Schedule

Time Content Format & Presenters
8:20-8:50 Registration
8:50-9:00 Opening and welcoming remarks Deng Bo, Chinese Director, the Confucius Institute of the State of WashingtonProfessor

Prof. Zev Handel, Coordinator of the Chinese Program, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

9:00-10:00 Developing Writing Proficiency in DISCOURSE 1 – Designing a Continuous and Orderly Process and Procedures

  • About Our Learners
  • A Vertical Curriculum
  • My Classroom Practices
Lecture & demonstration by Dr. Fu

Q & A

10:00-10:50 Developing Writing Proficiency in DISCOURSE 2 – Creating an Instantaneous, Integrated and Interactive Conversation

  • Logical thinking and Writing
  • Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Individual and Collaborative Writing
Lecture & demonstration by Dr. Fu

Q & A

10:50-11:10 Break
11:10-12:15 Developing Writing Proficiency in DISCOURSE 3 – Scaffolding a Coherent and Concrete Discourse

  • Lesson Plans
  • Class Notes
Lecture & demonstration by Dr. Fu

Q & A

12:15-1:15 Lunch (a box lunch will be available for registered workshop attendees)
1:15-2:30 Sample study 1: examining the instructional strategies on scaffolding Group discussion and hands-on practice
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:45 Sample study 2: formative assessment focusing on discourses 1, 2 and 3 Group discussion and collaborative work
3:45-4:00 Reflection and workshop evaluation Q & A