Educating for Ecologically Sustainable Communities
Available in 2012
Previously offered in 2013, 2009
This course examines current environmental issues facing Australia and the wider world and considers the impact that primary schools can have on implementing ecological sustainable communities.
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of a number of the key environmental issues of the current period.
2. Critically assess these issues with a view to determining how educational policies and procedures can make an impact in order to develop sustainable communities.
3. Demonstrate strategies that can engage primary schools and their commmunities in enhancing the natural, social, and built environment.
This course will involve field trips to visit various institutions and persons of value for an advanced understanding of ecological sustainable communities in Australia. It will invite research and discussion on issues in ecological sustainable development; and involve exploration of classroom application of the above.
Modes of Delivery
Field Study: for 24 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Lecture: for 10 hour(s) per Term for Full Term