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  • CAPS 560  Practical Strategies for Teaching Mandarin

    Description:
    In this elective course, participants will observe and practice-teach in the Mandarin Summer Camp for students grades 6-12. Guided by master teachers at the camp and the course instructor, participants will learn how to design and implement curriculum and teaching based on the National Standards for Foreign Language Education in the 21st Century. In addition to learning a variety of teaching strategies and skills, participants will give special attention to comprehensible input to help students develop language skills through meaningful context - real-life situation - as they acquire a second language. Participants will advance their teaching skills and confidence through observation of and participation in daily classroom routines and through practice teaching.   More Info

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  • CAPS 561  Integrating Technology into Language Curriculum

    Description:
    This course is for existing language teachers and those pursuing certification for employment to develop multiple uses of technology for integration into the teaching of Mandarin. It focuses on practice with and development of universal elements of technology that can be used across platforms to deliver and manage instruction in 21st Century classrooms that emphasize independence in learners, employing research habits across subjects, and opportunities for student-centered learning and self-evaluation. Mandarin language classrooms teachers learn engaging activities, ways to provide opportunities for students to work at individual paces, and numerous assessment tools and strategies.   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA
  • CAPS 597  Special Topics

    Description:
    This course offers study of selected topics within this subject. Course content and credits vary according to topic and are announced prior to the registration period.   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA