Summary: Applications for Global Graduate Courses (most tuition waived) due Jan. 28
Applications are being accepted until January 28
for Earth Expeditions field courses in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas. New in 2011 are courses in Australia and Guyana.
Miami University offers these graduate-credit courses at a fraction of actual costs to engage a diverse group of educators and other professionals in global leadership, inquiry, and environmental stewardship. The $1,250 course cost includes all basic in-country expenses and tuition for seven graduate credit hours. Accepted students are responsible for airfare.
Offered through a collaboration among Miami University’s Project Dragonfly, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and other partners, Earth Expeditions has engaged more than 1,000 U.S. and international educators and other professionals in extraordinary learning opportunities worldwide. In addition to Australia and Guyana, course sites for 2011 include the Amazon, Baja, Belize, Borneo, Costa Rica, Kenya, Mongolia, Namibia, Thailand and Trinidad.
Earth Expeditions courses are designed for educators and other professionals from all disciplines and settings interested in making a difference in human and ecological communities. Applicants can be from anywhere in the United States or abroad. For information and to apply, visit http:/www.EarthExpeditions.org.
Earth Expeditions courses also may be taken as part of a master's degree (MAT or MA) through the Global Field Program. Applicants near Cincinnati, Chicago, Cleveland or Seattle may be interested in the Advanced Inquiry Program. For further information on both master's programs, see http://MyMasters.org.
Project Dragonfly reaches millions of people each year through inquiry-driven learning media, public exhibits and graduate programs worldwide. Dragonfly is based at Miami University, a state university in Oxford, Ohio, established in 1809 and listed as one of the eight original Public Ivies.