This summer, Wake Forest University will offer two program options in collaboration with Soong Ching Ling School. For students who have completed the academic writing course in January, Wake Forest University Professor Carole Gibson, PhD, will be teaching The Brave New World of Biotechnology.
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 Wake Forest University Professors.
The Brave New World of Biotechnology
Students will explore the applications of biotechnologies in genetics, agriculture, medicine, and the environment to evaluate their benefits and risks as well as to consider their appropriate use.
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.
Course Dates: August 13-22 (M-F, M-W)
Course Time: 8am-2pm
Course Tuition: US$1200
Course Location: Soong Ching Ling School, Shanghai
Application Due: May 8, 2018 (Brave New World of Biotechnology)
May 18, 2018 (Academic Writing)
Ryan Shirey, PhD, is an Associate Teaching Professor of English and is the Director of the Writing Center at Wake Forest University. Dr. Shirey has taught a wide range of Academic Writing courses at Wake Forest University, and is presenting at an international writing conference in Hangzhou in June.