Dr Chan Chiu Ming

Dean of Academic Affairs / Editor-in-Chief / Senior Lecturer

Tel : (65) 6467 5667 #216
Fax : (65) 6467 1278

Email : chiuming.chan@sccl.sg

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Educational Background

PGDipTHE
Nanyang Technological University

PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

MA
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

BA (Hons)
University of Hong Kong

Teaching and Research Experience

Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
National Institute of Education,
Nanyang Technological University
1993 - 2012

English Lecturer
Hong Kong Shue Yan College
1992 - 1993

Visiting Lecturer (Part-time)
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
1992 - 1993

Chinese Lecturer
Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madiosn, USA
1991 - 1992, 1989 - 1990

Chinese and English teacher
Lui Ming Choi Secondary School
1982 - 1983

 

Courses Conducted

  • Elementary Translation and Its Use in the Teaching of Chinese (Primary)
  • Translation and It Use in the Teaching of Chinese Language and Literature (Secondary)
  • Classical Chinese Literature (with examples from 2013 Syllabus)
  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature (with examples from 2013 Syllabus)
  • Critical Reading and Writing in Chinese (Secondary)

Research Interests

  • Theories and Practice of Translation
  • Translation and Its Use in the Teaching of Chinese Language and Literature
  • Contrastive English-Chinese Linguistics
  • Chinese Literature
  • Critical Reading and Writing
  • Language Learning and Learning Acquisition
  • Critical Bibliography of Researches in Chinese Education and Pedagogy in Singapore
  • Philosophical Taoism

Other Professional Experience

  • Project Assistant, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1985-86)
  • English Editor, Joint Publishing Company, Hong Kong (1981-82)(1983-84)
  • Advisory Committee Member,Chinese Studies Programme, SIM University, Singapore (2005-06)
  • External Examiner, B Ed Chinese Programmes, The Hong Kong Institute of Education (1998-2000; 2001-04)
  • Curriculum Consultant, Foreign Languages (Chinese and French) Programme, Hong Kong International Christian School (2009)

Others (awards, contribution, etc)

  • Honorary Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong (Sept 2015-Aug 2018)
  • Advisor and reviewer, Journal of Chinese Language Education (Singapore Chinese Teachers’ Union) (2003-June 2012)
  • Academic Advisor, Confucius Institute, Nanyang Technological University (July 2007-June 2012)

Selected Publications

  1. Nienhauser, W.H., & Chan, C.M. et al (2016) The Grand Scribe's Records - Volume X. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. (ISBN: 978-0-253-01931-8)
  2. Chan, C.M. (2010) Classical Chinese Poems and Prose of Chen Qing Shan – Annotations and Analyses (Chinese). Singapore: Global Publishing Co. (ISBN: 978-981-4299-98-5)
  3. Peter, C., Michael, T., & Chan, C.M. (2010) A Scholar’s Path – An Anthology of Classical Chinese Poems and Prose of Chen Qing Shan, English Translation and Appreciation. Singapore: Global Publishing Co. (ISBN: 978-982-4317-48-1)
  4. Chan, C.M. (Ed.). (2010) Challenges of the 21st Century – The Present and Future of Chinese Language Education in Singapore. Singapore: Times Media Private Limited.
  5. Chan, C.M. (1997) Book of Changes -- An Interpretation for the Modern Age. Singapore: AsiaPac. (ISBN: 981-3068-29-9)
  6. Cheng, T., Nienhauser, W.H., Lu, Z.L., Reynolds, R., & Chan, C.M. (1995) The Grand Scribe's Records - Volume VII. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. (ISBN: 978-0-253-34027-6)

  1. Chan, C.M. (2015) Use of Translation (E-C/C-E) and English in the Chinese Language Classroom of Singapore -- Principle, Strategies and Techniques. In Joseph Lam (Eds), Teaching Chinese to Chinese Language Learners: Theories and Practices Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.

  1. Chan, C.M (2013). The Use of the First Language in a Second Language Classroom -- a Comprehension Strategy for Singapore. The World of Chinese Language and Literature (Guowen Tiandi), 2013 (336), pp. 57-62.