Wake Forest University Program at Soong Ching Ling School

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Wake Forest University Program in Shanghai

Students can jump-start their college preparation by learning from Wake Forest University Professors. Course space is limited, so students enjoy the opportunity to work closely with Wake Forest University Professors.

In August 2019, Wake Forest University will offer two program options in collaboration with Soong Ching Ling School:

  • A two-week academic writing course designed to develop students’ research and academic writing skills
  • A two-week content course co-taught by two professors from different academic disciplines so that students experience introductions and in-depth learning in multiple topics in one summer

We will update our course offerings by December 1, 2018

Previous(August 2018) Course Descriptions

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.

Academic Writing
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.

2019 Program Details

Dates: August 7-20 (W-F, M-F, M-Tu)
Time: 9:00am-2:30pm
Tuition: RMB 9888
Location: Soong Ching Ling School, Shanghai

Application Due: March 1, 2019

Professor Carole Gibson, PhD

Carole Gibson, PhD, is a Professor of Biology at Wake Forest University. She has done extensive research in the area of cell biology, and is now the Director of Health Professions Advising at the University. She has previously taught a summer program in Suzhou.

Writing Professor Ryan Shirey

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.

If you are have questions about the course, please contact Nelson Brunsting, PhD,
Director of Global Research and Assessment (brunstnc@nullwfu.edu)