ERIC Number: ED319629
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Recent Developments in College Level Environmental Studies Courses and Programs. ERIC/SMEAC Environmental Education Digest No. 2, 1988.
Disinger, John F.; And Others
This digest identifies characteristics of successful higher education programs in environmental studies and trends in environmental studies programs and courses. Characteristics of programs that have continued for the past two decades are listed. Some of the variables associated with programs that have not continued are identified. Recent trends related to the programs in environmental studies include: (1) an increase in the number of courses including environmental concerns; (2) a small increase in the number of general education courses with emphasis on environment; (3) an increase of internships and research experiences; (4) an increase in the number of technically-oriented programs; (5) an increase in course offerings for adult education and post-degree training; and (6) development of courses related to science/technology/society. Seven references are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: College Programs, College Science, Curriculum, Educational Trends, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Program Improvement, Science and Society
ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 1200 Chambers Road, Room 310, Columbus, OH 43212 ($1.00 single copy; ordered in sets by year and area $3.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.