Developing Chinese Language Teachers

Project for Developing Chinese Language Teachers: Staff

Honoring DCLT Staff

 

何柔彬 Robin Harvey

Clinical Assistant Professor, MMS Robin

Director, Project DCLT
239 Greene Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 992-9367, Fax: (212) 995-4198
robin.harvey@nyu.edu

Robin Harvey is Clinical Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Education, TESOL, and Bilingual Education in the Multilingual/Multicultural Studies Program of New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Developmenti. She is Director of NYU's Project for Developing Chinese Language Teachers (DCLT) and Co-Director of NYU Steinhardt’s new MA TESOL program at NYU Shanghai.

Harvey is former program director of NYU’s StarTalk Immersion Training Program for Teachers of Chinese (1-6). She has taught English to elementary school children in Taiwan and is a former middle school Mandarin teacher. In 2004 she founded Greenwich Village Chinese, an afterschool and summer Chinese language program for students from toddler to 8th grade. Harvey is co-author (with Pauline Huang) of Rhythms and Tones: Inventive Songs & Chants for Learning Chinese (Chinasprout, 2010), and Rhythms and Tones 2 (Chinasprout, 2012). Her research lies in the areas of second language learning in K-12 settings, early immersion education, and literacy development in early second language learners of English and Chinese.


唐力行 Frank Lixing Tang, Ph.D. Ftang

Co-Director, Project DCLT
Multilingual Multicultural Studies
TESOL/Bilingual Ed/Foreign Language Ed
Department of Teaching and Learning
The Steinhart School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Tel: (212) 998-5469, Fax: (212) 995-4198
frank.tang@nyu.edu

 

Frank L. Tang, Project Director and Principal Investigator for Project DCLT, is professor of foreign language education at New York University.

Dr. Tang earned his bachelor's degree from Shanghai Teachers College in 1968 and his MA from Shanghai Teachers University in 1981. In 1989 he received his PhD in TESOL at New York University. Dr. Tang has worked extensively with New York City public schools as a teacher, staff developer, and in various administrative capacities, and maintains his strong affiliation with the NYC Department of Education.

Dr. Tang has been actively involved promoting the growth of Chinese teaching in the U.S. He has been actively involved in Asia Society's Chinese Language Initiative. Dr. Tang is also a founding member of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Greater New York, and the Shuangwen Dual Language School of English and Chinese, and an advisory board member of the Dual Language High School of East Asian Studies.

In addition to teaching graduate courses at NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Dr. Tang actively pursues his research interests, which include second/foreign language teaching methodology, language-learning strategies, second language reading, and cross-cultural studies.

 

谭缘 Jessica Tan

Graduate Student, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Graduate Assistant, Project DCLT
239 Greene Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 992-9367, Fax: (212) 995-4198

yt833@nyu.edu

Jessica, holds a BA in Business Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Dual Language Education (Chinese/English) at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She also works as an Education Coordinator at Cool Culture Inc., a non-profit organization that provides access to arts and culture as a way to increase literacy and learning to prepare children to succeed in school.

 

张佳莹 Linda Zhang

Undergraduate Student, Stern School of Business

Undergraduate Assistant, Project DCLT
239 Greene Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 992-9367, Fax: (212) 995-4198

jz1646@nyu.edu

Linda Zhang is currently pursuing her bachlor's degree in Stern School of Business at NYU. She has the experience of working as a member of a environmental organization called Roots and Shoots during high school and also participated in a recycling project that donates computers to nursing homes in Shanghai.


张璐瑶 Luyao Zhang

Graduate Student, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Graduate Assistant, Project DCLT
239 Greene Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (646) 512-3218, Fax: (212) 995-4198

lz1497@nyu.edu

Luyao Zhang, holds a BA in Japanese from Shandong Institute of Business and Technology and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in TESOL at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She once transferred to Kyungin Women's College to learn Korean and has experience in teaching middle school and high school students English as a second language. She is currently tutoring students from different nations with their Chinese and Japanese.