UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Workshops for K-12 Educators

The Asia Institute promotes Asian Studies at UCLA and fosters greater understanding of Asia through a wide variety of research support, public programs, and community outreach. Public symposia sponsored by the Asia Institute and its member centers bring scholars, artists, policy experts, and cultural events from around the nation and the globe to UCLA and Los Angeles community audiences.

Korean for High School Heritage Students
UCLA will offer a summer Korean class for high school students who are exposed to Korean at home and want to learn to read, write, or develop their speaking, listening, and literacy skills.

STARTALK/ NHLRC Heritage Language Teacher Workshop for K-16 Teachers of Less Commonly Taught Languages
A 5-day long workshop, July 22-26, 2013 at UCLA. Application deadline April 15, 2013.

K-12 Teacher Workshop: Shanghai: 1900-1950
Scholar-Teacher Workshop with Andrea Goldman, UCLA

K-12 Teacher Workshop: Tokyo: Post-WW II Democracy and Demilitarization
Scholar-Teacher Workshop with Kristine Dennehy, CSU Fullerton

K-12 Workshop: Cities in World History
A three-day institute for 7th grade world history teachers, held July 17-19, 2012.

Scholar-Teacher World History Series
Scholar-Teacher World History Series: Democratic Movements in China

Korean Culture Lessons Fill Gap for Teachers
Since the teacher education program on Korea got its start in 2004, the UCLA Center for Korean Studies has supported KAFE's model of community engagement, sending renowned faculty members to lead training sessions and helping with programming. By way of a week-long, annual summer institute and other programs, CKS has reached out to roughly 2,000 school administrators and teachers from around the United States in recent years.

2010 K-12 Summer Workshop: Visualizing Cultures-Modern China and Japan
Offered by the LA History-Geography Project, the History Project at UCI, MIT, UCLA's Asia Institute, and the Pacific Asia Museum.

ISLC Summer 2010 K-12 Workshop
Partnering with several centers in the International Institute, this summer's K-12 workshop focuses on Internationalism.

It's A Matter Of Taste: Food In World History and Cultures
A 10-day summer program for teachers at the UCLA International Institute traces the evolution of regional and cross-regional food cultures from antiquity to the present, underscoring how food preferences reflect the interplay of local cultures, geographies, and socio-political configurations, in the context of broader realities such as transnational economic networks and environmental change.

2008 Summer Institute for World History Teachers - Monks, Merchants and Millworkers: Connecting Europe and Asia
July 28th - August 8th. This two-week institute for 6th, 7th, and 10th grade World History teachers will explore the connections between Europe and Asia and look at economic issues in the World History curriculum.

K-12 Teacher Training Workshop: "China: From Imperial Palaces to Corporate Boardrooms"
A three-day summer seminar for teachers, July 9, 10 and 11, 2007.