Educational Travel Online Courses

Total Courses : 43


Discover Educational Opportunities With Travel Series

Take advantage of your local treasures!  Choose from…

EDUO 9804: In our Own Backyard: Destinations that Enrich the Curriculum

EDUO 9805: Saving the Past for our Future: Historic Sites

EDUO 9806: Into the Gallery - The Museum Experience

EDUO 9807: Amazing Space & Science: Astronomy & More!

EDUO 9809: Into the Studio: Meet the Artist

EDUO 9814: Drama in the Classroom: Acting Out to Learn

EDUO 9820: Ethnic Sacred Places: Celebrating the Diversity of our Multicultural Community


Our National Treasures Series: Washington, D.C.

Enroll in a Washington, D.C. course to experience the treasures of our nation’s capital. Experience a Washington, D.C. landmark, conduct research related to the site visit, and plan ways that your visit can enhance your classroom instruction. Choose from…

EDUO 9649: Washington DC: Monuments and Memorials on the National Mall

EDUO 9650: Washington DC: Meseums

EDUO 9649: Washington DC: Three Branches of Government

EDUO 9649: Washington DC: Science

EDUO 9649: Washington DC: The Galleries

EDUO 9874: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience  - Leader/Chaperone


Our National Treasures Series: The Presidential Libraries

Enroll in a Presidential Libraries course to learn more about one of our nation’s former presidents and about the American experience. Visit a presidential library and conduct research about a president of your choice. Access the library’s extensive collection of historical materials and interactive programs and exhibits.  Choose from famous Presidents such as…

EDUO 9655: The Presidential Libraries - Herbert Hoover Library

EDUO 9656: The Presidential Libraries - Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

EDUO 9657: The Presidential Libraries - Harry S. Truman Library

EDUO 9658: The Presidential Libraries - Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

EDUO 9659: The Presidential Libraries - John F. Kennedy Library

EDUO 9660: The Presidential Libraries - Lyndon B. Johnson Library

EDUO 9661: The Presidential Libraries - Richard Nixon Library

EDUO 9662: The Presidential Libraries - Gerald R. Ford Library

EDUO 9663: The Presidential Libraries - Jimmy Carter Library

EDUO 9664: The Presidential Libraries - Ronald Reagan Library

EDUO 9665: The Presidential Libraries - George H. W. Bush Library

EDUO 9666: The Presidential Libraries - William J. Clinton Library

EDUO 9667: The Presidential Libraries - George W. Bush Library


Visiting California Parks & Museums

Explore three museums and/or parks within California and create an engaging, standards-based unit on California history. This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9601, 9602, 9603) as different sites are visited and researched.

EDUO 9601: Visiting California Parks and Museums, I

EDUO 9602: Visiting California Parks and Museums, II

EDUO 9603: Visiting California Parks and Museums, III


Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience

Make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. Earn professional development credits by documenting your experience and connecting it to enhance your classroom instruction.

EDUO 9849: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience - Leader/Chaperone

EDUO 9850: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience - Participant/Traveler


All Educational Travel Online Courses

(All classes are listed below by course number)

EDUO 9601: Visiting California Parks & Museums, I

Explore three museums and/or parks within California and create an engaging, standards-based unit on California history. This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9601, 9602, 9603) as different sites are visited.

Instructor: Allan Varni  avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9602: Visiting California Parks & Museums, II

Explore three museums and/or parks within California and create an engaging, standards-based unit on California history. This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9601, 9602, 9603) as different sites are visited.

Instructor: Allan Varni  avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9603: Visiting California Parks & Museums, III

Explore three museums and/or parks within California and create an engaging, standards-based unit on California history. This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9601, 9602, 9603) as different sites are visited.

Instructor: Allan Varni  avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9649: Washington DC: Monuments and Memorials on the National Mall

Walking along the National Mall moving from monument to monument and memorial to memorial is an experience that melds information and inspiration within the learning process. This class will bring such an experience to the participating teacher.

Instructor: Beth Levine 
BLevine@DominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9650: Washington DC: Museums

The Smithsonian and other museums located in our nation’s capital are treasures that highlight the culture of our multifaceted heritage. This course gives teachers the opportunity to experience some of these treasures and relate that experience to the teaching/learning act. The culminating activity requires teachers to focus on how their journey will enhance their classroom.

Instructor: Beth Levine 
BLevine@DominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9651: Washington DC: Three Branches of Government

This class gives the teacher the opportunity to tour the buildings that house our three branches of government and to experience the effect that exploring and researching, curiosity and questioning have upon learning. The culminating activity requires teachers to focus on how their journey will enhance their classroom.

Instructor: Beth Levine
BLevine@DominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9652: Washington DC: Science

Washington D.C. houses many of the world’s finest science museums. This class gives teachers the opportunity to fully experience some of them. In addition it will engage participants in a process that will help create curious lifelong learners. The culminating activity requires teachers to focus on how their journey will enhance their classroom.

Instructor: Beth Levine
BLevine@DominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9654: Washington DC: The Galleries

Art speaks in a different way to each person and expresses itself through a variety of avenues. This class gives the teacher the opportunity to experience this phenomenon through a very effective teaching process while visiting and studying galleries in the nation’s capitol.

Instructor: Beth Levine
BLevine@DominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9655: The Presidential Libraries – Herbert Hoover Library

During this course you will visit and study the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa.
Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9656: The Presidential Libraries – Franklin D Roosevelt Library

During this course you will visit and study the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9657: The Presidential Libraries – Harry S. Truman Library

During this course you will visit and study the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9658: The Presidential Libraries – Dwight D Eisenhower Library

During this course you will visit and study the Dwight D Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9659: The Presidential Libraries – John F. Kennedy Library

During this course you will visit and study the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9660: The Presidential Libraries – Lyndon B Johnson Library

During this course you will visit and study the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9661: The Presidential Libraries – Richard Nixon Library

During this course you will visit and study the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9662: The Presidential Libraries – Gerald R. Ford Library

During this course you will visit and study the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9663: The Presidential Libraries – Jimmy Carter Library

During this course you will visit and study the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta, Georgia.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9664: The Presidential Libraries – Ronald Reagan Library

During this course you will visit and study the Ronald Reagan Preseidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9665: The Presidential Libraries – George H. W. Bush Library

During this course you will visit and study the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9666: The Presidential Libraries – William J. Clinton Library

During this course you will visit and study the William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9667: The Presidential Libraries – George W. Bush Library

During this course you will visit and study the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, TX.

Instructor: Lisa Johnson-Bowers
ljb@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9680: Cultural Heritage

Our cultural heritage has shaped our communities. Customs, practices, rituals, experiences, and values among others are passed down through generations to form who we are as a nation. This class gives the teacher the opportunity to experience this formation through a very effective teaching process while visiting and studying galleries and museums in the nation’s capitol.

Instructor: Beth Levine
BLevine@DominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9804: In our Own Backyard: Destinations that Enrich the Curriculum

Teachers will explore community destinations of interest to students, such as zoos, aquariums, missions, botanical gardens and other cultural, scientific and educational institutions. They will then determine how their experience can be utilized to enhance their class or school wide curriculum.

Instructor: Karianne Puli
kpulli@dominicancaonline.com

The syllabus linked on the below is generic for other geographic areas.

SYLLABUS – Generic

You will find customized syllabus for specific areas below.

Click State/Region to View the Syllabus:

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9805: Saving the Past for our Future: Historic Sites

The National Register of Historic Places lists sites throughout the country that have been deemed important enough to preserve. In this course teachers will visit and study local historical sites in order to bring history alive and make learning more meaningful for students at any grade level. After experiencing the unique educational programs that these historic sites provide, the teacher will determine how to bring this newly added knowledge into the classroom.

Instructor: Karianne Pulli
kpulli@dominicancaonline.com

The syllabus linked below is generic for all other geographic areas.

SYLLABUS – Generic

You will find customized syllabus for specific areas below.

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9806: Into the Gallery – The Museum Experience

The purpose of this self-paced class is to encourage teachers to explore the outstanding museums in their area as educational resources to be captured and put into play to enhance classroom curriculum.

Instructor: Karianne Pulli
kpulli@dominicancaonline.com

The syllabus linked below is generic for  other geographic areas.

SYLLABUS – Generic

You will find customized syllabus for specific areas below.

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9807: Amazing Space & Science: Astronomy & More!

This class will provide teachers with the opportunity to learn about educational resources available to teachers and their students at a nearby planetarium. After exploring the basic principles of physics and astronomy by participating in hands-on interactive exhibits and star-gazing through telescopes, the teacher will be able to see how the experiences can be transformed into classroom learning activities.

Instructor: Karianne Pulli
kpulli@dominicancaonline.com

The syllabus linked below is generic for  other geographic areas.

SYLLABUS – Generic

You will find customized syllabus for specific areas below.

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9809: Into the Studio: Meet the Artist

While participating and touring in community art venues, teachers will interview artists in order to obtain a working knowledge of the journey of art from its conception to the walls of the gallery. The teacher will decide how this information can be used in the classroom to facilitate for students the creation of a deep appreciation and understanding of the human fascination with art expression. You will find customized syllabus for specific areas below. The syllabus linked on the right is generic for all other geographic areas.

Instructor: Karianne Pulli
kpulli@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9814: Drama in the Classroom: Acting Out to Learn

The purpose of this class is to use theater arts as one avenue to enhance the teaching act and increase students’ interest in learning. Teachers will further their knowledge of the performing arts by experiencing various kinds of (dramatic, comedic, or musical) play performances. They will conduct both pre and post performance research as well as either attend a rehearsal or interview a director or other production member. These theater arts experiences will then be incorporated into classroom curriculum.

Instructor: Karianne Pulli
kpulli@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9820: Ethnic Sacred Places: Celebrating the Diversity of our Multicultural Community

If you live in a multicultural community, your classroom may include children of immigrant families who hail from all over the world. Along with their belongings, they brought their own religious beliefs and consequently built places of worship for their community members to attend.

For the purpose of attaining firsthand knowledge of your multicultural students’ ethnic cultures this class will offer the opportunity for you to attend ethnic festivals and/or tour local historic or contemporary churches, mosques, temples or other ethnic places of worship.

 

Instructor: Karianne Pulli
kpulli@dominicanCAonline.com

The syllabus linked on the right is generic for other geographic areas.

SYLLABUS

You will find customized syllabus for specific areas below.

Fresno, CA

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9838: Academic Expeditions Educational Travel Course (Trip Leaders or Chaperons)

Dominican University offers this course in partnership with Academic Expeditions.  Academic Expeditions specializes in custom-designed, experiential educational programs for students of all ages. The students’ learning experience comes alive outside of the classroom and beyond their daily environment to truly experience history, culture and nature in fresh, new and exciting ways through the stories they hear, the places they visit, the programs they experience, and the people they encounter.

Course Type: Self-Paced, Instructor Guided.

Credits/Units: 2 or 3 (one optional additional unit available – see course syllabus)

University Instructor: For course content questions, contact Allan Varni (avarni@dominicanCAonline.com).

Trip Coordinator: For trip related questions and details contact info@academicexpeditions.com

Price : $190-$285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9839: Discovery Expeditions Educational Travel Course (Trip Participant or Leader)

This course is offered in partnership with Discovery Expeditions.  Discovery Expeditions has worked for over 20 years with teachers, community organizers and parents to create customized experiential travel programs to destinations nationally and around the world!  Choose from a variety of immersive educational travel opportunities and learn more about all upcoming trips at http://discoveryexpeditions.org under Upcoming Expeditions.

The fee for this course only covers the cost of the tuition and one official transcript, not travel-related expenses.

Registration for the trip is separate from the course registration here and must be done first before registering for course here on this website.  Registration for the trip can be done on the Discovery Expeditions website under Upcoming Expeditions http://discoveryexpeditions.org

Course Type: Self-Paced, Instructor Guided.
Credits/Units: 2 or 3 (one optional unit available – see course syllabus)

University Instructor: For course content questions, contact Allan Varni (avarni@dominicanCAonline.com).

Trip Coordinator:  For trip-related questions and details, please contact info@discoveryexpeditions.org

*The fee for this course is separate and only covers the cost of the course tuition and one official transcript, not travel-related expenses. 

Price : $190-$285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9841: Educational Travel

$155 – $930 • 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units

Research and travel to a destination of your choice. Reflect on the sites visited. Consider ways in which the travel experience will enhance your instruction. Collaborate with the course instructor to determine the number of credits available for the completion of your planned itinerary.

The fee for this course covers only the course tuition. All travel expenses and/or admission fees are your responsibility.

This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9841, 9842, 9843) as different travel destinations are planned and researched. Experience will provide you with access to photos, videos and lesson ideas that will facilitate challenging and rigorous instruction for your students.

Instructor: Allan Varni
avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $155-$930

1 to 6 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9842: Educational Travel #2

$155 – $930 • 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units

Research and travel to a destination of your choice. Reflect on the sites visited. Consider ways in which the travel experience will enhance your instruction. Collaborate with the course instructor to determine the number of credits available for the completion of your planned itinerary.

The fee for this course covers only the course tuition. All travel expenses and/or admission fees are your responsibility.

This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9841, 9842, 9843) as different travel destinations are planned and researched. Experience will provide you with access to photos, videos and lesson ideas that will facilitate challenging and rigorous instruction for your students.

Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $155-$930

1 to 6 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9843: Educational Travel #3

$155 – $930 • 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units

Research and travel to a destination of your choice. Reflect on the sites visited. Consider ways in which the travel experience will enhance your instruction. Collaborate with the course instructor to determine the number of credits available for the completion of your planned itinerary.

The fee for this course covers only the course tuition. All travel expenses and/or admission fees are your responsibility.

This course may be taken multiple times under subsequent course numbers (EDUO 9841, 9842, 9843) as different travel destinations are planned and researched. Experience will provide you with access to photos, videos and lesson ideas that will facilitate challenging and rigorous instruction for your students.

Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $155-$930

1 to 6 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9844: Educational Travel #4

For those who have already taken EDUO 9843.

EDUO 9841: Research and travel to destinations of your choice. Reflect on the sites visited, and consider ways in which your travel experience will enhance your instruction. Collaborate with the course instructor to determine the number of credits available for the completion of your planned itinerary.

To begin the process, students will register for at least one semester unit. They will send the instructor a tentative travel itinerary and their areas of study interest. The instructor will collaborate with the student and together they will establish any additional units that they may be able to earn available for the planned travel study trip. If additional units are warranted the student will then enroll for the additional units as agreed upon.

Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $155-$930

1 to 6 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9849: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Leader/Chaperone

As a travel group leader, you can make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. You will be able to earn Professional Development credit by fully participating in your travel group trip, documenting the experience and connecting your experience to your teaching setting.

Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $190-$285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9850: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Participant/Traveler

As a travel group participant/traveler, you can make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. You will be able to earn Professional Development credit by fully participating in your travel group trip, documenting the experience and connecting your experience to your teaching setting.

Instructor: Allan Varni
avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $190-$285

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9851: The Galapagos Islands Experience

Walk where Darwin walked, observe what he observed, and discover the unique flora and fauna that directly contributed to his theory of evolution and The Origin of the Species. Experience firsthand the historical and cultural aspects of the Galapagos Islands by exploring its ecosystems, volcanism and geology.  This experience will provide you with access to photos, videos and lesson ideas that will facilitate challenging and rigorous instruction for your students.
Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $285

 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9874: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Leader/Chaperone

As a travel group leader, you can make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. You will be able to earn Professional Development credit by fully participating in your travel group trip, documenting the experience and connecting your experience to your teaching setting.

Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $190 or $285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9875: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Leader/Chaperone

As a travel group leader, you can make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. You will be able to earn Professional Development credit by fully participating in your travel group trip, documenting the experience and connecting your experience to your teaching setting.

Instructor: Allan Varni
avarni@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $190-$285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9876: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Participant/Traveler

As a travel group participant/traveler, you can make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. You will be able to earn Professional Development credit by fully participating in your travel group trip, documenting the experience and connecting your experience to your teaching setting.

Instructor: Allan Varni avarni@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $190-$285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9877: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Participant/Traveler

As a travel group participant/traveler, you can make the most out of your educational travel experience while traveling with an organized educational travel company. You will be able to earn Professional Development credit by fully participating in your travel group trip, documenting the experience and connecting your experience to your teaching setting.

Instructor: Allan Varni
avarni@dominicanCAonline.com

Price : $190-$285

2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units