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Lesson Plan: Acting Out History and Literature

The teacher selects the important concepts to be learned and emphasizes those before, during, and after the activity. The students will have prepared for the activity through assigned readings and class discussion. To create space for the narration and action, students move their desks to the periphery of the classroom, leaving the center of the room open. The students will have selected or been assigned roles which they will perform in pantomime. The name of the role is printed on a piece of...

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The ASIANetwork: A Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges to Promote Asian Studies

In the beginning. the purpose of the ASIANetwork was simple enough. Since the end of the Second World War, contacts with and interest in Asian affairs had burgeoned. and a corresponding expansion of positions in higher education ensured that Asian Studies would reach into the domain of private liberal arts colleges....

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