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Register for King James Bible teacher workshops on March 24 and 31

Sat, March 31, 2012 • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM • Online Registration

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In conjunction with its exhibition, The King James Bible: Its History and Influence, the Harry Ransom Center hosts teacher workshops on Saturday, March 24 and Saturday, March 31, 2012.

The first workshop on March 24 examines the historical influence of the King James translation and is designed for social studies teachers at the junior high and high school levels. There will be an introduction to the King James Bible, a tour of the exhibition, a lecture on the historical relevance of the King James Bible, and a presentation of a sample lesson plan.

The second workshop on March 31 focuses on the King James Bible’s literary influence and is designed for language arts teachers at the junior high and high school levels. There will be an introduction to the King James Bible, a tour of the exhibition, a lecture on the literary importance of the King James Bible, and a presentation of a sample lesson plan.

The workshops begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at approximately 3 p.m. There will be a one-hour break for lunch. Participants will receive two books, supporting digital materials, and a certificate for five hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit at the end of the day.

Registration is free, and each session is limited to 30 participants. To register, please email Danielle Sigler at dsigler@mail.utexas.edu with the subject line "King James Workshop." Please specify which workshop you would like to attend. You will receive notification verifying available space and confirming your registration.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Sponsored by: Harry Ransom Center


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