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Approvals Received:

Department
on 09-25-06
by Jana Koehler
(koehlerj@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1075 - Summer 2007

Course:

ED 2301

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDES - Division of Elementary and Secondary Education

Department:

231 - UMM-Elem & Scndry Educ-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Env Sci and Place-Based Ed

Course Title Long:

Environmental Science and Place-Based Education

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

This course will offer students an opportunity to study the topics, issues, and concepts of environmental science and place-based education while working with environmental specialists and interacting with elementary students at a wetland learning center.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

A-F only

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom, Conference/Workshop

Years most
frequently offered
:

Every academic year

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Summer

Component 1:

FWK (no final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

FWK

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

<no text provided>

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

Edited for PSoft 09.27.06 jlm

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

Goals:
- To study the topics, concepts, and issues in the environmental science and place-based education
- To discover ways to translate students' place-based learning about the cultural and natural history of wetlands into projects and activities
- To provide a practical framework for using the environment as an integrating context for teaching
- To acquire practical teaching strategies to nurture students' sense of place, their commitment to practicing stewardship, and their enthusiasm for school-community relationships

Assessment
and Goals:

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Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO:
1. COMPLEMENT SCIENCE COURSES FROM THE DIVISION OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS BY INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL PEDAGOGY IN AN AUTHENTIC OUTDOOR SETTING,
2. PROVIDE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND TEACH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TO ELEMENTARY STUDENTS, AND
3. MEET PARTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE PURSUING AN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION DEGREE AND/OR THE ELEMENTARY EDUCATION MIDDLE LEVEL SCIENCE SPECIALTY.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Carol Marxen

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

ENVT - ENVT People and the Environment

 

Provisional
Approval:

Not Requested

Regular
Approval:

Requested on Sep 15, 2006

 

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