On September 16th, Southwest University (SWU) students visited around the campus. Librarian, Ms. Karen Pillon, introduced Leddy Library and showed them around the library. SWU students and Ms. Gong also took photos together.
9月16日，2016届西南大学交换生在到达的第二天参观了温莎大学校园。图书管理员Ms. Karen Pillon介绍了图书馆，并带领他们参观。西南大学交换生与带队龚老师一起合影留念。
2016 Southwest University (SWU) teacher candidates audited Faculty of Education courses at University of Windsor. Over 20 courses have been provided by the faculties and course instructors, such as Contemporary Social Issues in Education, Health and Physical Education, Language across Curriculum and so on. SWU students participated in the group work with UWindsor students, learned new knowledge and found differences in Canadian classrooms.
Southwest University (SWU) students attended a series of workshops provided by Faculty of Education in the University of Windsor. Many professors, including Dr. Xu, Dr. Salinitri, Dr. Zhang and Dr. Holloway, gave guest presentations. SWU students listened carefully and learned about cross-cultural awareness, professional growth portfolios, etc.
温莎大学教育学院为2016届西南大学交换生准备了一系列讲座与研讨会。通过许世静教授、Geri Salinitri教授、张佐臣教授、Susan Holloway教授等多位教育学院教师与教授的介绍与授课，西南大学交换生认真听讲，学习到关于跨文化意识、个人档案制作等内容。
On September 21, 2016 Fall Southwest University (SWU) students guided by Ms. Gong attended welcome reception at Faculty of Education of University of Windsor. Dr. Xu gave a brief introduction and conveyed acknowledgements. Dr. Geri Salinitri chaired the reception and acknowledged University guests and the continued administrative support from faculty members, sessional course instructors, and administrative staff at the Faculty of Education. Besides, GECDSB school board administrator, Dr. Clara Howitt and the local school principals (Ms. Debra Laforet, Principal of West Gate Public School; Mr. James Cowper, Principal of Kingsville Public School; Mr. Nick Arundine, Principal of Eastwood Public School, etc.) gave welcome remarks. SWU students received a warm welcome.
2016年9月21日，在龚志维老师带领下，2016届西南大学交换生参加温莎大学教育学院举办的欢迎会。许世静教授简单介绍互惠项目，表示感谢。Geri Salinitri教授主持此次欢迎会，表达了对大学、学院工作人员、行政人员长期支持的感谢。温莎教委领导Clara Howitt教授和当地学校校长（West Gate小学Debra Laforet校长，Kingsville小学James Cowper校长，Eastwood小学Nick Arundine校长等）发言。2016届西南大学交换生感受到温暖的欢迎。
On Sunday afternoon, under the guidance of Ms. Gong, September 26th, Southwest University students went to a charitable concert. It was given by Dr. Jonathan Bayley, Ms. Natalie Dorian and Ms. Helen Brown. Students enjoyed the beautiful melody of flute and piano.
9月26日周日下午，在龚老师的带领下，2016届西南大学交换生共同听了慈善音乐会。音乐会由Dr. Jonathan Bayley, Ms. Natalie Dorian and Ms. Helen Brown共同演奏，长笛与钢琴乐声悠扬。
On October 22, Southwest University (SWU) students and guide teacher Zhiwei Gong were invited to visit the Art Gallery of Windsor and the Chimczuk Museum by Dr. Bayley. Appreciating the paintings and photographs, they enjoyed a feast for eyes. Besides，they knew more about the history of Windsor and Canada.
10月22日， 2016届西南大学交换生与带队老师龚志维受Dr. Bayley邀请参观温莎画展与博物馆。他们欣赏由绘画与照片组成的视觉盛宴，同时了解温莎与加拿大的历史。
On October 23, 2016 Southwest University (SWU) students participated in curling lesson arranged by Kevin, who is an alumni of Reciprocal Learning Program. SWU students learned the basic skills of curling and experienced playing it themselves. Through this activity, SWU students have developed a passion for doing sports and a better understanding of Canadian sport culture.
In October, 2016 Southwest University (SWU) students guided by Ryan participated in the Gestwood camp with local students. During this half day, SWU students completed a series of challenging tasks which seemed impossible to accomplish. Through this activity, they strongly believe that teamwork can make anything possible!
In October, 2016 Southwest University (SWU) students experienced Halloween. Accompanied by guide teacher, Zhiwei Gong, they helped decorate for the Halloween party in Canterbury College. Besides, SWU students learned to carve pumpkin from Michael((who would be a Reciprocal Learning Program participant) and had a wonderful time in Michael’s home.
On September 25, 2016 Southwest University (SWU) students went to watch a soccer game under the guidance of Dr. Bruce, who is a member of Reciprocal Learning Program. SWU students learned the basic rules of soccer and experienced the great passion of watching a real soccer game. Through this activity, SWU students have developed a passion for watching sports game and a better understanding of Canadian sport culture.
In October, 2016 Southwest University (SWU) students celebrated Thanksgiving Day with local families, including Principle Cowper, Dr. Tucker, Dr. Bayley and Canadian students. They decorated the house and prepared dinner with homestay family. In this family reunion atmosphere, SWU students also learned the meaning of gratitude.
2016年10月，西南大学交换生在Cowper校长, Dr. Bruce, Dr. Bayley和当地学生家中欢度感恩节。他们帮着寄宿家庭一起装扮房屋、准备晚餐。在这浓浓的家庭团聚的氛围中，他们也学到了感恩的真谛。
On September 18, 2016, Southwest University (SWU) students took a field trip to Point Pelee National Park under the guidance of Dr. Xu and Ms. Gong. Their trip includes taking a broad walk in the wetland park, visiting the visitor center to learn about wildlife diversity, going to the Point to appreciate beautiful seascape there，where they took many group photos.
In October, 2016 Southwest University students had a placement in Glenwood Public School in Windsor. They have learned the education philosophy and teaching methods about Canada. In the practicum, Jiawei Zhang was taking Mrs. Mundy’s math class, and Lu Liu and Yuzhao Fang were taking Mr. James’s music class. They communicated with local students after class. To show their gratitude, Professor Zhiwei Gong sent a Chinese style gift to the principal of school.
2016年9月与10月，3名来自西南大学的学生在Eastwood小学进行了教育实习。他们学习到了加拿大教育的理念和思想以及教学方法，图中，张嘉伟在听Mrs. Mundy的数学课，刘璐和方禹朝在听Mr. James的音乐课，课后，他们同当地学生进行交流。为表示感谢，项目龚志维老师向学校校长赠送了具有中国特色的礼品。
In October, 2016 Southwest University students had a placement in Glenwood Public School in Windsor. They attended different grades of classes and learned local teaching models and teaching strategies. They also participated in the special activities such as "Read A Thon" .They made presentations about Chinese culture and expressed their gratitude to all the teachers and students of the school.
2016年10月，西南大学交换生在温莎Glenwood小学实习。他们观摩不同年级的小学课堂，学习当地的教学模式与教学策略，他们还参加了“Read A Thon”等学校特色活动，同时也向二年级的孩子介绍了中国文化，并表达了对该校全体师生的感谢。
In October, 2016 Southwest University teacher candidates came to Kingsville Public School. Yanxi Liu was assigned to Ms. Loop’s Grade 2 class, Jing Peng to Mrs. Geddes’s Grade 6 French class, and Hao Mo to Mrs. Pearsall’s Grade 3 class to do class observation. As a part of reciprocal learning, they also delivered Chinese painting, Chinese paper-cutting, Chuan Opera performance to local students. During placement, warm-hearted Principal Cowper, Vice Principal Winney and other teachers accommodated three students, which also gave them unique cultural experience. To show their appreciation, three teacher candidates with Dr. Xu, the program organizer and guide teacher Ms. Gong cooked Chinese dishes for Kingsville Public School.
2016年10月，西南大学交换生参观Kingsville Public School。妍茜跟随二年级Ms. Loop的英语班，彭静跟随六年级Mrs. Geddes的法语班，莫豪跟随三年级Mrs. Pearsall的英语班进行听课观察。作为交换学习的一部分，他们同时向当地学生教授了中国国画、中国剪纸等课程，表演了中国川剧变脸。在实习期间，热心的Cowper校长，Winney副校长和其他老师为三位同学安排了住宿，这让他们经历了更为独特的文化体验。为了表示对学校的感谢，三位学生和项目负责人许老师以及带队老师龚老师一起为学校教职工做了一顿中国菜。
In October, 2016 Southwest University student cohort had a placement in Prince Edward Public School. Yuanqian Qiu, Mian Wang and Jingbo Cui taught ESL students to practice Chinese calligraphy. Also, they gave Chinese culture presentation to Grade5&6, and Grade8 students. SWU students went to fighting island for science experiment with Grade6 students. Principal Iandolo organized a Stuff Pot Luck for SWU students.
2016年10月，西南大学交换生在温莎Prince Edward 小学实习。交换生邱元倩，王勉和崔静博教ESL班级的孩子练习中国书法。此外，他们也在五、六、八年级进行中国文化展示。如图，交换生们跟随六年级的学生到野外小岛进行科学实验。实习结束前，校长Ms Iandolo为交换生们组织了员工食物分享会。
In October, 2016 Southwest University student cohort had a placement in Queen Victoria Public School. Tingrong, Fu, Ruichan Wang and Lei Zhang gave presentations on Chinese culture such as Chinese traditional food, music and game. During that time, Dr. Xu had a Skype meeting with their sister school. Finally, SWU students sent Chinese paper cutting as a gift to Queen Victoria to show their gratitude.
2016年10月，西南大学交换生在温莎Prince Edward 小学实习。交换生付庭榕，王蕊婵和张蕾展示中国文化，例如中国传统食物，传统音乐，传统游戏。其间，许世静教授和姊妹学校开展了视频会议。实习结束后，西南大学交换生给校长送了中国剪纸表示感谢。
In October, 2016 Southwest University students spent about two weeks of practicum at Talbot Trail Public School. They learned a variety of teaching methods, introduced the Chinese culture to the students and learned a lot from them by getting along with teachers and students. They experienced different cultures, learned different teaching methods. Finally, they presented gifts to each other, which gave a successful ending to their practicum.
2016年10月，西南大学交换生在Talbot Trail Public School度过了约两周的实习生活。她们通过与师生的朝夕相处，逐渐融入他们的课堂，体验到了不同的文化，学习了不同的教学方法，并且为该校学生介绍了中国文化，收获良多。最后，双方互相赠送礼物，为本次实习之旅画上了圆满的句号。
In September and October, Southwest University students had a 13-day practicum in West Gate Public School. Through observation, they learned a lot on Canadian classroom managements, teaching methods and so on. Besides, they gave lessons. Zhe Zeng showed Chinese martial arts. Wenhua Long gave a presentation about China and computer. Jiayuan Gao introduced Chinese characters through jeopardy. To show their gratitude, they gave a paper cutting with west gate wolves to the school.