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【NCHU activities】All-English Courses and Degree Programs

Date of Publication:2024-06-13
To  encourage all teaching units of NCHU to teach EMI(English as a Medium of Instruction) courses. NCHU establishes regulations and provides subsidies.
If you are qualified for the English Teaching Subsidy, please submit the application form as follows by Sep. 16, 2024 (Mon.)(as attached in Appendix 1 and 2).
  1. According to【National Chung Hsing University Directions of Subsidy for All-English Courses and Degree Programs】III.(5), each EMI course opened may apply for one of the following subsidies:
    (1) All-English degree programs may be calculated 1.5 times of regular credit hours. However, there is still a limit for extra credit hours according to the regulations for credit hours of the University.
    (2) Teachers may receive a subsidy of NT$5,000 for each of their new courses and credits in the current semester when they fulfill basic teaching hours and teach courses with different course titles. If the course will continue to be delivered, teachers may receive a teaching material subsidy of NT$5,000 for each course and credit. Each teacher shall apply for the subsidy for no more than 2 courses.
  2. For EMI courses, 100% of the delivery of content, teacher-student interaction, the learning materials, and the demonstration and assessment of learning outcomes (such as oral presentations, assignments, or tests) should be in English. In certain circumstances, students may interact with each other in Mandarin, meanwhile, teachers should ensure that at least 70% of classroom communication is in English. And for the sake of convenience, teachers have the option to modify the column of "Teaching Language" and "English/EMI" through the maintenance page of the syllabus.
  3. Instructors of English as a Medium of Instruction courses funded by this subsidy must obtain an approved EMI skills online course certificate (such as Certificate in EMI Skill Online Course by the University of Cambridge or other equivalent training courses) within two years from the current semester of the subsidy. Office of Academic Affairs may evaluate the effectiveness of all-English courses funded by this subsidy every semester. Subsidy allocated to courses that are found not taught in English or the instructor hasn't obtained an EMI skills certificate will be cut or canceled according to the situation. Moreover, these courses shall be reevaluated in the future.
  4. If you are qualified for the English Teaching Subsidy, please submit the application form as follows by Sep.16, 2024 (Mon.)
    If the teaching faculty is employed by another unit, please forward this form over.
  5. Each EMI course opened may only apply for one English courses subsidy in NCHU.
  6. Contact person: 
    Ms. Shen / sjy23@nchu.edu.tw
  7. Appendix
Appendix 1 NCHU Subsidy for All-English Courses and Degree Programs【Course Subsidy】Application Form Word link
PDF link
Appendix 2 NCHU Subsidy for All-English Courses and Degree Programs【Teacher Incentive or Teaching Materials Subsidy】Application Form Word link
PDF link
Appendix 3 National Chung Hsing University Directions of Subsidy for All-English Courses and Degree Programs PDF link
 
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