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Rideau Canal, Ottawa


Let E-Learning Take You Around the World!

General Policy

Course information:

All courses run in 4 consecutive sections called Expeditions. All fees quoted are for one course (4 Expeditions). Once registered online, course material along with the Travel Code (access key for E-Learning with The Globe in a Nutshell) will be provided online by e-mail within 48 hours. Expedition 1 will begin promptly at the moment the Travel Code is entered. Each Expedition is contained within a four-week time frame based on the activation date. It is recommended that the Travel Code be entered only when the student is ready to initiate a four-week session with a new Expedition. A student may access the current Expedition as many times as is desired during this time period. There will be approximately 5 hours per Expedition of online learning and the student can choose to sign out early from an Expedition once it has been completed. The time length between Expeditions is left to the student's discretion.

The Globe in a Nutshell follows an adult education model, which means that student participation in all courses is necessary. The student must do all the required reading, memorization and assignments. Students enrolled in The Globe in a Nutshell courses must have all the required reading, memorization and assignments completed and be ready and able to contribute to all participatory elements of the course.
Course fee:

All course fees are $99.00 CDN unless stated otherwise plus applicable taxes. Our GST/HST registration number is 13907 7879 RT0001 and payment is required in full before a student can be considered registered. Fees quoted are for one course. The Globe in a Nutshell has provided easy online registration. Valid payments with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted through PayPal.

You should not consider yourself registered until a confirmation order number is received. If you experience any errors with this web registration process, please contact us at

Upon successful registration over the web, a confirmation page from PayPal will be displayed in your browser which you should print to ensure you have your order number for future reference. And, within 48 hours, a 'Confirmation of Registration' letter from The Globe in a Nutshell with your login access codes, Referral Code and Travel Code will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided. Your credit card will be billed upon successful registration/confirmation and will show on your credit card statement as GEOGRAPHY or WORLD GEOGRAPHY.

Data Security:

PayPal handles all online registrations during the entire course registration process. All customer data collected is protected against unauthorized access. The Globe in a Nutshell does not store credit card information but works with leading financial organizations and processing partners that perform complete financial transaction services and credit card information storage at well-secured sites off of The Globe in a Nutshell's premises.

Refund Policy

E-Learning is a hosted service. All of our orders are FINAL. There is NO RETURN, NO REFUND, NO EXCHANGE. So If you have any questions, please contact customer service at prior to purchasing.

System requirements for E-Learning:

  • 64Kbps connection to the Internet
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 and above or Netscape 6.2 and above
  • Flash Player v7.0 and above
  • Installed sound card
  • A purchased Travel Code to login to E-Learning with The Globe in a Nutshell.

If you are uncertain whether or not your computer system is compatible with The Globe in a Nutshell's E-Learning applications, we strongly advise you to click on our E-Learning demonstration. before you place an order. If your system displays the graphics, audio and video in this presentation suitably, you should have no difficulty using any of The Globe in a Nutshell's E-Learning courses. Once an order is processed, there is no eligibility for refund, everything is FINAL.

Privacy Policy

It is important to The Globe in a Nutshell that its customers retain their privacy when they take advantage of our online services.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that provides a safe online environment.

The Globe in a Nutshell will never intentionally disclose information about its users to any third party. This policy refers specifically to your name, address, e-mail address, phone/fax number, and credit information.

What information is collected? The Globe in a Nutshell will only collect information that is necessary for the purchase transaction, referral service, feedback or required for our own internal operations. We collect the domain name and e-mail address of visitors to our web page, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by consumers and merchants, such as survey information and/or site registration data, and the e-mail address of those posting comments or feedback on our site and services.

What is done with the information? The information we collect is used to track and verify consumer reports, improve the content of our service, collateral material and web page, provide accountability, and to follow up on complaints. We do not sell, lease or share our e-mail lists, or any other personal information to other parties. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us regarding reports filed. Your individual information such as credit card numbers, email addresses, name, phone or fax numbers is never sold or shared with other organizations.

The Globe in a Nutshell may be required to solicit specific information to complete an online transaction. The information obtained will never be released from our possession without your permission.

If The Globe in a Nutshell intends to use personal data for a secondary purpose (i.e. e-mail notifications, e-zines etc.), we will provide you with instructions on how to stop the delivery of informational or promotional e-mail from us.

Our site is primarily directed to children. Our site and all its products are child safe and do not contain or link to any offensive materials or information.

The Globe in a Nutshell may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Globe in a Nutshell, the site or the users and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Globe in a Nutshell, the site or the public.

If at any time you believe that The Globe in a Nutshell has not adhered to our privacy statement, please notify us by e-mail at and we will make all reasonable efforts to determine and correct the problem. The Globe in a Nutshell is committed to maintaining its position as a premier provider of quality education and provide a secure website on the Internet. As our company continues to grow and develop, we may add new services and features. In the event that these additions affect our Privacy Statement, this document will be updated as required.

Thank you for choosing The Globe in a Nutshell, we look forward to providing you with a learning experience based on a straightforward approach and practical assignments. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at .


The Globe in a Nutshell reserves the right to make additions and deletions, as well as change, modify its policies, practices, procedures, tuition fees, course availability, delivery mode, or program requirements at any time without prior notice.

The publication information on the website does not bind The Globe in a Nutshell to the provision of courses, programs, or services listed.

Students and parents/guardians are responsible for informing themselves of The Globe in a Nutshell procedures and policies. Students accepted for registration with The Globe in a Nutshell, students and/or parents/guardians shall be deemed to have agreed to be bound by the regulations and policies of The Globe in a Nutshell and of the program in which they are enrolled.

The Globe in a Nutshell specifically reserves the right to exercise its sole, absolute and unfettered discretion in admitting individuals to The Globe in a Nutshell, its programs or courses. The Globe in a Nutshell shall incur no liability for the loss or damage suffered or incurred by any student or third party as a result of delays, alteration or termination of services, courses or programs, tuition and fees by reason of: acts of God, fire, damage to The Globe in a Nutshell property, inability to procure or produce materials, civil unrest or disobedience, financial exigency or any other cause of any kind.

Copyright Materials:

All course material, presentations, text, diagrams, page design and website design/content/graphics are copyright © 2002 - 2024 The Globe in a Nutshell. All rights reserved. Reproduction or distribution without explicit permission from The Globe in a Nutshell is strictly forbidden. None of our content, material, text, diagrams, graphics, presentations, page design, website content, may be borrowed, copied or reproduced.

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