FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

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Instructor:
Course Venue:

Lecture Room 127

Education
127
College of Education and External Studies
Course Code: 
ENE 7101
Course Credit Units: 
4
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course which targets teachers and people working in the area of conservation in Government and Non-Governmental Organizations, aims at providing the foundation for other courses in Environmental Education (EE).  The learner is exposed to the key concepts and guiding principles of EE; the components of environmental literacy and the major environmental problems and issues at local, national and global levels.  A critical analysis of the relationship between education, ecosystem stability and sustainable development is made.

Learning Outcomes: 

Learners should be able to:

  1. Recall and apply the key concepts and guiding principles of EE in the implementation of EE programmes.
  2. Acquire increased environmental knowledge, appropriate attitudes, motivation and skills to solve environmental problems, and to evoke these among the students or community in which he/she lives.
  3. Design and implement an EE programme tailored to the particular environmental concerns in an area.
  4. Analyze the causes of environmental problems and take appropriate remedial action to solve them.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
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