Professional Development for Educators
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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.
Carolina Asia Center’s Professional Development
Find out what the Carolina Asia Center offers to educators!
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 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.