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National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

The East Asian Studies Center and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) present:

National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA)

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), funded by the Freeman Foundation, is a multi-year initiative to foster a permanent place for the teaching and study of East Asia at the middle and secondary school levels. The objectives of the program are accomplished through a lifelong approach to professional development: Teaching about Asia seminars, curriculum development, texts and resources, continuing education programs and study tours to East Asia.

Current programs for 2023-2024 (online):

Previous programs (online, all times ET):

More information about lesson plans and other teaching resources created through Ohio State's NCTA programs, please visit: https://u.osu.edu/ncta/

The East Asian Studies Center at The Ohio State University coordinates the NCTA seminars and workshops offered online and in-person.  These programs are supported by the University of Pittsburgh NCTA national coordinating site, Asian Studies Center, University Center for International Studies and a U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant to The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.

For further information on NCTA programs around the country, see www.nctasia.org.

“I think everything is great. I think that the workshop could still be online even (if) health and safety is not a concern because there are so many benefits when it is done online.” NCTA online Seminar Participant
“...virtual learning can be done successfully and collaboratively. People can work together and participate even when they are not in the same room… My teaching is forever changed and my students will reap the benefits from my change!" NCTA online