Please visit the official website here for more information about the 2021 Mandarin E Online Camp.
International College of Innovation (National Chengchi University) Spring AdmissionIntake for International BA Degree STARTS NOW!
Established since 2018, the International College of Innovation (ICI) is the first college in Taiwan
aims at promoting innovative education for global studies and management. We provide
professional, integrated, and comprehensive trainings that encompass various disciplines
supported by the core values in our bachelor degree program— The Governance and
Management for Global Development, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Information Intelligence.
These three silos of ICI courses are designed to enhance students’ ability for all professions
and alike in the fields such as social sciences, international laws, business analysis and
We invite leaders and stakeholders from governmental, private and 3rd- party institutes to give
regular lectures and seminars so that students can be well-versed in target fields whether for
research or future career placements. Students at ICI can specialize in a chosen second
languages (such as Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese, and Korean) to upscale their
The ICI International Bachelor Degree features Cross-disciplinary Studies, plenty of
opportunities for overseas exchanges and internships. ICI also offer multiple schemes for
scholarship and stipends. Successful applicants will get to receive o USD 5,000 per year
and tuition waivers.
Fall Admission Intake: Feb. 2, 2021 ~ 5pm, Mar. 19, 2020(Taiwan Time)
Admission Pamphlet: https://bit.ly/30YFhmz
Fall Admission Brochure: shorturl.at/hlqDF
Online Application Portal: https://admission.nccu.edu.tw
Contact Ms. Austen
Ms. Austen Wei
Tel: +886-2-2939-3091 (Ext. 62782)
An Extraordianrry Mandaring Chinese Teaching Experience at The University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
The Ministry of Education has offered a Chinese-language teacher program through a partnership with the University of Scranton since 2010. Ms. Wang, Hsiang-Ling, who received two Masters degrees in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language has been a representative of this program, and has been working as the visiting lecturer of Chinese at the Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) in the University of Scranton since 2019.
The WLC Department gathers visiting language lecturers from all over the world. Ms. Wang believes that openess, high emotional intelligence, and cross-cultural communication are keys to the success of language teaching. Applying the Salad Bowl Theory is the ideal way to foster highly effective teamwork and to respect and integrate different identities and cultures. Nurting a sense of independence is also important.
Chinese Classes at college level in the University of Scranton are different from those in Taiwan. In the university, teacher-student relationship is more like friends, however it is still crucial for teacher’s to maintain their authority. Having small talks with students can increase students’ learning motivation. While designing a Chinese lesson plan, a student-center approach must be considered. However, one of the difficulties while teaching Chinese in the class is how to apply authentic Chinese cultural knowledges in to real-life scenarios.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Scranton has switched its model to remote learing in 2020. Luckily, there are a great variety of resources such as ACTFL, Chinese Language Teachers Association, and STARTALK programs. Despite this challenging outbreak, Ms. Wang was able to receive one pedagogy grant from ACTFL-SIG and joined more than ten teaching development training sessions which were very beneficial to teaching Chinese remotely in 2020.
Ms. Wang is very thankful for the support from the Education Division of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York. The world-renowned Chinese-language program sponsored by the Ministry of Education has enhanced Ms. Wangs’ linguistically-diverse environment. The experience allows Ms. Wang to explore technology-based methodologies of how to facilitate Chinese language teaching effectively. Ms. Wang considers she is very fortunate to receive awards that have played an important role in shaping her profession and these experiences also motivate her to further contribute to Chinese language teaching in the future.
Education Division (TECO-NY)