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World Studies: Africa & Asia


Extended Year 2024 – 2025

Monday, August 26, 2024 – Friday, May 30, 2025


Fixed-Pace Course





World Studies: Africa and Asia invites students on a journey of discovery across two vast continents. This course explores the cultures of Africa and Asia, from bustling megacities to ancient civilizations. Students delve into rich histories, examining empires, kingdoms, and groundbreaking discoveries that shaped the global landscape. They encounter the mysteries of ancient pyramids and the architectural wonders of the Taj Mahal. The course also explores diverse religious traditions, philosophical schools of thought, and artistic expressions that continue to influence the world today. Through engaging discussions, research projects, and simulations, students develop a deeper understanding of global interconnectedness and the significant impact of these regions.

Completion of this course requires regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with working microphone and webcam, as well as a reliable internet connection.

This Fixed-Paced course incorporates a blend of synchronous and asynchronous elements. Students and teacher meet live via zoom on a regular weekly schedule. In addition, students complete coursework including guided readings, interactive videos, text and video-based discussion threads, problem sets, individual and collaborative projects, and so on. While these activities are time-flexible, teachers sequence them with weekly deadlines to help students keep on track and encourage and support the development of productive time management skills.


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