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Xizhen Qin is an assistant professor of Chinese in the Department of World Languages at USF. She has a BA and MA in Chinese linguistics (Shandong University) and an MA and Ph.D in Chinese Language Pedagogy (Ohio State University). She has been teaching Chinese language and culture courses at all levels for more than ten years and has rich experience in developing K-16 Chinese curricula, training Chinese teachers and conducting study abroad programs in China. She served as instructor at the OSU Chinese Flagship Program (2006-2010) and the USF Startalk Chinese Academy and Teacher Training programs (2011, 2013-2015 summers). She is certified as an ACTFL OPI interviewer and AP Chinese reader. Her research focuses on Chinese pedagogy, Intercultural Communication between Chinese and Americans and Chinese Cultural Studies.