Appalachia and Asia: Incorporating Asian Studies in the West Virginia Classroom

Start Date: September 10, 2018
End Date: May 4, 2019
Time Detail: 5:00-8:00 p.m. Mondays - September 10, 17, 23; October 1, 8, 15, 29; November 5, 12; December 3 and one follow up session May 4, 2019
Location: Area 34, 971 WV-34, Hurricane, WV 25526
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-12 educators
Course Description: Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, the course will encourage and facilitate K-12 teaching and learning about East Asia in World History, Geography, Social Studies, Art, and World Literature. Media specialists, librarians, art teachers, and world language teachers are also encouraged to apply. Class time will be devoted to presentations by Asia specialists, group discussions of teaching materials and strategies appropriate for different teaching levels.
Registration and Info:

Registration deadline: August 20, 2018.

For registration information, contact Patricia (Pat) Banning, Seminar Leader and NCTA Alum

Cell: 304-545-6762      Email:

Offered to: West Virginia