OUT8160 - Environmental Education Methods

Course CodeOUT8160
Course TitleEnvironmental Education Methods
DescriptionDiscover effective education strategies used by conservation professionals to target specific resource management issues to the right audiences. This course helps participants incorporate evaluation strategies into program planning and implementation. Participants also learn about working with students, teachers, youth groups, and their leaders, both on and off public lands. You will begin developing a project for your site during the course, then complete and implement it as a required post-course assignment.
• Discuss ways that your agency can support educators and become a resource for meeting their needs;
• Identify ways to work with the education community including youth groups, home-schoolers, and other non-formal programs;
• Describe components of successful education materials including how to address state academic requirements;
• Adapt existing programs and materials to meet resource management objectives;
• Implement environmental education programs on or offsite; and,
• Use a planning and evaluation process throughout the project – from development to implementation.
Target Audience:
Resource managers, educators, outdoor recreation planners, law enforcement officers or anyone whose job requires contact with “the public” or whose resource management efforts would be enhanced or supported by education initiatives. (This course does not presume that education is your primary field of responsibility, although it may be).
Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Non-FWS Fee$760.00
Instructional Hours32
Course Content ContactSandy Spakoff: sandy_spakoff@fws.gov; (304) 876-7783; sandy_spakoff@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryEnvironmental Education
Registration LinkLMS
College Credit NameSemester Hours
College Credit Value1
Extracted from DOI LEARN on4/22/2018 3:30:28 AM

Schedule:  OUT8160 - Environmental Education Methods