ERIC Number: ED183383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Administration of Eco-Education: Handbook for Administrators of Environmental/Conservation/Outdoor Education Programs.
Donaldson, George W.; Swan, Malcolm D.
This guide concerns organizing and administering materials and resources outside the classroom and using them to meet educational objectives. It contains a brief historical review of conservation, and environmental and outdoor education in America and Europe. The identity and roles of administrators are described by discussing several studies of their personal and professional characteristics. Factors involved in successful eco-education projects are analyzed and elaborated upon. The importance of program evaluation is stressed and dealt with in depth. A brief summary of legislation and regulations that are relevant to eco-education is presented. A section on staff improvement offers various methods and techniques for personnel development. Resource materials, sites and facilities for eco-education are listed and discussed. The manual also includes information on initiating and interpreting a program and behavioral characteristics of a good administrator. (Author/SB)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrators, Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Evaluation, History, Outdoor Education, Planning, Program Administration, Resource Materials, Staff Development
AAHPERD Promotion Unit, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (write for price information).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
Note: Not available in hard copy due to copyright restrictions