2 Grad Units/Credits = $150, 3 Grad Units/Credits = $225
A. Registration for the trip, Academic Expeditions (AE):
B. Registration for the course, Dominican University of California (DU):
*NOTE: It is highly recommended that you receive prior approval from your administration before enrolling.
1. Assignments for 2 Graduate Credits:
A. Attend all pre, during and post trip sessions.
B. Complete all assigned trip requirements.
C. Write a brief description of each site visited covering the following topics:
2. Assignments for 3 Graduate Credits: In addition to number 1 above, do “A” and either “B” or “C” below.
A. Select at least 3 specific sites you visited and write a detailed lesson plan for each site as if you were going to use what you learned in your educational setting. Indicate in your lesson plans where there is alignment with the Common Core, State or District standards.
B. Choose one of the lessons from “A” above and teach the lesson.’ Then, write a 1 -2 page summary and evaluation of your lesson. Tell about the successes and, what if any, changes you would make if you decided to use the lesson again. Send examples of student work where applicable. Obtain the signature’on your lesson plan of an administrator after teaching
the lesson and submit with your work.
C. Present what you learned from your trip experience and how it contributed to your teaching and
student learning to either:
Write a summary and evaluation of your presentation (1-2pages). Obtain the signature of an administrator after your presentation.
30+ years, elementary-12 through university.
Special Needs instructor; computer-based learning and curriculum development.
Worked to introduce technology to aid countries in medical treatments related to HIV.
Loves to travel.
Instructor: Allan Varni