Teaching About Asia Seminar

Start Date: February 22, 2020
End Date: April 25, 2020
Time Detail: Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm CST: February 22; February 29; March 7; March 28; April 4; April 11; April 18; April 25
Location: Online
Type of Course: Online Seminars and Workshops
Audience: Priority is given to middle and high school teachers who are in the strongest positions to teach East Asia in their classes, especially teachers of world geography, world history, world cultures, arts, economics, and literature. Media specialists, guidance counselors, and gifted and talented teachers who are in a position to promote the sustained presence of Asia are also eligible to participate.
Course Description: This 8-week online seminar will provide teachers a broad overview of the history and culture of early/modern China, Japan, and Korea. Topics to be covered include: Confucianism and Buddhism; samurai culture; performing arts of Korea/Japan; education systems in East Asia; and American-East Asian relations. A significant amount of class time will be devoted to exploring and discussing teaching resources for use in the middle and high school classroom.
Registration and Info:

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The priority application deadline is February 8th, 2020. Participation limited to 20 teachers. Please contact eascncta@iu.edu with questions or for more information.

Those who complete the program will receive:

  • a solid foundation for teaching about East Asia
  • texts and resources on East Asia ($175 value)
  • a certificate of participation/continuing education credits
  • a $150 school grant for the purchase of East Asian resources
  • a $300 personal stipend
Offered to: All States