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There are many wonderful opportunities for K-12 and community college educators to expand their global knowledge about Asia. There are online workshops, simulcasts, webinars, book groups, seminars in NC and other locations, summer institutes, field studies, and more. If you have a specific question or want to look at multimedia resources, we can direct you to other online resources.

General and Multimedia Online Resources

Educators have access to a variety of general and multimedia opportunities, from podcasts to a digital library.

Online Workshops and Courses

Educators participate in discussion and learning through workshops and courses taken from their own home. Some of these courses offer opportunities for receiving professional development hours or graduate credit.

Book Groups

Book Groups foster in-depth discussion and analysis of publications. Educators share their insights in this close community group.

Field Study and Study Tours

Educators have the opportunity to learn about Asia through first-hand experiences. These courses allow educators to study while traveling through Asia.

Residential Seminars and Summer Institutes

Through these intensive courses, educators will participate in an in-depth learning and living experience, usually in the summer. Some of these courses offer opportunities for receiving professional development hours or graduate credit.

Seminars and Professional Development

Face-to-face professional development allows educators to collaborate and learn in classroom settings near your area.  Some of these courses offer opportunities for receiving professional development hours or graduate credit.

Simulcasts and Webinars

Educators will be able to gain knowledge about different topics in these short, in-depth simulcasts or webinars. These opportunities are easy to translate to classroom application.