University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Fall 2017 NCTA Seminar at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

"Seeing and Reading East Asia: Approaches for the K-12 Classroom"


Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, this course will encourage both teaching and learning about East Asian political, social, and cultural history through written and visual primary sources. This seminar is perfect not only for history and social studies educators but for art educators, media specialists, librarians, and world language teachers as well. Some class time will be devoted to group discussions of teaching materials and strategies appropriate for different teaching levels.

The seminar will also provide you with both the content and resources deeded to implement the study of East Asia into your curriculum in accordance with the state’s academic standards. No previous background in Asia is presumed.


When:  9am-1pm on the following Saturdays in Fall 2017:  


Seminar Location:  University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Room 533 Fine Arts Building (North), Baltimore MD, 21250

Registration Deadline: September 9, 2017

Flyer and Application: 2017-18 UMBC Flyer



Benefits for Teachers who successfully complete the requirements for the 30-hour NCTA Seminars:



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