• 高雄工專時期之共同科外文組。
  • 90年成立四年制應用外語系。
  • 94年系屬語言中心成立。
  • 98年語言中心獨立,屬人文社會學院。
  • 現有四技8班,學生共443人。
  • 100年8月成立應用外語系英語專業溝通與教學科技碩士班、進修學院二技。

 

Originally the Foreign Language Division of Kaohsiung College of Technology.
  • The four-year undergraduate program was established in 2001.
  • The department-affiliated Language Center was established in 2005.
  • The Language Center was affiliated to the College of Humanities in 2009.
  • The department currently has eight classes of undergraduate (ca. 443) students.
  • The MA Program in English Professional Communication and Instructional Technology
    and the two-year undergraduate continuing education program were established in August 2011.

 

未來發展
  • 實務導向之專業英語溝通能力
本系一以貫之的教學理念不只是訓練學生基礎聽說讀寫譯之基本語言技能,
而是以較高的標準以職場領域專業英語溝通能力為學生語言能力的基礎。
Future Development
  • Provide practice-oriented professional communication skill training in English
The mandate of the department is to train students to acquire not only the basic language
proficiency in listening, speaking reading, writing, translation, and interpretation, but also
communicative competence in English for various professions at the workplace.

 

  • 提升與聚焦研究能量
本系專任教師於過去幾年努力提升研究能量,增加研究產出,質量皆有進步。為了更進一步提升研究能量與聚焦研究主題,
每年舉辦國際研討會,並且本系「英語專業溝通與教學科技研究所碩士班」於100學年度開始招生。研究所的設立將使專業
溝通研究領域比較現今科技大學應用英語研究所之傳統教學及經貿課程,更符合結合外語與實務的《應用外語》的精神。
  • Increase and focus research output
The full-time faculty members of the department have demonstrated increasing output in both quality and quantity
in the past few years. Each year the department administers an international seminar on themes related to
“English for Professional Communication and Educational Technology.” The master program, debuted in 2011,
provides integrated courses of research in professional communication and educational technology to comply with
the spirit of the department by integrating foreign language learning with practical training.
 

 

  • 專業服務及學生實習以連結產業
本系希望利用業界舉辦的活動提供同學將課堂所學實際能於職場實況運用,因此鼓勵同學參加志工服務,
提供如口譯等服務,並支援地方政府及企業外語導覽、接待人才之需求。並且本系積極希望能拓展學生實習的機會,
不僅連結系與產業的合作關係,也讓同學了解職場實況,並能畢業後順利連結就業。
  • Provide strong links of student internships with professional services
The department encourages students to participate volunteer services to utilize their classroom
learning in various professional settings. The services include tour interpretation and reception for
the local government and corporations. The department strives to expand the opportunities for student
practicum and strengthens the cooperation with industries to facilitate student employment after graduation.
 

 

  • 優化專業課程及模組化類組課程符合學生修課需求
本系透過每年系課程諮議委員會委員產官學界對課程建議,調整課程內容,建立資訊商務學群與語文教育學群,
並以此在個別學群下在區別三個類組課程。同學可以依照自己的興趣彈性組合類組課程,建立自己的專長領域,提升職場競爭力。
  •  Optimize specialized course concentrations for students
The department adapts courses in three concentrations based on the suggestions of Curriculum Advisory
Committee members from academia, government, and industry. The concentrations are: language education,
information and business. Students may specialize their own expertise with course combinations from various
concentrations to promote competitiveness at the workplace.