Jeffrey J. Hayden

Jeffrey J. Hayden

Jeffrey J. Hayden

  • B.A., Chinese language and literature, University of Minnesota, 1992
  • M.A., Chinese language and literature, University of Hawai'i, 1995
  • Ph.D., East Asian languages and literatures, University of Hawai'i, 2004
First year at SCAD:
2011

"Knowing first-hand how rewarding learning another language can be and my desire to share that skill with students interested in discovering other people and cultures."

Credentials

23 years and counting of Chinese language learning and teaching

Awards, recognition and honors

Walton Presentation Prize for presentation "shocking our students to the next level."

Organizations

Chinese Language Teachers Association, Chinese Language Educators Association of Hawai'i, American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Modern Language Association, American Psychological Association

Publications and presentations

Books

  • Chinese Language Instructional Materials and Pedagogy: A Volume in Honor of Professor Liu Yuehua's Retirement., T-c. Yao, Y. Wang, J. J. Hayden, C. Chu, and H. Xu (Eds.). Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press, 2005
  • Integrated Chinese: Level Two Character Workbook. Co-authored with Xiaojun Wang. Y. Liu & T-c. Yao et al (Eds.). Boston: Cheng and Tsui, 2002
  • Integrated Chinese: Level One (Parts 1 & 2) Character Workbook. T-c. Yao, Y. Liu et al (Eds.). Boston: Cheng & Tsui, 1997

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • "Shocking our students to the next level: Language loss and implications for teaching Chinese as a foreign language," Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, 38(3), pp. 1-20, 2003
  • "The influence of a semester abroad on reading proficiency: A descriptive study," Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, 33(3), pp. 13-24, 1998

Article in Proceedings

  • "Breaking the camel's back: Cognitive load and reading Chinese," In A. Guder, X. Xin, and Y. Wan (Eds.), The Cognition, Learning and Teaching of Chinese Characters, pp. 199-225. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press, 2007

Invited Reviews

  • Anything goes: An advanced reader of Mandarin Chinese, Chou, C-p., Wei H-H., An K., Wang W. China Review International, 2006 All things considered: Advanced reader of Mandarin Chinese, Chou, C-p., Xia, Y., & Goh, M. H. China Review International, 2002

Presentations

  • "Learning to read in Chinese: A glimpse at the process," Presentation given to the faculty of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University, 2008
  • "L2 reading of Chinese: Preliminary findings from eye-tracking data," Presentation given to the faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Memphis, 2007
  • "Breaking the camel's back: Cognitive load and reading Chinese," Hanzi Renzhi: How Western Learners Discover the World of Written Chinese, Mainz University, Germersheim, Germany, 2005
  • "Reading in Chinese: Some differences between non-native and native readers" Presentation given to the School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005

Previous Positions

Visiting assistant professor of Chinese, Kalamazoo College; head of Chinese language instruction, IES Abroad; instructor, lecturer, teaching assistant, University of Hawai'i