California-Taiwan Connection Summer Study

3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for CA Global Education Project Participants Only

TK-12 teachers selected to participate in the California-Taiwan Connection Summer Study program will travel from California to Taiwan and participate in all-day professional learning experiences with their partner teachers in Taiwan. The program will consist of global education workshops focused on global competence with UN Sustainable Development Goals, partner teacher instructional planning and demonstration teaching with students, Model United Nations experiences, and cultural studies. Teachers will develop plans for implementation during the coming academic year.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for TK-12 Teachers participating in the California-Taiwan Connection Classroom Exchange program.

Prerequisites: Participation in California-Taiwan Connection Classroom Exchange program and application/selection for Summer Study.

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What You Will Learn

  • Deepen your understanding of global competence for integration into instructional practices
  • Experience and utilize cross-cultural exchange strategies
  • Develop instructional plans with partner teachers for global education lessons in the new academic year


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.