Frederick Latimer Wells Professor of Chinese
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles (1987)
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2004)
Areas of Expertise
Second Language Acquisition
Second/Foreign Language Pedagogy
Curriculum Design and Evaluation
CHIN 252 LECBridging Theory and Practice: Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (not offered 2023/24)
Chang, C., J. Wang & X. Liang (2023). Online Summer Chinese Programs from the Perspective of Community Inquiry: Curriculum Innovations, Community Building and Student Satisfaction. Studies in Chinese Learning and Teaching, 1:1-28.
Jia, J. & C. Chang (2023). Challenges in the Post-pandemic Era: Changes in Learning Motivations and Influencing Factors of Mature Online Chinese Learners. International Chinese Language Education, 8.2: 4-11.
Chang (2023). The Historical Significance and Future Prospects of Middlebury Chinese Language Summer School. In Li et al. (Eds.). Transfer and Convergence of Chinese Language Teaching Development Across Time and Space. Wu Nan Publisher.
Jia, J. & C. Chang (2022). Understanding Online Language Learning During COVID-19: CFL Learners’ Learning Experiences in an Intensive Immersion Language Program. Taiwan Journal of Chinese as a Second Language，24.1: 3-48.
Chang, C, T. Chen, P. Gao, K. Zhou, Y. Gao & M. Harris (2020). Middlebury Virtual Chinese School: Design, Practice, Reflection. JTCLT Monograph Series: Volume 1, Online Chinese Teaching and Learning. Electronic version.
Chang, C. (2010). See How They Read: An Investigation into the Metacognitive Awareness of Non-Native Readers of Chinese. In M. Everson and H. Shen (Eds.). Research Among Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language. NFLRC Monograph Series
Chang, C. (2007). Effects of Topic Familiarity and Linguistic Difficulty on the Reading Strategies and Mental Representations of Nonnative Readers of Chinese”. Lingua et Linguistica, 1.2: 56- 72.
Chang, C. (2006). The Teacher-Training Workshop of the 2006 Middlebury Summer Chinese School: Innovations and Reflections”. Guoji Hanyu Jiaoxue Dongtai Yu Yanjiu, [International Chinese Language Teaching and Learning], No. 4.
Chang, C. (2001). Diversity and Diversification in Advanced-Level Chinese Classes. In Li, X. & Chu, M. (Eds.), Procee dings of the 2nd International Conference on Chinese Pedagogy (pp. 149-151), Yichang, China, 2001.
Chang, C. (2000). Metacognition and Reading Comprehension. In Bai, J. &Dong, W. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Chinese Pedagogy (pp. 7-11). Wuhan, China, 2000.
Chang, C. & Yen, I. (1998). Computer Workbook for Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese, Princeton University Press.
Director, Chinese School, Middlebury College Language Schools, 2017 –
Chief Reader, AP Chinese Language and Culture, College Board, 2016-2017.
Co-Chair, AP Chinese Language and Culture Development Committee, College Board, 2014-2015.
Member, AP Chinese Language and Culture Development Committee, College Board, 2011-2012, 2012-2013.
Member, Editorial Board of Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, 2009-2013
Member, Editorial Board of Taiwan Journal of Chinese as a Second Language, 2011 –
Member, Academic Committee of the First Maryland International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language (MICCSL1), 2012
Faculty, Middlebury Chinese MA Program, 2008, 2012, 2014.
Field Director, Associated Colleges in China, Beijing, China. 2011
Consultant, Site-Visit Program, College Board, 2011.
Trainer, Middlebury Summer Chinese School, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Visiting lecturer in Chinese, Princeton University, 1987-1988.
Visiting lecturer in Chinese, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1988-1989.
Lead Instructor of Beginning and Intermediate Chinese, Middlebury chinese Summer School, 1987-1993.
Lead instructor of Intermediate Chinese, Princton in Beijing Chinese Summer School, 1994, 1998