Our objective to be an "applied" discipline is our main distinction fromtraditional Chinese literature departments.
1. Curriculum planning and special characteristics
(1) Our course curriculum incorporates three main principles:
Theory and application are equally emphasized.
Specialized and general concepts are both studied.
Classical and modern are both given attention.
(2) Our curriculum has three distinctives.
From the first to the fourth year, the applied program gradually progresses from basic to more difficult concepts,
finally arriving at an expert degree of knowledge in Chinese literature.
According to the many demands of the professional market, we offer students multiple areas of instruction
with the hope that what they learn, they can immediately use. By increasing student’s proficiency in English,
computer use, Chinese education, placement test assistance, literature creation, news compilation,
and secretarial knowledge, we believe students will have more future prospects.
We use academic knowledge to unite the motion of society, realistic lifestyles, and personal growth,
while developing applied Chinese research skills with skills and ethics at the same time.
2. Energetic instruction and multi-purpose study
Instructional principles and characteristics
Within the principle of theory and application both being emphasized, and professional and general needs
are both looked after, we have developed a modern perspective, and use scientific methods to engage in
the process of Chinese literature research. For instance, we use music to aid in the process of teaching
poems, expressions and songs. We also use various aides such as slides and computer technology to
assist in the teaching process. On non-class days, teachers can take advantage of guiding students to
various places for observation and research. This helps to train students’ observation and introspection
abilities. We also adopt the policy that studying and teaching are really one. We hope to encourage
students to develop their own interests by engaging in multiple fields of study.