On April 26th and 27th, 2016, the UWindsor cohort presented workshops to the teacher candidates at SWU. Sanna, Tracy, Thanh, Jessica, Monika, Emily, Danielle, and Ryan were excited to share their Canadian culture with SWU. Monika, Emily and Danielle gave a workshop on Canadian Music and Physical Education. Tracy, Thanh, Jessica, and Sanna presented about Biological Ecosystems in Canada and Forces of Structures. Ryan’s topic was about Dramatic Arts in Canada.
2016年4月26号 和27号，温莎大学交换生来到中国参加中加互惠学习项目。在中国期间，加拿大温莎大学交换生：Sanna, Tracy, Thanh, Jessica, Monika, Emily ,Danielle and Ryan给西南大学的学生上示范课。Sanna, Tracy, Thanh, Jessica, Monika, Emily 和Danielle在音乐教育和体育教育领域与西南大学的同学进行交流。Ryan向大家介绍了加拿大的戏剧课程。
In May of 2016, the UWindsor (UWin) cohort travelled to China through the Reciprocal Learning Program. The UWin teacher candidates were able to experience Chinese culture at Southwest University (SWU) in Chongqing. During their stay, the Faculty of Education at SWU offered various seminars including the Psychological Health Education Systems in Chinese Schools by Professor Yufang Zhao, Understanding China: In a View of Histories by Dr. Yong Wang, and Basic Education Methodologies by Professor Yongfeng Liu. The UWin 2016 cohort enjoyed the classes as it gave them a strong foundation toward understanding the Chinese culture and school systems.
In May of 2016, the UWindsor (UWin) cohort was able to experience Chinese culture at Southwest University (SWU) in Chongqing. During their visit, they took part in various Chinese cultural workshops including Chinese Martial Arts by Professor Ming Deng, Chinese Painting by Professor Xiaojun Bi, and Chinese Calligraphy by Professor Guanshan Qi. The UWin 2016 cohort was able to immerse in Chinese traditional culture.
In May of 2016, the UWindsor cohort students participated in a Chinese painting class at Southwest University. The cohort enjoyed the painting class. They learned to paint with traditional brushes and Chinese ink on Xuan paper.
2016年5月，温莎大学交换生在许世静教授（中加互惠学习项目负责人）的带领下在西南大学大学注册国学课程。温莎大学交换生，比如Emily Towsley和 Jessica Goodman非常喜欢中国画。这门国学课程丰富了温莎大学交换生的课余生活，也另他们感受了传统中国文化。如图，温莎大学交换生在用毛笔和墨汁在宣纸上画画。
Professor Yongfeng Liu (Associate Dean of College of Education in SWU) chaired the Reciprocal Learning Program (RLP) Presentation Report by the UWindsor (UWin) cohort in July 2016. UWin teacher candidates delivered presentations to Southwest University (SWU) community – Thanh Buu Tran gave a presentation about the academic and cultural timeline within the three-month RLP; Sanna Mahmood talked about how to maintain good mental health in China, and Ryan Stickney delivered a speech about his major—drama. Afterwards, Professor Yongfeng Liu commented on UWindsor teacher candidates’ presentations.
2016年7月，温莎大学交换生参观了西南大学。刘永凤教授（西南大学教师教育学院副院长）主持了中加互惠学习项目演讲报告。温莎大学交换生参加了此次会议并上台向西南大学师范生发表演讲。如图，温莎大学交换生Thanh Tran和大家讨论了学术实践规划，Sanna Mahmood向大家介绍如何保持健康，Ryan Stickney讲述了和他专业相关的主题---戏剧。最后，刘永凤教授对于温莎大学交换生的演讲做出评价。
In July 2016, the UWindsor cohort enjoyed the music night hosted by the Faculty of Education in Southwest University (SWU). Teacher candidates of SWU with faculty members, prepared exhilarating performances. Dr. Yibing Liu sang a song in front of teacher candidates and Jessica Goodman helped as the master of ceremonies.
In April 2016, UWindsor cohort took a visit to the Southwest University (SWU) Central Library and History Museum. The librarian of SWU Central Library gave an overview of the library to the teacher candidates. At the History Museum, the teacher candidates had a chance tour around the museum and learn more about the history of SWU.
In July 2016, the UWindsor (UWin) cohort visited a teahouse in Chongqing, China. The staff of the teahouse presented a tea ceremony to the teacher candidates. Together with the Southwest University (SWU) students, the UWin teacher candidates experienced traditional Chinese culture and tasted Chinese traditional tea.
The UWindsor 2016 cohort attended the High School Affiliated to Southwest University (SWU) from May 3rd to May 27th, 2016 for their first practicum. They were able to observe Chinese style lectures and had the opportunity to provide some lessons of their own for the students. Emily gave a lesson about Canadian facts. Sanna and Jessica teamed up to teach a science lesson. Danielle was teaching physical education from Canada. Tracy taught a lesson about giving directions in English. Monika incorporated a floor hockey tournament into her activity. And Thanh taught a pop and hip hop dance class to two classes of grade seven.
温莎大学到访交换生来到了西南大学附属中学参加他们的第一次实习。他们可以观摩中国式课堂和给学生们上课。Emily介绍了加拿大。Thanh 和Jessica 组队开展体育活动，Tracy 上关于英语学习方向的课，Monika在Tracy的课上融入了曲棍球的活动。
The UWindsor group visited the Primary School Affiliated to SWU in June 2016. The group observed students building paper cubes in math and conducting inquiry during science experiments. Monika interacted with the students as they partook in their daily exercise routines.
In May 2016, UWindsor (UWin) cohort students visited DePu Foreign Language School guided by Dr. Shijing Xu. The UWin teacher candidates had a meeting with the DePu administrators, observed a music class taught by DePu teacher, and had a deep discussion after the music class.
In May 2016, Zeng Jia Yan Primary School gave a warm welcome to the UWindsor (UWin) cohort when they visited their school. The UWin cohort interacted with the students of Zeng Jia Yan Primary School at the playground. As the picture shows, Danielle played table tennis with students. The cohort was able to observe the classes as well.