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Changing China: History & Culture Since 1644

Online Course
Course Dates: June 17 - August 11, 2015
PDPs/Credits: 45 PDPs; 2 graduate credits
Fee: Partnership educators—no cost other than fee for 2 graduate credits; Non-partnership educators—$450 plus fee for 2 graduate credits.

What has driven the dramatic transformation of China over the past 350 years? What should students know about this economic and cultural powerhouse? The complex history of modern China and its unique place on the world stage will be the central focus for this online course, which will explore the period from the Qing Dynasty and the decline of dynastic China to the present day. In addition to the materials presented in Primary Source's sourcebook China Since 1644: A History Through Primary Sources, this course will make use of readings, videos, and web-based resources to engage educators in some of the most current scholarship and thinking on China's development as a nation state. Topics will include the early republic, communist China, economic and political changes, internal migration, arts and literature, and China's future in an era of globalization.

This course will be offered completely online and will require a basic comfort level and interest in the use of computer technology as a medium for learning. The time for completing each week's work is approximately 3-5 hours.

Recommended especially for educators in grades 6-12.

Receive China Since 1644 as course material, free with registration.

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