Office of Bilingual Education, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University Subsidization Program for EMI Supplementary Classes
I. Purpose: To enhance the teaching and learning of the EMI courses on the undergraduate level, the Office of Bilingual Education (OBE) initiates the subsidization program aiming at supporting the EMI instructor in managing the learning progress of the class, and helping students advance their knowledge and learning in the EMI courses.
II. Eligible applicants: Teaching units and instructors offering EMI courses, or students enrolled in EMI courses.
III. Attendees of the supplementary classes: Students enrolled in EMI courses.
IV. Policy on course offering:
(1) The course offered must be recognized by the Division of Curriculum as an EMI course (excluding language courses, keynote speeches, individual research, journal discussion seminars, seminars, undergraduate projects, and in-service programs).
(2) A teaching unit, the instructor offering an undergraduate-level EMI course, or a student enrolled in such a course may apply for this program. At least one student should attend each class.
(3) The teaching assistant of the supplementary class can be a doctoral or master’s student recommended by the department or the instructor offering the EMI course, or an undergraduate student with outstanding academic performance and recommended by a department or the instructor (recommendation signature is required), and will conduct the supplementary classes at his or her free time.
(4) OBE may record the classes and create videos as supplementary teaching materials for relevant courses.
(1) Applicants are required to submit the Subsidy Application Form for EMI Supplementary Classes to the Office between the third and the eighth week after the course begins.
(2) After each supplementary class, the class record form, student sign-in sheet, and student feedback sheet need to be submitted to the Office for reference.
VI. Standard of subsidization: the hourly rate of the teaching assistants is based on their level of academic status, as follows:
Undergraduate student: NT$500 per hour;
Master’s student: NT$600 per hour;
Doctoral student: NT$725 per hour;
Payments will be made based on the actual teaching hours.
VII. If no actual teaching is found, the applicant will not be permitted to apply for the Subsidization Program again during the same semester.
VIII. The Office reserves the right to amend the subsidization policy and the subsidy amount. The amendments will be implemented on and from the day of their announcement.