[5 SESSION COURSE] Japan Goes Global: History and Impact of International Exchange
[Educator Program] 5-SESSION Course October 5, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM October 19, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM November 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM November 9, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM December 7, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
A five-session interactive, collaborative program designed to equip educators with an overview of Japanese history in the context of global history. This two P-credit and/or CTLE course will help participants develop the resources and skills to create and refine lesson plans for middle school and high school social studies, literature, global history and geography, and arts classrooms. Key content includes the origin of the Japanese people; early relationships with neighboring Asian countries; Japan's early contacts with European countries and changing foreign policy during the Age of Exploration; the modernization of Japan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; the development of imperialism; and Japan's postwar role as a peaceful economic and cultural superpower.