The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce its new UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program.
Eligibility: UK faculty in various disciplines
Chinese University: Shanghai University
Length: one to two weeks
Teaching hours: 10 class hours (1 credit)
Time of the year: Any time between June 17 and 28, 2013
Subjects: General Education courses for freshman and other grade levels including the following areas:
Literature and Arts: Cultivate the humanistic and artistic quality of students by reading classic literature and by appreciation of artistic work.
History and Culture: Understand the origin of human civilization and development; Think about the human phenomena and civilization to cultivate analysis skill and global perspective.
Philosophy and Wisdom: Foster independent and critical thinking, reasoning ability and appropriate values.
Language and Communication: Study the communication skill, expand interpersonal relationship and improve the organization skill.
Citizen and Society: Cultivate citizen awareness and qualities of leaders.
Market economy and strategic management: Understand the relationship between economy, management, and people’s lifestyle to adapt to the modern society.
Globalization and social development: Analyze the economic and social phenomenon to understand the economic and financial policy and to adapt to the diversified society.
Natural evolution and life care: Understand the natural evolution and biology evolution, explore the meaning of life and care for life.
Technological progress and human development: Understand the motive of human development and have the spirit of exploration.
Technological innovation and scientific method: Explore the development and influence of the natural science, life science, engineering science. Study the methods of knowledge organization, analysis and discovery of the world.
Language: All courses should be taught in English
Compensation - Shanghai University will cover the following:
International round-trip tickets
Accommodation in Shanghai University Guest House
Fill out the application form (pdf)
Submit the following:
Copy of the passport bio page
UKCI will work with Shanghai University to determine acceptance
UKCI will notify candidates by April 15, 2013
Please emal your application packet to: Yang Zengxiang at email@example.com
Application deadline: March 15, 2013.
International round trip airfare will be reimbursed upon arrival at Shanghai University
Honorarium will be paid after course is completed
Visa and Passport:
A valid passport is needed for this trip. The passport must be valid at least 6 month at the conclusion of the trip, which means, the passport must be valid until December 2013.
UKCI will handle the visa application for successful candidates. A visa application fee of $225.00 will apply.
For questions, please contact Huajing Maske at: firstname.lastname@example.org