SWU 2017 Group Campus Tour of the University of Windsor

On September 19th 2017, the Southwest University (SWU) exchange students had their first visit to the University of Windsor campus. The librarian at Leddy Library, Mr. Jason Horn, instructed the students on how to conduct research and avoid plagiarism.

2017届西南大学交换生参观校园和图书馆

9月19日, 2017届西南大学交换生在老师们的带领下参观美丽的温莎大学校园。图书管理员Mr. Jason Horn向学生们介绍了图书馆资料研究并解释了如何避免抄袭。

SWU 2017 Group Takes Courses at the University of Windsor

The SWU exchange students had the opportunity to choose between several courses from the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor. These included: Contemporary Social Issues in Education, Educational Psychology and Special Education. The SWU students worked alongside University of Windsor students and found multiple differences between Canadian and Chinese classrooms.

2017届西南大学交换生旁听教育学院课程

2017届西南大学交换生旁听温莎大学教育学院课程。根据不同专业, 西南大学交换生学习不同的课程, 如当代社会教育重点议题、教育心理学、特殊教育等。西南大学交换生与本校同学一同学习, 并积极参与课堂讨论。在收获新知识的同时, 交换生也不断观察和了解加拿大课堂与中国课堂的不同之处。

SWU 2017 Group Takes Seminars at the University of Windsor

The SWU exchange students attended a series of workshops provided by the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor. Dr. Shijing Xu presented a workshop about cross-cultural awareness and professional growth portfolios and the SWU students felt they benefited a lot from this.

2017届西南大学交换生参与讲座与研讨会

温莎大学教育学院为2017届西南大学交换生准备了一系列精彩的讲座与研讨会。通过许世静教授的介绍与讲解, 西南大学交换生学习到关于跨文化意识和制作个人学习成长档案等内容。

SWU 2017 Group Welcome Reception at the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor

On September 21st, 2017, guided by Mr. Deng, the SWU exchange students attended a welcome reception at the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor. Dr. Xu gave a brief introduction and expressed thanks to all the attendees. Dr. Geri Salinitri MC the reception, acknowledged university guests and appreciated the continued supports from faculty members, sessional course instructors and administrative staff. Also, in attendance were, GECDSB Superintendent Dr. Clara Howitt and local school principals: Ms. Teresa Iandolo (Prince Edward Elementary Public School) and Mr. Chris Mills (Talbot Trail Elementary Public School). The SWU students received a warm welcome from all attendees.

2017届西南大学交换生参加欢迎会

2017年9月, 在邓老师的带领下, 2017届西南大学交换生参加了温莎大学教育学院举办的欢迎会。许世静教授详尽介绍了互惠项目, 并对与会人员表示感谢。Geri Salinitri教授主持了此次欢迎会, 并对大学学院老师, 相关行政人员以及与会的客人们一直以来的支持表达了衷心的感谢。温莎大学副校长Douglas Kneale, 温莎大学教育学院院长Ken Montgomery, 温莎教委领导Clara Howitt教授和当地学校校长们(Prince Edward 公立学校Teresa Iandolo校长和Talbot Trail公立学校Chris Mills校长等)发言。2017届西南大学交换生感受到了热情的欢迎。

SWU 2017 Group Field Trip to Point Pelee National Park

On September 22th, 2017, with the guidance of Dr. Shijing Xu, the SWU exchange students and their Canadian friends went to Point Pelee National Park. The tip of Point Pelee National Park is the most southern part of Ontario, Canada and serves as a pit stop for birds and butterflies that migrate throughout North America. During their visit, the SWU students walked through the Marsh Boardwalk Trail and spotted many beautiful birds around them. Afterwards, the students went to Lake Erie and enjoyed the placid blue water. It was a wonderful opportunity for them to experience the scenery and culture of Canada.

2017届西南大学交换生参观Point Pelee国家公园

在2017年9月22日,在许世静教授的带领下, 西南大学交换生与加拿大友人一行, 参观了Point Pelee 国家公园。Point Pelee 国家公园位于加拿大最南端, 有“鸟与蝴蝶的迁徙走廊”之称。学生们走过了木栈道, 观赏了围绕在身旁的美丽飞鸟。最后, 同学们来到伊利湖边, 感受清澈宁静的蔚蓝湖水。对于学生们来说, 这是一次感受加拿大文化以及优美风光的短途旅行。

SWU 2017 Group Visiting an Aboriginal School

On September 23rd, 2017, the SWU exchange students visited an aboriginal school in Canada on a trip organized by Dr. Shijing Xu and her graduate assistants team. During their visit, the school principal discussed the school’s fundamental state, curriculum, and aboriginal culture. The principal also gave a special talk about The Legend of Dream Catchers and the visitors were introduced to the concept of learning and growing in nature.

2017届西南大学交换生参观原住民小学

9月23日, 西南大学交换生在许世静教授及其研究生助理团队的组织下参观了加拿大原住民学校。参观过程中, 该校校长向大家介绍了学校的基本情况, 课程设置及原住民文化, 还特意介绍了捕梦网的传说。所有参观者都学习到了在自然中学习和成长的理念。

SWU 2017 Group Experiencing Ice Hockey Match

On October 15th, 2017, the SWU exchange students went to the Windsor Family Credit Union (WFCU) Center to watch an ice hockey game. They enjoyed traditional ice sports and experienced a different part of Canadian culture through this activity. Although the venue was very cold, everyone was excited to be there.

2017届西南大学交换生观看冰球比赛

2017年10月15日,交换生们一起来到了WFCU中心观看冰球比赛, 感受到了冰上运动的乐趣,体验了不一样的加拿大文化。尽管场内很冷,但学生们热情依旧。

SWU 2017 Group Culture Exchange with UW Students

On 30th October and 6th November, the SWU exchange students had two cultural exchange sessions with University of Windsor (UW) students. The UW students gave the SWU exchange students maple leaves and paintings as gifts. During the exchange, the students had an opportunity out of classroom to share with each other many educational topics which they are interested in. They also shared their teaching materials, such as lesson plans or textbooks, with each other during the discussion, highlighting what may be different or similar between education in Canada and China.

2017届西南大学交换生与温莎大学同学进行一对一跨文化交流

10月30日和11月6日,西南大学交换生和温莎大学同学分别进行了两次文化交流活动。温莎大学的同学为交换生们准备了具有加拿大特色的枫叶和画作为礼物。通过自由的面对面聊天,同学们获得了课堂以外的交流机会,了解到了很多自己感兴趣的话题。在交流的过程中,同学们还互相展示了自己用的教材或者教学设计。

SWU 2017 Group in Building Futures Workshops

On November 3rd, 2017, the SWU exchange students participated in the Building Futures workshops held by the Ontario Ministry of Education for teacher candidates at the University of Windsor. This activity aimed to improve teacher candidates’ comprehensive and innovative abilities. This activity was divided into two sections, with each one having 6 workshops regarding communication between schools and families, special education, innovative education, and more.

2017届西南大学交换生参加安省教育局构建未来讲座

2017年11月3日,西南大学交换生参加了安省教育局为师范生开展的构建未来系列讲座,这个活动旨在加强师范生的综合能力和创新能力。活动分为两个阶段,每个阶段有6个讲座,话题涉及家校沟通、特殊教育、创新教育等。

SWU 2017 Group Experiencing Curling

In October 2017, the SWU exchange students were invited by University of Windsor students to experience the sport of curling at the Curling House. Curling is a national sport in Canada. The SWU students found it interesting, and were excited to learn more about the sport. Mr. Dalton explained the rules and demonstrated how to play. After the demonstration, the SWU exchange students had a chance to try curling themselves. The 2017 SWU exchange students thanked Mr. Dalton sincerely for his instructions.

2017届西南大学交换生体验加拿大冰壶运动

2017年10月, 西南大学交换生在温莎大学学生的带领下到冰壶馆体验了冰壶运动。冰壶是加拿大的特色运动, 学生们对它都很感兴趣, 迫不急待地想要尝试一下。Mr. Dalton为大家讲解了冰壶的规则并且进行示范。西南大学交换生体验了冰壶运动, 并由衷地感谢Mr. Dalton。

SWU 2017 Group Experiencing Thanksgiving Day Homestay

OOn October 9th, 2017, a group of SWU exchange students received an invitation from local student Michael Doyon to attend Thanksgiving dinner in his home. They had a memorable day together talking with Michael’s family and eating an authentic Thanksgiving meal for dinner which included turkey. The SWU students received a warm welcome from local Canadians, and they all enjoyed Thanksgiving Day very much.

2017届西南大学交换生到当地人家中过感恩节

2017年10月, 西南大学交换生们应当地学生Michael的邀请, 到Michael家中度过了一个难忘的感恩节。交换生们和Michael家人亲切交谈, 品尝了正宗的加拿大晚餐, 当中最吸引人的当属感恩节特色火鸡。交换生们在Michael及其家人热情的欢迎和招待中, 度过了一个十分开心和难忘的感恩节。

SWU 2017 Group Experiencing Halloween Night

On October 31st, 2017, Michael Doyon and his family invited all of our SWU exchange students to his house for Halloween night. The students had a great dinner. After that, Michael led the students to do some “trick or treating” around his neighborhood.

2017届西南大学交换生到当地人家中过万圣节

2017年10月31日,万圣节当天, Michael 及家人邀请西南大学交换生们在自家共进晚餐。晚餐后, Michael 带着学生们在周边邻居家体验了treat or trick。交换生们体验了一次别具特色的加拿大式万圣节。

SWU 2017 Group Teaching Practicum at Kingsville Public School

Starting on October 11th, some 2017 Southwest University (SWU) exchange students had two weeks of full-time practicum in Kingsville Public School. They attended classes (K-8) and interacted actively with the students and teachers. In addition, while observing the classes, some SWU students were invited to introduce Chinese culture to the students. For example, Yue Yu presented a Chinese paper-cutting class, Hao Wang conducted a Chinese painting class and Qiyang Li introduced Chinese-radio gymnastics to Kingsville Public School.

2017届西南大学交换生在Kingsville小学实习

从2017年10月11日开始,西南大学交换生在Kingsville小学开始了为期两周的实习。他们参与到学校从幼儿园到8年级的教学中,与学生和老师们进行互动交流。在观摩课堂时,西南大学交换生还受到了学校的邀请,教授有关中国文化的交流课。交换生给学生们上了中国传统剪纸课,中国国画课,还带着学生们一起练习了中国的广播体操。

SWU 2017 Group Teaching Practicum at Prince Edward Public School

During a two-week school placement from Oct. 10th to Oct. 20th, 2017, some Southwest University exchange students visited Prince Edward Public School. They observed classes in many different grades (K-8) and subjects. On the last day, the exchange students were given an opportunity to give a lecture to the Grade 6 students. The SWU students co-operated to give a 20-minute-long introduction to Chinese painting which involved a simple demonstration for the students. In the following 30 minutes, the Price Edward students enjoyed the chance to practice Chinese painting by themselves. Both teachers and students enjoyed the class very much.

2017届西南大学交换生在Prince Edward小学实习

西南大学四位交换生在爱德华王子小学进行了两周愉快且充实的实习。同学们近距离地走进课堂,有侧重地观察课堂,涉及到了从幼儿园到8年级不同的学科。在实习的最后一天,同学们把精心准备的中国国画课呈现和分享给Szanburski老师班上六年级的孩子们。在介绍和示范后,孩子们迫不及待地开始了自己的国画创作。班上所有人都感受到了文化交流带来的喜悦。

SWU 2017 Group Teaching Practicum at Queen Victoria Public School

In October 2017, some SWU exchange students visited Queen Victoria Public School. The Principal presented a warm welcome to the students, and the Vice-Principal led the students on a tour of the school. During these two weeks, the SWU students observed classes and took part in the school’s activities. On the last day of the school placement, all of the SWU students prepared a hearty Chinese breakfast for the teachers and students of Queen Victoria. On the same day, the SWU students conducted wonderful Chinese painting classes for students from three classes. The students enjoyed Chinese painting very much.

2017届西南大学交换生在Queen Victoria小学实习

2017年10月, 2017届西南大学交换生到Queen Victoria Public School进行为期两周的实习。校长热情欢迎学生们的到来, 副校长带领交换生们参观校园。实习的两周里, 交换生观摩了课堂教学, 参与了课堂活动, 并向指导老师虚心请教。在实习的最后一天, 西南大学交换生们为全校师生准备了丰盛的中式早餐。同时, 他们也为三个班的学生们上了一堂精彩的中国国画课, 孩子们很喜欢。

SWU 2017 Group Teaching Practicum at Talbot Trail Public School

OOn October 9th, 2017, five exchange students from Southwest University came to Talbot Trail Public School and started a two-week internship. The exchange students were assigned to different classes to study with the students, take part in classroom activities, and observe instruction. Through observation and communication with teachers and students, the exchange students learned a lot about different cultures and expanded their professional knowledge.

2017届西南大学交换生在Talbot Trail公立学校实习

2017年10月9日开始,五名来自西南大学的交换生来到Talbot Trail公立学校,开始了为期两周的实习。交换生们被分配到了不同的班级,和学生们一起学习、听课,感受不一样的课堂。通过观察课堂和老师、学生交流,交换生们了解了不同的文化和知识。

SWU 2017 Group Teaching Practicum at West Gate Public School

In October 2017, some Southwest University exchange students had a 10-day school placement in West Gate Public School. Through classroom observations, communications with school teachers, and sharing a Chinese culture class to the school, the exchange students found that primary school in Canada was very different from China in terms of school management, teaching methods, and educational philosophy. After the 10-day observations, they felt that primary school education in Canada was advanced. The exchange students also presented a Chinese paper-cutting class to grade 6 students, which received good reviews from their teachers.

2017届西南大学交换生在West Gate小学实习

2017年10月,2017届西南大学交换生在West Gate小学进行了10天的实习。通过课堂观察、和在校教师的沟通,在独立完成了一节中国文化课的分享后,交换生们发现加拿大的小学与中国学校在校园管理、教学方法、教育理念、课程设置等方面都有着很大的差异。在为期10天的实习中,交换生们感受到了加拿大小学教育的先进思想和理念。交换生们展示了一堂中国剪纸课,并且获得了当地老师们的一致好评。