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Kun Shan C. Lee, Professor of the Practice

Kun Shan C. Lee

Her research interests are foreign language curriculum development, study abroad education, curriculum articulation, intercultural communicative competence, Service-Learning and community-based language learning, and Chinese for specific purposes.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  2204 Erwin Road Room 207, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message
Web Pages:  http://www.duke.edu/web/chinesesoc/
http://www.duke.edu/web/chinesesoc/character/

Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • CHINESE 131.002, FRST YR CHN: BIL LEARNERS Synopsis
    Languages 207, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
  • MMS 273T-3.01, ADVERTISING IN CHINESE Synopsis
    Perkins 085, M 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMES 277T.01, CHINESE 277T-3.01)
Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • CHINESE 131.001, FRST YR CHN: BIL LEARNERS Synopsis
    Friedl Bdg 126, TuTh 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
  • CHINESE 131.01D, FRST YR CHN: BIL LEARNERS Synopsis
    Allen 226, MW 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
  • CHINESE 232.002, INTERM CHN: BIL LEARNERS Synopsis
    Perkins 088, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
  • CHINESE 232.01D, INTERM CHN: BIL LEARNERS Synopsis
    Crowell 108, MW 10:15 AM-11:05 AM
  • CHINESE 232.02D, INTERM CHN: BIL LEARNERS Synopsis
    Class Bldg 103, MW 03:30 PM-04:20 PM
Office Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:30 or by appointment
Education:

M.A.University of Iowa1993
M.A.University of Iowa1992
B.A.University of Iowa1989
Specialties:

Chinese
Research Interests: Chinese as a Second Language Acquisition, Computer Assisted Learning, Cognitive Load Theory

Current projects: on-line multimedia teaching materials, teacher training program for DSICP, CFL/CSL education in the study abroad context , curriculum articulation between pre-college CFL curriculum and college CFL curriculum

Her research interests are development of foreign language curriculum (including study abroad program), second language acquisition, Sociocultural theory, and computer assisted learning.

Areas of Interest:

sociocultural theory in the SLA context
second language acquisition
Applied Chinese linguistics
computer assisted learning
inter-cultural communication
cognitive load theory

Keywords:

development of foreign language curriculum • second language acquisition • Chinese language pedagogy • computer assisted learning • inter-cultural communication • Sociocultural theory

Duties:

Develop the language curriculum of Chinese Program at Duke. Supervise and improve the curriculum articulation between the curriculum in the Chinese Program and that in the Duke Study in China Program.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Tang, Y; Lee, KC; Yu, P; Xu, L; Zhang, J, Acting Chinese An Intermediate-advanced Course in Discourse and Behavioral Culture (April, 2020), pp. 336 pages, Routledge, ISBN 1138064572  [abs]
  2. Thompson, RJ; Walther, I; Tufts, C; Lee, KC; Paredes, L; Fellin, L; Andrews, E; Serra, M; Hill, JL; Tate, EB; Schlosberg, L, Development and Assessment of the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate General Education Foreign Language Requirement, Foreign Language Annals, vol. 47 no. 4 (December, 2014), pp. 653-668 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Lee, K-SC; al, E, Instructor’s Resource Manual for The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course: Crossing Cultural Boundaries (March, 2014), Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group  [author's comments]
  4. Lee, K-SC; Liang, HH; Jiao, LW; Wheatley, J, The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course: Crossing Cultural Boundaries, 2nd Edition. (March, 2014), Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London and New York (Expected publication date: Spring 2014.)  [abs]
  5. Lee, K-SC, Evaluating the placement assessment in a CFL curricula at the University level (2014)  [abs]

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