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The Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second or Foreign Language: The Current Situation and Future Directions

Yang Gong, Chun Lai, Xuesong Gao
2020 Frontiers of Education in China  
To contribute to this ongoing examination and discussion, this special issue documents the collective efforts of scholars in different educational contexts to review six critical issues in teaching and  ...  We contend that all efforts to address these critical issues require constant examination to facilitate further development in CSL/CFL education around the world.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank all the authors for their contributions to this special issue and the reviewers for their professional and selfless participation in the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11516-020-0001-0 fatcat:m76dnlt6jzcgvntuywurrgz4zq

A Synthesis of the Research on Community Service Learning in Preservice Science Teacher Education

Samia A. Khan, Rob VanWynsberghe
2020 Frontiers in Education  
Here, and in light of the focus of this special issue, it is particularly important to emphasize the issue and challenge of diversity.  ...  Of note to this special issue are findings related to preservice science teachers attempting to further their intercultural sensitivities and teaching competencies.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feduc.2020.00045 fatcat:xdkmlipisvb33j6ivl54qvzeju

The manufacturing process should remain the focus for severe febrile reactions in children administered an Australian inactivated influenza vaccine during 2010

Jean Li-Kim-Moy, Robert Booy
2015 Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses  
either (i) other CSL TIVs without B/Brisbane/60/2008 or (ii) a comparator non-CSL 2010 TIV.  ...  Influenza vaccine safety is an ongoing issue.  ... 
doi:10.1111/irv.12337 pmid:26258888 pmcid:PMC4687502 fatcat:2xyyflr35bgcxn2e7zr36zpn3q

Representative versus Responsible Government and May's Law: The Case of the Czech Christian Democratic Party

Lukáš Linek, Pat Lyons
2011 Czech Sociological Review  
This study using May's law and a theoretically informed case study of the Czech Christian Democratic Party (KDU-ČSL) demonstrates that (1) the opinion structure with a governance rather than representation  ...  Our descriptive analyses demonstrate that May's special law of curvilinear disparity only exists to a very limited degree in KDU-ČSL.  ...  In short, special curvilinear disparity patterns in party members' opinions are likely to be issue specifi c, rather than have general application.  ... 
doi:10.13060/00380288.2011.47.6.03 fatcat:cm2d5pwxnnhzzoboaddv6wfotq

The teaching of Chinese as a second or foreign language: a systematic review of the literature 2005–2015

Xiuli Ma, Yang Gong, Xuesong Gao, Yiqing Xiang
2017 Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development  
The review found that Chinese language researchers are exploring a wide array of issues including language policy and planning, language learning and use, language pedagogy, teacher development and language  ...  For instance, Chen, Ye and Wu (2015) , Jiang (2007) and Xu and Yao (2014) deserve special mention because they examined a highly controversial but under-examined issue related to the integration of  ...  In fact, what critical issues researchers are concerned with and what they have achieved in the field of CSL/CFL teaching are not adequately known.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01434632.2016.1268146 fatcat:hyyhalshpnfzpeffcuk5j6ufdm

Service Learning in Turkey: Yesterday and Today

Adnan Kucukoglu
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
When the CSL course is evaluated, the -determined criteria and the CSL, 2008; HEB, 2011) .  ...  ; be motivational in issues such as learning, investigating, examining and developing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.015 fatcat:3o7bps3orfarde7llsfqldpaw4

Community Service Learning: A First Year Transition Tool for Teacher Education

Sharn Donninson, Diane Itter
2010 Australian Journal of Teacher Education  
Community Service Learning (CSL) as a first year transition strategy into teacher education is a new concept not previously identified in either the CSL literature or the First Year in Higher Education  ...  We argue that given these results and the similar framing discourses of both CSL and first year transition into Higher Education, that CSL can be readily reconceptualised as a transition strategy for first  ...  , Plos, Hendry, & Kjellgren, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.14221/ajte.2010v35n3.5 fatcat:egppypkbkbayvmdonnea6nslfa

New Technologies in Thyroid Surgery [chapter]

Bahri akabay, Ali aparlar
2012 Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases - New Insights into Some Old and Some New Issues  
References Year Type of study Number of patients (HS/CSL) Summary of studies 13 Yildirim et al., 2008 Prospective 50/54 Use of the HS in thyroid surgery decreased operative time, mean blood  ...  Prospective 27/24 Operative time was significantly shorter in the HS group than in the CSL group. 11 Lombardi et al., 2008 Prospective 100/100 Operative time and total operating room occupation  ... 
doi:10.5772/37485 fatcat:sctdetfc7ja25m7fr2zaqlllz4

Research on Anxiety of Learning Chinese as a Second or Foreign Language in and Outside Mainland China: A Systematic Review of the Literature 1999–2020

Shuangyun Yao, Dujuan Zhang, Qian Shen
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
By adopting bibliometric analysis and content analysis, this study compares the topical issues and methodological approaches of research on CSL/CFL learning anxiety published in leading Chinese and international  ...  This paper reviews research on anxiety of learning Chinese as a second or foreign language (CSL/CFL) in and outside mainland China.  ...  ., Deng, 2008; Guan, 2012; Tao, 2013; Liu, 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.843858 pmid:35360624 pmcid:PMC8960163 fatcat:inzyd4zatfdjpg2lbqez3bn6am

A Simulation-Based Model for Determining Safety Inventory at a Fixed-time Period System

ACKNOWLEDGMENT Our special thanks go to the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for its partly financial support (Grant awarded: Transdisciplinary Research Grant (TDR) with registration number Q.J130000.3551.07G15  ...  Given a generic product, selecting the inventory policy for that product encompasses three major issues (Heizer and Render, 2008) . Firstly, a method for auditing inventory must be established.  ...  Table 4 .2: Special Conditions of Inputs No. 4 Other numerical inputs are shown in table 4.3. Inputs Special Conditions Table 4 .3: Other Numerical Inputs No.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.l2566.1081219 fatcat:cvqmeis3orhorgsbhcflyaqchu

Local Policies and Educational Exclusion. The Experience of a City Council´s Socio-Occupational Centres Network in Spain [chapter]

Daniel García-Goncet, Begoña Vigo-Arrazola
2021 Zenodo  
Context: VET has been specially considered suitable for youngsters who have lived some kind of educational exclusion process and part of the modern VET systems were developed in response to social needs  ...  Spanish education System had got an early school leaving rates higher than European average so it´s a critical issue in terms of educational policy in which a different set of educational, social and political  ...  VET has been specially considered suitable for youngsters who have lived some kind of educational exclusion process, as early school leavers (ESL) or those who are not in education, employment or training  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4621260 fatcat:s7lyel64qjb7tpwgx4ykyptazq

Teaching and Learning Communication Process as Community-based Transdisciplinary Inquiry

Helen Hambly Odame, Natalie Oram
2012 Nordicom Review  
The relevance of CSL is that it mobilizes university students as communicators and seeks to develop global consciousness through transdisciplinary inquiry with local communities.  ...  This article discusses experiences in teaching and learning communication processes oriented towards social change and development, specifically, using the approach known as community service learning (CSL  ...  about these issues.  ... 
doi:10.2478/nor-2013-0034 fatcat:d3vnia3jfjhinewuvdi2qu3ibm

A critical review of research on strategies in learning Chinese as both a second and foreign language

Xiaoli Jiang, Andrew D. Cohen
2012 Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching  
Hence, now is a propitious moment to conduct a critical review of strategy research in this field, paying special attention to strategies that have proven effective for CSL/CFL learners in their efforts  ...  ; Ma, 2007; Wu, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.14746/ssllt.2012.2.1.2 fatcat:gk3kncjjvzbrhbzlqqiqs457mi

Rhetorical Strategies of the Postsecondary Community Service-Learning Movement in Canada

Tania Sona Smith
2012 Partnerships : A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement  
The article first provides a general comparison of the context, features and progress of the Canadian community service-learning (CSL) movement in light of the American service-learning movement.  ...  It concludes with recommendations regarding the rhetorical strategies and organizational structures that are likely to be ethical and effective in forwarding the CSL initiative in Canada and adapting it  ...  Because CSL is different from and potentially more resource-intensive than volunteerism, the growth of a long term CSL partnership may require special targeted grant applications and the rewording of staff  ... 
doi:10.7253/partj.v0i0.422 doaj:4f613369b1d64048ab446cfc67d8792f fatcat:afm3bldnufbbfnij23lk63fhuu

Is Lhasa Tibetan Sign Language emerging, endangered, or both?

Theresia Hofer
2017 International Journal of the Sociology of Language  
In concluding, the article places the situation of TibSL within the wider circumstances of minority (sign) languages in China, Chinese Sign Language (CSL), and the post-2008 movement to promote and use  ...  several important TAR-wide policies and statements that have been issued since 2008.  ...  That it was "real" can be seen in the 2008 Education Bureau's regulations and stipulations on TibSL use in Special Education in the TAR.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ijsl-2017-0005 pmid:29033477 pmcid:PMC5638009 fatcat:6hpt5p7jzvacvfqophzchlhswm
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