First Visiting Scholar of 2006-07 Series Announced
September 21, 2006Dr. Shu Min Chen, Professor of Early Childhood from the National Pingtung University of Education, Pingtung, TW, Republic of China, will be the first Visiting Scholar at Wheelock.
On September 21, from 5- 6:30 p.m., Dr. Chen will present, “The Play of Taiwanese Children: Past, Present and Future” in the Wheelock Family Theatre which will be followed by a reception in the foyer of Wheelock Family Theatre. A second lecture, “Constructivist Instruction in Early Childhood in the Taiwan Kindergarten: A Personal View,” will be held on September 26, from 5-6:30 p.m., in Wheelock Family Theatre.
Dr. Chen’s visit is part of Wheelock’s ongoing exchange with Taiwan following Cheryl Render Brown's visit to Taiwan in April 2006.Wheelock currently has a memorandum of understanding with the National Pingtung University of Education, National Taitung University of Education and National Hsinchu University of Education.
The lectures are free and open to the public. Students are encouraged to attend.