Document Type

Report

Publication Date

8-31-2005

First page number:

1

Last page number:

16

Abstract

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

  • Data compiled, summarized, and analyzed from survey of existing environmental education programs in Southern Nevada.
  • Planning underway for place-based education conference to be held in January 2006.
  • Survey of Southern Nevada teachers developed and ready to be administered in October 2005.
  • Vision, mission, and goals set for area-wide Environmental Education Committee.
  • Planning for pre-service teacher training in environmental education and master’s degree environmental education program initiated.
  • Coordination efforts underway between the Interagency Environmental Education Team and other interagency teams that have identified education components within their program/project efforts.
  • Conducted four Discover Mojave Outdoor World events.
  • Participated in the Nevada State Department of Education workshop to write test items for science proficiency exams in July 2005.
  • Purchased insurance and completed hiring of 4 personnel for the Forever Earth vessel.

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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