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NCTAN seminars in 2015-16 in North Carolina:

Agenda at http://people.uncw.edu/kanoy/nctan/schedule.pdf 

Flyer at  https;//people.uncw.edu/kanoy/nctan/flyer.pdf  

Application: https://selectsurvey.uncw.edu/selectsurveynet/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=ml53nl81&Preview=true

  

NCTAN Spring

Date:  March 26th (Sat.), 2016
Time:
 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   (we start early to conduct videoconference session with Japan)

Topic: Education in East Asia, Films and Stories, Discussion with students from East Asia

Locations: UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte (each location will be filled first-come-first serve basis.) and on-line from your home.

 

NCTAN Summer

Date:  June 11th (Sat.), 2016
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.  
Webniar (on-line) only.  The instructions will be sent to those who applied to take the seminar.

 

Eligibility: In-service K-12 teachers who teach about East Asia as a part of curriculum.

 

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Please contact Yoko Kano (Director, NCTAN) at kanoy@uncw.edu for questions.

After completion of all the above seminars in North Carolina and on-line assignments, you will be eligible to apply for the summer study trip to East Asia.  Scroll down to the bottom for more information.  

 

Links:

NCTA seminars at http://nctasia.org/    

NCTA Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NCTAsia

Simulcast (live and archived) seminar at  http://asiaforeducators.org/ 

Resource on East Asia: http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/

Asian Films: http://www.digitalasia.illinois.edu/   Their news letter and more at  http://www.aems.illinois.edu/


 

Resources:

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For Elementary Teachers: Chinese Fables: "The Dragon Slayer" and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom  (Grades 2-3): Winner of multiple book prizes for children’s literature. Recommended by librarian Constance Vidor and the KCTA Newsletter, U of Kansas.  http://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Fables-Dragon-Slayer-Timeless-ebook/dp/B00B85Q04G

Engaging Podcasts on Chinese History:Laszlo Montgomery, an American businessman who has worked in China and studied China, offers an engaging series of podcasts on different topics in Chinese history. https://soundcloud.com/chinahistorypodcast

Explore contemporary China with humor:The Great LOL Of China video series with Jesse Appell explores modern Chinese people and society from a foreigner’s perspective and an emphasis on the humor in cross-cultural misadventures.  http://asiasociety.org/china-learning-initiatives/china-straight/great-lol-china

 

NCTA offers in 2015-16 academic year:

Go to the NCTA web site at http://nctasia.org/    

 

Summer filed study trip to East Asia

All the requirements have to be completed by Dec. 31 to apply for the following summer field trip in case of teachers in North Carolina. 
 (Yoko will lead the Group II in Japan from July 4, 2016.)

Go to the following site for Application:   http://www.columbia.edu/itc/eacp/ncta-columbia/studytours/index.html

The past NCTAN attendees:

Those who participated in the 2015-16 NCTAN seminars:  After completion of all three seminars in North Carolina and Simulcast and Wiki assignments at  http://nctan14-15.wikispaces.com/ , watch additional totalhour archived simulcast (See below for more details) or NCTA organized seminar at http://nctasia.org/.

 

Those who participated in the 2014-15 NCTAN seminars: After completion of all three seminars in North Carolina and Wiki assignments, make sure you completed the required simulcast reflections posted in the  http://nctan14-15.wikispaces.com/   and watch additional total 6-hour archived simulcast (See below for more details) or NCTA organized seminar at http://nctasia.org/

 

Those who participated in the seminar at NCCAT in March, 2013:Please  watch additional three 2-hour (total 6 hours) on-line archived simulcast or NCTA organized seminar at http://nctasia.org/.

 

Those who participated in the seminar at NCCAT in March, 2012: please watch additional two 2-hour (total 4 hours) on-line achieved simulcast or NCTA organized seminar at http://nctasia.org/

 

To view achieved simulcast, go to the "nationally offered seminars" at http://asiaforeducators.org/ (Asia For Educator (AFE) and look through the list of the/span>Archived 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. 

Summer 2015 sturdy tour:  Those who are eligible for the NCTA study tour to Asia, application is at  http://nctasia.org/find-a-course/by-course-type/study-tours/ 

 

 

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