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Seeing and Reading East Asia: Approaches for the K-12 Classroom

Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, this course will encourage both teaching and learning about East Asian political, social, and cultural history through written and visual primary sources

When:
September 16, 2017 9:00am to December 9, 2017 1:00pm
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Start Date: September 16, 2017
End Date: December 9, 2017
Time Detail: Biweekly meetings on Saturdays 9 AM- 1 PM (except in September: dates will be September 16th and 23rd ) / ( Follow-up session will take place in Spring 2018. Date TBA)
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Room 533 Fine Arts Building (North), Baltimore MD, 21250
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-12 educators including art teachers, librarians, media specialists, and world language teachers
Course Description: Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, this course will encourage both teaching and learning about East Asian political, social, and cultural history through written and visual primary sources. This seminar is perfect not only for history and social studies educators but for art educators, media specialists, librarians, and world language teachers as well. Some class time will be devoted to group discussions of teaching materials and strategies appropriate for different teaching levels. 
The seminar will also provide you with both the content and resources deeded to implement the study of East Asia into your curriculum in accordance with the state’s academic standards. No previous background in Asia is presumed.
Registration and Info:

Application deadline is September 9, 2017

Registration form and more info can be found HERE.

 

Offered to: Maryland

 

Events

August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years. 

August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

USC US-China Institute director Clay Dube will ask Julie Makinen of the L.A. Times, Jonathan Karp of the Asia Society, and May Lee of CCTV what it takes to report on complex and ever-changing China.