Projects involving Chinese language

PBLL Curriculum Development

Curriculum development initiatives, including efforts to create new curriculum or redesign courses for Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese

Intensive Summer Institutes

NFLRC has carried out summer institutes since 1991, providing training and professional development for K-16 language educators ...

Online Cafes for Heritage Learners of Chinese, Filipino, ...

The virtual equivalent of the neighborhood coffee house, the on-line cafe is a place for people to gather for conversation and social int...

Online Learning Communities for Less Commonly Taught Languages

To address the LRC mandate for “the conduct and dissemination of research on new and improved methods for teaching foreign languages, inc...

Online Certificate Courses in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

This project to be carried out in the 2006-2010 funding cycle will enable students and government and civilian personnel to earn the UH a...

Dissemination: Conferences, Workshops, Publications

Results from all projects undertaken by the NFLRC will be disseminated to the widest audience possible. The primary vehicles for dissemin...

Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Introductory Language Instruction

The NFLRC has been carrying out a series of interrelated distance education projects since 1995. In the current grant cycle, a course she...

Summer Institutes for Professional Development (1999-2002)

The University of Hawai‘i has been offering summer institutes for professional development since 1991. These institutes have earned a sol...

Disseminating Technology-based Models for Distance Education in Critical ...

The University of Hawaiʻi and the UH NFLRC have a strong commitment to and significant experience in distance-education-delivered foreign...

Community-based Service Learning in Heritage Languages

This project focuses on Mandarin Chinese as a prototypical heritage language and brings ethnic undergraduate students and members of the ...

Drawing on Community Language Resources to Improve Foreign ...

The goal of this project is to capitalize on community language resources in developing programs and products to improve foreign language...

Computer-based Tests for Less Commonly Taught Languages

James Dean Brown ThomHudson The goal of this project is to develop computer-based tests (CBTs) for less commonly taught languages, with ...

Distance Education

Performance-based Multimedia Materials for Mandarin Chinese and Korean via an Integrated CD-ROM and World-Wide-Web Delivery FormatA new...

East Asian Role Plays

A team consisting of David Hiple (NFLRC), Kyoko Hijirida (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Soo-ah Kim Yuen (East Asian Languages & Li...

Computerized Testing Protocol for Mandarin Chinese

Professor Tao-Chung (Ted) Yao was hired at the University of Hawai‘i in 1995 to serve as the overall language program coordinator for the...

Performance and Portfolio Assessment

The purpose of this project is to develop alternative methods of language testing that will be appropriate for assessing communicative an...

Sociolinguistics and Cross-cultural Pragmatics

A recent review of studies on interlanguage pragmatics (Kasper & Schmidt, 1996) documented that pragmatic development in adult nonnative ...

Motivated Strategies for Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

This research project seeks to be integrative, bringing together a number of research strands within the field of foreign language learni...

Chinese Curriculum Project

This continuing research project involves development and refinement of a Mandarin Chinese curriculum for the first through fourth years ...

Publications related to Chinese language

Proceedings 2015: Selected papers from the nineteenth college-wide ...

In a Word

Developing Courses in Languages for Specific Purposes

Language for Specific Purposes courses provide an invaluable alternative or supplement to general language courses...

Proceedings 2014: Selected papers from the eighteenth college-wide ...

In a Word

Cultura-inspired intercultural exchanges: Focus on Asian and Pacific ...

Although many online intercultural exchanges have been conducted based on the groundbreaking Cultura model, most to date have been between and among European...

The 7th International Conference & Workshops on Technology ...

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference & Workshops onTechnology & Chinese Language Teaching, held at the University of Hawai...

Research among learners of Chinese as a foreign ...

Cutting-edge in its approach and international in its authorship, this fourth monograph in a series sponsored by the Chinese Language Teachers Association...

2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of ...

Evaluation of the 2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa, from June 22 to July 3.

Online Cafés: Intercultural Learning Communities

This 25-minute video (view/download it online here) describes the Online Cafés project, in which language educators have worked together ...

Talk-in-interaction: Multilingual perspectives

Offers original studies of interaction in a range of languages and language varieties, including Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swahili, Thai...

Chinese as a heritage language: Fostering rooted world ...

Thirty-two scholars examine the socio-cultural, cognitive-linguistic, and educational-institutional trajectories along which Chinese as a Heritage Language...

Case studies in foreign language placement: Practices and ...

Although most language programs make placement decisions on the basis of placement tests, there is surprisingly little published about di...

Selected papers from Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom: ...

papers in this volume address current concerns in L2 pragmatics that range from the development of pragmatic competence by children and college-age students...

Online Chinese for minority-serving institutions

KÀN NA! Authentic Chinese reading & video (PC ...

A variety of authentic sources, including a newspaper report of a hijacking, a family letter to Chinese students in the US...

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced ...

Evaluation of the 2002 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance .

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced ...

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance.

2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Performance-based Chinese language instruction

Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Performance-Based Chinese Language Instruction.

Keys to Chinese character writing

A self-paced tutorial text plus video designed to address common problems students face when learning to write Chinese characters. Its systematic instruction...

Foreign languages on ITV

The use of interactive television (ITV) is on the rise in the foreign language teaching field, bringing previously unavailable educationa...

Chinese language video clips (DVD version)

Chinese Language Video Clips are not lessons but "raw material" -- video segments shot in China to be used as you see fit. Enjoy fifty video segments from...

The development of a lexical tone phonology in ...

The study reported is based on an assessment of three decades of research on the SLA of Mandarin tone. It investigates whether difference...

Bridging gaps with technology in the ITV classroom

This short presentation interpolates discussion of the implementation of desirable pedagogical principles in the interactive television-based foreign language..

Chinese language video lessons for classroom use (text ...

These fifteen lessons in Mandarin Chinese model a performance-based five-stage scheme for lesson development, derived from natural reading/listening behaviors..

Chinese language video clips for classroom use (video ...

Filmed on location in Beijing, mostly at Peking University, these naturalistic video clips, ranging from less than one minute to eight mi...

Mandarin Chinese: Four-year instructional goals, curriculum outline, and ...

This curriculum outline includes student profiles, objectives, and an instructional outline for a Chinese language core program which uti...

Asian role play cards (Chinese)

These cards provide task-based role play situations for teaching and testing in East Asian cultural contexts. Specific sets have been created for Chinese,...

Events related to Chinese language

Hawaiʻi Association of Language Teachers (HALT) Spring Conference

The annual HALT Spring Conference features keynote addresses, paper presentations, roundtables, and a publishers' exhibit

Teaching Assistant Survival Society (TASS)

TASS is an informal professional development forum for language Teaching Assistants

Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) Summer Institute

DescriptionLanguage for specific purposes (LSP) courses and programs focus on developing learner communicative competence in a particul...

International Symposium on Chinese Linguistics & Language Teaching

Linguistics is concerned with discovering and defining the form and structure of languages. Recent achievements in Chinese linguistics in...

7th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and ...

Co-sponsored with Hamilton College, the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) and the National Resource Center East Asia (NRC...

Online Learning Communities for Less Commonly Taught Languages

Our 2011 Summer Institute on Online Learning Communities for Less Commonly Taught Languages brought together faculty from participating ...

Online Summer Institute for Non-native Teachers of Chinese ...

This workshop serves as an online professional development opportunity for non-native-speaking teachers of Chinese and Japanese language ...

Advanced East Asian Courses Online

The NFLRC offers distance learning opportunities in advanced Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language via the World Wide Web on an ongoing ...

Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development ...

For the second year, NFLRC Hawaiʻi repeats its 2 two-week intensive language courses for non-native-speaking teachers currently or immine...

Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development ...

NFLRC Hawaiʻi offers 2 two-week intensive language courses to non-native-speaking teachers currently or imminently in service teaching Ch...

New Technologies & Less Commonly Taught Languages

In 1996, the Summer Institute at the University of Hawaiʻi National Foreign Language Resource Center focused on New Technologies and Less...

Performance-based Chinese Language Instruction

The second 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Performance-based Chinese Language Instruction, a workshop for Chinese language instructors, was ...

Computer-based Tests for Less Commonly Taught Languages

The 2000 Summer Institute incorporated training in language test construction and evaluation and examined the role of technology in asses...

People associated with Chinese language