This issue of the USC US-China Institute's Talking Points newsletter highlights auto industry links between the U.S. and China. It also includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Intersections: East Asia and the Curriculum
This evening course is an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, with special emphasis on the arts and ideas that have driven the development of these three countries today.
|Start Date:||September 12, 2017|
|End Date:||December 12, 2017|
|Time Detail:||Once a week for 3 hours (5:30-8:30 pm) / (A follow-up session will take place in Spring 2018. Dates TBA)|
|Location:||Family Life Center, Mother of Sorrows School, 3264 Evergreen Drive, Murrysville, PA 15668|
|Type of Course:||Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops|
|Audience:||K-12 Teachers, Librarians, and Media Specialists. No previous background in Asia is assumed. Teams of teachers as well as teachers in schools with NCTA alumni are strongly encouraged to apply.|
This evening course is an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, with special emphasis on the arts and ideas that have driven the development of these three countries today. The seminar is designed to 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, world language teachers, and others are also well positioned to help foster a place for East Asia in your schools. Some class time will be devoted to group discussions of teaching materials and strategies appropriate for different teaching levels.
This seminar will provide you with both the content and resources needed to implement the study of East Asia into your curriculum in accordance with the state’s academic standards, including geography and world history standards.
|Registration and Info:||
Application Deadline is August 31, 2017
Registration form and more information can be found HERE:
The Thanksgiving 2017 issue of Talking Points reviews Chinese doubts about the taste of turkey, TV pioneer Joyce Chen, and offers two poems. And we offer our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.