Wuhan China – Day 17

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

This was my last day teaching in Wuhan. Tomorrow I take care of paperwork with the University and head to the airport after tidying up my stuff. The students were wonderful! Some even came by my hotel room offering gifts and well wishes. It was so thoughtful ...

Wuhan China – Day 13 and 14

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Recruitment is big at Wuhan University of Technology. Students are heavily recruited by large international companies like Hewlett Packard. Not far from the building I teach in is a recruitment hall. This place is hoppin'. Everyday there is a new company or organization presenting their material. ...

Wuhan China – Day 11

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Today I gathered surveys from the week. In an attempt to better teach, I have been surveying students for the past few days. It has helped tremendously. Like typical classes anywhere, when I ask for feedback from on class structure, curriculum materials or my teaching style, ...

Wuhan China – Day 7 and 8

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Yesterday it was cold and rainy in Wuhan. Very much like a Northwest winter day. Check out the current weather right now! Today it is not raining but still a bit chilly, at least for Wuhan. It has been in the mid-seventies most of last week. ...

Wuhan China – Day 6

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

The Flying Tigers 飛 虎 隊 Today I came across in interesting event. An America fighter plane shot down in WWII was uncovered last month in Wuhan. A point of interest for me is the fact that the Flying Tiger, an American volunteer group who help defend the Chinese against ...

Wuhan China – Day 3

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

The Great Firewall of China! No Facebook! No Twitter! No YouTube! - How am I gonna see videos of monkey's scratching their butts! China maintains what is probably the world’s most advanced system for controlling digital communication. Authorities and opponents call it the Great Firewall, and the Chinese take it extremely seriously. At least ...

Wuhan China – Day 1 and 2

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010



China Information

Friday, November 14th, 2008

China 2005 Photos 3500 pictures I took when I visited China for three weeks with 25 other teachers.  Pacific Lutheran University sponsored this cultural exploration trip.  We toured from Beijing to Xi'an then to Chengdu, floated down the Yangze river for three days and finally ended in Shanghai.  While traveling we ...