Travel Courses are faculty-led short-term travel or off-campus opportunities. Students have the opportunity to participate in experiential learning while traveling and earning academic credit. From time-to-time the Education Department will offer travel course options crafted specifically for education majors.
$2,300 per person
Includes one credit hour of academic credit as an elective in Education.
There is limited space on this tour, so reserve your spot by submitting a deposit of $250.
MARCH 10: DEPART USA Depart from Louisville International Airport on a flight to Newark, NJ on route to South Korea.
DAY 1 (MARCH 11): SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA Arrive in Tokyo late Sunday afternoon (local time). Transfer flight to Seoul. Arrive in Seoul late Sunday evening (local time).
DAY 2 (MARCH 12): SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA We spend the morning worshipping at a local church in Seoul. We will have a relaxing afternoon and evening spent seeing the sights and sounds of Seoul.
Travel Course Dates: March 10-18, 2017
Led by Dr. Michael Hylen
Emphasis in the course is on strengthening students' understanding of, and interaction with, the world community. To expand students' worldview of educational practices and to increase their cultural sensitivity within the educational community.
Sharon Bixler is as an Assistant Professor of Education. She received her BA in Mathematics and her MAEd from Georgetown College and her PhD in STEM Education from the University of Kentucky. Her research interests involve the use of technology in the P-12 classrooms specifically in the areas of mathematics and science. Sharon lives in Lexington with her husband, Dwayne, and their two youngest of four children.
Professor Stroder prepares pre-service and inservice candidates to be culturally responsive facilitators of literacy learning for ALL students. She received her BSE in Early Childhood/Elementary Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and completed her MAE in Education with a Reading and Writing Endorsement at Western Kentucky University. While at WKU, she earned three academic achievement awards: The Literacy Service Award as well as the 2008 College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Graduate Student Award and the Departmen
Carmen Dixon comes to Asbury University from 14 years of teaching chemistry and physics in central Ohio. Her research interests include gender and science education, online education, and pre-service teacher education. She has multiple publications, conference presentations, and is the founder of Knox County (Ohio) Girls in Science Day. She has taught adjunct for Ohio University, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and Olivet Nazarene University. She moved to Wilmore with her dog, and is enjoying life in Kentucky taking riding lessons and playing her flute.
Dr. Joe Blackbourn is a Professor of Special Education with over 35 years experience as an educator and administrator in both P-12 and higher education. Before coming to Asbury he served on the faculties of Iowa State University, the University of Memphis, & the University of Mississippi. Dr.