The Asian Studies Center offers four workshops for middle and high school teachers: the Teaching About Asia Workshop, and the Workshops for Teachers of Japanese, Chinese, or Korean.
This free 30 hour course provides an overview of the modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. Designed to assist middle and high school teachers of World Cultures, World History, and World Geography classes, this seminar will be held at MSU. This program is sponsored by the Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site (East Asian Studies Center).
Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive:
This course has limited enrollment. Registrations will be accepted in the order received. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by email. Contact Jennifer Pippin, Outreach Coordinator for the Asian Studies Center, at with any questions about the course.
The annual Workshop for Teachers of Chinese took place on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at MSUFCU Farm Lane Branch Community Room. Contact Yu-Chen Kate Chen at or 517-355-3778 with any questions.
The annual MSU Workshop for Teachers of Korean took place on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Room 115 of the International Center. For future registration and further information, please contact Jun Oh, President of the Mid-Michigan chapter of NAKS at .