International Forum on Language Issues in English-Medium InstructionThe International Forum on Language issues in English-Medium Instruction will be held on April 22-23, 2023. The two-day event is organized by the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts, and Office of Bilingual Education, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), and co-organized by the Office of Research and Development, NTNU and the National Science and Technology Council. International scholars from cross-nations and disciplines will be presenting their research as well as discussing pertinent issues and challenges regarding the theme of EMI.
NTNU and Japanese Scholars Co-organize Emerging Technology WorkshopsDepartment of Technology Application and Human Resource Development and office of International Affairs from National Taiwan Normal University (henceforth referred to as the Dept. of TAHRD) conducted a Virtual Worlds teaching workshop on February 4, 2023 in cooperation with Prof. Irina Kuznetcova from Akita University, Japan. The workshop was organized by Yi-Yao Hsu, a senior from the Dept. of TAHRD, and assistant, Chia-Ju Chou, and was a continuation of the ICT workshop previously held by the Dept. of TAHRD for the School of Teacher Education. In this 5-hour workshop, participants learned practical applications of Unity, a game development engine along with the theoretical foundations of integrating virtual worlds created in Unity in teaching. Participants were tasked with designing a lesson plan integrating pedagogical theories and technology. Yi-Yao Hsu and Prof. Kuznetcova noted that the workshop was quite challenging because most of the participants had no experience with Unity.
Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education at NTNUOn March 21st, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) held a seminar on "NTNU Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education", hosted by Vice President Frank Y-H Ying of NTNU and attended by Liu Yi-de, the Director of International Affairs, and four international and global affairs directors from Pennsylvania State University, University of Texas at Austin, Burgundy University in France, and University of Glasgow in the UK. In the seminar, they discussed the current status and trends of internationalization and international cooperation in higher education in Taiwan, and shared strategies for internationalization.
NTNU Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education: Top Universities from America, Europe, and Asia Gathered TogetherNational Taiwan Normal University held the "NTNU Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education" from March 21st to 22nd, 2023. The forum invited international leaders and academic administrators from five top universities in America, Europe, and Asia, as well as representatives from foreign institutions in Taiwan, to share their internationalization strategies. This is also one of the important actions of NTNU in the new phase of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education SPROUT Project and Bilingual Benchmark University. Through scholars and experts exploring the trends and challenges of higher education internationalization in the globalization era, the forum promotes international exchange and cooperation in higher education and further enhances Taiwan's international competitiveness in higher education.