National Taiwan Normal University had the honor of hosting this year's International Association of Chinese Linguistics annual conference for the first time in seven years. The event brought together top linguists researching the Chinese language from across the globe for three days of academic discussion which wrapped up on June 9.
In preparation for the dual-degree program planned by National Taiwan Normal University and Columbia University in the United States, NTNU Vice President Cheng Chih-fu (鄭志富), College of Education Dean Chou Yu-wen (周愚文), and other school officials welcomed Columbia's Vice Dean of Education, A. Lin Goodwin, on Monday.
Teachers from the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (新加坡華文教研中心) wrapped up a four-day crash course on teaching methods Thursday offered by National Taiwan Normal University's Chinese Department. The course focused on pragmatic teaching methods, assessment, and multimedia teaching materials, among other topics.