Immerse yourself in the language, arts and history of the Arab world through King's Academy's three-week online summer courses.
The King’s Academy Summer Institute is designed to share the rich culture and language of Jordan and the larger Middle East with teachers and adult learners around the world. The program offers online learners an immersive experience in the language, arts and history of the Arab world.
Who should attend?
Teachers, educators and any adult or mature student interested in the Middle East; teachers of history and art of the Middle East; teachers of Arabic language; beginner students of Arabic.
Benefits of attending
- Students will grasp the fundamentals of conversing in the Jordanian dialect (Jordanian Conversation 101)
- Teachers of Arabic will be better able to engage their students (Arabic Reading and Writing Workshop)
- Teachers around the world will be better prepared to teach courses about the Middle East and to share the treasures of this region with their students (Political History of the Modern Middle East; Islamic Art and the Image)
- All curious-minded learners will develop a heightened appreciation for one of the world’s most culturally rich and geopolitically important regions (all courses)
Our Teachers and Courses
Summer Institute teachers are experts in their fields with advanced degrees and years of experience in the region. Most are native to Jordan and the Middle East. The three-week courses are specially designed to be rigorous and engaging online learning experiences, building on King’s Academy’s national and international leadership in online education.
How it Works
- Each online course lasts three weeks
- Time period: July 26 to August 14, 2020
- Option to take more than one course in the same time period
- Synchronous gatherings to facilitate discussion and connect with the teacher (suitable for different time zones around the world)
- Asynchronous materials for independent viewing and reading
- Price per course is US $750/530 JD
Early bird discount: Get 25% off when you register before July 19
- Group discount: Get 30% off when two or more register from the same institution