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Cultural Encounters: Japan's Diverse Past and Present
01 Oct 2012
29 Jan 2013
Study Japanese History Online This Fall,
Explore Japanese History in Japan Next Summer!
Cultural Encounters: Japan's Diverse past and Present
The Program for Teaching East Asia, in cooperation with the University of Washington East Asia Resource Center offers this 30-hour online course for middle and high school world history teachers nationwide. The course will explore Japan’s encounters with peoples of Asia, Europe, and the United States from the Nara period to the present, with special attention to Japanese approaches and responses to cross-border movement of peoples, ideas, and materials. Content will address the World History Content Standards and AP World History Course Guidelines.
CCoouurrssee FFoorrmmaatt aanndd DDaatteess:: The course consists of academic lectures, readings, and a participant discussion forum conducted through three webinars and six asynchronous online modules, from October 1, 2012-January 29, 2013.
EElliiggiibbiilliittyy aanndd AApppplliiccaattiioonn:: This course is open to secondary world history teachers. Class size is limited; participants will be admitted on a rolling admission basis as applications are received. Complete the application available at http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/programs/downloads/CECourseApp.pdf and follow directions to submit by email. Application Deadline: September 14, 2012.
PPrrooggrraamm CCoossttss aanndd BBeenneeffiittss:: Participants pay $25 registration fee and receive:
• 30 contact hours of study, curriculum, and discussion with Japan studies specialists and fellow educators.
• Course materials.
• $100 stipend upon satisfactory completion of the seminar.
• Certificate of completion for 30 hours; option of 2 graduate credits (with additional fee).
For details, visit the project website at http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/programs/CulturalEncounters.html.
Questions: Contact Catherine.Ishida@colorado.edu; 303-735-5115.
Teachers who complete the online course are eligible to apply for the
Program for Teaching East Asia-NCTA Fulbright-Hays study tour in Japan, June-July 2013.
This course is made possible through funding from the United States-Japan Foundation; the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership to the J-OPP West Project; and the Freeman Foundation to the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia. Contact: Program for Teaching East Asia, University of Colorado Boulder, 595 UCB, Boulder CO 80309-0595.
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