NCTA Seminars and Offerings
- Benefits & Eligibility
- Seminar Sites & Applications
NCTA Seminars and Offerings for Winter-Spring 2015
Through the generous support of the Freeman Foundation, NCTA entered its 17th year of programming in 2014. Nationally, NCTA offers a wide variety of professional development programming, including classic 30-hour seminars in classroom settings and online courses ranging from short webinars to full 30-hour courses. For a full list of NCTA offerings, visit our NCTA website at www.nctasia.org.
The NCTA National Coordinating Site at the Program for Teaching East Asia at the University of Colorado is offering the following online opportunities for Winter-Spring 2015. All courses listed below are open to secondary teachers throughout the United States, with specific eligibility requirements noted on the full flyers linked below. Check details in each course flyer for more specifics of each course.
-Winter-Spring 2015 Online Seminar: China Under Mao: Modernization, Mobilization, and Mass Campaigns (January 26-April 27; 20 hours). Flyer and registration.
-Winter-Spring 2015 Seminar: Japan in the World, Cultural Encounters 16-19th Centuries (January 29-April 2; 20 hours) Flyer and registration.
-Winter-Spring 2015 Online Book Group: Connections and Disconnection: Japanese Short Stories for High School Literature and History (January 9-February 28; 16 hours) This course has filled.
-Winter-Spring 2015 Online Seminar: Cracking the Samurai Code: Separating Fact and Fiction in Teaching about Samurai in Japanese History and Culture (January 9-February 28; 20 hours) This course has filled.
Benefits of NCTA Participation
Benefits of participation in NCTA seminar and professional development courses include:
- Quality instruction about East Asia from leading experts in the field;
- Free coursebooks and materials;
- Professional stipend upon completion of all seminar requirements;
- Eligibility to apply to NCTA study tours to East Asia and NCTA summer institutes.
Highest priority is given to secondary teachers of world geography, world history, world cultures, art history, religion, economics, and language arts/literature. Other K-12 educators in a position to promote the sustained presence of Asia in the curriculum, such as media specialists and curriculum coordinators, are considered in accordance with the specific course and space availability.
TEA-Sponsored NCTA Seminar Sites and Applications
Join an NCTA professional development seminar in your area, offered by the NCTA National Coordinating Site at the Program for Teaching East Asia and its local and state coordinators.
NCTA Winter-Spring 2015 Offerings
Registration/application opens November 13, 2014 for the following:
Register beginning December 12, 2014 for the following: