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Asian Studies Outreach Program

News from Asian Studies Outreach Program

02-19-2015

StarTalk Vermont returns to UVM for Summer 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, a team of educators in the College of Education and Social Services have been awarded the STARTALK grant by National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a federally funded program of the US Department of State. STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking, and ...

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02-13-2015

CESS Visiting Scholar bringing Thai Culture to Vermont Schools

In his homeroom in Thailand, Mr. Supanya Khienjarern engages 60 middle school students in social studies lesson plans each day using Flip Classroom Multimedia and students in all grades with the annual school-wide Social Studies Competitions. His success with engaging students in learning at Bangkok Christian College, a school ...

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01-24-2015

Japan Pop Culture Day at UVM for Middle School Students

A week after Randolph Union Middle and High School hosted a group of students from Japan, eighty students from Randolph Union Middle School traveled to UVM to expand on their knowledge of Japan with a day on Jeipoppu (Japanese pop culture). The Asian Studies Outreach Program in the College of Education sponsored the event. After a ...

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01-14-2015

Workshop on Award-winning Children’s Books on China’s Forbidden City at UVM on March 14

An exciting partnership between the China Institute of NYC and the Asian Studies Outreach Program will bring the award-winning book, "We All Live in the Forbidden City", and workshop to the University of Vermont as a free professional development opportunity for Vermont K12 teachers. The We All Live in the Forbidden City series, ...

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