Korean War Legacy Project

Korea in World History Conference, October 2018


Over 80 educators joined world history methods experts and Asia scholars to learn more about Korea’s rich history. Participants explored best practices in World History pedagogy as well as new teaching modules on Korea that are perfect for the AP World classroom or any world history course. Participants received special consideration for the 2019 Seoul Visit program.



Thursday, October 18
After 3:00pm Check-in
6:30 – 8:00pm Welcome reception with hors d’oeuvres in the Grand Cafe (optional)
Friday, October 19
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast/ Registration
8:00am – 8:45am Introductions — World History Digital Education Dr. Jongwoo Han, Joseph Karb, & Greg Ahlquist
8:45am – 9:45am Introductions to Curriculum / Resources / Assessment -Focus on Historical Reasoning Skills Greg Ahlquist
9:45am – 10:00am Break
10:00am – 12:00pm Module Focus: Contextualization Gabe Fain
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 3:30pm Module Focus: Comparison Deborah Wing & Ryan New
3:30pm – 3:45pm Wrap-up/ Conclusion
3:45pm – 6:00pm Break
6:00pm- 8:00pm Dinner (Group 1- 6:00pm, Group 2- 6:15pm, Group 3- 6:30pm) Dinner Options:
– Pork Belly Burger
– Fish and Chips
– Shepherd’s Pie
– Crunchy Salad w/ Chicken – Crunchy Salad w/ Salmon