Confucius Institute, University of Texas at Dallas
Chinese Language Teachers Association of Texas
Education Office, Consulate General of People’s Republic of China in Houston
Confucius Institute, Texas A&M University
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Location: Jonsson Performance Hall, University of Texas at Dallas
Program Chair: Jiayao Pang, Awty International School, Houston, Texas.
Book Exhibit (8:30AM-6:00PM)
8:45-9:00 Opening Remarks
Session I – 9:00-10:15 Keynote:
Learning in the Culture: Training American Learners to Move Beyond the Chinese Classroom. Dr. Eric Shepherd 谢博德老師 University of South Florida.
10:30-11:10 (Panel 1)
Chinese Movies and TV Clips in K-16 Classroom
Dr. Jie Zhang, Trinity University.
Li Qing, Trinity High School, HEB ISD.
11:15-12:15 (Panel 2)
Teaching Chinese through Picture Books and Audiobooks.
Picture Books and Audiobooks For Various Learners (heritage, non-heritage and older/advanced students). Lei Deng, Nihaoma Chinese.
Using Picture Books to Teach Chinese With Young Learners. Ms. Zhenming Song. Huasheng Chinese Academy.
Learn Chinese Through Listening and Telling Stories. Ms. Siqi Dong Golden. Mic Chinese Language School.
12:15-1:30 Lunch, CLTA-Texas Annual Member Meeting
Performance: Shandong Fast Tales (山东快书). Dr. Eric Shepherd 谢博德老師 University of South Florida.
Information Session: Chinese Language certification program, Texas A&M University. Dr. Martha Green, Texas A&M
2:45-3:45 Panel 3
Using Online Resources and Personal Story Telling to Enrich Student Learning
Minning Wu, Highland Park High school, Highland Park ISD
Tan-wen Ivy Hou, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin
Meng Yeh, Rice University
4:00 – 5:00 Panel 4
Teaching and Assessing AP Chinese Conversation. Dr. Neal Liang. University of Texas – Arlington
The Textbook of Hangzhou in a Community College Study Program. Dr. Carolyn Ho, Lone Star College-CyFair.
Using Online Resources in Place of Textbooks. Dr. Wei Li, Lone Star College-North Harris.