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USCI/NCTA Spring 2010 "East Asia Since 1800" Seminar - South Bay

December 3, 2014
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"East Asia Since 1800"

USCI/NCTA Spring 2010 Professional Development Seminar - South Bay
April 6 to June 8, 2010


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 in the South Bay.

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 alternatively at the Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD) office and Mira Costa High School on ten consecutive Tuesday evenings from 5:00 to 7:30 pm from April 6 to June 8, 2010.  For these meeting days, participants will be provided with free parking as well as complimentary refreshments. 

Participants are also encouraged to attend "Human Rights in East Asia," a one-day workshop for K-12 educators to be held at USC on Saturday, May 1, 2010, from 9 am to 4 pm. Attendance is optional, and addition information will be provided upon seminar enrollment.


 ♦  Seminar Content

 Focusing on helping teachers address the California history, social studies, and language arts standards, we will offer presentations on the history and culture of East Asia, as well as discuss how case studies can be used to explore a variety of issues.

Sessions include discussions of primary source materials as well as literature and film recommendations.

Among the topics covered will be:

Geography / Premodern China, Japan, and Korea

Web Research / Web Collaboration

 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities

Relations with the United States

Economic Development and Social / Cultural Change

War, Revolution, and Nation-Making

19th Century Domestic and External Challenges

(philosophy, social structure, key institutions)

 


♦  Seminar Schedule 









Date and Time

Meeting Location

Topic / Speaker

1.   Tuesday
April 6, 2010

5 pm to 7:30 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

Introduction / Geography of East Asia
Clayton Dube, USC U.S.-China Institute

2.   Tuesday
April 13, 2010
5 pm to 7:15 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

China: 19th Century
Clayton Dube

3.   Tuesday
April 20, 2010
5 pm to 7:30 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

China : 1900 to 1949
Clayton Dube

4.   Tuesday
April 27, 2010
5 pm to 7:30 pm

Mira Costa High School
Guidance Conference Room

China: 1949 to 1976
Clayton Dube

Saturday
May 1, 2010
9 am to 4 pm

USC – THH 118

“Human Rights in East Asia”
One-Day Workshop for K-12 Educators
(Attendance optional)

5.   Tuesday
May 4, 2010
5 pm to 7:30 pm

Mira Costa High School
Guidance Conference Room

Japan: The Meiji Transition
Morgan Pitelka, Occidental College

6.   Tuesday
May 11, 2010
5 pm to 7:15 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

Imperial Japan and the Pacific War
Morgan Pitelka

7.   Tuesday
May 18, 2010
5 pm to 7:30 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

Japan: Postwar Growth and Crisis
Morgan Pitelka

8.   Tuesday
May 25, 2010
5 pm to 7:30 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

Korea to 1945
Jennifer Jung-Kim, UCLA

9.   Tuesday
June 1, 2010
5 pm to 7:30 pm

MBUSD District Office
Board Room

Korea since 1945
Jennifer Jung-Kim

10.  Tuesday
 June 8, 2010
 5 pm to 7:30 pm

Mira Costa High School
Guidance Conference Room

China: 1976 to present
Clayton Dube





 


♦  Seminar Benefits

Individuals who successfully complete the seminar and its follow-up requirements receive: 

⇒  $500 stipend

⇒  $200 in East Asian reference and teaching materials

⇒  Two LAUSD multicultural salary points (if applicable) OR six USC Rossier School of Education Continuing Education Units (CEUs) (processing fee applicable for CEUs)

 

 


 

♦   Seminar Locations

 

 Manhattan Beach Unified School District office
325 South Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Map and Directions

Mira Costa High School
1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Map and Directions


♦   APPLICATION DOWNLOAD AND SUBMISSION

DOWNLOAD the USCI/NCTA Spring 2010 "East Asia Since 1800" Seminar - South Bay APPLICATION FORM:

Microsoft Word format (.doc file)


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

  1. A short 1-2 page resume (curriculum vita) that includes a list of your educational and work experience
  2. A letter from your school principal confirming your teaching assignment
  3. 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

Submit application materials:

By MAIL
USCI Sp10 South Bay Seminar
USC U.S.-China Institute

3535 S. Figueroa St., FIG 202
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1262

By FAX
(213) 821-2382

By E-MAIL
asiak12@usc.edu


♦   APPLICATION DEADLINE--- EXTENDED

Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 2, 2010

We will admit participants upon receipt of applications



Questions?

 Contact (213) 821-4382 or e-mail asiak12@usc.edu

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