ERIC Number: ED051764
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
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Proceedings of an Invitational Workshop on Curriculum Development in Ecology and Related Environmental Sciences, December 10 - 11, 1970.
California State Colleges, Los Angeles. Div. of Academic Planning.
The purpose of the conference was to discuss the following issues: (1) curricula relating to the pure and applied sciences of the environment; (2) programs designed to develop the technological skill necessary for the person who deals with some aspect of maintaining a healthful environment; (3) programs designed to develop managers of the environment; and (4) what place the study of living things and their environment should have in every college student's educational experience. The proceedings are divided into 7 sections with each section containing papers pertaining to the subjects under consideration. The sections are: (1) "What Purposes are to be Served by what Kinds of Programs?," including papers dealing with the education and training of the ecologist, environmental scientist, technologist, and manager of the environment, as well as general education in ecology; (2) "Science and Technology: the Question of Emphasis"; (3) "Science and Humanities: Their Interrelationships"; (4) "The Role of Multidisciplinary and Multiuniversity Programs in Today's Multiversity"; (5) the employment environment in the 1970's and 1980's in the public schools, industry, government and public service; (6) reports of the workshops in curriculum development; and (7) the conclusion. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: California State Colleges, Los Angeles. Div. of Academic Planning.
Note: Division of Academic Planning