Online Course

Looking for a course about China, Korea and Japan for professional development? The "East Asian History and Culture for Teachers" course (HIST747) offers two hours of graduate credit through the University of Kansas. It is an interdisciplinary examination of Chinese and East Asian history and culture from earliest through contemporary times.  Extensive course materials especially created for K-14 educators are available in streaming audio, video and text formats, with presentations by East Asian specialists at the University of Kansas, and national scholars. Topics are closely aligned with state, national and AP world history standards, but will benefit any educator who is interested in this increasingly important part of the world.

Students enrolled at the University of Kansas with an education related major or minor as well as non-degree seeking students may take "East Asian History and Culture for Teachers" (HIST747). Regular tuition and fees apply. Contact Nancy Hope at for more information.


National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA)

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia provides an array of resources for educators teaching about China, Korea and Japan.  Click here to reach the NCTA homepage.

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