Teaching Resources

Here is the list of web-based resources regarding Asia.

Asia MediatedThe Center for Asian Research at Arizona State University is happy to present Asia Mediated, a curated digital collection of teaching modules by ASU scholars connected by a common theme: understanding Asia through media. 

Education About Asia - Teaching Resource Journal by Association for Asian Studies: An invaluable and unique resource for teachers, students and anyone with an interest in Asia. Articles and reviews cover a wide range of topics and time periods—from ancient to modern history, language, literature, geography, religion, youth and popular culture. 

Asia for Educators: An Initiative of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University with resources for teachers and students on geography, art, language arts, religions, and history. The resources are free.


The Silk Road: The Route That Made The World in The New York Times Style Magazine. All ASU Faculty & Student has access to the New York Times. This Travel Issue features four articles on food, religion, art, poetry and silk-making. 


The Story of India by PBS showcases how India became current day India in six episodes beginning in 60,000 BCE. This site also includes lesson plans for the teachers and many other visual resources. 


The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) 2018 Teaching Modules by The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Asia Program. The modules covers East Asia (China, Korea, and Japan) ranging from history to sociology.