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University of Mississippi (student)

Mississippi Chinese StarTalk 8

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 25, 2014July 25, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Mississippi, University (Oxford), MS

Mississippi StarTalk 8 is a program funded by the Federal government to provide high school students with intensive instruction in Chinese on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford during the Second Summer Session (June 25- July 25). In addition to studying Chinese inside and outside of the classroom, students will participate in a cultural program introducing them to China, its people and its culture. Students will receive StarTalk scholarships that cover the cost of their instruction and books, and provide them with housing and meals on the Ole Miss campus. All students who complete the program will receive college credit in Mandarin Chinese. Current high school sophomores and juniors with outstanding academic records may apply to Mississippi StarTalk 8. Up to twenty-five students will be selected to participate in the program upon consideration of their academic record, letters of recommendation and personal essay. Both students who have not studied Chinese previously and those with one to two years of instruction may apply.

662-915-7298 • mldyer@olemiss.eduhttp://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/youth/startalk/

University of Montana (student)

Montana Arabic Summer Institute

Arabic
  • June 20, 2014July 11, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Montana, Missoula, MT

The Arabic Studies Program will host its seventh Montana Arabic Summer Institute (MASI), which is an intensive language and culture program for high school students. MASI 2014 will offer three levels; Level 1 is for student with no previous knowledge of Arabic; Level 2 is for students at the novice-low proficiency level; and Level 3 is for students at the novice-mid proficiency level. For Levels 1 and 2, the program offers 75 contact hours, and for Level 3, it offers 45 contact hours. Upon successful completion, graduates of Levels 1 and 2 will receive five college credits, and graduates of Level 3 will receive three college credits. Students will develop linguistic competence and cultural knowledge as a base from which they can excel in Arabic studies at the college-level. Classroom instruction integrates the four language skills in a communicative approach. Technology is an important component in the program, which introduces students to Arabic keyboarding, using Arabic in MS Word and PowerPoint, etc. Learning outcomes are assessed via conversation, homework, quizzes, and a final project in the form of Arabic oral presentations. Indicators of success consist of classroom participation and demonstrating knowledge of cultural perceptions and patterns. Contact: Dr. Khaled Huthaily.

406-243-6602 • khaled.huthaily@umontana.eduhttp://www.umt.edu/arabic

University of Montana (student)

Montana Arabic Summer Institute

Arabic
  • June 22, 2015July 10, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Montana Arabic Summer Institute, Missoula, MT

The Arabic Studies Program will host its eighth Montana Arabic Summer Institute (MASI), which is an intensive language and culture program for 25 high school students. MASI 2015 will offer two levels; Level 1 is for student with no previous knowledge of Arabic, and Level 2 is for students at the novice-low proficiency level (i.e., students at the word and/or phrase level). The program offers 75 contact hours: from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Upon successful completion, graduates will receive five college credits. Students will develop linguistic competence and cultural knowledge as a base from which they can excel in Arabic studies at the college-level. Classroom instruction integrates the four language skills in a communicative approach. Technology is an important component in the program, which introduces students to Arabic keyboarding, using Arabic in MS Word and PowerPoint, etc. Learning outcomes are assessed via conversation, homework, quizzes, and a final project in the form of Arabic oral presentations. Indicators of success consist of classroom participation and demonstrating knowledge of cultural perceptions and patterns. Funded by a STARTALK grant, the program covers the costs of tuition fees, instructional materials, daily lunch, and t-shirts. Contact: Dr. Khaled Huthaily.

406-243-6602 • khaled.huthaily@umontana.eduhttp://www.cas.umt.edu/mcll/arabic/startalk/default.php

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (student)

STARTALK Critical Language Summer Camp: Chinese and Russian at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Chinese, Russian • June 3, 2012June 16, 2012Residential Program
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The STARTALK Critical Language Summer Camp will provide learning opportunities for 32 Nebraska high school students (9th to 12th grade) with little or no experience in Chinese or Russian. The camp goals are to: 1) promote awareness of Chinese and Russian as critical languages, 2) provide students a survival level of proficiency in their targeted language, and 3) inspire interest in UNL’s national security curriculum, continued language studies, and the Intelligence Community Scholar program.

402-472-3827 • rbalasubramanian1@unl.eduhttp://www.unl.edu/modlang/content/summercamps.shtml

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (student)

STARTALK Chinese Language and Culture Academy

Chinese • July 7, 2013July 21, 2013Residential Program
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will offer a 14-day STARTALK Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy for 25 Nebraska high school students interested in learning Chinese. This year's Academy targets students who have no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language. This experience will not only enable students to be immersed in the Chinese language and culture, but will also allow them to become proficient in using iPads as a language learning tool. The Academy will be held at the Kauffman Residential Center on the UNL campus. All expenses related to the Academy are covered including housing, meals and supplies. Computers (iPads) will be provided during the 14-day Academy for student use. The instructional staff consists of experienced professionals in the areas of language teaching and learning, instructional technology, Chinese language instruction, and LinguaFolio. A STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute will be held concurrently with the Academy. Both groups will be housed in the same complex, thereby providing opportunities to continue the Chinese “dialog” beyond the classroom walls. More information, including an application form, can be found on our website at https://sites.google.com/site/startalkchineseacademy2013/home. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

402-472-2024 • amoeller2@unl.eduhttps://sites.google.com/site/startalkchineseacademy2013/home

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (teacher)

STARTALK Chinese Teaching Institute

Chinese • July 10, 2013July 20, 2013Residential Program
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will offer a 10-day Chinese Teacher Institute for 15 teachers of Chinese. This experience will focus on creating a learner/learning centered environment which will not only enable participants to strengthen their teaching and pedagogical skills, but will also offer planned learning experiences in integrating technology effectively into the language classroom. The integration of culture, literature and content will be explored and addressed as well as world language standards and best practices. The institute aims for participants to examine their beliefs about language learning and teaching and to regularly re-assess these during the course of the institute. The Institute will be held at the Kauffman Residential Center on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. All expenses related to the program are covered including housing, meals and supplies. Participants will be housed in residential suites with private bedroom and shared bath. Computers will be provided during the 10-day program for use by the participants. In addition, participants will be reimbursed up to $500 to cover travel expenses. More information, including an application form, can be found on our website at https://sites.google.com/site/stchineseteacherinstitute/contact-information. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

402-472-2024 • hurlbut@gmail.comhttps://sites.google.com/site/stchineseteacherinstitute/contact-information

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (student)

STARTALK Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 6, 2014July 20, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will offer a 14-day STARTALK Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy for 25 Nebraska high school students interested in learning Chinese. This year's Academy targets students who have no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language. This experience will not only enable students to be immersed in the Chinese language and culture, but will also allow them to become proficient in using iPads as a language learning tool. The Academy will be held at the Kauffman Residential Center on the UNL campus. All expenses related to the Academy are covered including housing, meals and supplies. Computers (iPads) will be provided during the 14-day Academy for student use. The instructional staff consists of experienced professionals in the areas of language teaching and learning, instructional technology, Chinese language instruction, and LinguaFolio. A STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute will be held concurrently with the Academy. Both groups will be housed in the same complex, thereby providing opportunities to continue the Chinese “dialog” beyond the classroom walls. More information, including an application form, can be found on our website at https://sites.google.com/site/startalkchineseacademy2013/home. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

402-472-2024 • sheri.hurlbut@huskers.unl.eduhttps://sites.google.com/site/startalkchineseacademy2013

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (teacher)

STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 9, 2014July 19, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will offer a 10-day Chinese Teacher Institute for 15 teachers of Chinese. This experience will focus on creating a learner/learning centered environment which will not only enable participants to strengthen their teaching and pedagogical skills, but will also offer planned learning experiences in integrating technology effectively into the language classroom. The integration of culture, literature and content will be explored and addressed as well as world language standards and best practices. The institute aims for participants to examine their beliefs about language learning and teaching and to regularly re-assess these during the course of the institute. The Institute will be held at the Kauffman Residential Center on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. All expenses related to the program are covered including housing, meals and supplies. Participants will be housed in residential suites with private bedroom and shared bath. Computers and mini iPads will be provided for use by the participants during the institute. In addition, participants will be reimbursed up to $500 to cover travel expenses. More information, including an application form, can be found on our website at https://sites.google.com/site/stchineseteacherinstitute/contact-information. Feel free to contact us with questions.

402-472-2024 • sheri.hurlbut@huskers.unl.eduhttps://sites.google.com/site/stchineseteacherinstitute

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (student)

STARTALK Chinese Language and Culture Academy

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 5, 2015July 19, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

This residential Chinese academy for 25 high school students (grades 9-12) is designed to provide an immersion in Chinese language and culture, and to spark and develop interest in Chinese language and culture. Participants will receive 150 hours of instruction in 15 days. The focus of the curriculum, whose theme will be “Experiencing Chinese Festivals through the Five Senses”, will be on gaining language skills, cultural understanding and digital media expertise. Student participants will have the opportunity to work on iPads, which will allow them to reinforce skills, to have access to their growing competencies via ePortfolio, and to record their gains via LinguaFolio. Tai Chi will follow breakfast every morning. Classroom instruction, conducted in the target language, will take place all day with breaks for lunch, snacks and dinner. After dinner, a variety of cultural offerings ranging from calligraphy to art to cooking to Chinese film will be offered. The rich intersection of American high school students and teachers of Chinese will promote authentic cultural exchange during class sessions and extracurricular activities. The administrative and instructional staff consists of experienced professionals in the areas of language teaching and learning, instructional technology, Chinese language instruction and LinguaFolio.

402-472-2024 • amoeller2@unl.eduhttps://sites.google.com/site/startalkchineseacademy2015/

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (teacher)

STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 8, 2015July 18, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

This residential STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute will provide an intensive 10-day professional development experience for 15 US teachers of Chinese focused on creating a learner/learning centered environment that reflects best practices in language learning and teaching. STARTALK teacher participants wear two “hats” in this institute. First, they are placed in the role of the learner as they experience pedagogical techniques and strategies first-hand that actively engage them in the learning process. In this way, they develop confidence through practice. Second, participants are placed in the role of teacher, as they examine their beliefs about language learning and teaching both during and after the learning tasks, thus promoting “reflection in action” and “reflection on action.” In order to affect maximum technology uptake, each participant is given an iPad and laptop to use as they learn technology in a context directly applicable to their classrooms. Points of emphasis include: instructional planning based on backward design; assessment that includes formative, summative and self-assessment; classroom management; integration of LinguaFolio; content- based instruction; developing intercultural communicative competence; and technology integration. The staff is comprised of experienced professionals in the areas of language teaching and learning, instructional technology, Chinese language instruction, LinguaFolio and classroom management.

402-472-2024 • hurlbut@gmail.comhttps://sites.google.com/site/stchineseteacherinstitute/

University of New Hampshire (student)

STARTALK Chinese Wildcat Camp at UNH

Chinese • June 21, 2010 July 16, 2010
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

The University of New Hampshire’s 2010 STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Camp is a four-week non-residential program sponsored by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Native-born Chinese teachers with experience teaching at the elementary and university levels will teach 40 students in grades 5-12 who have minimum or no Chinese language preparation. Students will develop basic Mandarin Chinese language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with a focus on every day communication skills. In addition to intensive language lessons, students will participate in daily cultural activities to reinforce language learning and to foster an appreciation of Chinese culture. Such activities will include Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting, kite making and flying, Sichuan opera, dragon dancing, martial arts, Chinese music such as the pipa, and erhu, ping-pong, Chinese cooking, and a field trip to a local site of Chinese culture. This year the program will focus on living and learning in Sichuan province, which is the largest and most important province in Southwest China. Sichuan is famous for its pandas, its teahouses, and its spicy food.

603-862-4005 • yige@comcast.nethttp://www.unh.edu/languages/startalk

University of New Hampshire (student)

UNH STARTALK Chinese Camp

Chinese • June 23, 2011July 8, 2011
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

The University of New Hampshire’s STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Camp is a non-residential program sponsored by the Department of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures. Experienced language teachers lead the camp's cultural and linguistic activities. Thirty students, in grades 5 through 10, will be divided into two groups (novice and intermediate) according to their Chinese language preparation. Participants develop basic Mandarin language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with a focus on every day communication. In addition to intensive language lessons, daily cultural activities that reinforce language learning and an appreciation for Chinese culture. The program opens each morning with Tai chi chuan on the lawn for the physical and mental health benefits of this ancient form of Chinese martial arts. The camp's cultural focus is the Sichuan province, which is famous for its pandas, its teahouses, its spicy food. Activities include Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting, kite making and flying, Sichuan opera, dragon dancing, martial arts, Chinese music such as the pipa, and erhu, ping-pong, Chinese cooking, and a field trip to a local site of Chinese culture. Lunch, catered daily by a local Chinese restaurant, is included as part of the program.

603-862-3769 • pg@unh.eduhttp://www.unh.edu/languages/startalk

University of New Hampshire (student)

UNH Startalk Chinese Camp

Chinese • June 20, 2012July 3, 2012
  • UNH Startalk Chinese Camp, Durham, NH, NH

The University of New Hampshire’s 2012 STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Camp is a non-residential program sponsored by the Department of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures. Experienced language teachers will lead the camp's cultural and linguistic activities. Thirty students, in grades 5 (upcoming 6th grade) through 11 (upcoming 12th), will be divided into two groups (novice and intermediate) according to their Chinese language preparation. Students will develop basic Mandarin Chinese language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with a focus on simple and healthful Chinese cooking. In addition to intensive language/cooking lessons, students will participate in daily cultural activities that will reinforce language learning and a greater appreciation of Chinese cooking. This year the program will open each morning with 30 minutes of martial arts on the lawn for the physical and mental health benefits of this ancient form of Chinese martial arts. The camp will focus on healthful Chinese cooking. Other cultural activities may include Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting, kite making and flying, martial arts, Chinese music such as the pipa, and erhu, ping-pong, and a field trip to Boston's Chinatown to do grocery shopping. Students will need to cook their own lunch most of the time through guided instructions.

603-862-4005 • Marco.Dorfsman@unh.eduhttp://www.unh.edu/languages/index.cfm?id=96D92DC3-A4BB-BDED-95AC6A00C6B2F895

University of New Hampshire (student)

UNH Startalk Summer Chinese Program

Chinese • June 19, 2013July 3, 2013
  • UNH Startalk Summer Chinese Camp, Durham, NH
  • UNH Startalk Summer Chinese Program, Durham, NH

The University of New Hampshire’s 2013 STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Camp is a non-residential program sponsored by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Experienced language teachers will lead the camp's cultural and linguistic activities. Thirty-two students, in grades 5 (upcoming 6th grade) through 11 (upcoming 12th), will be divided into two groups (novice and intermediate) according to their Chinese language preparation. Students will develop basic Mandarin Chinese language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with a focus on simple and healthful Chinese cooking. In addition to intensive language/cooking lessons, students will participate in daily cultural activities that will reinforce language learning and a greater appreciation of Chinese cooking. This year the program will open each morning with 30 minutes of martial arts on the lawn for the physical and mental health benefits of this ancient form of Chinese martial arts. The camp will focus on healthful Chinese cooking. Other cultural activities may include Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting, kite making and flying, martial arts, Chinese music such as the pipa, and erhu, ping-pong, and a field trip to Boston's Chinatown to do grocery shopping. Students will need to cook their own lunch most of the time through guided instructions.

603-862-3121 • lina.lee@unh.eduhttp://www.unh.edu/languages/index.cfm?ID=96D92DC3-A4BB-BDED-95AC6A00C6B2F895

University of New Hampshire (student)

UNH Startalk Summer Chinese Program

Chinese
  • June 24, 2014July 5, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • City not provided, NH

603-862-3123 • lina.lee@unh.eduhttp://www.unh.edu/languages/index.cfm?ID=96D92DC3-A4BB- BDED-95AC6A00C6B2F895

University of New Mexico (student)

University of New Mexico Summer Institute in Arabic and Chinese for High School Students

Albuquerque, NM • Arabic • June 8, 2009 July 3, 2009
Albuquerque, NM • Chinese • June 8, 2009 July 3, 2009

By the end of this month-long Institute, to take place June 8 to July 3, 2009, 34 high school students (17 for each language) from the Albuquerque metropolitan region will have covered the curriculum of a first year semester course in Arabic or Chinese at the University of New Mexico. Through a cooperative agreement with the secondary schools in the region, these students will earn 3 UNM credit hours, as well as corresponding high school credits. The course emphasizes the three communicative areas of interpersonal, interpretive and presentational skills in both written and oral forms, as well as a cultural theme that is used to meaningfully integrate the linguistic material. Classes are taught by regular UNM faculty assisted by teaching assistants. Classes meet every day for three hours. Participants also connect with community resources to enhance the articulation between the real-world and academic forms of learning. Two cultural excursions per week are scheduled. The Institutes are open to both heritage and non-heritage students. The learning objective for the month-long program is for students to achieve a mid-Novice level in their respective languages, and to gain significant information about Chinese and Arabic speaking cultures.

505 277-4771 • nakol@unm.eduhttp://www.unm.edu/~fll

University of New Mexico (student)

University of New Mexico Summer Institute in Arabic and Chinese for High School Students

Arabic, Chinese • June 7, 2010 July 2, 2010
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

At the end of this month-long Institute, to take place June 7 to July 2 2010, 17 students in Arabic and 17 students in Chinese will cover the curriculum of a first year semester course in either of these languages at the University of New Mexico. The program is open to high school students 16 years of age or older, including first year university students. Thanks to a cooperative agreement, high school students will earn 3 UNM credit hours, as well as corresponding high school credits if they complete the course with a minimum of a C+. College students will earn just UNM credit. The course will emphasize the three communicative areas of interpersonal, interpretive and presentational skills in both written and oral forms, as well as a cultural theme that will be used to meaningfully integrate the linguistic material. Classes will be taught by regular UNM faculty and/or teaching assistants and will meet every morning for three hours. In the afternoons, participants will connect with community resources to enhance the articulation between the real-world and academic forms of learning. Two cultural excursions or on-campus activities per week are scheduled. The Institutes are open to both heritage and non-heritage students.

505-277-4771 • nakol@unm.eduhttp://www.unm.edu/~fll

University of New Mexico (student)

University of New Mexico Startalk Summer Institutes in Arabic and Chinese

Arabic, Chinese • June 6, 2011July 1, 2011
  • University of New Mexico/main campus, Albuquerque, NM

The University of New Mexico will offer programs in Chinese or Arabic during the summer of 2011. The dates for this year's Startalk programs are June 6 to July 1, 2011, and classes will meet on the UNM campus from 9:20 to 12:30 Monday thru Friday for 4 weeks. There will be additional afternoon cultural activities two afternoons a week, both on and off campus. Learning activities will focus on communication in the target language and cultural literacy. Current high school students and 2011 high school graduates who are eligible for UNM's dual credit program, through which they receive concurrent high school and 3 hrs. of UNM credit, are invited to apply. Both Startalk courses satisfy UNM core requirements in the foreign language area. Application deadline is April 29, 2011. For further information, please see the FAQ's at http://www.unm.edu/~fll/fll_startalk.html You may also call 505 277-4771 or e-mail fll@unm.edu.

505-277-3713 • nakol@unm.eduhttp://www.unm.edu/~fll/

University of New Mexico (student)

University of New Mexico Startalk Summer Program in Arabic

Arabic
  • July 13, 2015August 7, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • The University of New Mexico, University of New Mexico, NM

The UNM STARTALK Program promotes awareness of the Arabic language and Middle Eastern and North African Cultures among Albuquerque high school and first year college students entering UNM. Encompassing a month long period of instruction, it gives students and incoming freshmen from the Albuquerque region the equivalence of a first semester course in Arabic at the University of New Mexico. The UNM Summer STARTALK Program partners with the UNM National Studies Program in order to foster a learner-centered environment that permits students to engage in the various conversation types, thus accentuating the diverse media and information systems in which language occurs. Furthermore, the program allows students to discuss in Arabic contemporary issues of vital concern with their peers and targeted speakers. More germane to the Southwest, students see the complexities of language by making direct and indirect comparisons between Arabic and their own languages (English, Navaho, and Spanish, etc.) Most importantly, studying Arabic in the summer program allows the student to fully engage in the life of the mind and to begin the journey towards becoming life-long learners.

505-277-5644 • jeffersonr@unm.edu

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (student)

STARTALK 2012 Travel Around Russia Immersion Language Camp

Russian • June 16, 2013June 29, 2013Residential Program
  • UNCW, Wilmington, NC

“Travel around Russia” is a language and culture immersion program for 20 students of grades 7-12, with some or no experience with Russian language. The residential camp on UNCW campus will be open from June 16 to June 29, 2013. The camp will have plenty of activities including 132 instructional hours (8AM-8:30PM, 12 days), all led by Russian native speakers, in order to provide the participants with immersion experience. This program is designed to tie in various aspects of Russian language and culture to provide the students with Russian cultural immersion and an opportunity to learn the basics of Russian language without having to travel overseas. Evening and weekend activities are integrated in the curriculum to make sure the camp offers true language immersion experience to the participants. The students will get informed on Russian climate zones and have practical comparative experience, visiting Wilmington Ice House for a glimpse of Siberia and visiting the beach for an idea of Black Sea resort. Various activities are planned for every evening, and weekends as well.

910-470-1864 • starodubtsevar@uncw.eduhttp://uncw.edu/fll/russian/RussianSummerCamp2013.html

University of Oklahoma (student)

Startalk Summer Camp 2011 - Journey to the West

Chinese • June 27, 2011July 9, 2011
  • University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman, Norman, OK

The University of Oklahoma’s StarTalk Chinese summer camp is offered to students of Chinese as a two-week integrated enrichment program intended to 1. Develop new language skills while protecting against summer loss, 2. Enrich understandings of Chinese culture through interdisciplinary (thematic) learning and 3. Build a network for learners of Chinese in a fun and nurturing camp environment. It is offered as a “sequel” to last year’s successful StarTalk camp and intends to present students with multiple enrichment experiences designed around participants’ interests and abilities. These experiences (Chinese arts, music, tai ji, games) will be woven into studies and readings of the Monkey King stories. Camp is offered to K-6th grade students (in Norman) and 6th-12th grade students (in Tulsa) on their respective OU campuses; instruction will be offered by visiting Chinese and resident teachers and is open to students of various proficiency levels of Chinese. Camp times/dates are 9:00-3:00, June 27-July 9 (July 4 is a holiday). Weekend travel to Branson to see Chinese acrobats, a culminating performance event for students on both campuses, and a followup demonstration of Peking Opera are planned. Tuition ($200) covers t-shirt and lunches; travel to Branson is an added charge but is optional.

918-660-3498 • clydiaforehand@ou.edu

University of Oklahoma Confucius Institute (student)

Startalk summer camp--Journey to the West

Chinese • July 19, 2010 July 30, 2010
  • University of Oklahoma - Tulsa campus, Tulsa, OK

University of Oklahoma : STARTALK Summer Camp – Journey to the West is intended for 7th to 12th grade students from Jenks Public Schools and students from the greater Tulsa area in Oklahoma. This camp targets students with novice proficiency in Chinese who are interested in further developing their basic skills and enriching their understanding of Chinese language and culture. Throughout the two weeks non-residential camp, students will receive Chinese language instruction in the morning and enjoy fun hands-on activities in the afternoon. All lessons and activities revolve around the Journey to the West story, also known as Monkey King. Classes will meet on the OU-Schusterman campus in Tulsa from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm from July 19 to July 30. There will be a field trip to Branson, MO to watch the spectacular Shanghai Circus on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Extra-curricula activities includes Tai-Chi, calligraphy, Chinese painting, traditional Chinese art & crafts, Chinese chess and music. Our goals are to demonstrate to students that both Chinese language and culture are enjoyable and for them to understand Chinese folk stories, mythology, value system, and humor.

918-660-3497 • callie@ou.eduhttp://www.ou.edu/ouci

University of Oklahoma East Asia Institute (student)

TULSA-Chinese Face-to-Face: Learning Chinese through Stories from Peking Opera

Chinese • June 17, 2013June 28, 2013
  • TULSA-Chinese Face-to-Face: Learning Chinese through Stories from Peking Opera, Tulsa, OK

Chinese Face-to-Face is a K-8 summer day camp and Chinese language/culture experience based on Beijing opera. Local and international Chinese instructors and performers work collaboratively to introduce and enhance new ways of considering Chinese language learning through the vehicle of Beijing opera. Integrated, project-based, student-centered instructional practices coordinate into a curriculum intended to support and extend vocabulary, opera content (acting, dialogue, movement), and Chinese cultural understandings through literature and real-life Chinese experiences as these are translated into authentic Chinese opera story-lines. Activities include tai qi, kung fu, dance, drama, costuming, mask-making, face-painting, music, and other elements of Chinese opera and culture. Campers from kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to apply. Instruction is differentiated according to age and developmental levels into five classes. Teachers are highly qualified, creative instructors of Chinese language and culture, with experience in teaching the developmental levels they are assigned. Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 17-June 28 in the Learning Center of the OU-Tulsa (Schusterman) Campus (41st St. and Yale Ave., in Tulsa, OK.)

918-808-5651 • clydiaforehand@ou.eduhttp://www.ou.edu/eai/

University of Pennsylvania (teacher)

Professional Curriculum and Material Development Workshop for Teachers of Persian

Philadelphia, PA • Persian • May 18, 2009 July 4, 2009

The summer STARTALK 2009 Persian Teacher's Workshop for Professional Curriculum and Materials Development at the University of Pennsylvania. (June 4th-7th) This workshop is intended to bring together new, experienced and prospective teachers of Persian in order to foster collaboration among them in North America, and to design a curriculum for all levels of language learning. There will be a subsequent online commitment by the participants for the development of materials throughout the six-week period following the workshop. In order to apply for participation, please send a letter of interest to the program director Dr. Pardis Minuchehr at the University of Pennsylvania per email. The email is: pardis@sas.upenn.edu.

215-301-7712 • pardis@sas.upenn.edu

University of Pennsylvania (student)

STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy Program

Philadelphia, PA • Chinese • July 6, 2009 August 14, 2009

The Penn High School Chinese Academy program will take place from July 6 to August 14 on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. The six-week, non-residential program consists of language instruction, lectures on Chinese culture by Penn Professors, one-on-one practice sessions, dance and martial arts practice, and field trips to Franklin museum and Chinatown. Students are in class Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. All accepted students will receive a $1000 STARTALK scholarship to cover part of the $1876 Penn tuition. The final cost to each student will be $876. Other Curriculum Highlights: Beginning Chinese I and II Student teacher ratio is 4:1 Language lab instruction in writing and Website-navigation Theme-based curriculum Language table every Wednesday with teachers to practice the language The program has places for 30 high school students. Application deadline is May 30.

215 573-4203 • nriley@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/
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