Wake Forest University Professor Nelson Brunsting, PhD, will be teaching Academic English for US Colleges and Universities at Soong Ching Ling School in Shanghai, China. Professor Kline Harrison, PhD, will assist in teaching the course.
Students can jump-start their college preparation by learning from two Wake Forest University Professors. Course space is limited to 15 students, so students will enjoy the opportunity to work closely with Professors Harrison and Brunsting. Click to apply now!
In this course, students will be exposed to the expectations of university-level academic writing, focusing on the use of English in academic contexts. The Wake Forest University professor will guide students’ improvement in their knowledge of English and academic writing in the areas where non-native speakers and writers typically struggle. The course structure includes whole group instruction as well as 1-to-1 or 1-to-2 small group attention for all students. Students who complete the course satisfactorily will receive a certificate of completion.
Course Dates: January 22-26 (Monday-Friday)
Course Time: 3 hrs/day
Course Tuition: US$800
Course Location: Soong Ching Ling School, Shanghai
Application Due: November 17th, 2017
J. Kline Harrison is the Associate Provost for Global Affairs at Wake Forest University. He served as Professor and Associate Dean in the undergraduate business school where he taught courses in organizational behavior and international business since 1990. He received his BS from the University of Virginia and his PhD from the University of Maryland. His dissertation examined the comparative effects of training methods in preparing managers for cross-cultural assignments. His research has focused on aspects of international human resource management with a current emphasis on the impact of personality variables on students’ study abroad experiences.
Nelson Brunsting is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Education and the Director of Global Research and Assessment at Wake Forest University. He received his his PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of North Carolina. His research focuses on the international student experience in US universities. Nelson developed Global Connections, a yearlong academic program that both enhances students’ communication skills and connects them with student organizations, campus leadership, and faculty so that they can connect, engage, and lead during their undergraduate careers.