Liu Zhanrong, Associate Professor

Courses Taught:

  • Compulsory: Cross-cultural Communication, Integrated English (1) (3)

Elective: A Survey of English-Speaking Countries (1) (2)

Textbooks Compiled:

  • Spectrum series, chief coordinator and co-writer, published by OUC Publishing House;
  • English for Nursing, chief editor, published by the Higher Education Press;
  • This is English 2, This Is English 5, co-author, published by OUC Publishing House.

Internet Resources Co-authored:

Chief designer and contributor of the web-based course—Integrated English series, which won the "Excellent Course in China Award (Online Education)" (2008)

  • Integrated English 1  http://media.open.edu.cn/media_file/netcourse/asx/zhyy1/index.htm;
  • Integrated English 2  http://media.open.edu.cn/media_file/netcourse/asx/zhyy2/index.htm;
  • Integrated English 3  http://media.openedu.com.cn/media_file/netcourse/asx/zhyy3/index.htm
  • Teaching Blog—Website for Students of Integrated English  http://zongheyingyu.bokee.com/;
  • English Language Studies Website—English Catchup  http://media.open.edu.cn/media_file/englishcatchup/home.htm

Research Interests:

  • English Language Teaching (ELT) in open and distance Education;
  • ELT curriculum design and syllabus development;
  • ELT teacher and learner support;
  • computer-assisted language learning;
  • and development and design of web-based learning resources.