New Courses Announced! ☆

| December 2, 2010
December 2010 Teachers College, Columbia University

Continuing Studies

Non-credit Courses

International Topics

World History and Geography – Online Course
January 19, 2011- May 10, 2011 (Earn up to 3.0 CEUs)


This course is designed to enhance the intellectual tools necessary to teach world history and geography to your secondary students. Develop comparative perspectives as we examine diverse aspects occurring in many geographic regions today. More details
Teaching Middle East History
January 19, 2011 – May 10, 2011 (Earn up to 3.0 CEUs)
Throughout its history, the Middle East has often impacted world affairs in areas such as religion, economics and politics. Join us during this valuable course as we focus on Islam and political authority, the impact of outsiders, women, and minorities.
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Asia for Educators Online Learning Series*
Belief Systems, Religions of East Asia – Simulcast Broadcasts*
December 4, 2010 – April 9, 2011 (5 Saturdays) (Earn up to 1.5 CEUs)
This course promises to be a truly unique experience. Distinguished instructors will broadcast diverse topics such as Fengshui, Confucianism, Buddhism in China, Shinto, Christianity. Attend in-person at a local university, or at home. More details
Ming, Qing, Tokugawa, Choson (1450 – 1750)Online Course*
January 6, 2011 – February 10, 2011 (Six Sessions) (Earn up to 1.5 CEUs)
This course will focus on the Ming Voyages, Tokugawa Japan and the rise of an urban society, the Manchus and the Qing Dynasty, Choson Korea, and the East Asia in early modern times. More details
East Asia and the West (1750 – 1919)Online Course*
February 17, 2011 – March 30, 2011 (Six Sessions) (Earn up to 1.5 CEUs)
Explore the new economic perspectives on China and the West, discuss the Meiji Restoration in Japan, the import of the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars, Vietnam up until the time of the Versailles Treaty of 1919, and other related topics.
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Revolution, War, Reascendance – Online Course*
March 31, 2011 – May 11, 2011 (Six Sessions) (Earn up to 1.5 CEUs)
Examine East Asia in the 20th Century including topics such as the May 4th Movement in China, nationalism and militarism in Japan, WWII, and the division of Korea and Vietnam and the wars therein. More details

Contact Us
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, Box 99
New York, New York 10027

Email: cps@tc.edu
Telephone: (212) 678 – 6612

* The “Asia for Educators Online Learning Series” is not open to the general public. Only in-service, K-12 teachers may participate in each course, and free of charge.

(1) Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-2853 TTY, (212) 678-3854 video phone, as early as possible to request reasonable accommodations, such as ASL interpreters, alternate format materials, and a campus map of accessible features.

(2) When registering for a course or workshop on a non-credit basis, one may not change one’s enrollment to credit or vice versa.


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