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Rise of East Asia: East Asia Since 1800

September 9, 2017 to October 30, 2017

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

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This complimentary seminar offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of the region as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums. The course consists of six Monday evening sessions (5-8pm) and three Saturday sessions (9-3:30pm) at USC. On-campus parking and refreshments will be provided. 

This program is sponsored by the USC U.S.-China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

Traditional East Asia: Origins to 1800

February 27, 2017 to May 8, 2017

We are no longer accepting applications for this seminar.

This complimentary seminar offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of the region as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums. The course consists of six Monday evening sessions (5-8pm) and three Saturday sessions (9-3:30pm) at USC. On-campus parking and refreshments will be provided. 

This program is sponsored by the USC U.S.-China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

Modern East Asia

October 3, 2016 to December 12, 2016
The USC U.S. – China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a no-cost professional development opportunity open to all K-12 educators. The course will take place at the USC campus from October to December 2016. 
 
 
Application deadline: Monday, September 26, 2016
 

Movement in East Asia: The Flow of People, Goods, and Ideas

July 25, 2016 to July 29, 2016

We are no longer accepting applications for the seminar. Please check back in a few weeks for information on our Fall seminar. 

The USC U.S. – China Institute  and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary five-day residential summer seminar at USC for educators. Participants will have the option of commuting to USC and receiving a $250 stipend, or be housed at the USC Radisson Hotel (double occupancy). Breakfast, lunch, and parking will be provided.

East Asia’s Dynamic Traditions: Origins to 1800

February 8, 2016 to May 16, 2016
The USC U.S. – China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a no-cost professional development opportunity open to all K-12 educators. The course will take place at the USC campus from February to May, 2016.
 
 

Free one-day workshop for educators at the Huntington Library on Chinese and Japanese gardens

October 17, 2015

The USC U.S.-China Institute invites educators to join us for Japanese and Chinese Gardens: Core Features, Functions, and American Adaptations

War, Revolution, and Nation-Making: East Asia Since 1900

September 21, 2015 to December 7, 2015
The USC U.S. – China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a no-cost professional development opportunity open to all K-12 educators. The course will take place at the USC campus from September to December, 2015. 

Exploring East Asian Art and Literature

August 3, 2015 to August 7, 2015

Application Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2015

Notification by: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The USC U.S. – China Institute  and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a five-day residential summer seminar for educators.

2015 California NCTA Summer Study Tour to China and Taiwan

June 28, 2015 to July 13, 2015

The USC U.S. – China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) invite K-12 educators who have successfully completed an NCTA seminar coordinated by Stanford or USC to apply for the 2015 study tour to China and Taiwan.  Led by Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute (USCI), participants of the two week tour will visit several of China, and Taiwan’s most interesting destinations, including Beijing, Shenyang, Changchun, Harbin, Taipei, Tainan, and Jinmen.

East Asia from Origins to 1800

March 16, 2015 to May 18, 2015
The USC U.S. – China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a no-cost professional development opportunity open to all K-12 educators. The course will take place at the USC campus from March to May, 2015. 
 

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