Advanced Environmental Education

NRE 581
EDUC 581

The goal of this course is to provide graduate students from variety of backgrounds (e.g. education, environmental science / studies, natural resource management, other) with the knowledge and skills to lead and manage environmental education programs. To achieve this goal, students will learn about theories, methods, and resources for effective environmental education as well as gain essential grant writing and program evaluation skills. After completion of this course, students will be able to: -- develop, implement, and evaluate environmental education programs, -- use instructional methods appropriate for environmental education, -- write a competitive environmental education grant proposal, and -- identify leading environmental education organizations and resources. As part of this course, students also have the option to become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project Wet or Project WILD, three of the most frequently used environmental education curricula in the country.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Environment and Sustainability
Education
Semesters: 
Winter 2012
Winter 2014
Winter 2016