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Hong Gang Jin
Hong Gang Jin

Jin Presents at National Chinese Education Conference

Posted March 11, 2014
Tags Chinese East Asian Languages and Literatures Faculty Foreign Languages Hong Gang Jin

Hong Gang Jin, the William R. Kenan Professor of East Asian Languages & Literature, participated in the National Chinese Education Conference on literacy of Chinese language, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, from March 7-9. As a plenary speaker she presented on “Component Skills of Chinese Literacy: Character Recognition and Reading Comprehension.”

This conference is one of the major conferences in the field for K-16 Chinese language teachers.  Jin’s talk focused on three  areas of character recognition and its relationship to Chinese reading comprehension: the role of character and word recognition in literacy development; theoretical and empirical research in Chinese character recognition and second language reading comprehension and their pedagogical implications; and best practices of character teaching and learning in Chinese as a foreign language.

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