China Medical University College of Medicine EMI Learning Experience Poster Competition 2023

China Medical University College of Medicine

EMI Learning Experience Poster Competition 2023



In order to promote bilingual education, China Medical University College of Medicine is planning to organize an “English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) Course Learning Experience Poster Competition”, hoping to encourage students to share their experiences and insights about taking EMI courses in the past years. The competition aims to encourage students to pass on their EMI course learning experiences to others and learn from others. Moreover, we hope this competition can enhance the visibility of our EMI courses' visibility and improve EMI course content.


Organizer: China Medical University College of Medicine

Co-organizer: China Medical University Bilingual Education Center


Competition Time Schedule:
1. Application Deadline: 2023/3/27 (Monday)before 23:59

2.Online Voting for Best Popularity Award: 2023/3/29 (Wednesday) - 2023/4/5 (Wednesday)

3.Award Announcement: The list of awardees will be posted on the webpage of the College of Medicine in late April 2023 (



The competition will be divided into "General Category," and “Special Award Category”:

  1. "General Category":

All students of China Medical University who have taken at least 1 EMI course during the 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 academic years (including local students, overseas Chinese students, and international students). Students need to apply individually.

  1. “Special Award Category”:

For sophomore students of the College of Medicine only: second-year undergraduate students who have earned at least 20% of their credits from EMI courses in the 2022/2023 academic year.


  • EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction) courses refer to professional field courses taught entirely in English at non-English speaking institutions, such as Taiwan's colleges and universities. The content delivery, student-teacher interaction, learning, and academic support materials, and presentation and assessment of learning outcomes are 100% in English. Students may use other languages in group interaction to facilitate mutual understanding and creative thinking and to ensure that at least 70% of class communication is conducted in English.
  • English language learning courses such as English Corner, and English Cafe are not categorized as EMI courses. However, full English general education courses, such as “Learn neuroscience from movies”, “The late bloomer: Origins and rise of homo sapiens”, “Biochemistry in Daily Life”, “Western Literature and Medicine”, “The Call of Understanding: Stories of Nature Exploration and Scientific Revolution”, “TED Talks and the Art of Public Speaking”, etc., can be considered as EMI courses.
  • One video can only be applied to one category.

Poster Specifications and Topics:

  1. Format: Please check Appendix 1.
  2. Language: Participants must share their EMI study experience in English.
  3. File name: [2023 CMU EMI Poster Competition_(name of participant)].
  4. Content: Key points of class, learning inspiration, learning technique for this class, five key vocabularies, how to recommend this class to others. (If the poster doesn't reach the content rules, that would be disqualified.)
  5. Each poster shares one EMI course. Each participant can submit a maximum of 2 EMI learning experience posters. One EMI course just can submit once.


  1. Please send your poster (PPT and PDF) before March 26 (Sun.) before 11:59 p.m., with the name "2023 CMU EMI Poster Competition_(name of participant)" and a scanned copy of proof of attendance in the EMI course (e.g., transcript or school timetable) to
  2. If you will attend Special Award Category, please send a scanned copy of proof of transcript and school timetable for the 2022/2023 academic year.
  3. Fill out the online registration form at
  4. Those who have not submitted the poster file or the format does not meet the requirements will be deemed to give up.

Competition Rules and Schedule:

  1. Competition: 100 points in total, including poster content creativity and achievements (40%), design typography (30%), English expressing ability (20%), and best popularity vote (10%). Participants will be required to share their EMI learning experience in full English.
  2. Judges: Faculty members and experts will be selected by the Dean of the College of Medicine to form the judging committee for the competition.
  3. All posters that have been submitted in the previous competition should not be used again.
  4. All posters will join the best popularity vote, except for those posters that do not meet the requirements.
  5. Upon announcement of the award, the winners must provide the reserved copy of the Poster authorization statement with a personal signature (Appendix 2).
  6. The award-winning posters will be posted online or presented to students and faculty on campus after the competition.
  7. If a participant is reported or accused of working for someone else or violating the rules and regulations of this event, and if there are concrete facts, the winner will be disqualified.
  8. By participating in this competition, the entrant agrees to accept the above-mentioned regulations. The organizer reserves the right to revise this event's rules and regulations in case of unfinished matters. The event rules will be announced on the medical school website.

Grading Items


Evaluation Criteria

Poster Content


  • Clear and innovative theme
  • Learning achievements
  • Richness & Creativity

Design typography


  • Completeness
  • Planning Management
  • Aesthetic

Expressing Ability in English


  • Grammar
  • Sentence Fluency

Popularity Vote






Award Method:

  1. All students participating in the competition will be awarded a certificate of participation.
  2. The evaluation and awarding of the prize shall be decided by the jury meeting, and if necessary, it can be done "on an optional basis".
  3. The funds for this competition are intended to be used by the Ministry of Education for the 111th academic year under the "Bilingual Learning Program for College Students - Key Training Institutes". The award categories and amounts are as follows:

General Category (for all students of CMU)

First place: $2,500 and a certificate of merit

Second place: $2,000 and a certificate of merit

Third place: $1,500 and a certificate

Excellence Awards: $1,000/team and a certificate

2 Best Popularity Awards: $800/team and a certificate


Special Award Category (for sophomore students of the College of Medicine only)

First place: $5,000 and a certificate

Second place: $4,000 and a certificate

Third place: $3,000 and a certificate

1 Excellence Award: $2,000/team and a certificate

2 Best Popularity Awards: $1,000/team and a certificate



Office of the BEST Project, College of Medicine, China Medical University

Tel: (04)2205-3366 ext.2135 (Ms. Li) / ext. 2191 (Ms. Chen)

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1. 111-2全英語授課(EMI)課程學習心得海報競賽_參賽者姓名(格式)

1. 2023 CMU EMI Poster Competition_(name of participant)_format

2  EMI 海報授權聲明書 Poster Authorization Statement