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Water Energy Food in Asia and Eurasia Date 6/28/18
Time: 14:00:00 - 19:00:00
Contact: Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
Email: ceres(at)isp.msu.edu
Website:
Location: 302 International Center
Sponsor:

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Please join us for an informal discussion led by Visiting Hannah Professor Aiko Endo, of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan. She is hosted at MSU by the Center for Global Change and Earth Observations for at least the 2018-19 academic year. Her expertise ranges broadly throughout Asia and includes work on climate change, fisheries and the Water Energy Food Nexus.

2018 Teaching About East Asia Workshop Day 5 Date 6/29/18
Time: 8:30:00 - 15:30:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center 
Sponsor: Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site

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This free 30-hour course provides an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. This seminar is designed to assist middle and high school teachers.

Dates

Orientation: May 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (dinner included), room 303 International Center
Workshop: June 25 - 29, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., room 303 International Center
Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided each day.

Benefits

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive:

  • A $500 teacher stipend;
  • $300 in free teaching resources;
  • 30 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) credit hours (approval pending);
  • Qualification for future National Consortium of Teaching about Asia (NCTA) international study tours.

Registration

Teaching About East Asia Registration 2018
Register now - space is limited.

Teaching About East Asia Flier

This program is sponsored by the Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site (East Asian Studies Center).

South Asia Partnership Meeting Date 6/28/18
Time: 12:00:00 - 13:30:00
Contact: Cholani Weebadde
Email: weebadde(at)anr.msu.edu
Website:
Location: Room 271 Plant and Soil Sciences Building
Sponsor:

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The Minister of Agriculture and Director General of the Council for Agricultural Research Policy - CARP/Sri Lanka will be visiting the MSU campus for two days from June 28 - 29, 2018. To provide opportunities for MSU faculty interactions and discussions, a group meeting with the South Asia Partnership (SAP) Team will be held on June 28th.

The purpose of their visit is to meet and discuss joint programs with MSU including collaborative research, faculty exchanges, and student exchanges supported through the World Bank funded long-term project. MSU has well-established institutional linkages with Sri Lanka. During the past 10 years, more than 20 faculty members across various colleges at MSU have visited the University of Peradeniya, the University of Jaffna, the University of Colombo, and the Department of Agriculture in Sri Lanka. MSU has a very successful Study Abroad program with Sri Lanka focusing on Tropical Agricultural Systems.

To RSVP email Cholani Weebadde at weebadde(at)anr.msu.edu.

2018 Teaching About East Asia Workshop Day 4 Date 6/28/18
Time: 8:30:00 - 13:30:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center 
Sponsor: Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site

Read Description

This free 30-hour course provides an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. This seminar is designed to assist middle and high school teachers.

Dates

Orientation: May 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (dinner included), room 303 International Center
Workshop: June 25 - 29, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., room 303 International Center
Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided each day.

Benefits

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive:

  • A $500 teacher stipend;
  • $300 in free teaching resources;
  • 30 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) credit hours (approval pending);
  • Qualification for future National Consortium of Teaching about Asia (NCTA) international study tours.

Registration

Teaching About East Asia Registration 2018
Register now - space is limited.

Teaching About East Asia Flier

This program is sponsored by the Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site (East Asian Studies Center).

2018 Teaching About East Asia Workshop Day 3 Date 6/27/18
Time: 8:30:00 - 13:30:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center 
Sponsor: Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site

Read Description

This free 30-hour course provides an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. This seminar is designed to assist middle and high school teachers.

Dates

Orientation: May 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (dinner included), room 303 International Center
Workshop: June 25 - 29, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., room 303 International Center
Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided each day.

Benefits

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive:

  • A $500 teacher stipend;
  • $300 in free teaching resources;
  • 30 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) credit hours (approval pending);
  • Qualification for future National Consortium of Teaching about Asia (NCTA) international study tours.

Registration

Teaching About East Asia Registration 2018
Register now - space is limited.

Teaching About East Asia Flier

This program is sponsored by the Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site (East Asian Studies Center).

2018 Teaching About East Asia Workshop Day 2 Date 6/26/18
Time: 8:30:00 - 13:30:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center 
Sponsor: Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site

Read Description

This free 30-hour course provides an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. This seminar is designed to assist middle and high school teachers.

Dates

Orientation: May 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (dinner included), room 303 International Center
Workshop: June 25 - 29, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., room 303 International Center
Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided each day.

Benefits

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive:

  • A $500 teacher stipend;
  • $300 in free teaching resources;
  • 30 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) credit hours (approval pending);
  • Qualification for future National Consortium of Teaching about Asia (NCTA) international study tours.

Registration

Teaching About East Asia Registration 2018
Register now - space is limited.

Teaching About East Asia Flier

This program is sponsored by the Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site (East Asian Studies Center).

Grand Parents University Taste of Japan Class Date 6/26/18
Time: 13:30:00 - 15:00:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 201 International Center
Sponsor:

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Learn about Japanese culture through food! Join us for a hands on sushi making workshop.

Teaching About East Asia Workshop Date 6/25/18
Time: 8:30:00 - 15:30:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center
Sponsor: Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site at the East Asian and Asian Studies Center

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Summer: Monday - Friday, June 25 - 29

The National Consortium for Teaching Asia (NCTA) program targets 6-12th-grade teachers. This 30-hour course will provide an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, classroom applications, and resources. Presenters include Dr. Ethan Segal and Dr. Kyle Greenwalt.

2018 Teaching About East Asia Workshop Day 1 Date 6/25/18
Time: 0:00:00 - 23:59:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center 
Sponsor: Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site

Read Description

This free 30-hour course provides an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. This seminar is designed to assist middle and high school teachers.

Dates

Orientation: May 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (dinner included), room 303 International Center
Workshop: June 25 - 29, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., room 303 International Center
Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided each day.

Benefits

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive:

  • A $500 teacher stipend;
  • $300 in free teaching resources;
  • 30 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) credit hours (approval pending);
  • Qualification for future National Consortium of Teaching about Asia (NCTA) international study tours.

Registration

Teaching About East Asia Registration 2018
Register now - space is limited.

Teaching About East Asia Flier

This program is sponsored by the Indiana University NCTA National Coordinating Site (East Asian Studies Center).

Summer Institute for Global Studies 2018 Date 6/22/18
Time: 8:30:00 - 15:00:00
Contact: Jennifer Pippin
Email: pippinj1(at)msu.edu
Website:
Location: 303 International Center
Sponsor:

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International Studies & Programs and the College of Education have collaborated to host the Summer Institute for Global Studies for K12 teachers. SCECH credits, stipends, and resources will be available for this FREE workshop. During this five day workshop, area experts will use the power of stories to provide deeper insight into the history, economy, culture, and topical issues of a place. College of Education experts will provide teachers with pedagogical support for internationalizing current curriculum or creating new materials. Upon successful completion of the summer institute, teacher participants will receive a $200 stipend and free curricular resources for their classrooms.

Workshop Presenters

  • Dr. Jan Alleman, Department of Teacher Education
  • Dr. Siddharth Chandra, Asian Studies Center, James Madison College
  • Dr. Margo Glew, Global Educators Cohort Program
  • Chris Kaiser, Department of Teacher Education
  • Dr. John Metzler, African Studies Center, College of Education
  • Dr. Fredy Rodriguez-Mejia, Department of Anthropology