Document Type

Report

Publication Date

11-30-2005

First page number:

1

Last page number:

10

Abstract

During the past three-months, the focus of the university’s efforts has included the following highlights:

  • Forever Earth was scheduled 15 times in the past quarter.
  • Twelve Discover Mojave Outdoor World events were completed; a draft Year 2 schedule was completed.
  • An Outdoor World assessment report compiled and results were presented at a professional academic conference.
  • The Phase I Education in the Environment Strategy document was completed.
  • A Phase II action plan is underway by the Environmental Education Committee.
  • A place-based education conference, “Our Places Tell Stories,” will be held in January 2006.
  • Survey data is being collected from Clark County School District teachers about their use of educational field trips.
  • Planning has begun for a master’s degree in environmental education to train new educators for the Las Vegas Valley.
  • Coordination efforts continue between the Interagency Environmental Education Team and other interagency teams that have identified education components within their program/project efforts.

Keywords

Curriculum planning; Desert ecology – Study and teaching; Environmental literacy; Environmental sciences – Study and teaching; Nevada; Outdoor education

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07010001
Task Agreement Number J8R07040005


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