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Teaching the Chinese Language Remotely

Global Cases and Perspectives

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Shows how the Chinese language has been taught remotely in different parts of the world

  • Brings together examples of best practice arising from emergency remote learning

  • Includes examples from 10 countries across Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Oceania

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii
  2. An Overview

    • Shijuan Liu
    Pages 1-22
  3. Back Matter

    Pages 373-391

About this book

“This is a timely book to help teachers of Chinese as a second language to deal with the challenges of emergency remote teaching with more confidence. Its unique value lies not only in the careful studies of experiences of Chinese students and teachers during the pandemic, but also in the truly global perspectives brought by researchers in 10 countries around the world within different educational and cultural contexts. With the continuation of online education to a certain extent in the post-COVID era, this book will continue to be a useful reference.”
-Chengzhi Chu, University of California at Davis, USA

“A timely and invaluable contribution to Chinese language teaching (CLT). With its panoramic coverage of integrated use of technologies since and before the pandemic across five continents, the book combines practices with theories from the perspectives of both learners and teachers, offering many practical tips and rich food for thought. A highly useful reference for CLT teachers and students.”
-George Xinsheng Zhang, Richmond, The American International University in London, UK

This edited book brings together global perspectives and case studies from five continents to provide an international picture of teaching Chinese remotely. It consists of 15 original chapters by 21 authors from 10 countries. Addressing both practice and research, these chapters collectively offer a comprehensive view of how Chinese language courses worldwide were urgently moved to fully online during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.This edited volume reports fresh and first-hand experiences of Chinese language instructors and students in different countries as well as their perceptions of issues regarding remote teaching and learning in an emergency situation.The book will be of interest to Chinese language teachers and students, as well as scholars with a focus on language education and online teaching and learning more broadly.

Shijuan Liu is Associate Professor in the Foreign Languages Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA. She has over 20 years’ teaching experience and numerous publications on language education and technology integration,and has received multiple teaching awards and research grants.


Keywords

  • online language learning
  • Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL)
  • COVID-19
  • empathy theory
  • emergency remote teaching
  • digital tools
  • interactive learning

Reviews

“This is a timely book to help teachers of Chinese as a second language to deal with the challenges of emergency remote teaching with more confidence. Its unique value lies not only in the careful studies of experiences of Chinese students and teachers during the pandemic, but also in the truly global perspectives brought by researchers in 10 countries around the world within different educational and cultural contexts. With the continuation of online education to a certain extent in the post-COVID era, this book will continue to be a useful reference.”
-Chengzhi Chu, University of California at Davis, USA


“A timely and invaluable contribution to Chinese language teaching (CLT). With its panoramic coverage of integrated use of technologies since and before the pandemic across five continents, the book combines practices with theories from the perspectives of both learners and teachers, offering many practical tips and rich food for thought. A highly useful reference for CLT teachers and students.”
-George Xinsheng Zhang, Richmond, The American International University in London, UK


“What do you do when there is not enough knowledge available to solve the problems you face in challenging educational situations? This book provides an overview of efforts by colleagues around the world to meet the challenges of teaching Chinese remotely during the pandemic, to learn from the experience and to pass this knowledge on to others. Real educational engineers in the truest sense of the word.” 
-Jozef Colpaert, University of Antwerp, Belgium; Editor-in-chief of Computer Assisted Language Learning


Editors and Affiliations

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, USA

    Shijuan Liu

About the editor

Shijuan Liu is Associate Professor in the Foreign Languages Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA. She has over 20 years’ teaching experience and numerous publications on language education and technology integration,and has received multiple teaching awards and research grants.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Teaching the Chinese Language Remotely

  • Book Subtitle: Global Cases and Perspectives

  • Editors: Shijuan Liu

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-87055-3

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-87054-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-87055-3

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXVIII, 391

  • Number of Illustrations: 33 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Language Teaching and Learning, Language Education, Asian Languages, Study and Learning Skills

Buying options

eBook USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-87055-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)