Courses By Subject

Dominican University of California (DominicanCAonline) understands that teachers and administrators at all levels need high-quality, accredited, online courses to continue their professional development. We offer countless online courses to meet your needs – including summer online or live courses — so if your goal is to increase your mastery of a subject area, learn to integrate technology in your classroom, expand your STEM courses, create your own curriculum, increase your professional reading, or manage your diverse classroom differently, we have numerous courses for you. Click on the categories below for details and course names.



COMPLETE COURSE LIST

Administration

Whether you are a teacher leader, a principal, or an aspiring administrator, teacher evaluation skills are critical. A series of online courses – one each on teacher observation, teacher feedback, and teacher growth – help you develop the skills to move ahead in your career while improving student performance. 3 courses, 2 credits each.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9742: Teacher Evaluation – Doing What Matters in Teacher Observations Marlene Gruber $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9743: Teacher Evaluation – Doing What Matters in Teacher Feedback Marlene Gruber $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9744: Teacher Evaluation – Doing What Matters in Teacher Growth Marlene Gruber $270 2 Semester Credits/Units

Arts

School curriculum overall has moved in recent years toward core subjects, but the arts have been shown to improve student performance overall. Our online courses for teachers include courses such as Teaching Geography Through Art, Classroom Music Games, and Teaching Art to Children: Giving Teachers the Tools to Teach Fine Arts; 6 courses, 1 to 3 credits each.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9764: The Art of Doodling Ron Kremer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9812: Where in the World? Teaching Geography Through Art Terry Joyce $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9815: Elementary Classroom Music Pam Ferko $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9816: Classroom Music Games Pam Ferko $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9817: Music Appreciation for Teachers Pam Ferko $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9840: Teaching Art to Children: Giving Teachers the Tools to Teach Fine Art Terry Joyce $405 3 Semester Credits/Units

Athletic Coaching

The job description of a coach today requires more than just sports coaching skills; in addition to athletics, a coach must focus on communications skills, character-building, goal-setting, nutrition and athletic performance, diversity, the problem of drug use among athletes, and demonstrated leadership skills. We offer 19 online courses – for 1 to 3 credits each.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9703: Coaching is More Than X’s & O’s Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9704: Athletics – A Positive Path Through the Journey of Life Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9705: Let’s Look At This Another Way Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9706: Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9707: Look Before You Leap Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9720: Dealing With the Problem of Athletic Drug Use Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9721: Developing a Code of Conduct Handbook Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9722: Developing Successful Life Skills through Athletics Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9723: Discover Your Coaching Style Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9724: Effective Communications Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9725: Good Teams and Character Go Hand In Hand Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9726: Keep It in Perspective… Make Every Kid Count Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9727: Managing Your Athletic Program Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9728: Proper Nutrition and Athletic Performance Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9729: Team Bonding Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9730: The Legal Liabilities of Teaching/Coaching Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9731: Training to Acquire Specific Skills Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9732: Welcoming Diversity into Your Program Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9781: Athletic Concussion Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Classroom Management & Strategies

One of our largest and most diverse course categories. Classroom management includes online courses in teaching strategies for attention and behavior disorders, research, grant writing, innovative teaching strategies, creativity within state standards, and a series of classes on creative, collaborative, communicative and critical thinking; 42 courses, from 1 to 3 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9178: The Effective School Library Media Center Nicole Esposito $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9240: Effective Classroom Communications Using Five Voice’s Strategies Anthony Patricola $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9310: Supporting Second Language Learners April Benamati $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9890E: Learning Reimagined: The Potential of a Flexible Education Ryan Pickett $715 6 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9890: Learning Reimagined: The Potential of a Flexible Education Ryan Pickett $715 6 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9927: Grant Writing: Let’s do this, Part 2 Carolyn Catalano $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO: 9917 Brain-Based Tools for the Classroom Robin Seneta $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9919: Grant Writing: Let’s do this! Carolyn Catalano $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9909: Using Imagination to Enhance Student Engagement and Learning Ryan PIckett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9910: Research like a Teacher: Exploring Research Based Practice and Learning Christina Costa $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9413: Classroom Strategies for Every Teacher: ADHD, Autism, Sensory Processing Solutions for Behavior, Attention, and Regulation Carolyn Catalano $405 3 Semester Credit/Units
EDUO 9881: Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom Mollie Smoke Kesselring $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9307: The Power of Pixar and SEL Learning William Frederick $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9208: Reading for Meaning Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9209: Compare & Contrast Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9210: Inductive Learning Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9211: Circle of Knowledge Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9212: Write to Learn Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9213: Vocabulary’s CODE Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9716: Creating a Positive Learning Environment Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9717: Balancing Teacher Authority with Student Freedom Matt Heglie $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9718: Discipline Designed for Today’s Classroom Matt Heglie $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9735: Yours, Mine and Ours Kathy Vining $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9736: Creating an Inclusive Classroom Environment Kathy Vining $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9737: Creating Culturally Responsive Lesson Plans Kathy Vining $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9747: Teacher and Student Passion Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9748: Passionate Classroom Communities Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9749: Passionate and Engaging Lesson PLanning Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9847 – Enhancing Your District Sponsored Workshop Allan Varni $270 - $405 2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9750: Introduction to Inquiry Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9751: Engagement, Implementation, and Assessment Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9752: Innovative Strategies Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9763: Bringing Adventure to the Classroom Craig Foreman $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9788: Beyond Projects: Authentic Investigations Paula Hundley $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9789: Learning Spaces: Reshape Your Classroom Paula Hundley $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9791: Intro to Classroom Creativity Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9792: Creativity & the State Standards Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9793: Imagination, Innovation & Creative Problem Solving Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9797: Cultivating Restorative Classrooms Addison Duane $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9801: Customizing Projects – School and Classroom Elizabeth von Schwarz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9824: Cognitive Transfer Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9825: Creative Thinking Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9826: Complex Thinking Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9827: Comprehensive Thinking Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9828: Collaborative Thinking Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9829: Communicative Thinking Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9830: Critical Thinking Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9878: Project Based Learning – YOU can do this! Joe Herz $270 2 Semester Credits/Units

Educational Travel

Museums, national parks and monuments, and presidential libraries. All are filled with history, cultural diversity, and furthers student awareness and experiences. DominicanCAonline offers 42 courses, from 1 to 6 credits each, that incorporate national treasures into classroom curriculum.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9682: Visiting Chile, Virtually Julia Seufert $135 - $270 1-2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9530: Ag Education – How Does Your Garden Grow, and More Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9601: Visiting California Parks and Museums, I Allan Varni $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9602: Visiting California Parks and Museums, II Allan Varni $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9603: Visiting California Parks and Museums, III Allan Varni $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9649: Washington D.C. – Monuments and Memorials on the National Mall Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9650: Washington D.C. – Museums Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9651: Washington D.C. – Three Branches of Government Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9652: Washington D.C. – Science Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9654: Washington D.C. – The Galleries Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9655: The Presidential Libraries – Herbert Hoover Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9656: The Presidential Libraries – Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9657: The Presidential Libraries – Harry S. Truman Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9658: The Presidential Libraries – Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9659: The Presidential Libraries – John F. Kennedy Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9660: The Presidential Libraries – Lyndon B. Johnson Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9661: The Presidential Libraries – Richard Nixon Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9662: The Presidential Libraries – Gerald R. Ford Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9663: The Presidential Libraries – Jimmy Carter Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9664: The Presidential Libraries – Ronald Reagan Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9665: The Presidential Libraries – George H. W. Bush Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9666: The Presidential Libraries – William J. Clinton Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9667: The Presidential Libraries – George W. Bush Library Lisa Johnson-Bowers $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9680: Washington D.C. – Cultural Heritage Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9804: In our Own Backyard: Destinations that Enrich the Curriculum Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9805: Saving the Past for our Future: Historic Sites Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9806: Into the Gallery – The Museum Experience Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9807: Amazing Space & Science: Astronomy & More! Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9809: Into the Studio: Meet the Artist Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9814: Drama in the Classroom: Acting Out to Learn Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9820: Ethnic Sacred Places: Celebrating the Diversity of our Multicultural Communities Karianne Pulli $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9838: Academic Expeditions Educational Travel Course (Trip Leaders or Chaperones) Allan Varni $190 - $285 2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9839: Discovery Expeditions Educational Travel Course (Trip Participant or Leader) Allan Varni $190 - $285 2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9841: Educational Travel Allan Varni $135 – $765 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9842: Educational Travel #2 Allan Varni $135 – $765 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9843: Educational Travel #3 Allan Varni $135 – $765 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9844: Educational Travel #4 Allan Varni $135 – $765 1 – 6 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9849: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Leader/Chaperone Allan Varni $190 - $285 2-3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9851: The Galapagos Islands Experience Allan Varni $285 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9874: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Leader/Chaperone Allan Varni $190 or $285 2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9875: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Leader/Chaperone Allan Varni $190 or $285 2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9876: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Participant/Traveler Allan Varni $190 or $285 2 or 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9877: Enhancing Your Educational Travel Experience – Participant/Traveler Allan Varni $190 - $285 2 - 3 Semester Credits/Units

Health and Wellness

Teacher self-care can seem like an oxymoron when you’re spending all your time and effort on the classroom. But the need for health and wellness applies to both you and your students. Explore online courses on social connection, gratitude, life management, mindfulness, and a series of “Life’s Essentials” courses on happiness, compassion, curiosity, resilience, growth, inspiration, and tolerance; 19 courses, from 1 to 3 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9950: The Brain Science of Regulation Addison Duane $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9948: Creating Calm in Your Classroom Addison Duane $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9937: Including the Excluded Budd Mackenzie $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9053: Teacher Self-Care: Managing Work and Life Christina Costa $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9052: Teacher Self-Care: The Science of Gratitude Christina Costa $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9051: Teacher Self-Care: Building Social Connections and Support Systems Christina Costa $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9054: Implementing Self- Care for Educators Elizabeth von Schwarz $135 - $270 1-2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9895 Reversing The Trend – From Narcissism to Compassion Budd Mackenzie $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9894: Working Effectively with Traumatized Students in the Classroom Setting: Understanding Trauma and its Effects Jennifer Prescott $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9533: Health and Wellness for the Educator Matt Heglie $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9534: Introduction to Farm to School Heather Ridge $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9535: Farm to School Practicum Heather Ridge $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9702: Bringing Mindfulness Practices (Meditation) into any Classroom Eric Thompson $155 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9756: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Happiness Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9757: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Compassion Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9758: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Curiosity Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9759: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Resilience Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9760: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Growth Mindset Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9761: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Inspiration Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9762: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Tolerance Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9769: Further Exploration into Mindfulness in any Classroom Eric Thompson $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9780: Crafting Your Plan for Health and Wellness Matt Heglie $405 3 Semester Credits/Units

Language Arts & ELL

Language arts, in all of their complexity, can be a challenge for any teacher. Our online offerings include courses on teaching writing, building literacy, understanding media messages, independent reading, and multiple classes on teaching English Language Learners; 17 courses, 1 to 3 credits

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9049: Make a Difference Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9047: You Can’t Make this Stuff Up Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9044: Meet Them Where They Are Kathy Vining $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9144: Media Literacy Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9200: Balanced Literacy: The Reader’s Workshop Doug Fannin $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9201: Balanced Literacy: Building a Community of Writers Doug Fannin $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9207: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Assessing the Traits of Writing Allan Varni, Mary Lou Varni $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9218: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Ideas and Organization Allan Varni, Mary Lou Varni $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9219: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Word Choice Allan Varni, Mary Lou Varni $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9220: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Voice Allan Varni, Mary Lou Varni $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9221: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Sentence Fluency Allan Varni, Mary Lou Varni $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9222: Whispering to Readers – Independent Reading Plans for the K-12 Classroom Kathleen Murphy $135 - $405 1 – 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9223: Implementing the Daily Five for Literary Independence for your K-6 Classroom Kathleen Murphy $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9224: Bringing Your Literature to Life Ron Kremer $135-$405 1-3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9296: Teaching Journalism Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9300: Teaching Strategies for Elementary English Language Learners Doug Fannin $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9301: Teaching Strategies for Secondary English Language Learners Doug Fannin $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9785: Design Lessons that Target Complex Texts Kathy Glass $270 - $405 2 - 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9808: Mapping & Designing Units of Study, Grades K-5 Kathy Glass $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9808: Mapping & Designing Units of Study, Grades 6-12+ Kathy Glass $270 2 Semester Credits/Units

Math

Math anxiety is real, among students and adults. But it needn’t be; it’s usually an issue of needing more instruction, practice and familiarity with different aspects of the topic. Dominican University of California (DominicanCAonline) courses include such titles as “Stress-Free Math,” “Math Made Easy,” “Learn Math Through Writing,” and a set of classes on mathematical practices: problem-solving, abstract reasoning, modeling, strategic tools, and more; 16 courses, 1 to 4 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9577: Mental Math Chats: Leveraging Meaningful Math Discussions Maureen Surbella $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9575: Growth Mindset in Math Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9520: Teaching Elementary Mathematics – Multiplication Ron Kremer, Anthony Flores $135 - $405 1-3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9521: Stress Free Math Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9522: Math Made Easy Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9523: Learning Math in Groups Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9524: Learn Math Through Writing Ryan Pickett $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9526: Expand Your Knowledge of Common Core Math Standards Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9542: Mathematical Practice #1: Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Doing Them Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9543: Mathematical Practice #2: Reason Abstractly and Quantitatively Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9544: Mathematical Practice #3: Construct Viable Arguments and Critique the Reasoning of Others Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9545: Mathematical Practice #4: Model with Mathematics Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9546: Mathematical Practice #5: Use Appropriate Tools Strategically Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9547: Mathematical Practice #6: Attend to Precision Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9548: Mathematical Practice #7: Look for and Make Use of Structure Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9549: Mathematical Practice #8: Look for and Express Regularity in Repeated Reasoning Julie Sweetman $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9552: Exploring with Squares and Cubes (Area and Volume) Ron Kremer $135 - $405 1 – 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9555 – Teaching Elementary Mathematics – Fractions Ron Kremer $135 - $540 1 - 4 Semester Credits/Units

Professional Reading

Professional development takes place in a lot of ways, top among them reading education-themed books. We recognize this and created series of online courses that are structured through professional reading. Reflective Reading courses focus on such topics as special needs, social and cultural issues, and instructional strategies; the TED courses series spotlights motivation, creativity, learning as a process, change, and exploration; and the Teachers’ Book Study Club empowers groups of teachers to choose a book and learn together; 16 courses, 1 credit.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9000: Reflective Reading (Sections 9000, 9002 – 9010, & 9041-9043) Ginny Horning $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9021-9025: Teachers’ Book Study Club Eric Thompson $155 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9770: Authentic vs. Incentive Motivation Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9771: Building the Future With Creativity and Insight Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9772: Learning is a Process Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9773: Perception Is Reality Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9774: Technology’s Effect on Humanity Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9775: Change – Your Choice Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9776: The Need to Explore Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9777: The Power of Self Determination Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9778: Discovering the Adventure of Your Life’s Journey Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Professional Reading: TED Courses

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9770: Authentic vs. Incentive Motivation Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9771: Building the Future With Creativity and Insight Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9772: Learning is a Process Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9773: Perception Is Reality Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9774: Technology’s Effect on Humanity Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9775: Change – Your Choice Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9776: The Need to Explore Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9777: The Power of Self Determination Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9778: Discovering the Adventure of Your Life’s Journey Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Science

Reports have shown that K-12 schools continually have more vacancies in STEM fields than in any other. Dominican University of California (DominicanCAonline) offers 25 science-focused online courses, covering subject areas of animals to earth sciences to Newton’s Law, electricity, water conservation, and how to plan Next Generation Science Standard teaching units. 1 to 3 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9561: Constructing Science Learning Centers Ron Kremer $135 - $540 1-4 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9500: Air Pressure Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9501: Animals – Invertebrates Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9502: Animals – Vertebrates Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9503: How a Battery Works Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9504: Current Electricity Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9505: Earth Science Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9506: Light Waves Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9507: Newton’s Law of Gravitation Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9508: Newton’s Laws of Motion Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9509: Photosynthesis Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9510: Plants Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9511: The Scientific Method Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9512: Sound Waves Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9513: Static Electricity Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9514: The Solar System Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9515: Work Energy & Power Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9519: Exploring Plants & Fungi Using Experienced-Based Activities Ron Kremer, Anthony Flores $135 - $405 1-3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9525: Exploring Animals Using Experienced-Based Activities Ron Kremer $135 - $405 1-3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9527: Water Conservation – Classroom Projects Toolie Younger $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9528: Water Conservation – Schoolwide Projects Toolie Younger $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9529: Water Conservation – Community Outreach Projects Toolie Younger $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9539: Understanding NGSS Gina Bergskaug $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9540: Planning a NGSS Unit with a STEM Emphasis Gina Bergskaug $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9541: Planning a Math and ELA NGSS Unit Gina Bergskaug $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9551: Designing Effective Science Labs (6-12) Gina Bergskaug, John Boucher $270 2 Semester Credits/Units

Social Studies

An integrated method of teaching social studies includes history, pivotal events and their cultural impact, economics, anthropology and civics. Social studies is one of DominicanCAonline’s largest subject areas, including 57 courses that cover early North America to today, from wartime to peacetime, depressions and prosperity, and specific classes that focus on African American, Asian American, Mexican American, Native American, Jewish American and Muslim American populations; from 1 to 4 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9600: California Geography Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9604: Early North American Inhabitants Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9605: 15th and 16th Century Explorations Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9606: Colonization in the 17th Century Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9607: The Revolutionary Period Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9608: The Early Republic Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9609: Civil War Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9610: Reconstruction Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9611: Industrial America Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9612: The Age of Expansion Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9613: Populism and Progressivism Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9614: America Becomes a World Power Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9615: The Great Depression Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9616: The New Deal Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9617: World War II US History Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9618: The Great Society Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9619: The Cold War Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9620: The Post-Cold War Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9621: Historical Concepts Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9622: Important Issues in US History Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9623: Women in US History Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9624: Native American Period Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9625: European Exploration Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9626: Spanish Colonial Period Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9627: Mexican Period Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9628: Gold Rush to Statehood Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9629: Famous 20th Century Californians Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9630: The Prehistoric Era Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9631: The Fertile Crescent Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9632: Ancient Egypt Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9633: Ancient Greece Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9634: Ancient Rome Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9635: The Post Roman World Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9636: The Middle Ages Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9637: The Renaissance Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9638: The Reformation Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9639: The Age of Discovery Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9640: European Colonization Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9641: Democracy and Revolution Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9642: Industrialism and Capitalism Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9643: Nationalism and World War I Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9644: Communism, Fascism & Dictators Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9645: World War II World History Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9646: Post World War II Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9647: The Big Four & The Central Pacific Railroad Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9648: Equality, Terrorism & Revolt Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9670: African American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9671: Asian American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9672: Mexican American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9673: Native American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9674: Jewish American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9675: Muslim American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9676: Indo – American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9678: The Making of the Modern Western World: The Renaissance to Pre-Industrial Revolution Allan Varni $405 - $540 3 - 4 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9679: The Making of the Modern Western World: The Industrial Revolution to the Vietnam War Allan Varni $405 - $540 3 - 4 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9861: Designing a Community Action Project Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9864: Community Partnership Building Beth Levine $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Ethnic Studies

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9670: African American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9671: Asian American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9672: Mexican American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9673: Native American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9674: Jewish American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9675: Muslim American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9676: Indo – American Studies Doug Fannin $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Educational Outreach

Three online courses pinpoint strategies for helping Teacher Associate/Union Representatives build an educational outreach program; 3 courses, 1 credit each.

Special Education

Today’s classrooms often include students with learning disabilities, attention disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, and discipline challenges. Enhamce your teaching practices with online courses; 12 courses, 1 to 3 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9415: Using Technology to Foster Independence in the Special Education Student Amy Rowan $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9414: Helping Children with Special Needs using a Brain Based Approach Carolyn Catalano $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9400: The Inclusive Classroom Julie Gray $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9401: Seeing Asperger and/or Autism From A New Perspective Mollie Kesselring, PhD $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9403: Special Education – Discipline Allan Varni $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9406: Neurodiversity in the Classroom Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9407: The Talents of the Learning Disabled Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9408: The Joys of ADHD Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9409: The Gifts of Autism Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9410: The Strengths of Intellectually Disabled Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9411: The Bright Side of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Ryan Pickett $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9719: Teaching in the Digital Age Ryan Pickett $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9821: Success for Everyone – UDL Readiness Elizabeth Von Schwarz $405 3 Semester Credits/Units

Technology

Dominican Technology courses are designed to give teachers opportunity to develop their knowledge and application of technology tools and practices to effectively deliver relevant and innovative technology-blended learning situations to students. The following course categories follow the professionally recognized ISTE Standards for Students.

Collaboration and Communication

Do you know how to build a website for your classroom, use Google Docs, incorporate tablets and/or digital publishing tools in your lesson plans, flip your classroom or create and include video in your teaching? Don’t let the fear of technology set you back. Dominican University of California (DominicanCAonline) offers 32 online courses focused on technology; From 1 to 3 credits.

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9101: Fundamentals of Google Docs and Drive Joe Herz $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9104: Teaching and Learning with IPad Paula Hundley $465 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9109: Twitter for Educators Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9117: Google Sites Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9118: Teaching with Google Docs & Drives Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9119: Google Forms Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9131: Teaching with Chromebooks Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units

Supporting Core Skills

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9110: Pictello the Story Maker Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9116: Digital Publishing Tools for the Common Core Joe Herz $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9128: Tech & Improved Student Writing Paula Hundley $270 2 Semester Credits/Units

Facilitating the Digital Classroom

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9173: Creating an Online Learning Environment Robin Seneta $405 3 SemesterCredits/Units
EDUO 9105: Build Your Class Website Paula Hundley $310 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9106: iPad in Your Classroom Paula Hundley $310 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9107: Getting Up to Speed with Cool Tech Tools Joe Herz $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9108: Flipping your Classroom Teaching Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9121: Smartboard for Beginners Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9149: Google Classroom Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Creativity and Innovation

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9120: Gamification Lisa Johnson-Bowers $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9125: Watch this! Creating Powerful Presentations Joe Herz $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9126: More Powerful Presentations Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
EDUO 9129: Pinterest(ing) Communities Advancing Knowledge through Visual Interactions Joe Herz $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9130: What’s YOUR Story? The Art of Digital Storytelling Joe Herz $270 2 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9143: Creating and Maintaining the Technology-Infused Classroom Joe Herz $405 3 Semester Credits/Units
EDUO 9871: Implementing a Maker Space in Your School Kathy Smith $405 3 Semester Credits/Units

Digital Citizenship

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9138: Nourishing Responsible Digital Citizens Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit

Technology Operations and Concepts

Courses Name Instructor Price Credit(s)/Unit(s)
EDUO 9137: Getting Started With Computer Coding Joe Herz $135 1 Semester Credit/Unit
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