Zhang, L., & Yu, Q. (forthcoming). Yashi bu zuo jiangren—Zhongguo chuantong huihua de zhexue [Being Literati not craftsmen --the Philosophy of traditional Chinese painting]. In G. Liu & H. Wang (Eds.) Chuantong yu xiandai: Haiwai zhongwen wenhua jiaoxue[Tradition and transition: Teaching Chinese culture overseas]. Beijing, China: Beijing University Press.
Yu, Q., Vincent, A. S., Merfeld-Langston, A., & Pérez-Muñoz, C., (forthcoming). Collaborating across Organizational Lines in Language for Specific Purposes, In M. Risner & S. S. Long (Eds.), LSP Vectors: Strengthening Interdisciplinary Connections.Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publications.
Yu, Q. (forthcoming). Designing a Task-Based and Community-Integrated Business Chinese Course. In H. Chen & H. Tao (Eds.), Chinese for Specific and Professional Purposes. New York, NY: Springer.
Yu, Q. (2019). The effect of explicit instruction on L2 Chinese syntactic complexity in repeated story retelling tasks. In F. Yuan & S. Li (Eds.), Research on Classrooms of Chinese as a Second Language. New York, NY: Routledge.
Brown, A., & Yu, Q. (2018, Feb 19). Building the ship while sailing: faculty learning communities and technology. Retrieved here.
Yu, Q. et al. (2011, 2013) contributed to the tests and quizzes compilation for Zhang, Z-s. et al. (comps.), Integrated Chinese Level I Part II,Level II Part II, Teacher’s Handbook, Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company.
Li, X., Zhou, S., Yu, Q., Zhao, Y., and Han, Z., (Eds.). (2012). The experiencing Chinese picture dictionary (Tiyan Hanyu Tujie Cidian), Beijing, China: Higher Education Press.
Yu, Q. (June, 2011). “Rule Conspiracy in Chinese Time Expressions”, at the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23), University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA. The same titled paper is published in the conference proceedings. Retrieved here.
Recent Conference Presentations
Tiboni-Craft, S. & Yu, Q. (Nov, 2019). Traveling from Italian to Chinese: An Interdisciplinary Course Design, paper presentation at the 2019 ACTFLAnnual Convention & World LanguagesExpo,Washington, DC, USA.
Yu, Q. (Apr, 2019). Applying Negotiation for Meaning as Interlanguage Pragmatic Skill, paper presentation at the 2019 CLTA Annual Conference, Seattle, USA.
Yu, Q. (Mar, 2019). The Effects of Explicit Instruction on Chinese Syntactic Complexity in Repeated Story Retelling Tasks, paper presentation at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2019 Conference, Atlanta, USA.
Yu, Q. (Nov, 2018). Chinese text presentations and reading efficiency, paper presentation at the International Conference of Chinese Languages Teaching and Research, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.
Rallings, Y. & Yu, Q. (Nov, 2018). Enhance communicative competence beyond the classroom via VoiceThread, poster presentation at the 2018 ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Yu, Q., (Mar, 2018). When task-based language teaching meets local and virtual communities in a business Chinese course, paper presentation at the Beyond a Limited Scope: Chinese for Specific, Academic, & Professional Purposes Conference & Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Vincent,A.S.,Pérez-Muñoz, C., Yu, Q., &Merfeld-Langston, A.(Feb, 2018). Collaborating across organizational lines in Language for Specific Purposes, roundtable session at ISLSP/CIBER Business Language Conference, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Brown, A. S., Yu, Q., & Knox, B. (Oct, 2017). Building the ship while sailing: faculty learning communities and technology, concurrent session at the MAGNA Teaching with Technology Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (This conference trip was funded by the TLC Faculty Teaching Development Fund.)
Yu, Q. (May, 2017). A research-instrumented Chinese Timed Writing and Speaking Test (TW&ST), paper presentation at the CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) 2017, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
Yu, Q. (May, 2016). “Outlining Chinese syntactic complexity development via TC-units”, at the 28rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-28), Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. (This conference trip was funded by the UHM-EALL Research/Travel Funding.)
May 2018 – Jan 2019 Researcher In-Video Quizzes for Authentic Material Use Onlineproject with 2018-2019 STEP Grant from the Office of the Provost and Information Systems, Wake Forest University, NC, USA ·Designed and developed in-video quizzes for Chinese language courses
May 2015 – Sept 2015 Research assistantChinese Curriculum Development: Fifth Year Mandarin new course construction project, UHM ·Assisted literature review in advanced language teaching curricular design and development ·Assisted designing and developing material utilizing web-based platforms with tested instructional contents
Mar 2013 – May 2013 Teaching material editor Intensive Chinese language training and material development for military personnel for the Department of Defense, UHM ·Worked on innovative research for the teaching material updating for the intensive Chinese courses
Aug 2011 – Aug 2012 Reader editorFlagship Advanced Reader collaborative program, funded by the U.S. National Security Education Program (NSEP) of the Institute of International Education (IIE), USA. ·Edited and compiled a reader for an extensive Chinese reading course
Mar 2008 – July 2008 Test Writer & Research staffPeking University Business Chinese Test (BCT) Research & Development Office, a state level standard test established to assess the Chinese proficiency of non-native speakers engaged in business activities ·Wrote and compiled test items ·Implemented pilot study of the tests