M.A., Chinese, Middlebury College, (in progress starting summer of 2013)
M.A., Missions and Intercultural Studies/TESOL, Wheaton College (2001)
B.A., (English), Calvin College (1999)
B.A., (TEFL), Yancheng Teachers' College, Jiangsu Province, China (1987)
About Shuguang (Rose) Wang
Professional interests include English language instruction in China, Adult ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) teaching strategies, comparative study of Chinese and American culture and education, Chinese language teaching in America, and design and evaluation of college CFL (Chinese-as-a-Foreign-Language) curriculum. Personal interests include learning different languages and cultures, watching Korean drama, music, eating ethnic foods, cooking, gardening, and spending family time together.
- Elementary Chinese (CHIN 101, 102)
- Accelerated Elementary Chinese (CHIN 103)
- Intermediate Chinese (CHIN 201)
- Chinese through Scripture (CHIN 320)
- Advanced Converstaion (CHIN 330)
- Chinese Compostion (CHIN 360, new course as of Spring, 2014)
- Chinese through Reading (CHIN 370, new course as of Fall, 2014)
- Chinese for High School Students and Adults at College of DuPage, IL (2005-2007)
- Multi-level ESL for Adult at College of DuPage, IL (2001-2011)
- Teaching Chinese to Adopted Chinese Children (2003-2005)
- Heritage Chinese for Children K-8 at College of DuPage, IL (2005-2007)
- Teaching EFL(English-as-a-Foreign-Language) to Middle-School and High-School Students in China (1987-1996)
Membership in Professional Societies
- North American Christian Foreign Language Association (NACFLA)
- Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)
- Technology and Chinese Language Teaching (TCLT)
My individual research interests include elementary and secondary EFL program models in China, the best practices for teaching English speaking, listening, reading, and writing to adult ESL students, the content of Chinese and American education, Chinese culture and some contrasts with American culture, language learning for heritage students, strategies and materials development in teaching Chinese, college classroom culture in China and America, mistakes and difficulties common to American beginning CFL learners, and error correction and treatment strategies in CFL classrooms, Chinese American students' bilingual and bi-literacy background and its influence on their learning the heritage language.
“Understanding Learners from an East Asian Background,” presentation to ESL Mininstry Conference, Moody Bible Institute, April 14, 2012.
“Understanding and Teaching Asian Students,” presentation to ESL Mininstry Conference, Wheaton College, April 13, 2013.
“Creativity in Orchestrating Classroom Life and Learning: Change for the Teacher and Motivation for the Students ,” presentation proposal to 2013 CLTA Chinese Conference.
Curricular Development Project (in process)
Initiated the design and development of Wheaton in China study abroad program (summer of 2012 and 2013) and the new Wheaton College Chinese minor, and general education programs as interdisciplinary sequences/programs in China Studies, with content goals and linguistic objectives articulated at different levels of the curriculum. Projected Chinese minor completion date: Spring, 2015.