Program: East Asian Lang & Lit: Chinese (MA)
Date: Fri Oct 26, 2018 - 4:57:02 pm
1) Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Institutional Learning Objectives (ILOs)
1. Chinese Language and Linguistics - Knowledge Base of Language and Literatures: Demonstrate familiarity with general topics and concepts fundamental to the field of Chinese linguistics, including, historical linguistics, phonology, pedagogy, and syntax, and sociolinguistics
2. Chinese Language and Linguistics - Knowledge Base of Language and Literatures: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of key issues and theoretical approaches in the area of their specialization
3. Chinese Language and Linguistics - Utilization of Research: Review critically the purposes, approaches, designs, and analyses of published research in the field.
4. Chinese Language and Linguistics - Utilization of Research: Conduct research (i.e., systematic and principled investigation) of the field and present the work orally and as a research paper
5. Utilization of Research: Write a research abstract and submit it the (major) conferences in the filed
6. Chinese Language and Linguistics - Professionalism: Communicate effectively and productively with a group of peers/ colleagues regarding research, teaching or other professional matters.
7. Chinese Language and Linguistics - Professionalism: Design and teach Chinese language skill courses
8. Chinese Literature: [ORAL] Engage in oral communication in Chinese in various social contexts, in linguistically and culturally appropriate ways.
9. Chinese Literature: [READING]ï¿½ï¿½Read and comprehend texts written in Chinese from a variety of genres and contexts (e.g., newspapers, essay collections, novels).
10. Chinese Literature: [WRITING]ï¿½ï¿½Apply critical thinking and rhetorical skills to produce coherent written works and presentations in both English and Chinese.
11. Chinese Literature: [RESEARCH]ï¿½ï¿½Use a variety of Chinese reference works and sources, including dictionaries and encyclopedias both in book form and on the internet.
12. Chinese Literature: [RESEARCH]ï¿½ï¿½Conduct independent research on topics in Chinese literature and/or linguistics, and effectively communicate the results.
13. Chinese Literature: [LINGUISTICS] Demonstrate an understanding of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics through analysis of words, phrases, and clauses from authentic Chinese samples.
14. Chinese Literature: [LITERATURE & CULTURE] Identify and describe major authors, works, features, forms, and styles of Chinese literature, both premodern and modern.
15. Chinese Literature: [LITERATURE & CULTURE] Analyze and interpret works of Chinese poetry, prose, and drama, read both in translation and in the original Chinese, using terms appropriate to each genre.
16. Chinese Literature: [LITERATURE & CULTURE] Situate and evaluate Chinese literature in its social, historical, intellectual, and religious contexts.
17. Chinese Literature: Read with appropriate competency primary Chinese texts of all major periods and in all major linguistic forms (classical Chinese, early and modern Mandarin) and be able to translate them correctly into English.
18. Chinese Literature: Use dictionaries and other China-related bibliographic reference tools. 3. Have a basic knowledge of the historical development of Chinese literature in all its genres.
19. Chinese Literature: Develop familiarity with a variety of theoretical and critical approaches, both Chinese and Western, and their application in analyzing and interpreting Chinese texts.
20. Chinese Literature: Conduct scholarly research in their area of specialization, using primary and secondary materials available in the library.
2) Your program's SLOs are published as follows. Please update asneeded.
Student Handbook. URL, if available online:
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online:
UHM Catalog. Page Number:
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
3) Please review, add, replace, or delete the existing curriculum map.
- File (03/16/2020)
4) For your program, the percentage of courses that have course SLOs explicitly stated on the syllabus, a website, or other publicly available document is as follows. Please update as needed.
5) Does the program have learning achievement results for its program SLOs? (Example of achievement results: "80% of students met expectations on SLO 1.")(check one):
Yes, on some(1-50%) of the program SLOs
Yes, on most(51-99%) of the program SLOs
Yes, on all(100%) of the program SLOs
6) Did your program engage in any program learning assessment activities between June 1, 2015 and October 31, 2018?
No (skip to question 17)
7) What best describes the program-level learning assessment activities that took place for the period June 1, 2015 to October 31, 2018? (Check all that apply.)
8) Briefly explain the assessment activities that took place.
9) What types of evidence did the program use as part of the assessment activities checked in question 7? (Check all that apply.)
10) State the number of students (or persons) who submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.
11) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected? (Check all that apply.)
12) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence? (Check all that apply.)
13) Summarize the results of the assessment activities checked in question 7. For example, report the percentage of students who achieved each SLO.
14) What best describes how the program used the results? (Check all that apply.)
15) Please briefly describe how the program used the results.
16) Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries? This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, and great achievements regarding program assessment in this reporting period.
17) If the program did not engage in assessment activities, please justify.
From 8/2016 - 8/2018, the then Department Chair (who is NOT from the CHN Section) has been serving as the CHN Section Head. Secondly, the EALL department has been engaged in major revisions of unifying the MA and Ph.D. requirements (15 program tracks) and procedures, which have just been finalized.