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10/28/2014 1:47:29 PM

Clay Dube
Clay Dube
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Subject: stanford program
Program brochure attached below.

The Sejong Korean Scholars Program (SKSP) is an online course for high school students sponsored by the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) and the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford University. Annually, 25 exceptional high school students from throughout the United States will be selected to engage in an intensive study of Korea.

Celebrating its inaugural year in 2013, SKSP provides students with a broad overview of Korean history and culture. Ambassadors, top scholars, and experts throughout the United States provide online lectures and engage students in live discussion sessions. Students also complete readings and weekly assignments, with the coursework culminating in an independent research project. Final research projects are printed in journal format. Students who successfully complete the course will earn Stanford Continuing Studies Program (CSP) credit and a Certificate of Completion from SPICE, Stanford University.

Selected students will participate in 9–10 "virtual classes" via the Internet in the Spring term. Students should expect to allot 4–6 hours per week to complete the lectures, discussions, readings, and assignments. Since this is a distance-learning course, however, students can structure most of the work around their individual schedules. Although intensive, this program will equip participants with a rare degree of expertise about Korea that may have a significant impact on their choice of study and future career. Students do not need to know the Korean language to participate in this course, and there are no student fees.
Thank you for your interest in the SKSP. For more information, please e-mail Annie Lim at annielim@stanford.edu.
edited by Clay Dube on 10/28/2014

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