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.
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
|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.
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.