On May 30th, 2014, the University of Windsor (UWin) teacher candidates attended a workshop by Dr. Yibing Liu regarding pre-service teacher preparation for their time in China.
In May of 2014, the University of Windsor (UWin) teacher candidates presented various Canadian cultural topics at Southwest University (SWU). Their workshops included bullying on campus, teaching strategies and the Lancer university team. David had the SWU teacher candidates experience hockey with hockey sticks in classroom. Kevin introduced the rules of curling in a simulated field.
In May of 2014, the UWindsor cohort, guided by Dr. Shijing Xu and Dr. Anthony Ezeife, visited Southwest University (SWU) in Chongqing. During their visit, the Faculty of Education at SWU offered various Chinese cultural workshops including Chinese martial arts given by Professor Ming Deng, Chinese painting taught by Professor Xiaojun Bi, and Chinese calligraphy given by Professor Guanshan Qi.
In June of 2014, the UWindsor cohort guided by Dr. Anthony Ezeife, took a trip to Beijing. During their visit, they experienced Chinese culture and went to the Great Wall, Monument to the People Heroes, Tiananmen Square, and the Temple of Heaven. They also visited Beijing Olympic Sports Centre and took photos with Fuwa (Beijing Olympic Mascot).
2014年6月，温莎大学交换生在温莎大学教育学院教授Dr. Anthony Ezeife游历首都北京。他们参观了万里长城，人民英雄纪念碑，天安门广场和天坛，还在北京奥运体育中心和吉祥物福娃合照留念。丰富的旅程让他们沉浸在中国文化当中。
In June of 2014, UWindsor teacher candidates experienced Chinese culture by taking a trip to downtown Chongqing. Accompanied by Southwest University students, they enjoyed the street views in the city and appreciated local architecture.
In May, the UWindsor 2014 cohort guided by Dr. Shijing Xu and Dr. Anthony Ezeife visited Chongqing No. 29 High School. Dr. Xu delivered a speech for the welcome meeting to appreciate the support received from the school. Kevin and David introduced Canadian culture in the following workshop and interacted with the high school students at the school.
In May of 2014, the UWindsor cohort guided by Dr. Shijing Xu, visited Ren He Jie Primary School in Chongqing. The school introduced the cohort with an introduction of the school, followed by a tour. They had the opportunity to observe a physical education class, and learned how Chinese teachers integrated fun aspects into teaching. They also attended the opening ceremony of the sports meeting, and enjoyed dragon dance performed by Chinese primary students.
On May 11th, 2014, the UWindsor teacher candidates guided by Dr. Anthony N. Ezeife, visited the Primary School Attached to Southwest University in Chongqing. They attended classes, including physical education and handcraft subjects, where they interacted actively with the primary students.
In May, the UWindsor 2014 cohort guided by Dr. Shijing Xu, visited Zeng Jia Yan Primary School in Chongqing. During the visit, they walked around the playground of primary school, participated in outdoor activities with the primary students, experienced Chinese calligraphy, and observed classes. They also practiced singing in chorus, and enjoyed visiting student art and craft exhibition.