Available Workshops

 

The Rise of Asian Civilizations, A Summer Workshop Ι July 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

 UNC-Chapel Hill

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For hundreds of years, Asia has built rich civilizations known for their cultures and advancements in technology. Come join us for a day-long workshop as we dive deeper into the development of these Asian civilizations and their modern states through film, art and more while listening to the perspectives of UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff. Teachers will also hear stories from the NC Asian refugee communities. This workshop is particularly relevant to world history, art, and dance teachers, as it is focused on civilizations’ development and cultural items, and their roles in the curriculum. This workshop is free, but registration is required. Please register here. Please see the Schedule here (small details still subject to change).

A small number of lodging scholarships (one night double occupancy hotel accommodations) are available for teachers traveling more than 200 round-trip miles to the training site. Please fill out this Lodging Application and submit to sarbrown@email.unc.edu by June 16 to be considered for the scholarship. Teachers will earn 9 contact hours, or .9 CEUs, by successfully participating in the entire program. 8 hours will be earned on the day of the workshop, and 1 hour will be earned by completing 2-3 readings with accompanying reading guide prior to the program.

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Past Workshops

 

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Silk Road: Past and Present, a Workshop for Educators Ι April 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

A rich history exists between Asia and the Middle East, as communication routes and vast networks of trade have continuously exchanged culture, goods, knowledge and beliefs for centuries. Join us for a day-long workshop as we explore the Silk Road and contemporary trade through art, music, and presentations by faculty and staff from UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro, and Duke University. This workshop is particularly relevant to world history, art, and music teachers due to the theme of cultural exchange and its role in the curriculum of these courses. This workshop is free, but registration is required. Please register here. Please see the Silk Road Workshop Schedule here (small details still subject to change).

A small number of lodging scholarships (one night double occupancy hotel accommodations) are available for teachers traveling more than 200 round-trip miles to the training site. Please fill out this application form and submit to harver@email.unc.edu by March 15 to be considered for the scholarship.Teachers will earn 9 contact hours, or .9 CEUs, by successfully participating in the entire program. 8 hours will be earned on the day of the workshop, and 1 hour will be earned by completing 2-3 readings with accompanying reading guide prior to the program.

To download the poster, click here!

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