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Congjia Lu

1855 Athens Street, Boulder, CO 80302 303-885-6268 congjia.lu@colorado.edu

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OBJ ECTI V E
To obtain a position teaching Chinese

TEACHI N G EX PE R I E N C E
Teaching Assistant, Department of Asian Language and Civilization, University of Colorado at Boulder 2012Present
Taught beginning and intermediate level Mandarin to college freshman and graduate students. Created original teaching materials such as PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, and content of online projects. ! Met with students on a weekly basis for one on one tutorials to improve their academic skills in speaking and listening. ! Organized departmental activities and events such as Asian Language Night and Boulder Chinese Contest. Helped students revise and modify their scripts, as well as rehearse. Arranged and maintained the meeting site, recorded the events, and collaborated with judges, instructors, and students to ensure the success of the events. ! Assessed and evaluated students, and gave them timely feedback. Graded their daily attendance and participation, weekly homework, online projects, and presentation performances. ! Designed activities and games for the classroom to attract the students attention, and to make the content of the textbook more approachable. ! Held ofce hours for students every week, and made appointments upon request. inPersonalized my approach based on the students needs and strengths. Met with instructors weekly to learn different methodologies for teaching, and to improve teaching skills

Chinese Tutor, Colorado Area


Taught a range of students, from one-year-old students to graduate school students. Created own methodology in language teaching using image-based techniques. Designed unique lesson plans to accommodate students needs and learning styles.

2011-Present

Chinese Literature Teacher, Jingning NO.1 High school, China


Taught Chinese Literature class to high school students. Made goal-oriented teaching materials to guide students. Provided 58 students with personalized tutorials. Prepared the students for university entrance examinations.

May 2012-Aug 2012

Chinese Literature, English and Math Tutor, Tianjin, China

2007-2011

Tutored primary-school students and high school students in Chinese Literature, English, and Math. Designed goal-oriented lesson plans to prepare students for various examinations.

ED U CATI ON
M.A. in Chinese, University of Colorado at Boulder B.A. in Chinese Languages and Literature, Nankai University May 2014 May 2011

ACA D E MI C E XPERIENCE
Graduate Seminars, University of Colorado at Boulder 2011-2014
Sinological Methods. Learned the methods adopted in the western world to learn Chinese. Early Modern Fiction. Learned the topics relate to the most famous Chinese novels, Jinping mei and Shuihu zhuan. Medieval Poetry and Prose. Learned poetry from pre-Han dynasty to Tang dynasty in a chronological order. Translated poetry, proses, and essays from Chinese to English and English to Chinese. History of Chinese Film. Learned modern and contemporary Chinese culture through the development of movies. Modern Literature. Learned the work of the most important writers in modern period. Learned the intellectual history and modern Chinese history. Early Chinese Thought. Learned the ideas of schools in the pre-Qin Dynasty that serve as the foundation of Chinese culture. Topics in Early Modern Literature. Learned the printing culture and its impact to Chinese intellectual history in the Song, Ming, and Qing Dynasties. Topics in Medieval Literature. Learned the mysterious tales of the pre-Tang and Tang period. Medieval Literature. Learned the Buddhist ideas circulated in Tang Dynasty, and translated the most important Buddhist sutra, Vimarakiati Sutra, into English.

PRE S EN TAT IO N S
University of Colorado at Boulder
Guixiu ji and Ji Xians Editorial Strategy Presented in the CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2014

March 2014

ACA D E MI C C ON FERENCE S
University of Colorado at Boulder
Organized the CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2013 with colleagues. Designed the professional yers, poster, and handouts. Helped apply for funds from the chancellor and student events ofce. Screened and selected papers for potential speakers. Decided on the schedule of the panels. Posted the posters in both electronic and paper versions.

March 2013

AD D I TI ONA L E XP E R I E N CE
Editor, Readers Digest Publishing Group, Lanzhou, China Jun 2010-Sep 2010
Translated articles from English to Chinese for the magazine and proofread articles translated by others Selected articles in various newspapers and magazines for recommendation

Edited Readers Digest Magazine for grammar and style Revised manuscripts and back issues of the magazine for the chief editor

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Editor, Nankai Youth Weekly, Tianjin, China

2008-2010

Developed topics for the newspaper, such as proles of community members. Mentored and trained newcomers to the ofce on how to collaborate with editors and adapt to work environment.

Chief Editor and Journalist, Nankai College of Literature Newspaper

2008-2010

Interviewed faculty members and collected relevant and recent news to draw the interest of readers. Typeset and published the newspaper every week on both paper-based and website-based media. Helped develop the website for the department of Chinese Languages and Literature.

PRO FESS I ONA L C E RT I F I CATE


The Certicate in College Teaching expected in May, 2014
Taught four full semesters with my own students. This teaching involved courses, tutorials, ofce hours, and coach Completed 20 Graduate Teach Program workshops Career Planning, Resume Writing Stay on Target! CU Honor Code Discrimination & Harassment Nonverbal Communication Teaching with Google Apps and D2L Feedback and Rubrics in Turnitin Writing a Cover Letter for an Academic Position Exploring Cross-culture Difference in the Classroom Talking about Race, Gender & Ethnicity Get Your Research Organized: Using Citation Managers Global Understandings of Gender Writing and Effective Teaching Using Evernote to Manage Your Stuff Writing a Research Statement Effective Teaching Strategies for Non-native English Speaking Student Grading Effectively How is my Subject Relevant to Non-Majors The Hidden US Cultural Curriculum What you need to know about Web Grading Completed 4 Foreign Language Technology Program workshops Technology Integration in the Classroom Technology Sampler Portfolio Intensive Part One & Part Two Completed at least 50 hours of teacher training in the department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Completed two videotape consultations. Learned different leaners types, and developed a plan for improvement based on video self-assessment.

EVALUAT ION OF T E AC H I NG
Comments from Students
I appreciate Lu laoshis good nature; she is always happy to help. She often gave me advice regarding how our lessons t into authentic Chinese society. She is energetic and encouraging, which has brought me to be a Chinese language fanatic. Thank you Lu laoshi. I loved the fact that you allowed us to explore our own goods for learning Chinese. Very funny teacher, and is very helpful. Very friendly and approachable.

Comments from Instructors


Very responsive. Very intelligent & very capable. Strong time management skills; good class management skills; good preparation to classes; rapport with students.

TEACHI N G T E CH N O L O G I ES
PowerPoint WordPress Prezi Quizlet Rubrics Evernote Google Drive D2L Vocaroo ThingLink

LAN G UAGE S
Mandarin Chinese (Native) English (Fluent) Japanese (Basic communication skill)

AWARD S
Full scholarship in the University of Colorado at Boulder (2012-2014) The rst-class scholarship in the Nankai University (2010) The third-class scholarship in the Nankai University (2011)

OT HER SK IL LS
Visual Design Photography

PER S ONA L W EB S I T E
http://congjialu.wordpress.com/