Online Institute for Non-Native Teachers of Chinese & Japanese

by Lexa Pennington / Jan 23, 2009 /
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2009 NFLRC Online Summer Institute for Non-native Teachers of Chinese
& Japanese
June 22-July 3, 2009

As part of our mission to serve the development and enhancement of Asian language and area studies in the United States, the University of Hawai'i National Foreign Language Resource Center will offer 2 two-week intensive language courses to non-native-speaking teachers currently or imminently in service teaching Chinese and Japanese at the K-16 level, with a focus on teachers in underserved areas. The intensive courses, to be delivered entirely over the World Wide Web using a tested and proven pedagogic model, will focus on the development and/or maintenance of communicative language skills at the Advanced level, with strong emphasis on written communication meeting high standards of literacy.

This workshop serves as an online professional development opportunity
for non-native-speaking teachers of Chinese and Japanese language at
the K-16 level, with a focus on teachers in underserved areas. As part
of our mission to serve the development and enhancement of Asian
language in the United States, the University of Hawaii National
Foreign Language Resource Center will offer 2 concurrent two-week
intensive language courses in Chinese and Japanese. The intensive
courses, delivered entirely free of charge over the World Wide Web
using a tested and proven pedagogic model, focus on the development
and/or maintenance of communicative language skills at the Advanced
level, with strong emphasis on written communication meeting high
standards of literacy.

More info: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/prodev/si09w/