The Confucius Institute at Michigan State University is proud to hold the "Workshop for Teachers of Chinese" with Asian Studies Center on April 22, 2017 at MSUFCU Farm Lane Branch Community Room. This workshop is open to all teachers of Chinese at K-16 levels and heritage programs. The workshop is free, and light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Workshop for Teachers of Chinese
Strategies for Quality Chinese Language Instruction and Classroom Teaching & Management - What to Teach? How to Teach?
Time and Location
Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 A.M - 2:30 P.M
MSUFCU Farm Lane Branch Community Room
4825 E Mt Hope Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Please register before 5pm on Monday, April 17th, 2017.
Complete electronic registration form to sign up for the event (scroll down for link)
If you have any questions, please contact Kate Chen.
Professor Meiru Liu
School of business administration, Portland State University
Dr. Meiru Liu is Chinese language and culture professor at Portland State University, responsible for business Chinese curriculum design and instruction for the Master of International Management Program. She was the Founding Director of the Confucius institute at PSU (2007-2015) and Director and Co-Professor of Oregon Chinese Language Teachers Professional Development and Training Programs (2008-2015), twice recipient of the Global Confucius Institute’s Individual Excellence Award and recipient of Global Confucius Institute of the Year Award. She has facilitated with the passing of Oregon legislative bills to promote Chinese language and culture education in public K-12 schools in Oregon. Dr. Liu has been invited by universities in both US and China as Teacher Training Consultant/Trainer, Hanban’s international Chinese textbooks expert member and trainer for the CI co-directors from Chinese side. She has organized and co-organized a dozen of regional, national and international conferences, seminars and workshops on Chinese language teaching, intercultural communication and teaching material research and development, etc., and published numerous academic works and teaching materials including but not limited to translation and cross-cultural communication studies, Chinese teaching and research monographs, Chinese teaching and teacher training materials, Chinese classroom teaching and management studies with case analysis, business Chinese language and culture, spoken Chinese, Chinese characters with an emphasis on listing, speaking, reading, typing, writing and translating Chinese Hanzi, Chinese culture reading series, etc. She has served as invited keynote and guest speaker and a frequent speaker and presenter at regional, national and international conferences, and published numerous journal articles in the field of teaching Chinese as a foreign and international language.S
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