Online Course

Looking for a course about China, Korea and Japan for professional development in the content area of either history or literature? Take the "East Asian History and Culture for Teachers" course (EALC/HIST 747) online for two hours of graduate credit through the University of Kansas. It offers 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 prominent 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 or 785-864-3918 for more information.


Center for East Asian Studies

KU's Center for East Asian Studies is a Title VI National Resource Center dedicated to teaching people of all ages about East Asia. We provide an array of resources for educators at all levels, sponsor East Asia themed events and lectures at the University of Kansas and at partner institutions, and assist KU students to develop expertise in East Asian languages and cultures.

Click here to reach the CEAS home page.

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