National Consortium for the Teaching about Asia: Asian Studies at Florida International University
A nationwide professional development program for K-12 teachers to encourage teaching and learning about Asia.
NCTA Summer Seminar 2013
Location: FIU’s University Park Campus
- Mon-Fri, June 10-14, 2013
- Time: TBA
Focus on Asia Seen Through Film, with key movies shown and discussed.
This seminar is designed to give Florida K-12 teachers an introduction to the history and contemporary issues and problems of East Asia, a region whose dynamism and vibrancy is sure to make it an even larger part of the state of Florida and our children’s future.
The main goals include:
- Through the use of films we will create an understanding of East Asian culture and the relation between traditional and modern thought in the context of globalized social history.
- Apply this knowledge about Asia to specific and original lesson plans for incorporation into each teacher participants’ curriculum.
- Seminar Dates Summer 2013: June 10 | June 11 | June 12 | June 13 | June 14
Benefits to the Participants:
- Instruction covers the contemporary culture and society of East Asia
- Honorarium of up to $150 upon completion (T.B.D.)
- Master plan credit and/or course credit available (where applicable)
- In-Service Points available for Broward and Dade County teachers
- Create lesson plan infusing Asia into the curriculum through the use of Asian films
FIU's NCTA Archive:
Asia for Educators (AFE), Columbia University
Expanding East Asian Studies (ExEAS), Columbia University
Stanford Project for International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford - University
Environment: Asia, University of Kansas
Silk Road, University of Kansas
JapaNet, former Florida International University Project
To apply contact:
Asian Studies Program
FIU’s MMC Campus
11200 SW 8th Street - SIPA 505
Miami, FL 33199
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