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Exploring the Present and Future of Teaching Chinese Characters Online

Exploring the Present and Future of Teaching Chinese Characters Online. (16 September - 18 November 2022)
This seminar series will explore the handling of teaching Chinese  characters in the CFL (Chinese as a foreign language) university classroom during the current era of remote teaching worldwide whereby teaching characters  becomes more complicated. While interventions to CFL classrooms during Covid-19 were previously made rapidly, distance learning is now becoming more commonplace in the current digital era.
Dr Caitríona Osborne (University College Dublin) is currently leading a project with Dr Danping Wang (University of Auckland) and Dr Qi Zhang (Dublin City University) to examine curriculum and assessment adaptations in six English-speaking countries, specifically in relation to teaching and learning characters. The 10-week seminar series allows for findings to be shared while also providing a platform for other specialised researchers in the area.