Course Description

Begin this Exploration and Bring History into Today's Classroom

This course is designed for K-14 educators to develop an appreciation for the history, culture, contributions and legacy of Ancient Greece. In this course you will be guided by an audio course (which averages seven hours), published by the Recorded Book's Modern Scholar, in a journey that begins by studying and reflecting on Ancient Greece.  Begin with the Minoans, travel through the rise of democracy and end with Alexander the Great. As a final project, you will create a virtual learning experience for K-14 students.

Learner Outcomes

  • Ancient Greece from Minoans to the Rise of Democracy
    • Trace Greek history from the Minoans to the rise of democracy
    • Appreciate the culture and contributions of ancient Greece from Minoans to the rise of democracy
  • Ancient Greece from the Rise of Persia to Legacy of Alexander the Great
    • Trace Greek history from the rise of Persia to the legacy of Alexander the Great
    • Appreciate the culture of ancient Greece from the rise of Persia to the legacy of Alexander the Great
  • Enduring Ideas and Achievements of Ancient Greece
    • Describe enduring ideas and achievements from Ancient Greece

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grade K-14) looking to foster a deeper appreciation for history and social science and instill the same in their students

Course Materials: Audio Course, The Modern Scholar: A History of Ancient Greece by Eric Cline, available online at audible.com, iTunes, and Amazon.com to download.  Materials may also be available at or from: eBay, Craig's List, public libraries, or your school library.

Technical Requirements

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Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $317 credit (2 units) $317.00
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
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