Online Chinese Teaching and Learning in 2020 - 2020中文线上教学 (Hardcover)
This edited monograph includes 21 papers written by 41 contributors from 9 countries on four continents, sharing their teaching practices, strategies, reflections, and/or findings from their research on online Chinese teaching and learning in 2020. Its introductory chapter authored by the editor, Dr. Shijuan Liu (刘士娟), provides a comprehensive overview of the history of online Chinese teaching and learning and thoughtful analysis of associated terms (e.g., distance education), in addition to summarization of the 21 wonderful papers in this volume. Readers can also gain a solid understanding of many Chinese language programs mentioned in the monograph, as well as the general situation of Chinese language education, and measures taken in responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in several countries, including India and South Africa. This monograph offers practical implications and historic references to the field of Chinese language education and online teaching and learning globally. It serves as a timely and significant addition to the published book edited by the same scholar, Teaching the Chinese Language Remotely: Global Cases and Perspectives, which includes 15 chapters in English from 21 authors in 10 countries on five continents.