Jing Wu

Instructor, Chinese Language and Linguistics

Moore Hall 377
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:(808) 956-7272
Fax: (808) 956-9515
Email: wujing@hawaii.edu

I am an Instructor of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. I have been appointed as Fall 2018 Faculty Resident Director in Shanghai Tongji University by the Study Abroad Program at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. I received an M.A. in English with Teaching English as a Second Language Option (TESOL) and Teaching Chinese as a Heritage or Other Language Certificate from California State University, East Bay. My teaching specializes in Chinese for business and professional purposes. My research interests constitute Chinese for specific and professional purposes, assessment and evaluation, teaching and pedagogical strategies, as well as instructional material development. Further, my current work focuses on study abroad and intercultural competence. My research interests constitute Chinese for specific and professional purposes, assessment and evaluation, teaching and pedagogical strategies, as well as instructional material development. In 2015, I was nominated for Excellence in Teaching Awards. On March 24th, 2017, I participated and presented with Dr. Song Jiang and other colleagues at the 2017 Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit. Our poster “Implementation of Integrated Performance Assessments (IPA) in Beginning Level Chinese Language Classes” won the Best Use of Results Award. I was also nominated for the Best Faculty Engagement Strategies Award.

Educational Background

M.A.: California State University, East Bay, English with Teaching English as a Second Language Option (TESOL)

Certificate Program: California State University, East Bay, Teaching Chinese as a Heritage or Other Language

B.A.: Shanghai Jiaotong University, Business English

Research Areas

  • Chinese for specific and professional purposes
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Teaching and pedagogical strategies
  • Intercultural competence

Selected Bibliographies

Wu, J. (2018, March). Implementing Integrated Performance Assessments (IPA) in the Chinese for Business Professional Courses. Presented at the 2018 Business Chinese Workshop and Conference at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.

Riggs, R., & Wu, J. (2017, November). Integrated Performance Assessments in the University Mandarin Experience. Presented at the 2017 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo at Music City Center, Nashville, TN.

Ding, Y. J., Jiang, S., Riggs, R., & Wu, J. (2017, March). Implementation of Integrated Performance Assessments (IPA) in Beginning Level Chinese Language Classes. Poster presented at the Assessment for Curricular Improvement Spring 2017 Assessment Poster Exhibit at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.

Wu, J. (2015, November). Language Excellence for Specific Purposes: Chinese for Business Professionals. Presented at the 2015 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.

Wu, J. (2014, June). Technological Assistance through Improvisation of ‘Motif’ Creation. Presented at the 8th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (TCLT8) at Tufts University, Boston, MA.

Wu, J. (2013, March). Adult Second/Foreign Language Acquisition through Children’s Innate Approaches. Presented at the 27th Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers (HALT) Conference at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.

Wu, J. (2012, May). Multimedia Facilitation for Foreign Culture Acquisition. Presented at the 7th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (TCLT7) at the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.