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DEADLINE: NCTA Foundational Seminar: Crossroads of East Asia: Movement through Time and Place

May 1, 2024

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36-hour online seminar includes (all ET):
  • Orientation session May 2024 (evening, synchronous, online)
  • June – July 2024 (asynchronous, online)
  • July 15 – 19, 2024 (daily, synchronous, online) 9:00am – 12:00 p.m. ET
  • Synchronous and Asynchronous sessions designed to optimize time together
  • Follow up in Sept 2024 (synchronous, online)
  • Benefits: $300 stipend, $200 teaching materials, 36 contact hours
  • Graduate credit: 2.0 hours graduate credit option available (extra fee/application)

Join us for a virtual journey that will introduce East Asia’s diverse cultures and environment while building and enhancing your tool chest of teaching resources for the classroom. Focusing on the regions that comprise present-day China, Japan, and Korea, participants in this free online seminar will engage with experts and other educators in the field to explore major trends, global issues, and historic foundations that shape East Asian society. Through hands-on activities, films, lectures, and discussion, the cohort will learn about East Asia’s diverse cultures to enhance teaching resources in the classroom. A broad range of innovative teaching materials will be shared, engaging social-emotional learning (SEL), education in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), social studies, ELA, and other cross-curricular approaches to society and culture.

Free, online seminar is open to educators, administrators, and pre-service teachers in Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center
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