Shepherd University 2018-2019

2019 NCTA Seminar at Shepherd University

Title: "East Asia: A Seminar for Teachers"

In Spring of 2019, Dr. David Gordon will lead the seminar: "East Asia: A Seminar for Teachers" at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV.

This FREE content-rich seminar is for teachers of grades K-12. Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, this 36-hour course will encourage and facilitate k-12 teaching and learning about East Asia in World History, Geography, Social Studies, Art, and World Literature. Media specialists, librarians, art teachers, and world language teachers are also encouraged to apply. Class time will be devoted to group discussions of teaching materials and strategies appropriate for different teaching levels. This seminar will be taught by Dr. David Gordon (Shepherd University)


Seminar Dates in 2019: :

February 16

March 2, 16, 30

April 13

Follow-up Session: August 17


Seminar Time: 9am- 3pm; Saturdays

Seminar Location: Shepherd University, Knutti Hall room 205, 301 N King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Application Deadline: February 4, 2019


Benefits for K-12 teachers who successfully complete the requirements for the 36-hour face-to-face NCTA Seminars include:

  • In addition to earning EDPD credit (Professional Development in Education), each participant who completes the course and course requirements will receive the following:

  • $200 worth of teaching materials for your school, including course textbook and a one year subscription to the journal Education About Asia

  • $200 stipend at the completion of all coursework

  • Eligibility to participate in a variety of in-county experiences in East Asia during the summer. 

Flyer and Application: 2019 Shepherdstown Flyer and Application

Syllabus: Spring 2019 Shepherdstown Syllabus 

For More Information, Please contact:

David Gordon

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