with Universities in China

  1. 1. <ul><li>Collaborating with Universities in China: A New Model for Teacher Training </li></ul><ul><li>Yong Ho </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Language Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Association of Greater New York </li></ul>
  2. 2. http://clta-gny.org
  3. 3. CLTA-GNY Presidents <ul><li>Dr. Wenchao He, NYU , 02-03 </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Yong Ho, U.N ., 03-04 </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Martha Gallagher, West Point Military Academy , 04-05 </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Shuming Lu, Brooklyn College, 05-07 </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Richard Simmons, Rutgers Univ ., 07- </li></ul>
  4. 4. CLTA-GNY <ul><li>Professional organization of 400 teachers in the NY area </li></ul><ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>Promote quality Chinese teaching at all education levels </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development for Chinese teachers </li></ul>
  5. 5. CLTA-GNY Programs & Projects <ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher training program in China </li></ul><ul><li>Masters program in China </li></ul>
  6. 6. General Certification Requirements in the U.S. <ul><li>A bachelor degree with minimum GPA of 2.75 </li></ul><ul><li>21-36 credits in education/pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>21- 30 credits in the content area, i.e. Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher certification examinations </li></ul><ul><li>Student teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Fingerprint clearance </li></ul><ul><li>Legal work status </li></ul>
  7. 7. CLTA-GNY/Nanjing Univ. Teacher Training Program <ul><li>Collaboration with Nanjing University since 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>First credit-bearing program in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Open to all the U.S. teachers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Class 2004
  9. 9. Class 2005
  10. 10. Class 2006
  11. 11. Class 2007
  12. 12. Class 2008
  13. 13. <ul><li>Participants’ number (174): </li></ul><ul><li>20 (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>30 (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>38 (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>50 (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>36 (2008) </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Participants’ breakdown by geography </li></ul>
  15. 15. Advantages of collaborating with universities in China <ul><li>Highly qualified instructors </li></ul><ul><li>Rich resources </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive studies </li></ul><ul><li>Student teaching opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Cost-effective </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Course offerings: </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Chinese Linguistics </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Classical Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Chinese Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Classical Chinese Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Characters and Calligraphy </li></ul><ul><li>History of Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Applied Chinese Linguistics </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Chinese Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Writing and Composition </li></ul>
  17. 17. CLTA-GNY’s Other Teacher Training Initiatives <ul><li>Nanjing Normal University Masters Program </li></ul><ul><li>Nanjing University Masters Program </li></ul>

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