FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ABOUT THE 2001 KOREAN PEDAGOGY SUMMER INSTITUTE

Below are answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the 2001 NFLRC Korean Pedagogy Summer Institute. Please contact us at nflrc@hawaii.edu if you have any further questions.

1. How many applicants will be invited to participate in the 2001 NFLRC Korean Pedagogy Summer Institute Workshop?

Approximately 25 language educators in all will be selected and invited to participate in the July 30-August 1 Workshop.

2. Who is eligible to apply to the Workshop?

Korean language educators interested in Task-based Language Teaching are welcome to apply to the Workshop. Only educators currently employed in Korean language education in the U.S. are eligible for stipend awards.

3. What does it cost to attend the Workshop?

There are no tuition fees to attend the Korean Pedagogy Summer Institute. However, Workshop participants are required to pay a non-refundable $30 registration fee. Please DO NOT SEND PAYMENT UNTIL NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE. To help defray expenses, partial support (in the form of stipend awards) is available to qualified applicants.

5. Where will the Workshop be held?

The July 30-August 1 Workshop will be held at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. The UH Manoa campus is a 20-minute drive from the Honolulu International Airport.

6. What housing options will be made available to participants in the Workshop?

Dorm rooms in the East-West Center residence halls on the University of Hawai'i at Manoa campus can be reserved by Korean Pedagogy Summer Institute participants on a first-come first-served basis (upon notification of application status). East-West Center dorms are conveniently located just steps from Summer Institute events. Room rates range from $25 to $61 per night. Participants can also enjoy special UH conference rates (starting at $111) at the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel on the Diamond Head end of Waikiki.

More information about housing options will be made available to Workshop participants later this spring.

7. Are meals provided?

Workshop participants will be provided with continental breakfast refreshments each morning as well as afternoon snacks. Apart from that, participants are responsible for their own meals throughout the Institute. Extensive information regarding on-campus and off-campus dining options will be provided to participants upon their arrival.

8. Is transportation provided?

No transportation is provided. Extensive information regarding various economical transportation options will be made available to participants later this spring.

9. Are Workshop participants eligible for University of Hawai'i credits?

Summer Institute participants are not eligible for UH credits.

10. Is childcare provided at the Institute?

No childcare is provided. Information regarding summer programs for children can be provided upon request.

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