back to front page Dr. Dechao Li Encouraging Students Dr. Dechao Li realized that encouragement is one of the most important factors in effective learning. He keeps a positive and encouraging attitude inside and outside the classroom, and that motivates his students to try more, think more, ask more and speak more. This also creates a comfortable learning environment in which student learn better and a good relationship between teacher and students can be maintained. Students’ positive feedback has proven Dr. Li as a knowledgeable, helpful and supportive teacher. About the Teacher Dr. Dechao Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chinese & Bilingual Studies. He was awarded the President's Award for Excellent Performance and Achievement in Teaching (2009/10). Copyright Notice: All of the materials posted to this website are protected by copyright law. These materials are mainly for viewing and teaching purposes. They may not be further retained or disseminated. Please contact EDC if you want to use any of the materials. Come to the discussion forum to:comment on this video, share your own experience, discuss challenges, raise questions or respond to others, etc.