Explore an international destination (actually or virtually) to acquire new knowledge and resources to enhance your teaching. Geography, culture, history and language are just a few aspects to be discovered in traveling abroad. This course allows K-14 educators to purposely discover the richness of our world’s resources and turn those findings into valuable teaching enhancements to promote the real world connection with students. This course encourages the concept of lifelong learning via exploration and self-motivation. This course requires either creating a new lesson plan or augmenting a current one that combines your newfound knowledge and/or materials. Museums, environmental/ecological parks, historical monuments, homes of historical figures, and cultural learning centers are just a few ideas that can help maximize learning opportunities for you and your students. Discover the globe by bringing meaning to your travels! This course can be taken multiple times by choosing a subsequent course number each time, and a different location to visit for each course.
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-14) who want to incorporate teacher resources, discovered in their international travel, into their teaching to enhance student learning and motivate lifelong learning.
Required Materials: Course instructions will be available to you in your student account upon enrollment. Any travel expenses and/or entry fees are the responsibility of the student.
Once you have enrolled in this course, you may access Course Instructions upon logging into your account.
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