Humanities Linguistics

News

23 Nov 2022
Giants in History: Through her iconic stories featuring fictional scenes from the history of the Philippines, language teacher and academic Genoveva Matute (3 January 1915 – 21 March 2009) helped strengthen the Filipino identity.
SignTown
23 Feb 2022
Computer game uses a camera and AI-based movement recognition to teach sign language to a broader public.
29 Sep 2020
The Academic Integrity and Ethics-Augmented Reality (AIE-AR) team led by Dr Eva Wong, Director of the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), has received the University Grants Committee (UGC) Teaching Award 2020 in recognition of its outstanding impact on student learning and achievement.
24 Aug 2020
In 2019, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) established the Centre for Research on Chinese Language and Education (CRCLE), which pools the strengths of all relevant departments with the aim of promoting and fostering language education and Chinese language studies. The centre aims to provide a leading platform for academic exchange in the Greater China region and focuses on three major research areas: Chinese linguistics, Chinese for native speakers, and the acquisition and teaching of Chinese as a second language.
18 Jun 2020
Developed by The Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies (CSLDS) of the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the Sign Bilingualism and Co-enrolment in Deaf Education (SLCO) Programme has been awarded the Zero Project 2020 - Innovative Practice Award on Education by the Essl Foundation, in recognition of the Programme’s distinguished contribution in driving access to mainstream inclusive education for the deaf.
18 Jun 2020
The Department of Chinese Language Studies (CHL) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and the Chinese Programme at Princeton University jointly organised the “2nd Advanced Workshop on IB Concepts and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (TCSL)” in July 2019.
University of Malaya
17 Dec 2018
What are the challenges of teaching an academic subject in English? Roger Barnard and Zuwati Hasim observe classroom practice and interview teachers and published this book on English Medium Instruction (EMI) Programmes.
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08 Jan 2018
The hands-free technology automatically translates between participants speaking different languages, allowing natural, uninterrupted conversations. It was adopted as the international standard in 2017.
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02 May 2017
The University of Malaya worked with the Malacca Portuguese-Eurasian Association to produce a book to learn Malacca Portuguese, an endangered language in Malaysia. This is part of the ongoing efforts to revitalise this endangered language.

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Researchers

Dr. Andy C. Chin
Trained as a linguist, Dr. Andy Chin has a wide range of interests in linguistics research, including linguistic typology, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, and Chinese linguistics.
Professor Beena Giridharan is the Dean for Learning and Teaching at Curtin Malaysia, and provides academic leadership to Curtin Malaysia, with a particular focus on academic operational efficiency. Her research and academic interests include: vocabulary acquisition in ESL, educational administration and leadership; higher education practices, transnational education (TNE), ethno-linguistic studies in indigenous communities, and social and cultural studies. As a member of an OLT (Office of Learning and Teaching, Australia) funded project entitled ‘Learning without Borders’ she has investigated leadership roles in Trans-National Education (TNE) and internationalization of the curriculum.
Dr. Zou Di
Dr Zou Di is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English Language Education, The Education University of Hong Kong.
Prof. Nayan Kanwal is the Chief Consultant & Chief Executive Editor of the Horizon Journals.

Giants in history

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