Course on Environmental Education:
Trans-disciplinary approaches to addressing wicked problems
Cornell University, University of Bristol, University of Gothenburg, North American Association for Environmental Education, and other collaborators are offering a new online course called Environmental Education: Trans-disciplinary approaches to addressing wicked problems. The participants of the course will have access to short lectures, readings, and multi-media resources contributed by over 40 US and global experts in environmental education and related environmental fields. The participants will also join an online community of environmental professionals from over 90 countries.
Dates: February 1 – April 24, 2016 for 12-week Expert Certificate; February 1 – March 11, 2016 for five-week Achievement Certificate.
Cost: Free to participants who earn a Cornell University certificate of completion. For students wanting to earn undergraduate or graduate credits, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is offering the course for a fee.
Course Goal: Participants gain the understanding, skills, and professional networks to work as environmental education professionals in concert with other disciplines and sectors to address environmental, sustainability, and conservation issues.
We encourage you to sign up with colleagues and form local or online groups to discuss the course materials and work together on the course project. Applications for leading local, interest, and bilingual groups are available on the course site.
For more information including registration, course prospectus, list of instructors, and information about taking the course as a local or online interest group, go to: www.GlobalEE.net
To begin meeting instructors and participants, join us on the course Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/GlobalEE/.
To view an example course case study, go to: Reconnecting a River: https://storify.com/kcsnyder/reconnecting-a-river
We look forward to your participation!
The YUNGA team