Last Updated: 04.14.2009
The Language Center of National Central University has held the “Chinese/English as a Second Language Conference on Reading and Writing Instruction” bi-annually since 2003. We are pleased to announce that this, the 4th C/ESL Reading and Writing Conference (or C/ESL 2009), is the first to be an international conference. The invited and keynote speakers will be leading international scholars, and anyone who is interested in Teaching Chinese/English as a Second Language is cordially invited to the meeting.
Date: May 16-17, 2009
Venue: National Central University, Jhongli, Taoyuan County, Taiwan
Carol A. Chapelle
Dr. Carol Chapelle is Professor of TESL/Applied Linguistics and Chair of the Cross-disciplinary Linguistics Program at Iowa State University. She has served as President of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Editor of TESOL Quarterly, and Chair of the TOEFL Committee of Examiners. She is current Co-Editor of the Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series of Cambridge University Press. She is widely recognized as the pre-eminent scholar in the field of CALL. Carol Chapelle’s webpage: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~carolc/
Dr. Hsin, Shih-Chang is Professor of the Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and Director of the Department of Chinese Language and Culture for International Students at the National Taiwan Normal University. His research includes computer-assisted language instruction, Chinese language curriculum design, reading and writing learning strategies, and international education development, and has conducted many research projects sponsored by National Science Council and Ministry of Education. He has served as Director of the Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at the National Taiwan Normal University from 2001 to 2007, and is current President of the Association of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language in Taiwan.