RLS 210 - Environmental Education
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: The course introduces the field of environmental education including nature education, outdoor education, and conservation education. The course covers philosophies and methodologies appropriate for understanding and teaching environmental education and environmental literacy.
Schedule: Fall semester. This course follows the on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Sherry Niesar; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of basic principles and philosophy of environmental education.
- Describe different teaching and learning styles.
- Develop an environmental education program for use in both classroom and field settings.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of environmental education programs.
- Regular participation in the class is expected.
- Complete both graded and ungraded assignments adhering to the schedule posted on the Course Calendar.
- Prepare for and take chapter quizzes and exams after reading and studying the related chapters and lecture notes.
- Complete the Comprehensive Final Project during the last three weeks of the course.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- All quizzes and exams can be taken on any computer with Internet access.
- Students need to select an environment conducive for testing.
- Exams & quizzes may only be taken on set dates, during designated times as posted on the Course Calendar.
- The final is a comprehensive project worth 120 points that will be completed during the last three weeks of the course.
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