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The Workshop of Chinese Heritage Language Teaching in Canadian Universities (2018)

 The Workshop of Chinese Heritage Language Teaching in Canadian Universities

 November 3, 2018
University of Calgary, Canada

Call for papers

The Chinese Language Teaching and Research Association and the University of Calgary will host the Workshop of Chinese Heritage Language Teaching in Canadian Universities. The workshop is for Chinese teaching and research professionals in Canadian universities to share their experiences and views on the teaching of Chinese heritage language learners, as well as to generate ideas and disseminate research on the development of Chinese heritage language teaching and research. Chinese instructors, researchers and Chinese language program advisors in Canadian universities are invited to attend the workshop. Details about the paper topics, abstract submission and timelines are as follows.

Topics Included but Not Limited to

  • teaching methods
  • curriculum design
  • teaching materials development
  • placement of heritage learners
  • application of technology in heritage language teaching
  • collaborations among institutions
  • other related topics on Chinese heritage language teaching

Abstract Submission Timelines

Abstract Submission: August 1, 2018
Abstract Acceptance Notification: September 1, 2018

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words in English or 500 characters in Chinese.  Submit your abstract in a Word document to cltraassociation@gmail.com . Each paper presentation is 15 minutes followed by a 5-minute question/discussion period.

Registration Fee

  • Early bird registration (on or before October 10):  $100
  • Onsite registration: $130

Registration Notes

  • Participants must register and pay the registration fee.

·         Please send the registration form with your check or money order made out to the Chinese Language Teaching and Research Association to: Wei Cai, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada

·         Refund and cancellation requests must be received in writing before October 15, 2018. There is a $20 service charge for refunds.

Food Service

The workshop will provide meals and snacks.

CLTRA Association,
Aug 28, 2018, 2:39 PM