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Best Websites: Asian Studies


A K-12 resource. Instructional resources about other world regions, cultures, and languages. Includes lesson plans, readings, maps, and timelines.

Center for Asian Studies
Arizona State University. Teacher resources, lesson plans and other Asia-related links.

Educational Resources on Asia
Part of UCLA Center for East Asian Studies Site Resources, it is an annotated guide to Asia related web sites arranged in six sections: Asia via the Web; Today in Asian History; Asian Studies Documents; Educational Films on Asia; K-12 Curriculum Materials on Asia; and Statistical Information on Asia.

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies
A searchable database of images specific to Asia, created by the IDEAS project. Please see the Copyright Information page for restrictions about downloading and copying images from this site.

MIT Open Course Ware
A free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners around the world. OCW supports MIT's mission to advance knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century. It is true to MIT's values of excellence, innovation, and leadership.

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
Funded by the Freeman Foundation. A Multi-year Initiative to encourage and facilitate teaching and learning about Asia.

A Visual Literacy Exercise
This visual literacy exercise is based on selected woodblock prints from a famous series depicting scenic views of the Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido (Tokaido gojusantsugi in Japanese). They were completed originally during the middle of the nineteenth century by the Japanese print artist Hiroshige Ando.

Updated 7/25/17