Happy Mid-Autumn Festival from the USC U.S.-China Institute!
Modern East Asia (Fall 2021)
This complimentary online seminar offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of East Asia since 1800 as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums. All instructional materials and discussions are online.
Application deadline: Rolling acceptance until Sunday, October 3, 2021
The online seminar includes:
- Video presentations & readings
- Mandatory online forum participation
- Online discussions with an instructor
- For LAUSD educators, 2 LAUSD salary points (no fee)
- For all other districts, 6 Continuing Education Units (processing fee applicable)
- Certificate of completion
- Resources and materials
*Must complete seminar requirements.
- Demography & Geography
- Japan as a Pacific Power
- Post-war Japan
- Two Koreas
- East Asia and the World Today
- China’s Cultural Revolution
- Nation Building in China
This schedule includes the live online discussion sessions. Each one will have corresponding video lectures, reading assignments, and forum participation that will be accessible online ahead of time. Participants can miss up to three (3) sessions and still be eligible to receive the benefits by submitting makeup assignments. Please note that Saturdays count as two separate sessions.
|Session||Date||Discussion Session (Pacific Time)|
|1||Wed, Oct. 6||5-6pm|
|2||Wed, Oct. 13||5-6pm|
|3||Sat, Oct. 23||9-12pm|
|4||Wed, Nov. 3||
|5||Wed, Nov. 10||9-12pm|
|6||Wed, Nov. 17||5-6pm|
|7||Sat, Dec. 4||5-6pm|
|8||Wed, Dec. 8||5-6pm|
Apply today by submitting your application below! Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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