Online Arts Courses For Teachers

Total Courses : 7

EDUO 9812: Where in the World? Teaching Geography Through Art

Collaborate with colleagues in an online discussion as you compare and contrast the rich and diverse cultures of our world. Teaching and learning physical geography through art, research and hands-on activities will enhance how you visually place order in the world in which you live. The class by popular art instructor Terry Joyce will target K-6 teachers. Two texts are required and an additional resource is recommended.

Required: Access to the following texts:

  1. Geography Through Art by Sharon Jeffus & Jamie Aramini
  2. Your choice of the books from the extensive course bibliography.

Instructor: Terry Joyce
tjoyce@dominicancaonline.com.

Price : $405

3 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9813: Art is Essential

Imagine, investigate and expand your circle of knowledge as you examine and explore the past and present through pieces of art. You will use higher-order thinking skills to infer how art has remained a form of communication and helped to preserve culture and history. Construction allows you to engage in skills practice as well as personal creative realization.

The class, by popular Art Instructor Terry Joyce,  will target K-6 teachers. There are three required texts and four recommended texts.

The required texts are:

  • Art Is Essential by Eileen S. Prince
  • Look! Look! Look! by Nancy E. Wallace
  • One of the children’s literature books chosen from the bibliography.

Instructor: Terry Joyce
tjoyce@dominicancaonline.com,

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9815: Elementary Classroom Music

Create a music program to enhance the classroom environment while adding new dimensions and deeper meaning to learning. Music is a language that involves the creative practices of investigation and reflection which are aligned to The Common Core Anchor Standards for Reading.

Only one required resource text is needed to complete this course: “You Played a Song, Now What?”, by Sue Fenton, Madame Fifi Publications, 75 Lowery Place, P.O. Box 310967, Newington, CT 06131 and available at www.madamefifi.com. You will also need a soprano recorder available in music stores and through www.amazon.com – many under *$5.

You will need access to a recording device: Acceptable formats for recording include: Uploading a video to You Tube, Audio cassette; CD; Microcassette; DVD, etc. (Any method that can be accessed by your instructor). You will also need various items such as tin pans, sticks, rubber bands, shoe boxes, etc. for making home-made rhythm instruments.

Instructor: Pam Ferko
pferko@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9816: Classroom Music Games

Designed to help and encourage you to use music in a creative nonthreatening way. Reflect on how the games align to your state’s Language and Music Standards.

Only one required resource text is needed to complete this course:
101 Music Games for Children, by Jerry Storms, Hunter House Inc.

You will need various and sundry items such as tin pans, sticks, rubber bands, shoe boxes, etc. for making home-made rhythm instruments.

Instructor: Pam Ferko 
pferko@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9817: Music Appreciation for Teachers

Examine the diverse genres of music that exist in our world and reflect on how they enrich our lives and culture. You will attend a live musical performance and listen to recordings as you consider how incorporating music will enhance learning for your students.

To successfully complete this course you will be required to attend a live musical performance and to listen to recordings of similar types of music to that of the performance you attended. Access to the Internet and resource books will also be essential.

Instructor: Pam Ferko
pferko@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9764: The Art of Doodling

You must be currently teaching students to successfully complete this course.
Explore the benefits of doodling, from making random marks to intentional expression. Gain a deeper understanding of the power of the doodle.

Instructor: Ron Kremer
rkremer@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9840: Teaching Art to Children: Giving Teachers the Tools to Teach Fine Art

(This course was originally listed in the 2016 Catalog as EDUO9778)

Integrate art into the classroom. Produce, analyze, and critique art in a variety of mediums. Gain inspiration and insight from some of the world’s most-renowned artists, such as Wassily Kandinsky, Elisa Kleven, Piet Mondrian, Georgia O’Keefe, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. Explore rich literature as a means to introduce artists and their unique styles.

Instructor: Terry Joyce
tjoyce@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credit/Unit