Linguists Prof. MacWhinney Talks to NTNUProf. Brian MacWhinney from Carnegie Mellon University was invited to give a speech about the limits of age differences on language learning. Brian MacWhinney is a Professor of Psychology and Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University, who is specializes in first and second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and the neurological bases of language. The speech was held on March 22nd under the initiation of Aim for the Top University office. The topic is “Biological(?) Limits on Success in Second Language Learning”, discussing the difference in language of people from different age groups.
International Cultural Week : It’s Travel TimeThe most expected event international culture week is back! The open ceremony this year was held on March 14th, hosted by the award winning host, Rifat Karlova, who is also an alumnus of NTNU. Many guests were presented to show their support for the fun and educational event of NTNU.
NTNU Being Popular Because of Sitting High in QS RankingNational Taiwan Normal University was ranked 310th in 2016 QS World University ranking, which is partly the reason why NTNU is so popular at the University Expo. The Expo was held in Taichung from February 24th to 26th, the booth of NTNU has attracted many students along with NTUT and NTU as NTU System.
Sending Future Teachers Abroad with Grants from the GovernmentThis year, the ministry of Education first granted the oversea educational internship program and the list was revealed in January 18th. Three projects from NTNU pass the selection and was granted 2.75 million. The destination of the projects are Canada, Shanghai and Singapore.