ERIC Number: ED371949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Using Community Resources. Workshop Resource Manual.
Osborn, Nancy A.
This booklet is one in a series of resource manuals to help teacher educators conduct environmental education (EE) teacher workshops or promote EE programs. This unit is for teacher workshop facilitators who want to help use community resources in EE. The introduction begins with the definition of community resources. The unit is presented in six sections that describe: (1) guidelines for conducting workshops in which you advocate community resource use; (2) advantages of using community resources to help teachers teach, further the goals of EE, and to help schools; (3) common barriers to using community resources and how to get around them; (4) the use of guest speakers, tours and site visits, community service projects, internships, and examples of school-community interactions; (5) seven workshop activities; (6) a list of 10 publications about using community resources, publications about service-learning, and organizations to contact for information. The seven activities and related masters are separated for teachers who are ready to use community resources and for those who are not. (MDH)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Development, School Community Relationship, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
National Consortium for Environmental Education and Training, Dana Building, 430 E. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1115.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Natural Resources.
Note: For other booklets in the series, see SE 054 607-610.