- Skills area(s) addressed: Chinese language and culture learning / information on world languages and linguistics organizations.
- Learning outcomes: Students can get lots of information about Chinese language and culture learning through the links provided in this website. In addition, students can also find the activities and services that a variety of international language and linguistics organizations provide.
- Target language used: English instruction and translation are used along with Chinese in most of the websites linked to this site.
- Links to outside resources: This site is a collection of links to outside resources in Chinese language and cultural learning along with sites of language and linguistics related organizations.
Evaluation and Observation
This site offers a wealth of information on Chinese Language and Culture Learning, including Chinese character writing, Chinese literature, traditional and popular Chinese culture, Chinese language software & AV programs, and on-line Chinese dictionaries. The author collected these resource sites and organized them very well under specific categories.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This site is definitely useful as a teaching and learning tool for Chinese. It can be incorporated at various levels of Chinese language and culture classes. Students can also make use of the information to do self-study or class project.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The site itself is clearly designed and easy to read. It provides links in an organized way that helps users to locate the information easily.