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Fall 2012 NO-COST USC/NCTA "East Asia from Origins to 1800" Seminar at UTLA (Closed for Enrollment )

Professional development opportunity open to interested K-12 educator
August 13, 2012
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Thanks to generous Freeman Foundation support, the USC U.S. – China Institute (USCI) and the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) are offering a NO-COST professional development opportunity open to all interested K-12 educators.

Enrollment is limited to 24 participants and priority will be given to high school world history and language arts teachers, though all K-12 educators are invited to apply. Sessions will meet at UTLA (United Teachers Los Angeles Bldg, 3303 Wilshire Blvd) on 10 Tuesday evenings from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, and one weekend session from 9am to 3:30 pm. Free parking and refreshments are provided.

Among the topics covered in the seminar:

•    Geography / Pre 1800 China, Japan, and Korea (philosophy, social structure, key institutions)
•    Pre 1800 Domestic and External Challenges
•    War, Revolution, and Nation-Making
•    Economic Development and Social / Cultural Change
•    Literature / Pre 1800 China, Japan, and Korea
•    Web Research / Web Collaboration

Individuals who successfully complete the seminar and its follow-up requirements receive:

    $200 in East Asian reference and teaching materials
    $500 stipend
    Two LAUSD multicultural salary points OR six (6) USC Rossier School of Education
    Continuing Units (CEUs), fee applicable

To Apply, please click HERE to download the USCI/NCTA Fall 2012 "East Asia from Origins to 1800" Seminar in Los Angeles application form.

To view seminar requirements, please click HERE.

Application Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 or until seminar is full.

In addition to the completed application form, you will need to submit:

    A short 1-2 page resume (curriculum vita) listing your educational and work experience
    A letter from your school principal confirming your teaching assignment
    A refundable deposit check for $50, made payable to "University of Southern California," to hold your registration; the check will be returned to you at the conclusion of the seminar

Location:
United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), Room #812.814 (8th Floor, 812 and 814 is a double room)
3303 Wilshire Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90010
A map of the location can be found HERE.

Parking:
Please park in the UTLA parking structure.  We will validate all parking tickets. 

For additional information, please contact 213-821-4382 or <asiak12@usc.edu>.

Tentative Seminar Schedule:

Session #1: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #2: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #3, 4: Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 9:00am to 3:30pm (Tentative)

Session #5: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #6: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #7: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #8: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #9: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #10: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #11: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Session #12: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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