ACC STARTALK Student Program:
Chinese Summer Immersion Program for Central New York Students
Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College in collaboration with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES
July 6- July 11, 2014
The Chinese Summer Immersion Program for Central New York Students is designed as a one-week residential camp program. The program aims to provide a rewarding summer immersion experience for 16 highly motivated students.
Provide students a language immersion experience on the Hamilton College campus
Improve students' linguistic proficiency and cultural competency through an outcome-based curriculum, task-based instruction, authentic cultural experience, and individualized one-on-one online tutoring and peer interaction
Develop the interactive distance learning technology to expose students to authentic Chinese language, people, and culture through participatory online learning tools
Participants must have completed 7th grade and taken at least two years of Chinese language instruction
Preference will be given to students who have participated in the Central New York BOCES Program
Students are allowed to participate in the STARTALK summer immersion program for a maximum of 2 years, to allow new students access to the program
STARTALK scholarships will be available for all admitted students
The scholarship will cover program tuition, meals, text material, instructional cost, distance tutorial, and technology support
To apply to this program, click on the Application Forms.