Spring 2015 Pedagogy Workshop

Spring 2015 Pedagogy Workshop
Practical Instructional Materials and Dynamic Teaching
Circadian,  Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106
10:00am – 4:30pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015


KEYNOTE SPEECH: 10:15am – 11:45 am
Dr. Yea-fen Chen (陳雅芬博士)
Director of Chinese Flagship Center at Indiana University, Bloomington
Former Executive Director of CLTA-US

Design and Applications of Chinese Teaching Materials

11:45-12:15 General Membership Meeting 

CLTA-SC 2015 General Membership Meeting

(A)      AFTERNOON SESSIONS (1:30pm-4:30pm):
1.   College-level presentations:  Circadian
      Theme:  How to achieve a seamless articulation?

2.   Secondary school presentations: R219
       Theme:  Best Pedagogical Practices and Applications in Chinese Classroom Teaching

3.  Mandarin Immersion Program presentations: Circadian
      Theme:  Practice and Application of Common Core in Mandarin Immersion  instruction
      Invited guests are from Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy, Riverview Elementary School,  San Diego;   Eugene Field Elementary School, Pasadena

  • 善用科技, 豐富教學: 好用的科技在沉浸式中文教學的實際應用, Chung Kang Chou,  Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy (巴納德亞太語言學院)
  • Assessment in Mandarin Immersion Program,  Ms. Julie Li, Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy

(B)   EXHIBITION of Innovative Ideas and Practices in Chinese Language Instruction: Circadian Patio

  • Jane Kuo,  UC San Diego, “Startup Business: Chinese” Introductory and Intermediate textbooks
  • Xiaozhou Wu, Santa Monica College, “Bridge to China: An Integrative Approach to Intermediate Chinese”
  • Horng-Yi Lee, Whittier College, “Chinese 1-2-3”
  • Minqi Zhu, Long Beach Polytechnic High School“Learn to Speak Chinese through Contextualized Situations”

Sponsored by:
Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Southern California (CLTA-SC)
Languages Department,  Pasadena City College

Co-sponsored by:
Cultural Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles (TECO)
Esla Consulting Inc. (Chino Hills)
Cheng & Tsui Company, Inc.

We look forward to meeting you in the workshop!  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact  cltasc.events@gmail.com

CLTA-SC Spring 2015 Pedagogy Workshop Committee