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NCTAN seminars in 2014-15 in North Carolina:

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Date:  October 18th (Sat.), 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Topic: Philosophy and Religion in East Asia, Tai Chi, Education in Japan


Date:  November 1st (Sat.), 2014
 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (we start early to conduct videoconference session with Japan)

Topic: Education in East Asia, Calligraphy, Discussion with students from East Asia


Date:  March 21th (Sat.), 2015
 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Topic: Literature and life in China and Japan,  Films and Stories from East Asia, Rice and Japanese Culture and Sushi Making


Locations: UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC-Charlotte (each location will be filled first-come-first serve basis.)
Eligibility: The priority will be given to in-service K-12 teachers who teaches about East Asia.

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Please contact Yoko Kano (Director, NCTAN) at for questions.

After completion of all the above seminars of three days and on-line assignments, you will be eligible to apply for the study tour.  See below for more details.  



NCTAN 2014-15 Wiki   

NCTA seminars at     Find nationa wide courses.

Simulcast seminar at 

Resource on East Asia:

Asian Films:   Their news letter and more at


Summer filed study trip to East Asia

Those who are eligible for the NCTA study tour to Asia, application is at 

Those who participated the seminar at NCCAT: Please view additional on-line archieved simulcast (see below) and turn in the one-page reflection paper for each seminar and send it to Yoko Kano at by Dec. 31 of the year to become eligible for the study tour of the following year.  If you have participated in March, 2013, view three on-line archieved simulcast; If you have participated in the NCTAN/NCCAT seminar in April, 2012, please view two on-line archieved simulcast.  To view archieved simulcast, go to the "nationally offered seminars" at (Asia For Educatior (AFE) and look through the list of theArchived Simulcast Presentations and Study Modules.”   You need to register at the AFE site to view the simulcast.  Choose any of the simulcast of your interest from the list.  Also, you can choose the simulasts from below. 



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