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Spring 2012 "East Asia since 1800" Seminar at UTLA

Professional development opportunity open to interested K-12 educators
December 3, 2014
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Thanks to generous Freeman Foundation support, the USC U.S. – China Institute (USCI) and the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) are offering a NO-COST professional development opportunity open to all interested K-12 educators.
 

Enrollment is limited to 24 participants and priority will be given to high school world history and language arts teachers, though all K-12 educators are invited to apply. Sessions will meet at the UTLA Building (3303 Wilshire, LA) on seven Tuesday evenings from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, one weekend session from 9am to 4pm, and one weekend workshop at USC. Free parking and refreshments are provided.

Among the topics covered in the seminar:

 

  • Geography / Premodern China, Japan, and Korea (philosophy, social structure, key institutions)
  • 19th Century Domestic and External Challenges
  • War, Revolution, and Nation-Making
  • Economic Development and Social / Cultural Change
  • Relations with the United States
  • 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities
  • Web Research / Web Collaboration

The starting date is Tuesday, January 31st, 2012. You can still join our second session on February 21st, 2012.

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In addition to the completed application form, you will need to submit:

  • A short 1-2 page resume (curriculum vita) listing your educational and work experience
  • A letter from your school principal confirming your teaching assignment
  • A refundable deposit check for $50, made payable to "University of Southern California," to hold your registration; the check will be returned to you at the conclusion of the seminar

 

*APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED to Tuesday, February 14, 2012
but we will begin admitting participants upon receipt of applications

For additional information, please contact 213-821-4382 or <asiak12@usc.edu>.
 

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Seminar Schedule:

Session #1: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #2: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #3: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #4: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #5: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #6: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #7: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #8/9: Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 8:30am to 12:30pm

Session #10: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #11: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #12: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

 

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