YZU will be adopting online teaching for two weeks (5/9-5/22) in order to prevent the spread of the pandemic

YZU will be adopting online teaching for two weeks (5/9-5/22) in order to prevent the spread of the pandemic

Explanation:1. In response to the pandemic situation, our university will practice pandemic prevention simulation from May 9 (Mon) to May 22 (Sun). All courses will be taught remotely for two weeks.2. During this period, each course offering unit and department is requested to supervise the course arrangement and assist in the implementation of online teaching.3.
(a) Period: May 9 (Monday) to May 22 (Sunday)
(b) Method: All instructors and students do not attend to university for classes and to adopt distance teaching and learning
(c) Courses: All courses in the university (including practical/physical education courses).• In the special case that required physical-taught courses, please fill in the application form to obtain approval before execution. [application form]
• If the experiment or practical course must be conducted in the university, the instructor has to control the number of students by using time slot arrangement. Please ensure students wear face mask and keep appropriate social distance during the study process. Instructors are also requested to use digital methods as much as possible.
• The implementation of physical examination courses (for example, cardiopulmonary fitness examination, swimming ability examination, etc.) will be announced by the Physical Education Office.4. Adjustment on teaching methods will be considered by the respective course instructor, with the following suggestions:
(a) Synchronous remote (for example, Microsoft Teams)
The instructor will conduct real-time remote lectures and students can ask questions or engage in interactive discussions by voice and text. The teaching process also can be recorded to become an asynchronous remote course.
(b) Synchronous and asynchronous mixed remote
Some hours will be taught in synchronously while other hours will be taught in asynchronously. Instructors shall record audio and video files on PPT, Words or other selected materials, then upload them for students learning purpose.5. Instructors are requested to communicate with students and announce the adjusted teaching method. Also, please record the attendance and participation of students in the virtual classroom.6. Instructors shall explain the customized performance evaluation methods to their students, clearly announced on relevant platforms, and keep relevant records for assessment basis.Depending on the future pandemic situation, instructors and students are requested to stay alert for any updated announcement on matters related to academic affairs. Thank you very much for your tolerance and cooperation.Sincerely,
Curriculum Section, Office of Academic Affairs
 English Language Teaching Assistant Program (ELTA)

English Language Teaching Assistant Program (ELTA)

Welcome to ELTA! The Fall 2022 recruitment has begun. The employment period for current recruitment is from 1st August 2022 till 31st July 2023 (negotiable).You can join us by applying through the portal below. Before you start, please make sure you have gone through the eligibility page and required documents page to know what to prepare for the application.Job DescriptionJOB ROLES ELTAs can provide a variety of teaching activities to Taiwanese students. Possible roles are as follows:English Summer/Winter Camp LeaderFor the camps, ELTAs are given flexibility when determining camp themes. Possible topics range from cultural and artistic awareness to environmental and scientific explorations. In light of the available themes, specialized lexicons could be introduced to camp-goers with ease, especially when coupled with cooperative experiences as offered. Through such fosterage of linguistic immersion, the camps are envisioned to inspire a fulfilling English learning experience over the summer and winter breaks.Thematic Lesson Teaching AssistantThematic lesson is given during the semester. Conversational English is emphasized and facilitated with topics/contents determined by ELTAs in collaboration with class instructors in the assigned schools.English Conversation PartnerELTAs will provide small-group learning opportunities for low-achieving students to strengthen their English speaking and listening skills, and gain confidence in learning English!English Competition TrainerELTAs will assist the execution of school-wide linguistic competitions by training the respective class or school contestants in pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structure, and tonality. Possible competitions include theater, musical performance, debates, chorus, public speaking, etc.Club Activity LeaderELTAs, as club activity leaders, are offered opportunities to run clubs such as reading club, writing club, sport club, Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) clubs and more.OthersActivities vary depending on the school’s needs and the ELTA’s strengths.WORKING HOURSELTAs are expected to work on an average of 4 hours per week at each school. The exact working hour per week depends on the negotiation between the assigned schools and ELTAs.Note: As defined by the “Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers”,During a semester, a standard work week should NOT exceed a total of 20 hours.During winter or summer breaks, a standard work week, as defined by the labor law, of 40 hours a week or 8 hours per day should be observed in favor of the aforementioned 20-hour work week.COMPENSATIONELTAs will be offered NTD$400 per hour when working in the elementary or junior high school. Public transport subsidies will be provided for working in remote locations, in accordance with the Directions of the Domestic Travel Allowance Disbursement.For more information, please refer the link: English Language Teaching Assistant (ELTA) Program (ntnu.edu.tw)
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