Contact Information

Xiwen Lu

xiwenlu@brandeis.edu
(781) 736-2678
Mandel 120

Fall 2017 Office Hours
Mon 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Thurs 1:00-3:00 p.m

Xiwen Lu

Senior Lecturer in Chinese
Undergraduate Advising Head for the Chinese Language Program

Research Expertise

Teaching chinese as a second language; Computer-based and Internet-based teaching method; teaching Chinese at secondary level

Affiliated Departments/Programs

East Asian Studies

Select Courses Taught

CHIN 29b: Pathways for Chinese Literacy
CHIN 30a: Intermediate Chinese
CHIN 40b: Advanced Intermediate Chinese
CHIN 105a: Advanced Conversation and Composition I
CHIN 105b: Advanced Conversation and Composition II
CHIN 120a: Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language
CHIN 200a: Chinese Foundation: Pronunciation and Grammar
CHIN 201a: Chinese Pedagogy I
CHIN 202b: Chinese Pedagogy II
CHIN 211a: Chinese Practicum I
CHIN 212b: Chinese Practicum II

Degrees

Beijing Language and Culture University, M.A.
PLA University of Foreign Language, B.A.

Awards/Fellowships

Brandeis University Provost’s Innovations in Teaching Grant (2015)

Select Publications

Lu, Xiwen. "Improving Students’ Character Recognition Ability Using On-line Practice." ACTFL 2016 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, Boston, MA. November 18-20, 2016. (forthcoming)

Lu, Xiwen. "Prevalent Standards for K-12 Foreign Language Teaching in the U.S.." Confucius Institute at UMass Boston Volunteer Training. UMass Boston. 2015/10/30.

Lu, Xiwen. "Bridging High School to College: Design Secondary School Curriculums in a College Placement Perspective." 13th New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese, Pace University in New York City. 05/02/2015.

Lu, Xiwen/Gao, Liqun. "对外汉语课堂互动中纠正性反馈对习得的影响 (Impact of Corrective Feedbacks on the Acquisition in Chinese L2 Classroom Interaction)." 世界汉语教学(Chinese Teaching in the World) 29. 1 (2015): 128-143.

Wang, Qiuyu / Lu, Xiwen. "A survey of Chinese Heritage Learners, the challenge and strategy in curriculum design." National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages Annual 2015 Conference, Dulles, VA. 04/24/2015-04/26/2015.

Wang, Qiuyu / Lu, Xiwen. "美国在华留学项目中汉语教师的跨文化交际意识培养." 2015年第五届国际汉语教师培养论坛, Beijing, China. 2015/07/16-18.

Lu, Xiwen. "From Standards to Classrooms: Textbooks for Chinese Immersion Programs." Woodstock, Oregon. 05/15/2014.

Lu, Xiwen. "Lesson Plan, Unit Plan and Curriculum Mapping Design for K‐12 Chinese Classes ‐ taking Easy Steps to Chinese for example." The 3rd Conference of the NECLTA‐International Conference on Learning and Teaching Chinese Language and Culture, University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 10/04/2014.

Lu, Xiwen. Computer-based Advanced Intermediate Level Chinese Textbook. Waltham, MA: Unpublished course pack, 2014.

Lu, Xiwen. Computer-based Intermediate Level Chinese Textbbok. Waltham, MA: Unpublished course pack, 2013.

Lu, Xiwen. "IMPACT OF CORRECTIVE FEEDBACK ON THE ACQUISITION IN CHINESE L2 CLASSROOM INTERACTION." 17th Princeton Conference on Chinese Language Instruction, Princeton University. 2009/04/25.

Yu Feng, Xiwen Lu. "普及与提高——对海外汉语教学的宏观思考." 中美社会和文化 19. 19 (2009): 90-93.