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Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)

The University of Notre Dame Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of assistant professor in modern (including contemporary) Chinese literature and culture, beginning August 2018. This is a tenure-track position. Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on modern literature, film, and/or popular culture. Responsibilities include […]

Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor and Head of Language Programs, NYU Shanghai (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai seeks a Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor and Head of Language Programs to oversee and develop its language programs. Currently these include required undergraduate courses in Chinese at the elementary to advanced levels; post-advanced courses in Chinese; and elementary Spanish and French courses. We anticipate expanding our offerings in the coming years […]

Assistant Professor of Chinese (Middlebury, VT)

Assistant Professor of Chinese, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY, VT — The Greenberg-Starr Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Chinese literary and/or cultural studies (any historical period, any discipline) and Chinese language beginning fall 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or expected by August […]

Mandarin Teacher (Wilmette, IL)

DESCRIPTION: 1) This is a part-time (.5) position. 2) It is 5 days/week; 3 classes; one fifth grade & two sixth grade. 3) There is an existing curriculum. Qualifications:  Valid IL educator licensure with proper endorsement (s). *Prior teaching experience with middle school and junior high school students. *Demonstrates native or near-native fluency in Mandarin […]

Lecturer in Chinese at UC Davis (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Chinese for the 2017-18 academic year. Primary duties are to teach up to seven modern Chinese (Mandarin) courses at various levels as assigned. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment […]

2017 Professional Development Grants

CLTA-USA has awarded the 2017 Professional Development Grants to the following regional associations: CLTA-California,  CLTA-Oregon,  CLTA-Texas, CLTA-Virginia, CLTA-Washington, New England CLTA, Oklahoma-CLTA, CLTA-Indiana Please visit here for more information about regional associations affiliated with CLTA-USA: http://clta-us.org/about-clta/regional-cltas/

National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society

The National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society is founded to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of college students in learning Chinese as a second language, to encourage them to continue to study Chinese after they graduate from college, and to promote the study of Chinese language, literature, and culture in the United States. This year the […]

2017 Professional Development Grants

The CLTA-USA has awarded the 2017 Professional Development Grants to the following regional associations: CLTA-California,  CLTA-Oregon,  CLTA-Texas, CLTA-Virginia, CLTA-Washington, New England CLTA, Oklahoma-CLTA, CLTA-Indiana Please visit here for more information about regional associations affiliated with CLTA-USA: http://clta-us.org/about-clta/regional-cltas/

Cheng & Tsui Professional Development Award for Teachers of Chinese

Cheng & Tsui Professional Development Award for Teachers of Chinese is now calling for applications. The award supports the attendance of pre-collegiate and collegiate teachers at training workshops, seminars, conferences, and other in-service learning experiences at local, national, or international levels; and/or to collaborate with a mentor teacher. The application deadline is October 31, 2017. […]

Cengage Learning Awards for Innovative Excellence in the Teaching of Chinese as a Foreign Language

Cengage Learning Awards for Innovative Excellence in the Teaching of Chinese as a Foreign Language is calling for applications. CLTA members who wish to improve Chinese Foreign Language education in the US through the design, development, and application of new pedagogy, innovative classroom practices, and teaching tools (e.g. multi-media) are welcome to apply. The proposal […]

Report on the 2016 Annual Membership Meeting

CLTA’s Annual Membership Meeting was held in Boston, MA during the ACTFL’s Annual Conference on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The meeting kicked off with a reception – many thanks to the sponsors for the wonderful meal. CLTA’s President, Helen Shen, started the meeting with a warm welcome and expressed her appreciation for the membership’s support […]

STARTALK 2016 Programs

STARTALK has just published their list of programs for 2016.  Chinese language teachers in the U.S. may apply for a program of interest to them.  Here is the URL: https://startalk.umd.edu/public/find-a-summer-program/?f[0]=im_field_st_language%3A39&f[1]=im_field_program_participant_typ%3A183

Volume 50:3, October 2015

In Memoriam: Professor Frank Feng-sheng Hsueh (薛鳳生教授) ··· i Editor’s Message ···ii Articles The Place of Linguistics in CSL Teaching and Teacher Education: Toward a Usage-Based Constructionist Theoretical Orientation ··· 1 Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, University of Oregon Curricular Goals and Curriculum Design: The Case of a College-level Chinese Language Program ··· 23 Han Luo, Lafayette College Writing Practice and […]

Volume 50:2, June 2015

Articles From Corpus Analysis to Grammar Instruction: Toward a usage-based constructionist approach to constructional stratification·················· 1 Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, Xinjia Peng, University of Oregon Jing-Yun Chen, Johns Hopkins University   Mapping Chinese Language Pedagogy from 1966 to 2013: A bibliometric study of the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association········ 31 Helena Casas-Tost, Sara Rovira-Esteva Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona […]

Volume 50:1, February 2015

Articles 汉英认知定势及其跨文化转换···················································· 1      陈忠, Beijing Language and Culture University   留学生汉语声调习得中阳上合流的实验研究·································· 19      温宝莹, 南开大学汉语言文化学院      燕芳, 威斯康星大学麦迪逊校区   美国学生汉语基础元音的习得:两字组与句子的对比······················· 43    谢彦, Liberty University   Decoding College Chinese Placement Tests From the perspective of student performance····························· 61        Yan Li, University of Kansas   Review article 美國大學主要文言文教材選篇研究············································· 83    蔡蓉芝, 國立台灣師範大學華語文教學研究所   Reviews Chinese […]

The 2014 CLTA Annual Conference Witnesses Another Year of Growth

By Fangyuan Yuan With Contributions from Weidong Zhang, Claire Kotenbeutel, and Yea-Fen Chen Dec.15, 2014 The Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (CLTA) successfully held its 2014 annual conference in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) in San Antonio, TX from Nov. 21-23, 2014, with the theme of “Reaching Global […]

Volume 49:3, October 2014

Articles A Learner Corpus Study of L2 Lexical Development of Chinese Resultative Verb Compounds································································ 1 Jie Zhang, University of Oklahoma   The Gap in the Use of Lexical Cohesive Devices in Writing between Native Chinese Speakers and Second Language Users····························· 25        Shouji Li, Massey University   Understanding Language Anxiety and Ways to Alleviate it […]

Call for Papers – International Association of Asian Studies

The International Association of Asian Studies will host its national conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 9-14, 2015. This conference is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees. In addition, not fewer than 325 research sessions, round tables, panel discussions, performances and demonstrations will be scheduled throughout the week. In addition to the many scholarly […]

2014 Professional Development Workshop Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the CLTA Professional Development Workshops, offered to all current CLTA Members attending the CLTA/ACTFL Annual conference 2014. More information and registration forms can be found on the PD Workshop webpage. Registration this year is free. Registration deadline is November 10th, 2014.

Annual CLTA/ACTFL Convention Program

The program for the 2014 Annual CLTA/ACTFL Convention is now available online. Please note the program will continue to be updated as we changes are needed. ACTFL also has a session search page available on their website.