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The Center for Environmental Education is dedicated to facilitating leadership and educational experiences that foster environmental sustainability through outdoor and environmental education. We value an integrated approach to environmental sustainability, as well as an experiential-based approach to engaging students in the environmental challenges of our local, regional, and international communities. We aim for excellence in outdoor and environmental education, leadership, and scholarship. Our vision is to be a leader in education for sustainability by serving as a catalyst for collaboration among campus departments and community organizations, sponsoring educational opportunities, facilitating outreach and civic engagement opportunities with off-campus organizations and agencies, and encouraging research activities that support the goals of environmental sustainability.

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Duluth Area Teachers’ Perceptions of Nonformal Environmental Education Programs

Wilmoth, Emily (2018-05)
This study examined Duluth area (Minnesota, USA) elementary school teachers’ perceptions regarding the school-based environmental education (EE) programs provided by the non-profit organization Hawk Ridge Bird ...

Creating Connection to Nature: A Curriculum Project Combining Interpretation with Adventure Education

Bartels, Trisha (2019-10-14)
The purpose of this project was to create a curriculum that connects participants to nature by incorporating elements of both adventure education (i.e. mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, etc.) into an interpretive program, ...

Environmental Science Education Curriculum for Outdoor Learning in Cameroon’s English-Speaking Primary Schools. A Pilot Project for Mission Schools in Limbe 1 Sub Division-Cameroon

Nsangong, Kfukfu (2019-05)
Outdoor learning is an effective method of instruction that exposes learners to authentic hands-on experiences that are meaningful to them and contribute to their academic success. This also motivates them to be environmental ...

The Influence of Environment-Based Education on Students’ Basic Psychological Needs and Academic Self-Regulation

Robinson, Eva (2019-05)
Because of its relationship to perceptions of competence, learning, and achievement, as well as other affective outcomes, sustaining academic self-regulation is key to reversing the concerning trend of declining academic ...

Benefits of Group-based Wilderness Trips for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Lindberg, Matthew (2018-12-14)
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have difficulty with communication, social interaction and repetitive behaviors or thoughts (Heflin & Alaimo, 2007). These deficiencies can lead to feelings of stress, anxiety, ...

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