Date of Award
Master of Second Language Teaching (MSLT)
World Languages and Cultures
Karin deJonge-Kannan (Committee Chair)
This portfolio contains a selection of the author’s research interests and learning achievements while in the Master Second Language Teaching (MSLT) program at Utah State University (USU). It represents the author’s investigation, observation, and reflection as an MSLT student and as a Chinese teacher and coordinator for the Chinese Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program in Utah.
The first section of the portfolio contains the author’s teaching perspectives including professional environment, teaching philosophy statement, and professional development through teaching observations. These perspectives represent her professional growth over the years in the field of Chinese teaching in the DLI setting. The second section consists of two research perspectives. They demonstrate the author’s research interests that aligned with her teaching perspectives as a Chinese DLI practitioner. Lastly, an annotated bibliography is included with further discussion of pedagogical implications for the Chinese DLI classroom.
Jensen, Lila, "Building a Positive Teacher and Student Identity in the Chinese DLI Context" (2022). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 1628.
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