ERIC Number: ED053992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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The Southeastern Regional Conference on the Social Sciences and Environmental Education (Athens, Georgia, 1971).
Saveland, Robert N.
Remarks presented at the Southeastern Regional Conference on the Social Sciences and Environmental Education, held at Athens, Georgia, are compiled in this document. Two major conference addresses are reported in their entirety: "International Programs in Environmental Education" by Dr. Jan Cerovsky, Education Executive Officer, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Morges, Switzerland, and "National Legislation and Environmental Quality" by Congressman Ben Blackburn of Georgia. Comments made by panelists or participants at four sessions are covered under the following topics and headings: (1) "Key Ideas from the Disciplines" - Ecology, Economics, Geography, Political Science,and Sociology; (2) "Implementing Curriculum Changes" - National Park Service Educational Programs, Land Between the Lakes, Tennessee Valley Authority, Curriculum and Supervision, Science Education, Brentree Environmental Center, and Citizen-Consumer Response; (3) "Curriculum Applications" - Notes from Group Meetings (College, Secondary, Middle and Junior High, Elementary), Student Reactions, Closed Circuit TV, Simulation Games, Materials, and Selected Films; and (4) "State Action Reports" - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina. A candid evaluation of the conference - its organization, content, value, and participant reaction - is supplied. The report concludes with a list of participants, exhibitors, and a bibliography. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia