|To Cultivate Innovative Talents and Improve the Level of Internationalization--Opening Ceremony of Our School and Troy University (1+2+1) Journalism Experimental Courses|
At 3 pm, November 26th, the opening ceremony of School of Communication and Troy University “1+2+1” journalism experimental class was held in the conference room 210, No. 3 Building of Minde. Vice President of Yunnan Normal University Ma Li, Deputy Director of the Teaching Office Bi Xianjun, the teacher from the office of International Cooperation and Exchange Sun Ying, School Party leaders and all the teachers and the students of Journalism Department attended the meeting, chaired by our Executive Deputy Dean Zou Jianda.
At the beginning of the meeting, Vice President Ma Li introduced "1+2+1" project in our university and the development of the School of Communication. He said: "The '1+2+1' project in the school has been carried out as early as 2009. Today the opening ceremony is the first international project opening ceremony for the School of Communication. The experimental class is of great significance for creative talents training mode and the construction of a more diverse learning platform in YNU. In the future, the school can make the scale larger and constantly improve the level of international teaching." Later, he shared his trip to the United States to visit our university students and put forward requirements for the next year as well as expressed his expectations. “You have to learn English again and again.” Vice President said. He believed that experience is more important than academic degree and put forward three requirements. One, learn English hard. Because language is the core of all aspects of the foundation, and students should overcome the psychological barriers to exchange with foreigners and to take measures to improve their English level; second, have a special sense of mission. The students in the experimental class have to work hard for their own choices, in the study, life and other aspects; third, train team spirit. Students of the experimental class is a team, studying for the same goal, which requires a sense of unity for them to make progress together”.
Then, Vice President Zhou Yun introduced the teaching objectives and requirements of experimental class in detail, and expressed the school’s expectation for the experimental class and the requirements for the future work. She said: “The opening ceremony of School of Communication and Troy University “1+2+1” journalism experimental class went through repeated consultations and negotiations and finally ushered. There are full support from the school leadership and efforts from the school teachers, which is not only an opportunity to our teaching work, but also a challenge for us. The school’s international exploration and practice, international perspective and international ideas and future direction of development is closely related to the future. Internationalization of education and work experience will lead the school, and we will continue to carry out international education research and enhance the quality of teaching and research; we will continue to explore aspects of internationalization, fully mobilize the enthusiasm of students to participate in the internationalization, deepen reform, and continue to explore the work methods.
The school spared no efforts for the development of the students, and students are grateful for that. The student representative from the experimental class Hu Zixuan first explained why to choose this learning opportunity. She said: "This choice is for our own development needs, and we want to succeed." She expressed that she will live up to the trust, understand the world, harvest growth. Thanks for the school and the joint education project to realize her dream. At the end of the meeting, Zou Jianda, Deputy Dean of the School of Communication did a summary. He said, the joint training is excellent news training mode reform, which can build more learning platforms. He stressed that the students in the experimental class can directly ask the teachers, if there is a problem or request. They will be fully engaged in joint efforts to improve the joint training project.
The (1+2+1) journalism experimental class project between the School of Communication and American Troy University aims to meet the local economic and social development requirements for news talents, integrate high quality teaching resources, innovate the mode of talent training, improve the level of international education, and push the school to deepen reform and develop forward.
（Reported by Interns Yang Lu Yang Jianlin Zhang Liqing）